The Public Works Department provides a range of trash pickup and street maintenance services for residential and commercial properties. It offers services to the citizens of the City of Gulf Shores in Alabama. The department is comprised of general service, street, maintenance, landscaping and custodial divisions. It additionally provides trash and waste recycling services. The department specializes in recycling various products, such as newspapers, cardboards, office papers, plastic jugs, and tin and aluminum cans. The Public Works Department is governed by the City of Gulf Shores, which also operates library, museum, police, revenue, economic development, human resources and fire departments.