During the 2004 to 2005 fiscal year, the Town entered into a inter-municipal agreement with the Town of Branford to provide Animal Control services for North Branford.
Connecticut Assessors are bound by state statute to perform various duties, which include determining property values for taxation purposes, and reviewing and approving various forms of property tax relief.
The Building Department is responsible for monitoring all building activities in Town through the issuance of permits and inspections for all new and renovated buildings, electrical, plumbing, heating, air conditioning, fireplaces, demolitions and gas and oil tank installations and removals.
Central Services - Purchasing
The Central Services Department is responsible for two distinct functions for the Town of North Branford, Purchasing and Risk Management.
The emergency center for the Town is located in the Police Department.
The Town of North Branford Engineering Department provides technical support to Town Boards, Commissions and Departments.
The Finance Department is responsible for the development of the Town’s Annual Budget and Capital Improvements Plan documents; the reporting, monitoring and accounting of all financial transactions involving the Town; the investment of general government, pension and trust funds; the preparation of information for the issuance of long-term debt and the preparation of financial statements and related schedules for the annual audit of the Town’s financial records.
The Fire Department works to save lives and protect property through prevention, preparedness, education and response.
If you live in Branford, East Haven, or North Branford, the East Shore District Health Department (ESDHD) is your local health department. ESDHD provides essential public health services such as Building Approvals, Septic System Permits, and Food Service Permits to a population of over 70,000 residents. We are committed to improving the health and well being of our residents through public health programs that promote wellness, prevent and control disease, and provide education about healthy lifestyles.
The North Branford Library system, composed of the Atwater Memorial Library in North Branford and the Edward Smith Library in Northford, has been providing service to area residents since 1933.
Parks, Recreation, & Senior Center
The Parks and Recreation Department is committed to providing recreational opportunities through programs and facilities for all residents.
Planning & Zoning Department
The Planning Department is responsible for administrative and technical assistance to the Planning and Zoning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Agency and Housing Partnership Committee.
The mission of the North Branford Police Department is to provide safety and security to the citizens of our fine community. We will accomplish this through expedient and professional police service which reflects our compassion and concern for all.
Connecticut is divided into 54 probate districts, each of which is presided over by a Judge of Probate who is elected to office for a four-year term.
The Town of North Branford Department of Public Works is responsible for the maintenance and repair of approximately 85 miles of roads and Town bridges.
Registrar of Voters
Find information about elections.
The Town of North Branford, Department of Social Service, will assist any individual, family, child or adult facing any crisis, challenge or life management issue.
Tax Collector contact information and options to pay your taxes
The Town Clerk is the official record keeper of the town. This department records all documents pertaining to real estate, processes vital statistics records, issues various licenses, manages elections in conjunction with the Registrar of Voters, and serves as the main information center for the public.