The Public Works department is composed of seven divisions: city cemetery, electrical, engineering, environmental services, city garage, street, and building inspection services. Each division plays a part in the deparment’s daily operations. Learn more about each division below:
Building Inspection Services
2017 Brush Pick-up Calendar
City of Anniston Public Works Department
1128 Gurnee Avenue
Anniston, Alabama 36201
P.O. Box 2168
Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Provides management, care, and control of all the cemeteries that are owned by the City. Those cemeteries are Edgemont and Hillside. If you have any questions call Joe McCarson at 256-231-7640 from 6am to 2:30pm, or leave a message; or you may call his work cell at 256-419-8900; or email .
Opening and closing grave: (a) for funerals to be conducted on Monday through Friday, $500.00; (b) for funerals to be conducted on Saturday, Sunday, or city declared holidays, $600.00. An individual may prepay for the opening and closing of a grave on a pre-need basis by the present payment of the highest fee charged for the opening and closing of an adult grave with all applicable additional charges included therein.