Public Works Duties
1125 Shepard Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518
Tel: (203) 287- 2600
The Public Works Department has a big job making sure the Town-owned buildings, grounds, roads, and property look their best and functions at their best. The responsibilities include tasks such as:
Replacing Catch Basins
Tree Trimming for Town Trees
Sewer Cleaning/ Sewer Back-ups
Removing Deceased Animals (on Town property ONLY)
-If a deceased animal is found on your property you must dispose of it on your own. Deceased domestic animals found on your property can be taken care of by Animal Control 230-4080.
Hamden Public Works is NOT responsible for the following streets:
Arch Street (from Dixwell to Fairview)
-These are State controlled roads. If you have any concerns regarding any of these roads (including pot holes, trees on the road, etc.) please call the State Department of Transportation at 407-0526.
Hamden holds a state leaf composting and brush permit. Both leaves and brush are recycled at the Wintergreen Avenue Transfer Station into usable mulch, available at no cost to residents.
For Public Works' Frequently Asked Questions click HERE.