Public Works Department


  • Physical Address
  • Municipal Plaza Building
    114 W. Commerce, 6th Floor
    San Antonio, TX 78205   
  • Mailing Address
  • P.O. Box 839966
    San Antonio, TX 78283-3966
  • Phone
  • 210.207.8022


  • Razi Hosseini, P.E.
    Director/City Engineer
  • Anthony Chukwudolue, P.E.
    Deputy Director
  • Christie Chapman
    Assistant Director
  • Nefi Garza, P.E.
    Assistant Director
  • Luis Maltos, P.E.
    Assistant Director
  • Paul Berry
    Chief Communications Officer

The Public Works Department (PWD) offers services to residents and businesses.

Request Plans

To request plans for viewing or copies, please submit a request via email.

Find out more about requesting plans for viewing or copies. 

Right-of-Way Permits

Right-of-Way Permits regulate construction activity in the City’s right-of-way, like streets. Residents can also obtain temporary permits for activities like block parties.

Find out more about right-of-way permits.

Railroad Quiet Zones

Railroad Quiet Zones are established through a nine-step process.

Find out more about railroad quiet zones.

Real Estate

Requests to purchase City of San Antonio properties that are declared as surplus to the needs of the City and utility agencies should be submitted in writing. 

Read more about purchasing City owned properties.

Storm Water Plan Review

Storm Water Plan Review reviews storm water development plans to ensure future construction projects do not adversely impact current drainage systems.

Find out more about storm water plan review.


Streets and Traffic Plan Review in the Development Services Department works with new developments to ensure that impacts to the existing transportation infrastructure (like the turn lanes and signalized intersections) are adequately identified and addressed.

Find out more here: Streets & Traffic Plan Review on Development Services Department.

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