Department of Community Services (DCS)

The Department of Community Services (DCS) is responsible for Engineering and Public Works, Code Administration [Code/Construction/Planning/Zoning], and the City’s Environmental Initiatives and serves as the single point of contact for all property and land development issues.

CLOSURE ALERT: City offices and the Summit Transfer Station will be closed on Friday, April 19, 2019.  The Transfer Station will re-open at 7:30am on Saturday, April 20, 2019.


Inside Summit: An Introduction to the Department of Community Services

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Online Building & Construction Permit Information

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Important Documents

  1. Springfield Ave construction project begins 4/22

    Work will be completed on section of Springfield Avenue adjacent to City Hall for approximately two weeks. During construction, Springfield Avenue entrance to City Hall will be closed. Please use Chestnut Street entrance off Broad Street.
  2. Spring Leaf Collection Underway

    Curbside leaf collection of leaves only (no sticks or branches) will begin Monday, April 8 to Friday, April 26. DPW will collect bagged leaves on regularly scheduled trash pickup days. Leaves must be placed in biodegradable brown bags and placed at curb. More information
  3. Proposed Broad Street West Redevelopment Plan

    This is the proposed Broad Street west redevelopment plan that will be introduced at the Common Council meeting on April 2. Broad St. West Redevelopment Plan
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DCS Information

DCS Responsibilities

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