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Follow the instructions on the animal shelter's Volunteers page which includes the appropriate forms.
A Comprehensive Plan is a document that focuses on immediate and long-term actions for growth and development, protection, and enhancement of a community. The plan includes goals, and strategies to achieve those goals. The comprehensive plan also provides for a legal basis for zoning changes in accordance with the Comprehensive Plan
The current Comprehensive Plan is more than 50 years old, and no longer reflects the challenges and opportunities the Town of Smithtown faces today, or will in the future. Changes to demographics, development trends, technology, laws, and many other factors have affected how people live, work, travel, and play in our community. As a result, we need a new Plan that reflects these new realities and plans for the Town’s future growth and development.
The Plan consists of new Goals and Objectives, a Land Use Plan, a Transportation Plan, a Community Facilities Plan, a Sustainability Plan, and Community Plans for each of the Town’s hamlets - Commack, Hauppauge, Kings Park, Nesconset, Smithtown, and St. James.
The draft Comprehensive Plan was presented to the Town Board on December 15, 2020. It is expected the final Comprehensive Plan will be complete in June 2021, contingent on the environmental review process.
Many community members participated in the initial public outreach by filling out the online questionnaire or attending a community workshop. Now that the draft plan has been presented to the Board and, there are a number of ways community members can review and comment on the draft plan as well as the Environmental Impact Statement.
Draft Comprehensive Plan View the presentation to the Town Board
Download the Draft Comprehensive Plan
Submit written comments via mail or email to
Attend one of the virtual community meetings. There will be one meeting for each hamlet. Please email the Smithtown Planning Department at email@example.com if you would like to register for one of these meetings.
Attend the Town Board public hearing for Draft Comprehensive Plan. Check the Town of Smithtown website for notice of the hearing date.
Attend the Town Board public hearing for the Final Comprehensive Plan. Check the Town of Smithtown website for notice of the hearing date.
Generic Environmental Impact Statement
The Draft Scoping Document for the GEIS is available for review and comment until January 22, 2021. All items identified in the Draft Scoping Document will be addressed in the subsequent Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement (DGEIS). Written comments identifying additional issues that should be considered in the DGEIS should be submitted to
Mr. David A. Barnes, Director
Department of Environment and Waterways
124 West Main Street
Smithtown, NY 11787
Review and comment upon the DGEIS. This page will be updated once the Town accepts the DGEIS and commences the public comment period for that document
Please refer to the Refuse and Recycling Page for more information.
Yes, call (631) 269-6600 to check for availability, or refer to the Refuse & Recycling Page
No container can be larger than 32 gallons or weigh more when full than 50 pounds.
If it’s still usable, consider donating it to a charitable organization. There are many local organizations that will accept it and even pick it up. They can be found in the phone book or online. If you want to dispose of the items, contact your carter as listed on the Refuse and Recycling Page or call 631-360-7514 for more information.
There is no limit on the number of trash cans or recycling containers.
See the Recycling & Refuse calendar for pick up and disposal dates.
If it’s still usable, consider donating it to a charitable organization. There are many local organizations that will accept it and even pick it up. They can be found in the phone book or online. If you want to have it recycled call (631) 269-4548.
If it’s still usable, consider donating it to a charitable organization. There are many local organizations that will accept it and even pick it up. They can be found in the phone book or on line.
If you want to have it recycled call (631) 269-4548.
Cut it and roll it into four foot lengths. Call your garbage carter to arrange for pick up.
The Town has five different private firms on contract to pick up residential waste and recyclables.These firms were selected by a competitive bidding process to secure the lowest cost. To identify which firm services your neighborhood see the Town refuse/recycling calendar.
Landscapers are allowed to operate 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturdays, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays.
Yes, park rangers actively various Town Codes, and New York State Laws outside of town facilities when acting pursuant to their special duties . They work closely with other law enforcement agencies and are present to assist with parades and special events throughout the year.
