The Department of Public Safety consists of four types of enforcement officers, including bay constables, fire marshals, park rangers, and public safety officers that have a NYS Guards License. The department responds to complaints from residents of the Town of Babylon.
The department is responsible for most of the uniformed enforcement and security activities within the town. This is accomplished by the various personnel patrolling an area of 53 square miles and serving a population of 213,603 people. Our operation works seven days a week, 24 hours a day to ensure the continuity of town government.
Division of Code Enforcement
The Division of Code Enforcement is responsible for the investigation and enforcement of New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code and Town of Babylon Code violations which occur at residential and commercial properties. This division works closely with local police and government agencies to improve the quality of life of Town of Babylon constituents. They are NYS certified Code Enforcement Officials and have the authority to issue summonses when necessary.
Public Safety Officers
Responsible for the security of Town property and facilities. They enforce parking regulations, issue parking summonses, and control traffic and security for all town facilities. All Public Safety Officers have NYS guard licenses.
The Marine Patrol consists of a harbor master and bay constables that patrol the Great South Bay, as well as the Town of Babylon's beaches and facilities. They enforce all town codes and NYS and Federal Navigation Law, as well as NYS Environmental Conservation Law. They are NYS peace officers, and have the power to issue summonses and make arrests.
Park rangers protect park resources and the residents who patronize them. They enforce all local and state laws and ordinances pertaining to parks and town facilities. They are NYS peace officers, and have the power to issue summonses and make arrests.
Fire marshals enforce all town and NYS codes and laws. They are NYS peace officers and have the power to issue summonses and make arrests. They also respond to fire investigations and hazmat accidents.