Public Works

Scituate Public Works Department

Richard Tucker, Director
Telephone: 647-3366


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The Public Works Department is responsible for the functions of the town relating to streets, highways, bridges, and storm drains, recreational facilities, and public buildings. The department also cooperates with other departments and functions of the town government by furnishing labor, materials and equipment.

With approval of the Town Council, changes have been made at the Department of Public Works.
On Friday, July 21, 2017, the front office will be closed and will remain closed on weekdays.  On weekdays, the DPW facility grounds will not be open to access by the public except for the area of the yard waste dumpster.

Bookings for the North Scituate Community House and other Town owned facilities will be administered at the Town Clerk's Office.

Mattresses that are clean, dry, and not showing signs of mold, small propane tanks and drain oil will be accepted at DPW on Saturdays from 8:30 AM through 12:00 PM.  Mattresses that have been outside and wet, or are showing signs of mold cannot be accepted locally at DPW and must be taken directly to the RI Resource Recovery Facility in Johnston for disposal.

The yard waste dumpster will remain open to residents for acceptable yard waste every day the main gates at DPW are open on weekdays from 7:00 am - 3:30 pm and Saturdays from 8:30 am - noon.

Emergencies such as trees across roads and other conditions that jeopardize public safety should be reported to the Scituate Police Department via 911.



Building Use Forms 

Recycling Calendar 2018

New Mattress Requirement passed by Rhode Island General Law 23-90 State of Rhode Island

ROAD OPENING AND ALTERATION PERMIT - APPLICATION

 

Recycling leaf and yard debris
The Town of Scituate will be accepting "leaf and yard debris" at the Department of Public Works Complex, Trimtown Road, North Scituate on the following dates and times:

Leaf and yard debris will be defined as: brush and branches - less than 2" in diameter, leaves, twigs and grass clippings. Debris must not include any plastic bags.

Rubbish Removal
The Town of Scituate provides weekly curbside rubbish pick up and bi-weekly curbside recycling pick up.

For questions about trash pick up cancellation or delays, please contact Rambone Disposal at 946-1360

Questions About Recycling???
Click Here to Find the Answers
http://www.recycletogetherri.org/

The residents of Scituate can now recycle these items at Scituate Public Works, 1 Lincoln Circle

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NO WHITE GOODS or OTHER HAZARDOUS WASTE ACCEPTED!

For questions, please call Office Recycling Solutions at 1-401-884-0321

CLICK HERE FOR RI RESOURCE RECOVERY'S WEB SITE

Green Tips
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RUBBISH REMOVAL HOLIDAY SCHEDULE TRASH PICK UP WILL BE ONE DAY LATE
New Year's Day
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Victory Day
Labor Day
Columbus Day
Veteran's Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day

*HOLIDAYS THAT FALL ON A SATURDAY WILL NOT CAUSE TRASH PICK-UP TO BE A DAY LATE. HOLIDAYS THAT FALL ON A SUNDAY WILL CAUSE TRASH PICK-UP TO BE A LATE.

PRESIDENT’S DAY, IS NOT A STATE HOLIDAY; THEREFORE ROUTES WILL BE ON SCHEDULE.

Labor Standards Legal Holidays in RI

For more information, contact
The Scituate Highway Department
at 401-647-3366


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