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East Lyme Taxpayers – It’s Tax Collection Season!!

The following taxes are due July 1, 2024 to August 1, 2024. Payments cannot be accepted before July 1. Real Estate…….1st installment Motor Vehicle tax bills Personal Property tax bills Interest of 1.5% per month if paid after August 1, 2024. Failure to receive bill(s) does NOT invalidate… Read more >

Next Household Hazardous Waste Collection – June 15

This video from East Lyme’s Public Works Director Joe Bragaw explains the type of materials that can and cannot be brought to SCRRRA Household Hazardous Waste Collections held monthly from April to November. Residential financial and personal document shredding is available at every collection event. There is… Read more >

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New Property Tax Exemption for Disabled Veterans

Substitute House Bill No. 5491, Public Act No. 24-46, introduces a property tax exemption for veterans with a service-connected permanent and total disability as determined by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. The exemption applies to a dwelling or one motor vehicle owned by the qualifying… Read more >

McCook Point Park Band Concert

McCook Point Park Summer Concert Series

The music will be flowing through the park once again this summer! We will be hosting concerts on both Wednesday and Friday evenings, on the beach and in the bandshell. Parking passes will not be needed to enter the park beginning at 5:00 PM on concert evenings,… Read more >

Public Service Message from the East Lyme Public Works Department

Sometimes when the East Lyme Public Works Dept is collecting curbside trash, our drivers don’t pick up the trash can because there are unacceptable waste items in the can.  Some of the common items that we flag include yard waste, grass clippings, scrap metal, recyclable materials, demolition… Read more >

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Summer: Transfer Station Hours & Trash Collection

It’s almost Summer!!!!! We want to make everyone aware of the changes coming about in some of our services to our residents. Transfer Station Summer Hours We are happy to tell you we are extending our hours of availability at the Transfer Station this summer. Between Tuesday… Read more >

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Ad Hoc Short-Term Rental Committee—Status Report

The Ad Hoc Short-Term Rental Committee presented its Status Report to the Board of Selectmen at the Selectmen’s regular meeting on Wednesday, May 15 at Town Hall.  The Status Report contains the Committee’s findings, analysis, and conclusions to date, pending the Connecticut Supreme Court’s decision concerning short-term… Read more >

Notify Us – How to report issues to Public Works

East Lyme Public Works is proud to announce that we have a new online resident reporting page that helps residents communicate issues or questions they may have about our streets and services. We all love our community and want to help keep it as clean and maintained… Read more >

CT DEEP MS4 General Permit – 2023 Annual Report

In accordance with the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection General Permit for the Discharge of Stormwater from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4 General Permit) Effective July 1, 2017, the Town of East Lyme has complied with Section 4(d) of the General Permit by… Read more >

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Notice of Adoption Of Ordinance Establishing The East Lyme Grants Fund

NOTICE lS HEREBY GIVEN that at its meeting of March 6, 2024, the East Lyme Board of Selectmen voted to enact the Ordinance entitled “Establishment of Grants Fund.” See the Notice of Adoption of Ordinance Establishing The East Lyme Grants Fund in the Downloads section.

Preparing for Spring And Summer

The following may help you to be prepared for Spring and Summer. Many homes and businesses are equipped with Burglar and Fire Alarms. Complete and mail the Alarm Registration Form to ensure your information is up-to-date with our Dispatch Center. For some residents your spring-cleaning lists already include… Read more >

East Lyme Historic Properties need your help

Historical Properties – Need Your Help

Are you looking to spend some spare time helping your town? Why not look into some of these worthwhile organizations? You can make a difference, whether it is volunteering at an event or attending monthly meetings. Your efforts would support your community and help preserve historical sites… Read more >

Job Openings, Jobs, Careers

Job Openings: Highway Department

The Town of East Lyme Highway Department is looking to fill multiple positions. One position is for a full time benefitted Highway Maintainer 3.  This position requires a CT Commerical Driver’s license. Ideally we would like someone with some construction, maintenance and/or snow plowing experience. We are… Read more >

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Notice of Adoption of Ordinance (Board of Police Commissioners Ordinance, and Peddling Ordinance)

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Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Schedule 2024

The HHW collection for 2024 is in place and can be viewed at SCRRRA HHW Schedule.

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A Message From The East Lyme Water Department

EAST LYME WATER DEPARTMENT MESSAGE January 3rd, 2024 The Environmental Protection Agency has recently started requiring public water utilities to test for per and polyfluoroalkyl substances, more commonly known as PFAS. The East Lyme Water Department started testing its wells in December for these substances and just… Read more >

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Adopted Water & Sewer Rates

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on December 12, 2023, the East Lyme Water and Sewer Commission approved the revised schedule of rates and charges for connection to and use of the East Lyme water system and for connection to and use of the East Lyme sewer system.

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Yard Waste Containers Available for Sale through Public Works

The Town of East Lyme has utility yard waste containers for sale to homeowners and business owners. The cost for each is $25.  Quantities are limited and are first come, first served. Containers may be purchased from the Transfer Station (93 Roxbury Rd). These are available to… Read more >

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Transfer Station Bulky Waste Fees

MESSAGE FROM THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT In July of this year, the tipping fee that the Town is charged for disposal of bulky waste materials that are dropped off at the Town’s Transfer Station increased by 11%. Because of this, the Board of Selectman at their meeting… Read more >

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Dances Without Limits

We are excited to continue the partnership with the Town of Groton parks and recreation department in hosting dances for adults with disabilities each month. We take every measure to make these dances welcoming and inviting for all, but if you have a special request, please let… Read more >