SNOW EMERGENCY PARKING BAN
A Snow Emergency Parking Ban will be in effect starting Tuesday February 12th at 9 pm to Wednesday February 13th at 9am.
During this time there will be no parking on town streets. Vehicles may be ticketed and/or towed at the vehicle owner’s expense.
Owners of vehicles legally parked in Municipal Lots should check the lot tomorrow morning to assure their vehicle is not interfering with snow removal.
Please pay attention to the roadway conditions, allow plow drivers space to complete their operations and be safe!
DELAYED TRASH AND RECYCLING COLLECTION DUE TO OBSERVANCE OF PRESIDENT’S DAY
Trash and recycling collection will be delayed one day due to the observance of President’s Day on Monday, February 18. If your regularly scheduled collection day is Monday, it will be picked up on Tuesday. Tuesday’s route will be picked up on Wednesday. Wednesday’s route will be picked up on Thursday. Thursday and Friday collection days will both be picked up on Friday.
The Transfer Station will be closed on Monday, February 18. It will be open on Tuesday, February 19 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. If you have any questions please call the main office at 603-926-3202.
DELAYED TRASH AND RECYCLING DUE EQUIPMENT FAILURE
Due to equipment failure, trash and/or recycling collection may be delayed. The equipment repairs may take several weeks. Please continue to put your carts out as scheduled. Thank you for your patience as we resolve this issue.
If you have any questions please call the main office at 603-926-3202.
NEW TRANSFER STATION FEES ARE IN EFFECT AS OF 1/15/19
Please review the document below that details the new fees for disposal of items at the Transfer Station. If you have any questions you can call the Transfer Station at 603-929-5930 or you can reach then main office at 603-926-3202.
FORCE MAIN CONSTRUCTION PROJECT -UPDATE 1/15/19
The Force Main Project continues through the easement area from Tide Mill Road to Route 101 with a second crew installing force main on the eastern end of Route 101 and Church Street.
As construction continues along Church Street and Route 101 traffic patterns may be adjusted and there may be delays. We ask that you pay attention to all signage, DPW personnel, Police Details and detours and most importantly PLEASE SLOW DOWN. This is for everyone’s safety, including yours.
TRANSFER STATION UPDATE 1/12/19: WOOD CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION WASTE
We are now able to accept wood construction and demolition waste. Pressure treated wood is not to be put in the demo bins, but in the trash containers at the transfer station. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask the staff.
FLOODING STUDY INFORMATION MEETINGS UPDATE
If you are affected by the flooding in your area, please take a minute to complete the survey that was distributed at the Flood Study meeting held the week of December 10th. You can access the survey by clicking on the link below.
As a reminder if you would like to receive email notifications of high tide events (or other town related events) you need to sign up by clicking the link below (We are unable to “add” you as there needs to be consent to the data sharing policy by Constant Contacts Privac Policy).
We will be posting meeting minutes on the Town’s Web page once they are completed.
If you would like to share any additional information please feel free to email the Department of Public Works at jhale @ town.hampton.nh.us
or call 603-926-3202.
CHURCH STREET PUMP STATION RESIDENTIAL LOT CLOSURE
The residential lot behind and around the Church Street Pump Station will be closed beginning November 3, 2018 until further notice. This closure is needed to facilitate the construction related to the Church Street Pump Station Force Main Replacement Project. Those residents with resident stickers may park in empty spaces (in areas not designated as lease spaces) within the lot directly adjacent to the pump station. As a reminder, residents are not allowed to use residential parking lots for long term storage of vehicles. Vehicles being stored and found to interfere with snow removing activities or other town operations may be towed at the owner’s expense. Please click here to see a map location plan.
EXCAVATION PERMIT REMINDER
From Section 769-67 of the Town of Hampton Code of Ordinances:
Permits requiring excavation shall not be issued during winter months beginning on the first day of November of each year and ending on the 30th day of April next following, unless special permission is obtained from the Director (of Public Works) upon approval by the Town Manger. Permits may be denied earlier due to frost in the ground before the first of November or after the 30th of April.
Public Works Department
The Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance of all town roads. This includes signs, shoulders, pot hole repair, culvert and catch basin cleaning, snow plowing and treating, snow removal, brush cutting, grading, sidewalks, street sweeping and contracted line striping and pavement markings (directional arrows, crosswalks, stop bars and parking spaces). Additionally, permits for modification of existing and new driveways and street excavation permits for work done in the Town right of way are processed by the Public Works Dept.
Public Works also provides solid waste and recycling collection and disposal for the Town. Department employees collect material curbside and operate the Transfer Station.
The Wastewater Treatment Plant is operated and maintained by the Public Works Dept. under strict NH DES and US EPA guidelines. Thirteen pump stations are also maintained by Department staff.
The Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining the Town’s storm water system and ensuring that the Town is in compliance with our Municipal Separate Storm System (MS4) storm water permit issued by the US EPA.
Fleet maintenance for Public Works, the Building Department, the Cemetery and the Parks and Recreation Department is also a responsibility of the DPW.
Hampton Public Works Department
1 Hardardt’s Way
Open Mon through Friday 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Closed 12-1 for lunch.
Hampton Transfer Station
1 Hardardt’s Way
Open every day 8:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m. EXCEPT closed on Tuesday and open 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday
For Sewer and Drain Emergencies
After hours, on weekends or holidays
call the Police Department at 603-929-4444.
Town crews will be dispatched to assess the situation.
For directions to the Public Works Department and the Transfer Station click here Driving Directions