Public Works Driveway Regulations & Applications: New Milford, Connecticut (CT)

The Town of New Milford Department of Public Works is responsible for the maintenance of roads and associated infrastructure, the maintenance of Town buildings and their grounds as well as being responsible for the operation of the Recycling Center. The Public Works Department also issues driveway permits.

Below please find various application forms for activities which the Town of New Milford Department of Public Works oversees. If you have any questions relative to whether your proposed activity requires a Public Works permit, please do not hesitate to contact us at (860) 354-9346 so that we may assist you. We also offer full service land use permitting where we handle the entire permitting process from beginning to end.

Application for Right of Way Encroachment Permit
This application for permit is what must be filled out to perform any activity within the Town’s right of way including but not limited to driveways, sidewalks and excavation. This is the form that must be filled out for a driveway permit.

Procedures for Right of Way Encroachment Permit
This document details the procedures that must be followed in order to be granted a right of way encroachment permit.

Right of Way Encroachment Sketch
This document must be filled out in order to sketch the proposed improvements requested associated with a right of way encroachment permit.

Sketch of Grades for Typical Road and Driveway Intersecting a Road
This document provides details relative to the Town specifications of how a proposed road or driveway is to intersect with an existing Town road.

Town of New Milford Article IV – Driveway Ordinance
This document is the Town of New Milford Driveway Ordinance which must be followed whenever driveway improvements are proposed within the right of way.

Town of New Milford Article II – Road Acceptance Ordinance
This document is the Town of New Milford Road ordinance which details the road construction specifications and as-built requirements for a public road.

Table 1 – Road Acceptance Ordinance – Highway Classification and Design Standards
This document is a table that provides for the classification of public roads and their associated design requirements in the Town of New Milford.

Tree Permit Application Form
This document is required for anyone that wants to remove a tree or shrub within the Town right of way.

911 Number Issuance
The Town of New Milford Department of Public Works is responsible for the issuance of 911 numbers. Please contact them at (860) 355-6040 for assistance in obtaining a 911 number for a new building lot. 

If you have any questions regarding the interpretation of a local land use regulation or application or you are interested in working with us on a project, contact us at (860) 354-9346. We look forward to speaking with you!

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Please note that you should always contact the Town of New Milford to determine if the Regulations and/or application forms have recently changed.