The Public Works and Engineering Department is responsible for the engineering, permits and inspection, and maintenance of 151 miles of Town roads and sidewalks.
During winter months, the Department clears the snow from all Town-accepted roads as well as sidewalks around Town buildings and parks.
The Wastewater Treatment Plant Division operates and maintains the sanitary sewer system.
Please click on the specific topic on the left for more information.
Please click here for Cheshire's Guidelines and Specifications for Public Improvements.
Please click here for Engineering Department Policies.
Water Pollution Control Authority - Agenda/Minutes, Regulations and Forms
2016 Stormwater Management Plan
2017 Stormwater Management Annual Report
2018 Stormwater Management Annual Report
2019 Stormwater Management Annual Report
2019 Notice of Illicit Discharge and Connection Stormwater Ordinance
2020 Notice of Illicit Discharge and Connection Stormwater Ordinance
2020 Stormwater Management Plan - Draft
UCONN Center for Land Use Education and Research & CT NEMO
Stormwater and Water Quality Links
Fertilizer, Pesticides & Herbicides Links
The Public Works Department is responsible to maintain, trim, and/or remove hazardous trees that are located on Town property.
To report a tree hazard on public property, contact the Department at 203 271-6650.
The Department also oversees all tree work in the Town Rights-of-Way performed by utility companies and private property owners.
Director of Public Works
Assistant Town Engineer
Capital Projects Manager
Assistant to the Director