Law Department

The Department of Law is legal counsel to the Town Board in all proceedings, undertakings and/or activities concerning and involving the Town Board. In addition, the Law Department provides legal counsel to all of the Town officers in their official capacities.

The Department of Law oversees all legal business pertaining to the Town as a whole, including but not limited to supervising Town investigations and prosecuting all violations of the Town Code. All Freedom of Information Requests are processed though the Law Department.

Freedom of Information Law (FOIL)

You may request information or documents from the Town of Brookhaven through the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL). Please use our interactive FOIL online request form.

Other Duties

The Law Department also processes: 

  • Cross Easement for Common Driveway
  • Drainage Easements
  • Highway Easements
  • Highway Work Permit Bonds
  • Planning Board Covenants
  • Zoning Board of Appeals Covenants