Construction in Red Oak starts within the Public Works Department as they review new private, residential, commercial and industrial developments.
- Reviews plats and plans for the construction of water, wastewater, streets & drainage systems and site improvements
- Meets with developers to streamline the review and approval process
- Coordinates with Development Services to ensure that developments are built according to City standards
The Public Works Department is responsible for planning and budgeting most of the capital improvement projects such as annual road resurfacing programs, sidewalk and curb reconstruction, drainage improvements and facility upgrades. The Department prepares cost estimates, plans specifications and contract documents for the majority of the City’s public work bids.
The City of Red Oak references the design and engineering specifications and manuals for the Construction of Public Improvements.Link to page
Hydrant Meter Procedure
The purpose of this procedure is to outline established rules and procedures governing the rental, appropriate usage, return requirements, and costs associated with the rental of a fire hydrant meter from the Department of Public Works.Link to page
Right of Way Contractor Information
Right-of-Way (ROW) is the City-owned strip of land from the edge of the street back about 3 to 10 feet. Its purpose is to allow the city to build and maintain the street, curb and gutter, storm sewers and possibly underground utilities.Link to page
Report A Concern
The City of Red Oak is always here to help you! Please take a moment to submit a request or report a concern to help us identify a problem in your area.Link to page