PEARL STREET / PROSPECT STREET / COLCHESTER AVENUE PILOT PROJECT
With help and ideas from the community, the Department of Public Works will be initiating a solution-oriented pilot project at the intersection this summer and early fall. Drivers, walkers and bikers should be on the lookout for a new traffic pattern, parking changes, and new signs, signals and lane markings aimed at improving safety and mobility through the intersection.
FISCAL YEAR 2014 APPROVED STREET RECONSTRUCTION LIST
At their December 2012 meeting, the Public Works Commission approved the street reconstruction list for fiscal year 2014.
BUILDING PERMIT FEE INCREASE EFFECTIVE JULY 25, 2012
Effective July 25, 2012, building construction permit fees will change from $7.00 per $1,000.00 of the estimated cost of the work to $8.50 per $1,000.00.
Property owners can now purchase wheeled toters for curbside residential recycling. For more information and answers to other common recycling questions, visit our recycling home page and frequently asked questions.
25 MPH CITYWIDE SPEED LIMIT
The 25 mph citywide speed limit went into effect on November 30, 2011. Click here for more information.
MONITOR YOUR WATER AND WASTEWATER ACCOUNTS ONLINE
We are pleased to announce iConnect, the convenient way to monitor your Water and Wastewater account online. Call 863-4501 to receive a password, then log on for eBilling and to view your account.
INSPECTION SERVICES PROPERTY PERMIT COMPLIANCE
Effective May 9, 2011, DPW Inspection Services is collecting a $36.00 fee for each Bianchi property search for the first hour and .60 per minute thereafter. Download a property search application here
FLUORIDE REDUCTION IN DRINKING WATER
On January 7, 2011, the US Department of Health and Human Services announced they are proposing to change the recommended level for community water fluoridation from 0.7 mg/l - 1.2 mg/l to a single value of 0.7 mg/l. The Burlington Water Department has reduced our fluoride dose from a previous target of 1.0 mg/l to 0.7 mg/l.