Highway Department

Please note that all work within the highway right-of-way requires a permit from the Town. Please read these Highway Access Guidelines for details.


The Highway Department maintains and repairs:
  • Roadways
  • Roadway drainage systems
  • Street signage
  • Storm sewer facilities
  • The Town composting facility
  • Town bridges
  • Various park areas throughout the Town
  • Roadway snow and ice control
  • Weekly yard-debris pickup during the growing seasons
  • Leaf collection in the Fall

The Highway Superintendent oversees the Brighton Operations Center, which includes the Highway Department and the Sewer Department.

Permit Applications & Forms

Permit applications are available here: Forms and Brochures


The street lights in the Town of Brighton are owned and maintained by the Rochester Gas & Electric Company (RG&E).  To report a street light outage in your neighborhood, call RG & E directly at  1.800.743.1701 or access RG & E's on-line Street Light Outage reporting system at RG&E Report ONLINE Street Light Outages