Public Works

Properties Maintained

The Southold Town Department of Public Works (DPW) maintains the following town properties and buildings:
  • 14 parks and playgrounds, including tennis courts, baseball fields, basketball courts, a roller hockey rink, a dog park, soccer and lacrosse fields, a football field, and a half-mile walking track
  • 12 buildings
  • 10 concrete boat ramps
  • 6 public swimming beaches
  • 7 nature trails on our open space preserves


The DPW also maintains and repairs all streetlights in the jurisdiction of the Town of Southold. To report a damaged streetlight or problem call the DPW office at (631) 765-1283 or send an email to Nancy Foote with the pole number, street, and hamlet where the streetlight is located. If there is no pole number, please include the specific street address where the pole stands. Also please provide us with your name and phone number in the event we need to contact you.