Streets Division

"It is the mission of the Streets Management Division to provide a highly skilled and professional quality of service in maintaining streets, alleys, sidewalks and signs for the City of Tavares."

The Streets Management Division is a division of one Manager and one staff member who are responsible for the maintenance of over 65 miles of streets, 107 miles of sidewalks, 1,000 street sign assemblies, 17 signalized intersections, 4 school flashers and 1,400+ street lights. Additional responsibilities include assisting in tree and right-of-way maintenance and roadway debris maintenance.  The division is dependent upon other departments to provide staff as available.  Their commitment to public service ensures an efficient, friendly, cost effective means of improving the quality of life for all in Tavares.

Right-of-Way Permits

The City of Tavares requires a Right-of-Way Permit for any work performed within or affecting the City’s rights-of-way. This work includes, but is not limited to construction, access to and/or special use of the right-of-way for such purposes as:

  • Curb cuts
  • Driveway addition or modification
  • Exterior building work that blocks part of a City street or sidewalk
  • Landscaping and irrigation in right-of-way
  • Parking in right-of-way
  • Paving and striping work in right-of-way
  • Sidewalks and handicap ramps in right-of-way
  • Utility work in right-of-way

Click here for the Right-of-Way Permit Application. 

New After Hours Phone Number - (352) 602-6425

Please be advised that The City of Tavares, Public Works, Streets Management Division, now has a new “On Call” phone number.

Please direct all emergency/non-emergency, after hour calls to this phone number. Normal business hours are: Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm.  

Bryan Moore

Streets Operations Manager

Cell: 352-459-5478

Stacy Mewborne
Public Works Operations Assistant

Office 352-742-6221

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.