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Town of Babylon
200 E. Sunrise Highway
Lindenhurst, NY 11757
Ph: (631) 957-3000
Fx: (631) 957-7440
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DPW - Abandoned Buildings & Demolition

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1. What can I do about an abandoned and possibly dangerous building in my neighborhood?
2. Who do I call about a neglected property as a result of an eviction?

DPW - Department of Public Works

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1. What are the responsibilities of the Department of Public Works?
2. Where is the Department of Public Works located?
3. What are the responsibilites of the Highway Division?
4. What are the responsibilities of the Highway Engineering Division?
5. What are the responsibilities of the Buildings & Grounds Division?
6. What are the responsibilities of the Sign Shop?
7. What are the responsibilities of the Street Lighting Division?
8. Who do I call to report a water main break?

DPW - Flooding Issues

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1. Why does my road, property and/or basement flood every time it rains?
2. Who do I contact about my street basin backing up after a rain storm?
3. Can the Town raise my home or raise the grade of my street to help prevent flooding?
4. Who do I contact about a flooded street?
5. What is a flood zone?
6. Where are the flood zones located on Long Island?
7. How is the Town working with the federal government to improve the flooding issues in our inlets?
8. What has the Town done to respond to the flooding issues in the low lying areas?
9. What can I do if I live in a flood zone?
10. Are there Emergency Shelters available to residents in an event of a storm or natural disaster?

DPW - Graffiti

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1. What is Graffiti?
2. Is Graffiti a crime?
3. Why is the Town concerned about graffiti?
4. Will the Town assist in the removal of graffiti?
5. How quickly does the Town remove graffiti?
6. How do I report graffiti?
7. How does the Town respond to graffiti concerns?

DPW - Leaf Program

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1. What is the Town's Leaf Program?
2. How are leaf bags distributed?
3. How do I receive additional leaf bags?

DPW - Lot Cleanup

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1. What is the Town's Lot Cleanup Program?
2. How do I request a property to be cleaned up?
3. When and who cleans the sump in my neighborhood?
4. What is the Town's Sump Beautification Program?
5. What is the property complaint process?
6. How do I dispute a property violation?

DPW - Roads

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1. What makes a pothole?
2. Why do so many potholes occur in the spring?
3. Do some roads get more potholes than others?
4. How do I report potholes?
5. Why is a recently filled pothole coming apart?
6. What are the options to repair roads?
7. What is the process to reconstruct a road?
8. What can I expect when my road is being reconstructed?
9. When will my street be repaved?
10. Why is there standing water on a recently paved street?
11. When are Road Opening Permits issued?
12. Do I need a permit to widen my driveway?
13. What is a private road?
14. What services does the Town provide for private roads?
15. Can a private road become a Town road?

DPW - Seasonal Sweeping & Cleanups

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1. How does the Town's Street Sweeping Program work?
2. How often is storm or tree debris picked up?
3. Who maintains Town beaches?

DPW - Sidewalks

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1. How do I get my sidewalk repaired?
2. Can I install a new sidewalk or curb?
3. Who is responsible for clearing sidewalks of snow and/or ice?

DPW - Snow Plowing

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1. Who is responsible for plowing snow?
2. When will the snow be plowed from my street?
3. How quickly does the Town plow snow after a storm?
4. Does the Town remove ice from roadways?
5. Does the Town plow snow from driveways?
6. How do I request to have snow plowed from my street?
7. Who is responsible for clearing sidewalks of snow and/or ice?

DPW - Street Lighting

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1. How do I get a light on my street repaired?
2. Who replaces broken or missing street light globes?
3. Who do I call if there is a street light out in my neighborhood but I live in the village Amityville?
4. Who do I call when a street light is out in my gated or private community?

DPW - Street Signs

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1. How do I request a new street sign?
2. What happens to a damaged street sign?
3. How do I report a damaged street sign?
4. How long does it take to replace a damaged sign?
5. Can I request to have a street renamed?

DPW - Trees

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1. What is a Town tree?
2. When will a Town tree be removed?
3. Are there any restrictions on tree planting?
4. Does the Town remove a fallen tree from a State or County road?
5. Who do I contact if a tree is damaging my sidewalk?
6. How long does it take to remove a tree causing damage to a sidewalk?
7. What can be done about tree roots interfering with my sewer lines?
8. What do I do if a tree is damaged by a storm or interferring with power lines?
9. Who do I contact about my insurance being cancelled as a result of tree interference with my sidewalk?
10. Who do I contact about infested trees?
11. How do I know if an Asian Long Horned Beetle is infesting and damaging my tree?
12. What should I do if my tree shows signs of infestation?

DPW - Utilities

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1. Who do I call if an overhead wire is down on my street?
2. Does my home have access to sewers?
3. Who do I call if a utility pole has been knocked down on my street?
4. Who is responsible for manhole covers on Town roads?
5. Who do I call to report a water main break?
6. How do I report a problem with a fire hydrant?
7. Who do I call concerning the sewer waste pipe from my home leading to the street?
8. How do I report a downed cable or phone line?