Public Works

Department of Public Works (DPW) comprises of the following divisions with corresponding responsibilities as follows:


  • Trash & Recycling Collection & Inquires 
  • Water and Sewer Billing & Inquires
  • Street Opening Permits (see Permits & Notices section below)
  • Trench Permits (see Permits & Notices section below)
  • MassDOT Projects


  • Sewer Permits
  • Drainlayers Regulations & Applications
  • Town Sewer Connections

Highway Division

  • Drainage
  • Potholes (Click to report a pothole)
  • Signage
  • Trees

Public Buildings / Special Projects Division

Water Division

Mansfield-Foxborough-Norton Regional Wastewater District


The DPW offers the following services:

  • Administration of solid waste and recycling contracts
  • Inspections
  • Maintenance and repairs of water and wastewater wells, pump stations and treatment facilities
  • Meter reading
  • Parks, commons, islands and right-of-way maintenance
  • Public building maintenance
  • Road/sidewalk maintenance
  • Septic haulers slips
  • Sewer main maintenance and repair
  • Snow plowing and sanding
  • Street opening permits
  • Street sign installations and maintenance
  • Street sweeping
  • Tree removal
  • Water and sewer billing and inquiries
  • Water main installation and meter installations for new construction, water turn on/off, final water reading
  • Water sampling

Permits & Notices