The Village Administrator carries out the policies enacted by the Mayor and Board of Trustees, supervises all Village departments and agencies, and serves as the clerk and treasurer of the Village. The office of the Village Administrator and Village Hall are open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except on holidays. Information and forms for building and fence permits, zoning variances, dog licenses, voter registration, etc. can be obtained at the Village Hall.

The Village Attorney writes contracts, provides legal advice to the Board and represents the Village in civil litigation.

Engineering consulting firms are engaged when needed for special Village engineering activities. They are retained by the Board for consultation for planning, surveys, preparation of land acquisition, road construction and similar community improvement projects.

Village Court...

The Village Justice is elected by the residents for a four year term. Village Court meets in the Village Hall. Arraignments are on Tuesday at 8:00 p.m. twice each month. Trials, set by the judge, are held during the day at least once a month, normally on Friday. The majority of the cases heard in the Village Court involve traffic or parking violations, but the court also has jurisdiction in violations of Village ordinances. Criminal cases go to County Court in Mineola and juvenile cases are heard in Family Court in Westbury. An Acting Village Justice conducts the court in the absence of the Village Justice. The Village has a Prosecuting Attorney who prosecutes all cases.

Zoning Board...

The Zoning Board of Appeals is appointed by the mayor with the consent of the Board of Trustees and acts as an independent body to hear petitions for exemptions from the zoning laws of the Village.

Planning Commission ...

The orderly growth of Massapequa Park has been guided by a Planning Commission appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the Board of Trustees. The Planning Commission helped to establish the character of the Southgate condominium/shopping center development and the railroad track and station elevation. The Commission also explores such subjects as improvements in traffic flow, parking requirements and land use.

Building Department...

The Village Building Department issues permits to build, then inspects for conformance with the building codes, and finally issues a certificate of occupancy. All plumbing and construction work must have a permit from the Department and must conform to New York State building and fire safety codes. The Village maintains a list of licensed plumbers. (Call Village Hall, 798-0244, for names on this list.) State codes cover building, plumbing and electrical work and fire and safety requirements. Applications and requirements are available at Village Hall.

Ethics Board...

The Ethics Board is appointed by the mayor. The Board acts as an independent body in reviewing matters pertaining to the State Code of Ethics.