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Please report any unsafe behavior observed on Town property directly to Public Safety's 24-Hour Emergency Hotline at (631) 351-3234 so our patrols can respond.

Town of Huntington Reopening Information (last updated 9/10/2021, unless specified below)

Receive text alerts from the Town of Huntington by texting HuntingtonNY to 99411.


Huntington Town Hall will continue to accept visitors by appointment only for your safety and convenience. Please contact Departments directly or call (631) 351-3000 to be connected to a department.

Residents may continue to use all available online services offered by the Town; email Departments directly with questions about services, applications or forms that are available online.

Mail/Documents/Payments to be Delivered to Town Hall:

  • Send mail to: Huntington Town Hall, Department Name/Room #, 100 Main Street, Huntington NY 11743
  • Residents may utilize the while mailbox to the left of the main entrance to Town Hall labeled “Town Hall Mail Only” to drop off mail for Town Hall. 

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There are many Town services available online; Many questions can be answered over the phone, by email or online:

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We will return to in-person public meetings in July. The Town Board will meet in-person for its meeting on July 13th; sign up to speak on a public hearing in-person at the table in the Town Hall lobby beginning an hour before the meeting starts. The Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals will each determine when they will resume in-person meetings in July based on logistics related to their publicized virtual hearings and other factors.

Meetings will continue to be live-streamed on TV channels Optimum 18, FIOS 38 and online, as they were before and during the pandemic, and meeting video will continue to be available for replay after meetings take place.

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Town of Huntington Animal Shelter, located at 106 Deposit Road, East Northport, is undergoing renovations and is open by appointment.

  • ADOPTIONS BY APPOINTMENT: Call ahead to make an appointment at (631) 754-8722. During your appointment, Animal Shelter staff will bring dogs to the parking lot for adoption evaluation purposes.
  • Staff will continue to take in new dogs to the facility, greeting drop-offs at the front entrance to the shelter during normal hours of operation; calling the shelter ahead of your visit at (631) 754-8722 is suggested but not required.

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As COVID-19 continues to impact our communities, the Dix Hills Water District, along with other public water suppliers, want to let you know the tap water remains safe to drink. The World Health Organization and the CDC have stated that since public water suppliers chlorinate the water supply, the virus will not affect the water; at the present time, our water suppliers have checked with all the chemical suppliers that provide this chlorine disinfectant and no shortages are expected.

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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is requiring HART and all public transit to extend our mask requirement through January 18, 2022.

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Report road issues and emergencies, such as potholes, downed trees, flooding, and downed stop signs online or by phone at (631) 499-0444.

  • The Huntington Highway Department office, located at 30 Rofay Drive, East Northport, has been closed to the public since Friday, March 13.
  • We ask that residents remain in their homes while our crews are performing work nearby. Should you need to speak with our crews in the field, please contact our office at: (631) 499-0444.

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  • Practice social distancing of 6 feet or more while visiting/utilizing Maritime facilities.
  • Visitors must wear a face mask when distancing of 6 feet or more is not possible.

 Affected Services/Facilities:

  • GOLD STAR MOTORIZED BOAT LAUNCH SERVICE: The motorized boat launch service is accessible at Golf Star Battalion Beach; each person who will be on the boat must wear a face mask and they are strongly advised to wear gloves.

The Harbormaster’s Office is closed to the public until further notice; staff is working remotely, in the field, and on patrol. Please call (631) 351-3255 or email with any inquiries and leave a phone number or email to ensure we can respond in a timely manner.

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Huntington Village Parking:

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  • Town Beaches will remain open to Town of Huntington residents only in 2021.
  • The Dix Hills Pool and the Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo Memorial Spray Park at Elwood Park will be open to residents only by registration only at
  • Skate Parks at Greenlawn Park and Veterans Park are accessible with a Resident Recreation I.D. Card.
  • All Parks & Recreation summer programming is open by registration at
  • The Dix Hills Ice Rink is open to all.

Questions? Call (631) 351-3089 or email

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Purchasing Procedure Modifications:

  • Bid/RFP openings will be conducted as scheduled, and public bid openings will resume in July 2021 at Town Hall in Room 209.
  • Bids/RFP’s: The majority of the Town Bids/RFP’s can be downloaded online. Please submit your proposals to be received by Purchasing at Huntington Town Hall no later than the date and time indicated in the bid specifications. Additionally, there will be a special mailbox set up in front of Town Hall labeled "Town Hall" for vendors who wish to drop off their bids, which must be delivered in accordance with the date and time specified in the Bid /RFP.
  • Bid Specification CD Purchases: Vendors wishing to pay for the purchase of a CD by credit card should email requesting to use this means of payment and a member of the purchasing staff will contact you to take your credit card information. There will be a $10.00 charge for the CD plus $5.00 for shipping and handling to send the CD return receipt requested to the address provided in your email. Please make sure you provide a current phone number and indicate which bid you are referring to. Vendors wishing to pay for the CD by check should send their $10.00 check with the requested bid they are interesting in purchasing along with their Federal Express Account number and we will mail out the CD via FedEx. Beginning July 2021, bids may also be purchased for $10.00 in the purchasing office at Town Hall room 209 and there will be no shipping or handling charge.

