New Resident Guide
The Public Works Department welcomes you to Bristol!
Whether you are new to the State of Connecticut, or new to the City of Bristol, we would like to help make your transition as easy as possible by providing some information about our department that we hope you will find helpful.
Our department strives to effectively communicate with Bristol residents. You can sign up for email notifications here. In the Alert Center select "Public Works News and Information," and under News Flash select "Public Works" to get our most vital information sent to you immediately. Important information can also be found on our Facebook page.
Location & Hours
The Public Works Department is located at 111 North Main Street, Bristol, CT 06010. Our office is in City Hall, on the ground floor. We are open Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. During the summer (Memorial Day through Labor Day), we are open Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Public Works Services
Never miss another collection day! Sign up for collection day notification reminders by downloading the Recycle Coach app on your smart phone or device.
Not sure how to dispose of an item? Type the item you would like to dispose of in the "What do you want to recycle?" box here.
report a problem or request a service online
Most of our services can be requested online. Additionally, most issues you may have can be reported online. For a complete list of our online submission forms, please click here. We will address your online submission within one business day.
Divisions of Public Works
|Plans, designs, and supervises improvement projects for roads, storm drainage, sanitary sewers, sidewalks, and bridges.|
|Monitors and guides City growth, development, and resource conservation.|
|Repairs and maintains storm drains, pavement, bridges, and roadside landscapes; manages street sweeping, snow and ice control.|
|Solid Waste Division|
|Curbside collection of residential rubbish, recycling, yard waste, bulk waste, leaf bag collection, holiday trees. Operates and manages the Transfer Station.|