Highways and Facilities FAQ
Articles V and VI of Highway Law compiled by the NYS Legislature define the rules, regulations and duties pertaining to the office of County Highway Superintendent.
In addition to maintaining the County Highway System, the Department is also charged with the responsibility of maintaining a portion of the Rails to Trails System, Administering the Recreational Trail System Program, maintenance of the airport facility, mechanical repair/inspection of all county owned vehicles and administration of the county fuel dispensing system.
The Department also shares equipment and manpower with all other municipalities in the County.
On the Facilities side, we have custody of thirteen county owned Buildings and responsibility for the structural integrity, physical operations and custodial duties.
Other responsibilities include Mail Courier Service and general services to all departments.
Work within county right of way permit
These conditions and regulations apply to Highway Work Permits authorizing work within the County highway right-of-way for water mains, sewer lines and miscellaneous structures. General conditions apply to telephone installations as well as specific conditions on the setting and resetting of poles.
Download Right of Way Work Permit Form