FAQs

What should I know about the NEW on-Line Bidding System?
Orange County
714-567-7314
How can I be notified of County bid solicitations?
Orange County
714-567-7314
Who do I contact for assistance?
Orange County
714-567-7314
How can I get a traffic signal installed near my child’s school?
Traffic and Development Support Division: https://myoceservices.ocgov.com/ServiceRequest
(714) 647-3999
How do I get a crossing guard on my route to school?

Traffic and Development Support Division: https://myoceservices.ocgov.com/ServiceRequest
(714) 647-3999

What are the vendor protest procedures?
Orange County: https://olb.ocgov.com/business/vendor
(714) 567-7314
Who handles freeway problems?
Caltrans
949-936-3600
Who maintains Orange County Freeways and State Highways?
Caltrans
949-936-3600
Who handles Measure M and Renewed Measure M?
Where are the bike routes located within Orange County?
Who do I contact if my street light is out?
Southern California Edison (SCE) 800-611-1911
OR
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDGE) 800-411-7343
How do I obtain a toll road transponder?
What is happening regarding the potential extension of the Foothill Transportation Corridor?
How do I obtain a copy of the Orange County Highway Design Manual?
How do I obtain a copy of the County’s Standard Plans?
Who can tell me about project bid information?

OC Procurement Office https://olb.ocgov.com/bids

(714) 567-7314

Where can I get a Traffic Flow Map?

OC Public Works Reference Materials https://www.ocroad.com/faq/refmaterials

 

I’m a bike rider and I want to know how to get a new recreational bike trail built near my home. Who can I talk to?
Who do I contact about road maintenance (potholes, deteriorated pavement, street signs missing, etc.)?
OC Public Works - Operations & Maintenance
714-955-0200
Who do I contact about street sweeping in the unincorporated County of Orange?
OC Public Works - Operations & Maintenance
(714) 955-0200
How do I report a cracked or uplifted sidewalk?
OC Public Works - Operations & Maintenance
714-955-0200
There is constant stagnant water in the curb and gutter in front of my home. Who can I contact?
OC Public Works - Operations & Maintenance
714-955-0200
Does the County have a tree trimming program?
OC Public Works - Operations & Maintenance
714-955-0200
Who do I contact about permits (encroachment permits, public property permits)?
Permitting Division - OC Development Services https://www.ocpublicworks.com/ds/permits
(714) 667-8888
The traffic signals are not timing properly, a traffic signal is on four-way flash, a traffic light is out, a traffic signal pole has been damaged. Who do I contact?
Traffic and Development Support Division: https://www.ocroad.com/
(714) 647-3999
Where can I request a traffic count for an unincorporated Orange County roadway?
Traffic and Development Support Division https://myoceservices.ocgov.com/ServiceRequest
(714) 647-3999
Where can I request the Average Daily Traffic (ADT) on a street in the unincorporated County?
Traffic and Development Support Division: https://myoceservices.ocgov.com/ServiceRequest
(714) 647-3999
How can I get the County to change the signal synchronization to allow the lights to be green for me?
Traffic and Development Support Division: https://myoceservices.ocgov.com/ServiceRequest  (714) 647-3999
What road construction projects are happening in Orange County?
Road, Capital Projects: https://www.ocroad.com/projects (714) 667-9759
Who decides which roadway projects should be built?
Road, Capital Projects: https://www.ocroad.com/projects (714) 667-9759
What is the difference between County of Orange, Orange County Transportation Authority, the Transportation Corridor Agencies, and Caltrans, with respect to roads?

County of Orange has jurisdiction over public roads within unincorporated Orange County. Caltrans has jurisdiction over the state highway system. Transportation Corridor Agencies has jurisdiction over toll roads in Orange County. Orange County Transportation Authority is a public agency that operates transportation planning and provides mass transit for Orange County.

  • OC Road (link: https://www.ocroad.com/)
  • Caltrans (link: https://dot.ca.gov/)
  • Transportation Corridor Agency (link: https://thetollroads.com/)
  • OCTA (link: https://www.octa.net/)
Who handles the unincorporated County Measure M program?
Orange County Transportation Authority: http://octa.net/About-OC-Go/OC-Go-(2011-2041)/
(714) 560-6282
Why do you have to widen the road in front of my house?
OC Public Works - Road, Capital Projects
(714) 667-9759
How do I get the speed limit changed in my neighborhood?
OC Public Works - Traffic Engineering: https://myoceservices.ocgov.com/ServiceRequest
(714) 647-3999
People from businesses near my house take up all the parking on my street. Who regulates that?
OC Public Works - Traffic Engineering: https://www.ocroad.com/ 
(714) 647-3999
It seems like there is always a back-up at the intersection near my house, who do I report that to?
OC Public Works - Traffic Engineering: https://www.ocroad.com/
(714) 647-3999
I live in a private, gated community in the County. Does the County have the responsibility for patrolling my roads, or for the cost of their upkeep and maintenance?

County of Orange is not responsible for private roads. Private, gated communities are responsible for their community's upkeep and maintenance.

How do I get a speed survey (safety investigation) on my street?
Traffic and Development Support Division: https://myoceservices.ocgov.com/ServiceRequest
(714) 647-3999
Who do I contact about concerns of construction traffic noise?
Traffic and Development Support Division: https://www.ocroad.com/
(714) 647-3999
What standards for construction does the County use?
What is the role of the inspector in the processing of County Encroachment Permits?

OC Public Works - Inspection Services: https://www.ocpublicworks.com/ds/building/inspection_services

(714) 245-4550

How do I request an inspection?

OC Public Works - Inspection Request: https://myoceservices.ocgov.com/LMS_Link

Show all Categories
Back