FIRST SELECTMAN’S OFFICE
Information on any Department, Board, or Commission, general information or to volunteer.
ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER
Chester Street inside Bates Woods Park in New London
The animal shelter is a full-service animal shelter serving the towns of East Lyme and Waterford.
860-739-6931 ext 1107
Street cards, information on your assessment, information on tax exemptions, to view or receive a copy of the tax assessor’s map.
Issues permits for and inspects all construction and renovations, answers questions about existing buildings, provides information to property owners and businesses in order to facilitate the building permit process. Investigates tenant/landlord issues, answers building code questions.
EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER – Public Safety
Emergency Management: 860-739-4434
Fire Marshal: 860-739-2420
Police (See below)
277 W Main St, Niantic
Agencies located at 277 W Main St include Police, Fire Marshal, Emergency Management, Communications (911 Dispatchers and East Lyme’s cable tv channel). Follow the Public Safety Facebook page or notices and updates page for the most up-to-date information on everything from safety tips to storm updates affecting our area.
See Public Works below.
860-739-6931 ext 1113
To get payroll information, billing information, budget Data and all financial information.
See Public Works below.
LEDGE LIGHT HEALTH DISTRICT
Addresses public health concerns, promotes health education and works to prevent the spread of disease. Inspects restaurants, day cares, public pools and hotels; approves plans for septic and well installations and revisions; collects beach water samples to make sure swimming areas are safe; holds annual flu clinics; provides smoking cessation classes; works with municipalities, schools and local organizations to bring targeted health programs to the community.
EAST LYME LIBRARY
39 Society Rd, Niantic 06357
Community library offering books and other library resources to provide information wanted and needed by people of all ages.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY HELP DESK
To help regarding the web site or conference room audio and video equipment.
NICHOLAS PARAHUS SENIOR CENTER (EAST LYME SENIOR CENTER)
37 Society Road
Niantic, CT 06357
A community focal point where older adults come together for services and activities that reflect their experience and skills, respond to their diverse needs and interest, enhance their dignity, support their independence, and encourage their involvement in and with the center and the community.
PARKS & RECREATION OFFICE
41 Society Road
Niantic, CT 06357
Handles the sale of beach passes, recreation programs for the Town and the maintenance of various parks and playing fields, rental of pavilions at Town Hall and McCook Point Park, facility reservations at Community Center, Passport Applications. Parks & Recreation seasonal Events brochure
YOUTH SERVICES OFFICE
After school programming that provides youth with positive service experiences, leadership development, drug and alcohol education and prevention activities, volunteer work, dances and community service. Refers families to social services as needed, and maintains the Youth Center.
PLANNING, INLAND WETLANDS & CONSERVATION OFFICE
To subdivide a property, obtain consumer, demographic, business, land use, and natural resource data, GIS Maps, Inland Wetlands Permitting and Enforcement.
277 W Main St
Chief of Police Michael Finkelstein
Police service and protection to its citizens is provided by the East Lyme Police Department.
118 Pennsylvania Ave., Niantic 06357
Christine D. Lena, Chief Clerk
Anything to do with an adoption, a change of name, a will, or the handling of an estate or conservator-ship. Applications for Passports are accepted at the Parks & Recreation Office at the Community Center (860-739-5828).
EAST LYME PUBLIC SCHOOLS
165 Boston Post Road P.O. Box 220
East Lyme, CT 06333-0176
PUBLIC WORKS OFFICE
This office consists of the Director of Public Works, Town Engineer and the Highway Department, and can answer questions regarding those areas including trash pick-up, road work, construction bids and driveway permits.
REGISTRAR OF VOTERS OFFICE
37 Society Rd, Niantic 06357
Republican: 860-739-6147 Mary Smith firstname.lastname@example.org
Democrat: 860-739-6782 Barbara McGrath email@example.com
Here to assist you in registering to vote, they are the keeper of the voter list for the entire town. Charged with procuring poll workers, and the maintenance of the voting machines.
SANITATION & HIGHWAY
Garbage, Recycling issues. Information on Bulky Pick up. Dead Animal pickup(except on State roads) Transfer station questions. Pot hole reporting. Street sweeping questions. Snow plowing issues. Sight line issues. Street sign complaints. Litter on Town roads.
TAX COLLECTOR’S OFFICE
860-739-6931 ext 1155
To pay your taxes, to get information on back taxes.
TOWN CLERK’S OFFICE
860-739-6931 ext 1135
To obtain copies of and file Land Records, Minutes and Agendas for Town Boards or Commissions, Vital Records, Dog Licenses, Absentee Ballots, Shellfish or Scallop Permits, Fish and Game Licenses, Justice of the Peace and Notary Public information.
WATER & SEWER OFFICE
Municipal water and sewer system. Water and sewer bills may be paid in this department.
Information on zoning usage, what’s allowed and what is not, what can be located on a particular piece of property and what cannot, new business registration, commercial development.