The mission of the Norton Highway Department is to provide Public Safety and to provide and maintain public services necessary for the growth and qualtiy of life of the citizens of the Town of Norton.
The Highway Department consists of 10 employees and 1 seasonal employee responsilbe for the maintenance of streets, sidewalks, storm drains, town owned cemeteries, and some town owned grounds. The department is also responsilbe for the care and maintenance of town trees, snow and ice removal, and burials.
The department staff is also responsible for administrative duties, mechanics and most Stormwater
Management Program duties, as well as the operations of the Household Hazardous Waste Recycling on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month.
The Town of Norton Road Moratorium includes all roads that have been paved
within the previous 5 years. The moratorium prohibits street-cutting on newly
constructed or re-constructed pavement less than 5 years old except in cases of
emergencies. In such emergency situations, an extended maintenance fee will be
charged for cuts and cold planning required on newly paved streets.