The principal goal of the Parks Division is to maintain approximately city parks and fields, cemeteries and trees that are used by thousands of Hartford residents and visitors for recreation and improved quality of life.
Maintenance including lawn mowing, litter collection, vegetative plantings, field preparation of 37 parks, 2,300 acres of park land including Batterson Park.
Maintenance of horticultural medians, Elizabeth park greenhouse, 70 athletic fields, 5 cemeteries.
Maintenance 20,000 street trees as well as forestry management of trees in parks and recreational areas.
Permits & Reservations for use of parks, fields for sports, weddings or other events.
Coordination and park preparation/cleaning for approximately 275 special events annually in city parks.
Burials in 4 active cemeteries including Soldier’s Field, burial listings, cemetery history.
Snow and ice removal from city building sidewalks & parking lots, daycare and recreational centers, park sidewalks.
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Department of Public Works Contact
Department of Public Works 50 Jennings Rd Hartford, CT 06120 Office: (860) 757-9900 Fax: (860) 722-6215