Public Works

Public Works

Mission


To provide oversight and coordination of the functional areas of the Public Works Department, thus, allowing the department to provide the best possible product to the citizens of Amherst and those using the infrastructure of the Town.

Responsibilities


The Amherst Public Works Department is responsible for all the Town's infrastructure maintenance and construction. Service is provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Overview of DPW Slideshow Presented to Council January, 2019
 

Sewer Issues:
If you are experiencing a sewer issue during Office Hours, please call the Public Works Department at 413-259-3050, ext. 0.  If it is after hours or a holiday. please call the Amherst Police Department at 413-259-3000.

Spring Clean Up

Now that Spring has arrived and Spring Cleanup has begun, please remember that the Town does NOT provide curbside brush/woody waste pickup. This material may be brought to the Transfer Station on Belchertown Road for disposal for a fee.

Please refer to the Recycling - Solid Waste page for more information regarding the Transfer Station.

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Please note that as of November 15, 2018, all permits except off road work and emergencies, will stop until April 2019.

If you have any questions please call the office at413-259-3050, ext. 0.