Governor DeSantis' Executive Order 20-91 requires all persons in Florida to limit their movements and personal interactions outside of their home to only those necessary to obtain or provide essential services or conduct essential activities. This order went into effect at 12:01 a.m. Friday, April 3, and expires April 30.

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The Public Works Department includes general maintenance, parks maintenance and development, fleet management, solid waste and recycling.

The Maintenance Division oversees the daily care of public property including roads and streets, public buildings, street lights, traffic signs and traffic lights in the downtown area, and in the parks.

Use SeeClickFix-Venice Connect to request assistance with City of Venice services or report problems such as potholes, roadside junk, broken sidewalks, stormdrain issues, traffic signal/sign problems, code violations, etc. Click here to use SeeClickFix!

The Parks Division maintains the city's smaller parks including playground equipment and structures within the parks. They maintain city rights-of-way, the children's interactive fountain as well as several other fountains in the city.

The Solid Waste and Recycling Division is in charge of collecting garbage, yard waste and recycling. Garbage is picked up twice a week, while yard waste and recyclables are collected once a week.  The City of Venice is changing its trash collection from manual to automated in phases. Residents will be receiving a free cart to replace your trash cans.  Please click here to choose your cart size for the new program. 

The Fleet Division manages the city's fleet including vehicle and equipment procurement, maintenance and fueling. 

Questions or Concerns, please call: 941-486-2422