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Community Services Department

The Community Services Department reports to Council through the Community Services Committee and is comprised of four branches that deliver a variety of programs and services to maintain and enhance the community’s quality of life.  Responsibilities include the maintenance, improvement and beautification of the City’s roads, parks and public open spaces; management of the parking system; management of the City’s recreational facilities, including the delivery of fitness and leisure programs and support of arts and culture.  The Department maintains quality standards related to operations including traffic safety devices, road maintenance, waste collection, environmental programs, horticulture, parks, grounds and facilities maintenance, trails and forestry.  These quality standards establish Council approved levels of service and are regularly reviewed for continuous improvement.

Parks & Environmental Services

  • Parks Development and Technical Support
  • Parks Operations
  • Waste and Environmental Programs
  • Animal Care

Strategic & Business Services

  • Business Services
  • Financial Data Management

Works & Transportation Services

  • Fleet Services
  • Road Operations
  • Parking Services
  • Traffic and Street Lighting

 Recreation & Culture Services

  • Programs & Facilities
  • Centralized Recreation Services

Corporate Partnership Program

  • Naming Rights
  • Facility Advertising & Sponsorship
  • Special event & Community Program Sponsorships

 Fire Services

  • Fire Suppression
  • Fire Safety and Prevention
  • Emergency Planning
  • Fire Safety Plans
Commissioner: Jag Sharma
Location: 2nd Floor, Rundle Tower, City Hall
50 Centre Street South
Oshawa, Ontario L1H 3Z7
Phone: 905-436-3311
Toll Free: 1-800-667-4292
Fax: 905-436-5623
TTY: 905-436-5627