Yes. Town of Smithtown facilities are restricted to town residents. Town of Smithtown resident parking permits are available to request online at Citizen Connect, (tocite.net/smithtownny/portal) by creating an account and uploading a photocopy of your vehicle registration. Parking permits also available through the Town Clerk's Office, by presenting a driver’s license and vehicle registration issued to a Town of Smithtown address.
The Town Clerk’s Office is located at 99 W. Main St., Smithtown, NY 11787.
Smithtown Park Rangers are sworn law enforcement officers entrusted in maintaining peace and good order at all parks, beaches and Town owned property. Uniformed park rangers actively patrol in marked vehicles and enforce all federal, state and local laws to accomplish this mission. They also inform and educate Town residents on rules, regulations and safety within Town parks and beaches. Park rangers enforce Town of Smithtown Town Code throughout the township, including all fire zone and handicap restrictions in all shopping centers.
Smithtown Department of Public Safety Park Rangers are New York State Peace Officers. Park Rangers must pass the Suffolk County Civil Service requirements including a written exam, physical agility test, medical and psychological evaluations to be considered a candidate. All park rangers must attend and graduate from either a Peace Officer or Police Officer academy and be certified through New York State Department of Criminal Justice.
Town Clerk's Office99 W. Main St.P.O. Box 646Smithtown, NY 11787-0646
The cost is $60 per foot (minimum of $1,200).
You can request a resident parking permit online at www.tocite.net/smithtownny/portal by creating an account and uploading a photocopy of your vehicle registration. Once your request is approved by the Town Clerk’s Office, it will be sent to you through the mail. They are also available to request at the Town Clerk’s Office and the Parks Department by showing your driver’s license and vehicle registration bearing a Town of Smithtown address.
Click to View the Commack Public Input Presentation - Smithtown Draft Master Plan
Click to View Hauppauge Public Input Presentation - Smithtown Draft Master Plan
Click to View Nesconset Public Input Presentation - Smithtown Draft Master Plan
Click to Kings Park Public Input Presentation - Smithtown Draft Master Plan
Click to View St. James Public Input Presentation - Draft Master Plan
Click to View Smithtown Public Input Presentation - Draft Master Plan
The Office for People with Disabilities provides advocacy and operates the Handi-Van service for Smithtown citizens with disabilities. Information about the OHS is available in the Brochure of Services. Information about the Handi-Van service can be accessed on the Transportation page.
Town Attorney FAQ
Visit the Staff Directory to find all department and staff contact information.
This facility is a five day a week drop off center for residents; Tuesday – Saturday for recycling and construction debris. Hours are 7:00 am to 3:15 pm. Last pick up/drop off is 3:00pm. We do not accept hazardous waste.
Please see the Refuse and Recycling Calendar
Furniture, appliances and other bulk items are not collected with your regular trash, they are picked up by your carter. Large household appliances can be picked by calling (631) 269-4548.
This is considered construction debris and it is the responsibility of the homeowner to dispose of.
Residents may bring the debris to us for a fee: 0-125 lbs (minimum charge) $10.00, 126 lbs and up - $.08 cents a pound or $160 per ton or have their contractor dispose of it elsewhere.
Furniture, appliances and other bulk items are not collected with your regular trash, they are picked up by your carter. Please call (631) 269-4548 to arrange for pickup of large household appliances.
Permits are issued for Smithtown residents only. You must be over 21 years of age. A valid driver’s license is needed to prove residency. Fees:
Camping and Picnic permits will be issued, based upon availability, to town residents over the age of 21. Permits must be applied for in person at the Smithtown Department of Parks:100 East Main StreetKings Park, NY
Call first at (631) 269-1122.
Picnic permits are issued after January 1 for events between May 1 and the 1st weekend of October at Hoyt Farm , and for events between May 1 and September 30 for the following parks and beaches:
Camping permits are issued for weekends only. Camping dates are between Memorial Day weekend and September 16 at Short Beach and between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend at Callahan's Beach.
