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Department of Public Works

The Department of Public Works (DPW) provides essential town services to the residents of University Park. Staff is responsible for waste management services such as trash and bulk trash pick-up, recycling, yard waste and compost, as well as maintenance of the roads, sidewalks, signage and the park, including playgrounds and town trees. DPW conducts snow removal and leaf vacuuming services seasonally. In addition, the DPW staff provides fleet and facilities maintenance services for town vehicles and buildings.

Click here for the Public Works Calendar.

Please scroll down the page to learn more information on the Town Field and Street Sweeping.

2018 Holiday Schedule

Yard Waste-WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21st

Yard Waste-WEDNESDAY, May 30th

Yard Waste-WEDNESDAY, Sep. 5th

Yard Waste-WEDNESDAY, Oct. 10th

Yard Waste-WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14th
Recycling-WEDNESDAY, Nov. 21st
Trash-CANCELLED, FRIDAY, Nov. 23rd

Trash-WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26th

Town Field



The Town Field is located off of Queens Chapel Road and adjacent to the University Park Elementary School. To learn the status of the field, please call the University Park Field Information Line at (240) 297-8277.

If you would like to reserve the Town Field, please download the Field Permit Application and submit to

Click here to view the field permit weekly schedule.

Field Rules
  • Field closes at dusk
  • No alcoholic beverages
  • No cleats for users older than 12
  • Do not litter
  • Sunday - maximum half field use for any group
  • Do not use field when closed

    Street Sweeping

    The Town has a Memorandom of Understanding with the City of Hyattsville to provide street sweeping services up to 6 times a year at the discretion of the Public Works Director. Street sweeping will generally occur between April and September.

  • Contact Us

    6724 Baltimore Avenue
    University Park 20782

    Michael Beall, Director
    Ph: 301-927-4262 ext. 200

    Important Links & Telephone Numbers

    For hearing impaired, please use the Maryland State Relay Service:
  • 1-800-735-2258.

    Bulk Pick-up Request

    UP Field Information Line
  • 240.297.8277

    Field Permit Application

    Field Permit Weekly Schedule Matrix

    Other Links

    Miss Utility

    PEPCO-Street Light Outage Online Reporting

    Prince George's Co Animal Management

    Prince George's Co Pothole Online Reporting

    Prince George's Co Rain Check Rebates

    Prince George's Co Traffic Signal Online Reporting

    Prince George's Co Waste Management

    SHA-Pothole Online Reporting

    Important Phone #'s

    Miss Utility
  • 800.257.7777

    Pepco Emergency
  • 202.872.3432

    Pepco Street Light Outages
  • 877.737.2662

    PG County Animal Control
  • 301.780.7200

    PG County Public Works Emergency Response
  • 301.499.8530

    PG County Storm Drain Management
  • 301.499.8520

    SHA Pothole Reporting
  • 301.952.0555

    SHA Traffic Light Reporting
  • 410.582.5650

    Washington Gas Emergency
  • 800.752.7520

    WMATA Customer Service
  • 202.637.1328

    WSSC Emergency
  • 301.206.4002