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The Connecticut Emergency Alerting and Notification System (or CT Alert ENS) allows emergency services personnel to notify residents and businesses about a potential emergency circumstance. This system uses the 911 database and citizen opt-in data that residents voluntarily provide (phone numbers, email addresses, etc.).
Connecticut State Statute dictates that CT Alert ENS E911 database can only be used for life-threatening situations. However, the Trumbull Citizen Alert system can be used for non-life-threatening situations.
Visit the CT Alert ENS website to register and receive emergency alerts.
To receive notifications, visit the Connecticut Emergency Alert and Notification System website and follow the instructions.
Yes. Your listed and unlisted land-line phone numbers are automatically included in the CT Alert ENS database. If you wish to include your cell phone, you can register an account at the Connecticut Emergency Alert and Notification System website.
Yes. CT Alert ENS will send alerts to these devices.
Yes. In the case an alert message is sent out to the entire town or to the geographic area in which your business is located, you will receive it.
Yes, you can return to the CT Alert ENS website to update your profile.
Visit the State of Connecticut’s Voter Registration Lookup at https://portaldir.ct.gov/sots/LookUp.aspx to see if you are registered to vote.
To register to vote, you can fill out the mail-in voter registration form or register online at via the State of Connecticut Online Voter Registration System.
For questions or assistance, please contact the Elections Administration (Registrar of Voters).
Residents can find their polling location using the State of Connecticut's Voter Registration Look-up database.
Alternatively, voters can find their residence on the Voting District Map (PDF) and use the district number to identify their voting location on the polling places listed.
Contact the Trumbull Elections Administration Office by calling 203-452-5058 or 203-452-5059 if you have any additional questions regarding your Voting District.
Polls are open from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
The Town Clerk’s office is responsible for processing applications for Absentee Ballots, sending ballots to approved voters, and receiving completed ballots. To obtain an absentee ballot please visit the Absentee Voting page and complete the application and return it to the Town Clerk’s office.
Visit the Registration Requirements page to find information about your voting rights when you move out of Trumbull, to another part of Trumbull, temporary moves, or moving out of the country.
Food donations are gratefully accepted, but they need to be pre-arranged with staff. More information and a list of food needs can be found on our webpage.
Donations in the form of cash or gift cards (Stop and Shop, Big Y, Target, Walmart, etc.) will ensure that families receive the help they need. Monetary donations are also welcome. Contributions are accepted by mail to the Department of Human Services 23 Priscilla Place Trumbull, CT 06611. Please make checks payable to “Trumbull Human Services,” memo line is optional: food pantry, emergency financial assistance, or lunch program. 100% of your donation goes directly to helping meet the basic needs of Trumbull Residents.
The Trumbull Food Pantry is open on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9:30am-4:00pm. Appointments are required. Please call ahead for donation drop off.
The Pantry is available to all Trumbull residents who meet income guidelines or are facing food insecurity. We do not turn anyone away. We encourage residents to reach out who may be facing an unexpected circumstance such as a layoff or illness. During difficult times, we want to reduce the stress our families face by meeting a basic need.
The Pantry is located at the rear of The Center at Priscilla Place. Shopping is by appointment only to ensure the confidentiality of all shoppers.
Residents may shop once a calendar month for shelf stable items and personal care items and can shop weekly for fresh produce and bagels. Exceptions can always be made.
Yes, please come to our office to obtain a pass for your nanny/babysitter. They will need a parking and a pool pass for entrance into the pools.
Yes! Each household is allowed up to 5 guests per season. Every guest, regardless of age, will require a guest pass. Please come to the office to get your guest passes. A license will be required as proof of residency.
Guests must be accompanied by the resident sponsor at all times.
Information on the Alarm ordinance can be found on the Records Division page.
Anyone can make a complaint regarding police department personnel, by either:
You can contact the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection at 860-713-6110. You can also contact the Trumbull Police Department at 203-261-3665. Please have all paperwork associated with the home improvement available.
If you do not have a written contract with a '3 day right of cancellation' on the contract or the contractor is not licensed, you may be the victim of a home improvement fraud.
If the contractor is licensed with the State and you have a valid contract, this may be a civil matter and not criminal. We will be more than willing to review the paperwork and guide you in the proper course of action.
Fingerprinting is done by Detective Bureau personnel and must be scheduled in advance. For details, refer to the Detective Division page.
View information on the new Public Act 13-3: An Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention and Children's Safety, effective April 4, 2013.
You can call the police department at 203-261-3665. Although the Trumbull Police Department cannot investigate complaints outside our jurisdiction, we can help you file your complaint with the proper agency.