$12.00 per vehicle per day (only if you are attending a "Group Outing" with a resident who acquired a permit).
NOTE:Excludes Short Beach as there is no non-resident parking available.
Due to liability restrictions carnival type attractions and/or apparatus (i.e. dunk tanks, bouncing tents, animal rides, etc.) are strictly prohibited in town facilities.
Cash or check only.
Yes. You must be 16 years of age as of April 1, 2024, and if appointed and under the age of 18, you must provide the age appropriate working papers to be in compliance with NYS Labor Laws.
Paper applications are no longer accepted. To apply online for a seasonal position with the TOS please visit the TOS’s website and click on the Seasonal Job Opportunities tab located in the Personnel Department, listed under the Departments tab on the Main Page.
Click on the Seasonal Job Opportunities tab to view a brief description of the positions that are currently available. Click on the position that you are interested in and begin the online application process.
No. The department will contact you directly if they want to re-hire you for the upcoming season.
The application has several required fields. Please review the application and make sure that the required fields are populated. If they are not, then the application will not be accepted and an error message will be displayed.
Once the application has been completed and the submit button has been selected, you will receive a message indicating that the application has been successfully submitted.
Most of the seasonal positions available are in the Parks, Public Safety and Recreation Department.
• Recreation Aides
• Water Safety Instructors
• Park Attendants
You will receive a confirmation email.
All seasonal applications are reviewed by the Personnel Department and then forwarded to the appropriate department based upon the information provided by the applicant (i.e. position requested, experience, etc.). That department will then contact you if they are interested in interviewing you. Please note that the Town of Smithtown receives over 700 seasonal applications each year; unfortunately, not everyone who applies will be hired. If you are not contacted by mid-June please assume that all seasonal positions have been filled. We invite you to apply again next year.
You will be contacted by the department, to which you had applied, either by phone or through the email that you supplied on the application. Please monitor your email on a regular basis to avoid missing information about being hired.
Yes. You must complete the online application.
0.1 rights = 30 gpd0.2 rights = 60 gpd0.3 rights = 90 gpd 1 right = 300 gpd
Please see the link below for the Density Flow Rights map and section §322-3 of the Town Code. Additional information ..
Please see the link below for the Density Flow Rights map and section §322-3 of the Town Code. Additional information...
(1) Appeared as separately assessed on the Suffolk County Tax Map as of January 1, 1981, and (2) Meets at least one of the following criteria:(a) The parcel is lawfully developed for a commercial or institutional use, or for more than one dwelling unit;(b) A vacant parcel that meets the minimum lot area and frontage required by the zoning ordinance;(c) A sufficient area variance has been granted by the Board of Zoning Appeals for the parcel and/or, if necessary, the adjoining lot; or,(d) The application includes a yield plan that complies with §323-7B and does not require the discretionary modification by the Town Board of any of those standards identified in §323-7C(3)
All other private party transfers are considered discretionary, in that they require a modification of at least one standard, and must be approved by the Town Board.
Call (631) 360-7631 or email firstname.lastname@example.org 48 hours after the bid opening to get the unofficial results.
See STAR amounts per school on the following page for details.
Please submit our Freedom of Information (FOIL) request form to the Office of the Town Attorney by email to email@example.com or fax to 631-360-7719.
Residents of Smithtown can request a parking permit online at www.tocite.net/smithtownny/portal by creating an account and uploading a photocopy of their vehicle registration. Once the request is approved by the town clerk’s office, the permit will be sent to residents via mail. Residents may also request a parking permit at the Town Clerk’s Office (located at Town Hall: 99 W. Main Street, Smithtown, NY 11787) by presenting a driver’s license and vehicle registration issued to a Town of Smithtown address.
Call (631) 360-7631 48 hours after the bid opening to get the unofficial results.
Click here for details.