Department of Public Works


The Department of Public Works (DPW) responsibilities are carried out through the following divisions:

  • Administrative Division consists of all managerial, business, and clerical functions of the DPW.
  • Engineering Department is responsible for all engineering services required by the City.
  • Public Services Division handles all highway, forestry, sanitation, recycling, landfill drop-off activities, and hazardous waste drop-off services provided to Chicopee residents. HAZARDOUS WASTE FORM AVAILABLE APRIL 5TH. 
  • Parks and Recreation Division administers all parks and cemetery maintenance including athletic field upkeep.
  • Public Utilities Division handles water pollution control, stormwater, and flood control activity.
  • Central Maintenance Division is responsible for the maintenance and repair of the City's fleet of heavy equipment, trucks, cars, and small equipment/tools.

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Duties & Responsibilities

The Chicopee Department of Public Works preserves, maintains, and improves the City's infrastructure including:

  • Cemeteries
  • Parks
  • Sewers
  • Sidewalks
  • Signs
  • Storm drains
  • Streets
  • Traffic signals
  • Trees