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Petroglyph Festival/ Rock Art Festival

Petroglyph Festival/ Rock Art Festival

Announcing the inaugural Petroglyph Festival coming November 2014!

  In celebration of the magnificent desert, the City of Ridgecrest invites art enthusiasts, nature lovers, history buffs, world travelers,…



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City Hall Hours

City Hall Hours

Monday - Thursday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Monday - Thursday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

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Public Works

Dennis Speer - Director of Public Works   
Loren Culp - City Engineer 
Karen Harker - Administrative Secretary 
Larry Miller - Engineering Technician 

(760) 499-5080  

     The Engineering Division is responsible for planning, budgeting, design, bid specification preparation and construction of Public Works projects. The department is the City's liaison with  Kern COG , Community Development and Caltrans.  

     Street Maintenance Division  provides maintenance, repair and street-sweeping services for 262 miles of streets. This includes repair of infrastructure such as curbs, gutters, sidewalks, drainage systems, signs, and painting. To report a pothole or other street request email or phone the department at (760) 499-5083.  

     Wastewater Treatment Facility and Collection System operates and maintains the sewage collection and treatment system in accordance with health and safety laws and Lahontan Board Orders.  For sewer lateral locates e-mail  or phone the department at (760) 499-5084.  

     Street light outages can be reported through SCE or by calling our office at (760) 499-5083.  

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Public Works Accomplishments

Speed Zone Survey 11-19-08.pdf

Engineer Design Standardspdf1.12 MB  


If you are pulling an encroachment permit for the City of Ridgecrest you will be required to have:

  • Traffic Control Plan
  • Construction Plan
  • Liability Insurance
  • Business License (can be maintained on the website)

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Council Members

Peggy Breeden

Council Members
Jim Sanders
Lori Acton
Eddie Thomas
Mike Mower

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