Residents can now access a number of services, resources and apply for several permits from the comfort of home. Below are lists of town services and requests available (organized by town department) to apply or access online.
Residents can still visit or any of the Town of Smithtown department offices or fill out an online contact form. Visit our Department Directory for more detailed information regarding the various services and responsibilities of each town department
For general information or assistance as to which department to contact, please call (631)360-7512.
ANIMAL SHELTER - 410 East Main Street | 631-360-7575
The Smithtown Animal Shelter and Adoption Center is located at 410 East Main Street and serves as a point of entry for all wildlife rescue, lost/stray and surrendered animals, specifically for the residents of Smithtown. The Shelter also offers cost-effective spay/neuter services, microchipping and vaccinations to residents. Please call for information or to schedule an appointment.
as well as view dogs and cats available for adoption.
ASSESSOR - 40 Maple Avenue | (631) 360-7560
The Assessor’s office is responsible for determining and maintaining assessments, property inventory records, and identifying ownership interest on approximately 43,000 parcels.
Assessment Rolls (view current and previous assessment rolls)
BUILDING DEPARTMENT - 23 Redwood Lane | (631) 360-7520
The Building Department has the responsibility of enforcing the New York State Building Code and the zoning regulations adopted by the town.
COMPTROLLER - 40 Maple Avenue | Ph: (631) 360-7530
The Comptroller’s Office assists and advises the Supervisor and Town Board on financial matters. The comptroller’s office is responsible for disbursement of town funds in accordance with the budget, auditing all claims for payment, preparing the town’s payroll, investing town funds, securing loans, and maintaining financial records.
ENVIRONMENT AND WATERWAYS - 124 W. Main Street | (631) 360-7514
The Department of Environment and Waterways (DEW) provides detailed environmental analysis of all public and private projects and makes specific recommendations to the Town Board. The department also develops and implements environmental improvement and protection projects which include stormwater drainage protection, recycling awareness, alternative energy initiatives, hazardous household waste collections, paper shredding events and E-waste programs.
HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT - 758 Smithtown Bypass (Route 347) | (631) 360-7500
The Smithtown Highway Department is responsible for the maintenance and improvement of the town’s public road infrastructure. The infrastructure includes more than 470 miles of roads, drainage systems, recharge basins, driveway aprons, and curbs.
Block party permits will not be issued this season until further notice due to COVID-19 pandemic.
MUNICIPAL SERVICES FACILITY - 85 Old Northport Rd. Kings Park | (631) 269-6600
Recycling and residential garbage pickup information is made available through the annual recycling calendar that is mailed to each residence throughout the Town of Smithtown. Services also include drop-off and appliance disposal services, replacement recycling containers (available at cost) free mulch (10 bags per visit or free loose mulch loading into pickup trucks with covers). M.S.F. also offers E-waste disposal and household battery disposal.
OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES - 420 Middle Country Road | (631) 360-7642
The Smithtown Town Board created the Office for People with Disabilities in 1984 to address the unique concerns of Smithtown citizens with disabilities. A division of the town’s Senior Citizen’s Department, the office endeavors to increase understanding, facilitate socialization, and disseminate pertinent information to disabled persons and their families.
Handi-van enrollment form(PDF) for disabled residents.
PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT - 65 Maple Avenue | (631) 360-7626
The Personnel Department provides for the staffing needs of all town departments and ensures that the town’s hiring practices are in compliance with all related laws and with the rules and regulations of the Suffolk County Department of Civil Service.
PUBLIC SAFETY DEPARTMENT - 65 Maple Avenue | (631) 360-7553
The Department of Public Safety consists of five operating divisions: Fire Prevention, Park Ranger, Investigation, Waterways and Navigation, and Emergency Management. The department is responsible for the uniformed enforcement and security activities within the town. This is accomplished by the various divisions patrolling in a community-oriented fashion. The department serves an area of 54 square miles and a population of over 160,000.
RECEIVER OF TAXES - 99 W. Main Street | (631) 360-7610
The receiver of taxes is responsible for collecting all real property taxes levied by the town, county, and school districts.
RECREATION - 495 Landing Avenue | (631) 360-7644
The Recreation Department provides leisure and recreational activities for all members of the community regardless of age or interest.
View the Town of Smithtown Recreational Guide and updates
TOWN ATTORNEY - 99 W. MAIN STREET | (631) 360-7570
The Office of the Town Attorney is responsible for representing the town in all matters. We prosecute and defend claims on behalf of the town, draft legislation and Town Code amendments, and prepare contracts entered into by the town.
TOWN CLERK - 99 W. MAIN STREET | (631) 360-7620
The Town Clerk’s Office is frequently considered the center of town government. It is the office that is responsible for recording all vital records, the activities of town government, as well as storing the documents that are important to the lives of townspeople.
Copies of birth, death and marriage certificates can be obtained at the Town Clerk’s office, or processed online via VitalChek.
Voter Registration & Absentee Ballots
Forms are available in the Town Clerk’s Office or by going to the Suffolk County Board of Elections website.