3/3/2021 - NOTICE OF POTENTIAL COVID-19 EXPOSURE: The Engineering Department is closed today for a thorough cleaning and disinfecting. A building inspector tested positive for COVID-19 from a test administered on Tuesday, March 2 for which the results came back today, Wednesday, March 3; while the affected employee did not have any interactions at Town Hall, he has been in the field inspecting various residential projects; the Town is in the process of directly notifying the potentially exposed residents individually.
The Engineering Services Department is responsible for overseeing a variety of critical health and safety functions that protect Huntington residents by ensuring that public and private construction projects are properly designed, and built compliance with applicable standards of design, oversight and construction management. These functions are carried out by four divisions: Engineering Design, Building and Housing, Fire Prevention Bureau, and the Dix Hills Water District.
- Engineering Design provides design services and contract administration for municipal construction projects, reviews commercial site plan and subdivision applications for the Planning Board, and administers Town’s MS4 (Storm Sewer System) program.
- Building & Housing administers the building permit process for commercial and residential construction in Huntington, including plans examination, permit, inspection and final approvals.
- Fire Prevention Bureau enforces fire safety regulations, issues permits for fire alarms, sprinklers and suppression systems, makes routine inspections and conducts fire investigations.
- Dix Hill Water District (DHWD) is a municipal water supply district that delivers clean drinking water to approximately 8,500 homes and businesses located in the Dix Hills portion of Huntington.