In accordance with Town Code Article IV Highway Use Permits §287-13, et. seq. AND Town Code Article XXX §330-363 any work in the Town Owned Right-of Way (including driveway aprons ) must receive a permit from the Highway Superintendent before construction.
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From Eastport to Sagaponack, the Southampton Town Highway Department maintains more than 450 miles of road with responsibilities that include:
Snow plowing, sanding, and de-icing
Trimming back overgrowth
Repairing curbing, Belgian block, drains, guide rails, sidewalks, bridges, and bulkheads
Painting stop lines and crosswalks
Clearing catch basins and sumps
Installation of signs, drains, and snow fencing
Removal of dead wildlife, along with (abandoned) eviction, demolition, and illegally dumped debris
In addition to providing year round maintenance, the Highway Department also manages Southamptons Adopt a Road and Adopt a Planting programs, and issues permits for road openings, demolition, driveway aprons standards, and house moving.