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 The Department of Public Works is responsible for and is committed to maintaining the city's physical infrastructure and providing quality services to the citizens of Hartford.


Snow Removal Procedures for Winter 2014-15

Public Works and Residents Partner in Snow Clean Up

Sidewalk and Driveway Cleanup - NO SNOW IN THE ROAD!


Please Watch our Video on Snow Removal Procedures, click the image below, if you prefer a Spanish Version click here


Public Works Responsibility

  • Salt City streets and plow snow.
  • Maintain safe travel for motor vehicles.
  • Conduct a first pass to open streets
  • Additional passes to remove snow to the curb will cause snow accumulation on sidewalks and driveways

NOTE: DPW has snow routes for trucks to follow. If you have a health emergency, call 911 and Police, Fire and DPW will coordinate response.

 Residents Responsibility

  • Park cars off-street when snow is forecasted to help DPW with snow removal.
  • Shovel sidewalks and driveways five (5) hours after the storm ends.
  • DO NOT shovel/blow snow into City streets. It is against the law.
  • DO NOT place refuse and recycling carts curbside during heavy snow storms. Wait until the following week.
  • Clear an area for your refuse and recycling carts. Carts placed on snow piles or behind snow banks create unsafe conditions for Sanitation employees.

NOTE: If you choose to shovel during the storm, remember that trucks will plow snow onto your shoveled areas during additional passes.

Parking Ban Information

  • A snow parking ban means that all residents must find off-street parking to allow Public Works to clear snow and make your streets safe.
  • You must move your vehicle. Speak with neighbors or use a City-approved parking location. For off street parking information.
  • Parking bans have a specific start and stop time that will be publicized on television, radio, and the DPW web page.
  • Cars parked on-street will be towed during parking bans.
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Department of Public Works Contact

Department of Public Works
50 Jennings Rd
Hartford, CT 06120
Office: (860) 757-9900
Fax: (860) 722-6215

Office Hours:
8:00am - 5:00pm

HARTFORD CITY HALL ADDRESS: 550 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103 PHONE: (860)757-9311 HOURS: 8AM - 5PM