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Call the Senior Division Monday-Friday: (631) 351-3253 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Alternate phone: (631) 351-3304.

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Tax payments for the 2020/2021 tax year made after June 1, 2021 must be remitted to the Suffolk County Comptroller, 330 Center Drive, Riverhead NY 11901-3311.

Questions? Contact the Receiver of Taxes Office at (631) 351-3217 or email

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  • All permit and license applications are available online.
  • The most commonly requested permit/transcript/license application forms are listed online.
  • In light of Governor Cuomo’s Executive Orders regarding service of process, and the fact that Town Hall is currently closed to visitors, we have established an email address where the Town of Huntington is temporarily accepting service. The newly established email address for service in this period is Please note that service will be temporarily accepted via this method only for the Town of Huntington; service of process on individuals should continue to proceed in manner required by applicable law.

Questions? Contact the Town Clerk's Office at (631) 351-3206 or email

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  • UPDATE June 10, 2021:
    • All Traffic Court conferences will be held virtually (by telephone, Zoom, Facetime, etc.) until further notice. Any person requesting an in-person conference will be contacted once conditions warrant.
    • In-person traffic court hearings have resumed.
  • Please email if you have any questions.

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Regular residential and commercial trash collection, as well as residential recycling collection has continued as normally scheduled.

  • RECYCLING COLLECTION UPDATE: Please be mindful to include only acceptable recyclables in your recycling container. Inclusion of unacceptable curbside recyclables will result in your recycling not being collected. For more information please visit: Bottles, cans and plastic recycling & Recycling Contamination
  • As a reminder Town Code permits that each home place up to 6 cans or bags of garbage (weighing 50 lbs. or less each) out on their first collection day of the week. On the second garbage day of the week each home is allowed six cans or bags of garbage and up to 4 bulk items which are items that are heavier than 50 pounds or longer than 4 feet

Other services:

  • YARD WASTE: Please limit yard waste to ten (10) bags curbside per week until further notice. There has been a significant increase in curbside yard waste due to the 24 hour, 7 day a week occupancy at almost every residence in the Town. Not only are residents performing yard clean-up projects but we have seen a proliferation of landscapers leaving their yard waste clean-up materials curbside rather than carting it away as most had previously done. The yard waste increase will result in significant financial over-runs for the Department of Environmental Waste Management; therefore a 10-bag limit of yard waste per week has been implemented. If a residence has more than 10 bags curbside a Town Sanitation Inspector will issue a Notice instructing the resident to move (or have their landscaper move) any volume in excess of 10 bags behind their property line until the next collection week.
  • The Town of Huntington Recycling Center, located at 641 New York Avenue, Huntington is open (normal hours are Tuesday-Saturday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM). In order to limit exposure of Town personnel to residents using the drop off facility residents are requested to follow both the posted instructions as well as the directives from facility staff on when they are permitted access to the drop off areas. Questions? Call (631) 427-6377.
  • SERVICE REQUESTS: Residents are encouraged to report any sanitation related questions, service requests, and complaints online.

Questions? Contact the Department of Environmental Waste Management at (631) 351-3186 or

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  • Emergency COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave guarantees workers job protection and provides financial compensation while they are on a mandatory or precautionary quarantine due to the Coronavirus.


  • If you are quarantined but are working from home you do not qualify for Emergency COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave.
  • You may be eligible for additional leave under NYS Paid Family Leave and disability benefits.
  • If your employer is closed due to COVID-19 or a quarantine order, employees may immediately apply for Unemployment Insurance.
  • NYS COVID Rent Relief Program, designed to reach those individuals and families with the greatest need, will provide direct aid for tenants who lost income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is funded through the Coronavirus Relief Fund, which is part of the CARES Act. The program is administered by New York State Homes and Community Renewal and access to program applications are available here.

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You can find information and resources for communities, schools, businesses, healthcare professionals and individuals:

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As mentioned, we are sticking to the common advice during cold and flu season:

  • Wash your hands frequently and lather for at least 20 seconds before rinsing.
  • Keep yourself at least 6 feet away from others. Avoid shaking hands or greeting people with a hug. Please maintain a safe distance when grocery shopping and try to avoid shopping as a group, leave your family home if possible.
  • Wear a face mask when distancing is not possible. Download DIY instructions for making your own face mask (no-sew instructions included).
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth as the virus can enter your body this way. Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze with your inner elbow or a tissue. Sanitize commonly used household items, your cell phone and high touch surfaces daily.
  • If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, please call your doctor or medical facility in advance of seeking medical attention to avoid possibly spreading the virus.

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