The Department of Public Works is responsible for the maintenance and improvement of all public infrastructure, and oversees, manages, and supervises the town personnel and private contractors who perform this work. Public infrastructure includes:
Parks and Playgrounds
Traffic Signs and Markings
Street Lights and Traffic Signals
Flood Control Facilities
Public Works also ensures that property owners comply with FEMA requirements within the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA). This includes issuing a Floodplain Development Permit for all work in the SFHA. Learn more by visiting our Flood Protection page.
The Department issues permits for work in the public right-of-way, and for certain grading and drainage activities on private property. These permits include: