Public Works

The Department of Public Works has many functions. Responsibilities include a duty to regulate and inspect all new construction within the city. This is done by the Building Inspector. Besides the Commissioner who oversees the whole operation, and Deputies, there are several other inspectors - Code Enforcement, Plumbing, Housing and Fire. The Commissioner's office is responsible for review and approval of all subdivisions approved by the City Planning Board.

The department maintains the City streets, including snow plowing, salting, paving, traffic lights and performs sanitation pick-ups as well as the Annual Clean up Week. The department runs the day-to-day Water Treatment Plant and Sewer Treatment Plant operations and are responsible for operating and maintaining approximately 65 miles of wastewater sewer lines, 20 miles of storm sewer lines, thousands of catch basins and manholes, 65 miles of water main, 10 miles of raw water lines, 5 reservoirs/lakes, and 5 finished water storage tanks within the City of Middletown and neighboring sections in Town of Wallkill, Wawayanda and Mount Hope.

The Commissioner's office oversees and administers the design and construction of most of the City Capital projects and is responsible for maintenance of all City owned buildings including three Fire Stations, City Hall, City Court and the Police headquarters.

Report Street Light Outages

Attention City of Middletown residents: please report any street light outages to the Department of Public Works office so the needed repairs can be make. Thank you again for your continued cooperation!

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