Public Works

The West Fargo Public Works Department is made up of over 50 employees that maintain West Fargo's:
  • Streets
  • Sewer and water
  • Sanitation
  • Forestry
  • Buildings

Seasonal Updates

Due to new state of North Dakota regulations, the City of West Fargo will no longer collect compost and yard waste materials curbside. Materials must be disposed of at one of the four compost and yard waste collection sites in the City of West Fargo. 
  • Department of Sanitation (117 Eighth St. W.)
  • Eagle Run Water Tower (40th Avenue S. and Sheyenne Street)
  • 17th Street E. (between Starr Avenue and Second Avenue E.)

Click the Sanitation and Recycling link on the left for more details.

Brush, branches and bushes can be disposed of curbside. This service will be suspended around Dec. 1, for winter months.

Click the Sanitation and Recycling link on the left for more details.
Transfer Station is available for materials that cannot be collected curbside at 1620 Main Ave. W.

Click the Sanitation and Recycling link on the left for more details.
Property owners must obtain a sump pump variance by Nov. 1, 2019, to discharge sump pump water indoors.

Click the Sump Pump Program link on the left for more details.
  1. 8:30 a.m. April 1, 2020- City of West Fargo closes Sheyenne Diversion gates

    City of West Fargo officials, in cooperation with Southeast Cass Water Resource District, initiated north and south gate closures on the Sheyenne River, diverting all flow around town from I-94 to the northern limits. Read on...
  2. 2 p.m. March 31, 2020- West Fargo extends closures and work-from-home directive until April 17

    This means the West Fargo City Hall, West Fargo Public Library, West Fargo Police Department, West Fargo Fire Department stations, Public Works Department and Sanitation Department are closed to the public. Read on...
  3. 10:30 a.m. March 21, 2020-Sump pumps must discharge outside beginning April 1

    All sump pumps in West Fargo must switch their sump pump to discharge outside beginning April 1, 2020. Properties found in violation with this ordinance will be notified and charged $100 per month until they are confirmed to be in compliance. Read on...
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