WORKS

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Mr. EDWARD ANDOH

Head of WORKS

The Department of Works of the Assembly is a merger of the Public works Department, Department of Feeder Roads and District Water & Sanitation Units, Department of Rural Housing and the Works Unit of the Assembly.

 

The Works Department;

·         Facilitate the implementation of policies on works and report to the Assembly, and provide advice on matters relating to Works in the Assembly.

·         Facilitate the construction, repair and maintenance of:

·         Public roads including Feeder Roads.

·         Drains along any streets in the major settlements within its jurisdiction.

·         Encourage and facilitate maintenance of public buildings and facilities in the Assembly.

·         Assist to build, equip, close and maintain markets and prohibit the erection of stores in places other than the markets.

·         Assist to inspect projects undertaken by the District Assembly with the relevant departments of the Assembly.

·         Advise the Assembly on the prohibition of digging of burrow pits and other evacuations in the sinking of wells or their closers.

·         Assist to maintain public buildings made up of offices, residential accommodations and ancillary structures.

·         Advise and encourage owners of building structures to:

·         Remove dilapidated structures in any public place.

·         Paint, distemper, white wash or colour wash the outside of any building forming part of the premises

·         Tidy up the premises and remove any derelict vehicles or objects which constitute nuisance

·         Provide technical advice for the machinery and structural layout of building plans to facilitate escape from fire, rescue operation and fire management