400 Powell Road
Columbia, SC 29203
Public Works Director:
Ismail Ozbek, PE
The mission of the Department of Public Works is to provide a broad range of services and infrastructure to help ensure safe and desirable communities for the people of Richland County. Areas of responsibility include: engineering, floodplain management, stormwater quality, roads and drainage.
Safety - We protect the citizens and our employess from injuries and hazardous conditions.
Customer Service - We provide prompt, polite, and responsive service to all customers, internal and external.
Excellence - We deliver it right the first time.
Teamwork - We share and collaborate with our customers, stakeholders, other County departments and partner agencies to produce higher quality outcomes that are more efficient, thoughtful, and effective.
Innovation - We continue to develop new methods, ideas, and products to improve and enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the Public Works Department.
Public Works Department - Organizational Chart