Public Safety Department

Nic Dovi, Superintendent

19 South Franklin Street
Cortland, New York 13045

Office Hours: 7:00 am - 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday

Telephone: (607) 756-6221
Fax: (607) 758-8392

Responsible for maintaining traffic signals, street signs, pavement markings and tree maintenance.



City of Cortland Tree Ordinance (.pdf)

Tree Removal Application


Street Lights Out

To report damaged or malfunctioning street lights, please submit this form:

Email Address:
Pole Number:
Street Address:
Cross Street:


Street and Light Pole Banners

Street Banner Application Form

Light Pole Banner Application Form


Board Meetings

Department of Public Works Board meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Armory Building located at 25 Wheeler Ave.