Town of Brookhaven
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One Independence Hill
Farmingville, NY 11738
(631) 451-6161, phone
(631) 451-9041, fax

Hours of operation:
24 hours / 7 days

Code Enforcement

The Code Enforcement division handles the security of all Town Parks and other facilities on 24 hour, 7 day per week basis. The security portion consists of radio vehicle patrol, stationary security posts, special patrol and surveillance when needed in certain situations, and a member of the Pine Barrens Law Enforcement Council patrols the Pine Barrens for illegal dumping .

The communications center for the Town, operates on two modern radio frequencies and utilizes mobile portable radios, personal pagers and cellular telephone communications.  It also serves as the information center for the Town after working hours and on weekends.

The responsibilities include:

  • Integrates communication between all Town Departments, police and marine frequencies and outside governmental agencies. It also provides the radio service for the Town's four auxiliary police units, and the Code Enforcement Divisions of the Villages of Patchogue, Bellport and Port Jefferson.
  • Operates and oversees the impoundment of vehicles from the roadways of the Town.
  • Operates and maintains the Emergency Operations Center for the Town during times of emergency and disaster.

Utilizes security officers, as well as Bay Constables as a uniformed patrol force. All personnel enforce applicable Town codes relating to trespassing, illegal vendors, parks and marina regulations, etc. The Bay Constables are Peace Officers under New York State Law and are utilized for comprehensive patrol and enforcement where a high degree of expertise is required. The Bay Constables maintain a fleet of vehicles and vessels to patrol and monitor the Town's waterways, beaches and marinas on the north and south shores.

Works in conjunction with the S.C.P.D. for the impoundment of vehicles from Town roadways.  Operates and oversees noise control officers with regard to noise disturbances.  In addition, weekend construction noise variance applications may be obtained Monday through Friday during business hours at the Commissioner’s office, or the application may be downloaded from the website.

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