By law, you are obligated to report any motor vehicle accident that has occurred on a public highway and an injury or damage to a vehicle has occurred. When in doubt, contact the local police department or state police troop that have jurisdiction where the accident occurred.
Yes. A request for a Waiver application for a Parking Violation must be made within the 14-day timeframe for payment of violation. Waiver Applications are available at the Trumbull Police Department. Download a Waiver Application form (PDF).
A request for a Waiver Application does not automatically waive the violation. Any requests made after the 14-day timeframe is denied.
While entrance to all Trumbull Parks is open to the public, parking within the parks requires a Vehicle Parking Permit year-round. In accordance with the Parks and Recreation Commission regulations, Vehicle Parking Permits shall be issued to Trumbull Town residents at no cost. Vehicle registration will serve as proof of residency.
Trumbull residents and/or taxpayers who own vehicles paying taxes to a town other than Trumbull are considered Non-Residents. Non-Resident Parking Permits may be purchased for a fee of $112. Vehicle parking permits are stickers affixed to vehicles and are also often referred to as parking stickers or park stickers. Vehicles without current parking permits are subject to a $25 violation.
Present your valid Handicap Permit, along with a completed waiver application (PDF), at the Trumbull Police Department within 48 hours of receipt of Parking Violation to have your ticket voided. Waiver applications may also be obtained at the Trumbull Police Department. However, any future violations of this nature will not be voided.
Submit a letter outlining your concerns along with the location for the sign to:Trumbull Police Traffic Division158 Edison RoadTrumbull, CT 06611
The Traffic Division will review your request and an on-site inspection will be conducted. Upon the recommendation of the Traffic officers, the request will be referred to the Police Commission for the final approval. Residents should be aware that all traffic control signs and signals must meet standardized traffic control regulations.
One goal of the police department is to make your neighborhood safe and enjoyable for you and your family. Therefore, we encourage you to call us with your concerns at our main number, 203-261-3665, and ask for the Detective Bureau. Detectives will investigate all reports, keep all information confidential, and you will not be mentioned in any reports.
However, all complaints need to be corroborated and you may be asked for your name in the event the detective needs to contact you for additional information or to update the results of your concern.
The Large Item Pickup Program runs from April through September. Appointment requests can begin in March by calling 203-452-5070 or 203-452-5071.
Large Item Pickup is by appointment only. Each household may only schedule one pickup each year. Residents may schedule appointments beginning March 1 using our Large Item Pickup Appointment Reservation System or by calling the Department of Public Works at 203-452-5070 or 203-452-5071.
Residents should schedule appointments early because they fill up quickly. NOTE: There are a limited number of appointments per day, so you must call by mid-July to ensure you get an appointment. Otherwise, you risk not being able to schedule one.
Households are only allowed to reschedule their pickup appointment once. Requests to reschedule must be made at least one day prior to the originally scheduled pickup date.
Town crews will begin in the Southwest Quadrant this year, which is west of Rte. 25, will pick up from Old Town Road moving North, then move clockwise thru the Northwest, Northeast and Southeast Quadrants until finished. Please refer to the Leaf Pickup Quadrants section below for more information.
Payloaders will remove larger piles of leaves first, then crews will return to finish clean up with leaf vacuums. Both phases many not occur on the same day.
Residents can track the leaf collection progress by viewing the 2021/22 Leaf Pickup Progress Map , which is updated daily.
Leaves must be placed on the lawn, at the edge of the curb - not in the roadway. Putting leaves on the pavement is subject to a $90 fine and creates dangerous conditions for vehicles and pedestrians. Leaf piles must be in an accessible location. Leaves will not be picked up if there are branches mixed in with your leaves. Branches will clog the leaf suckers. Do not deposit your leaves on someone else’s property or vacant lot - unless you have the owner’s permission.
Loose leaf collection will be done only once on each street.
Residents may request bagged leaf pickup at any time throughout the leaf pickup program by calling 203-452-5070. All leaves must be in paper bags. Plastic bags will not be picked up.
The residential Water Pollution Control Authority (WPCA) User Rate per Centum Cubic Feet (CCF) for Fiscal 2021 is $6.080 A single fixed residential Unit Charge of $33.000 per quarter is billed every resident with access to the sewer system. Residents not connected are not exempt from this cost.
The number of CCFs each dwelling generates is determined by the amount of water coming into the house. That consumption is measured by their water meters and billed quarterly. The consumption plus the Unit Charge determines the total sewer user bill.
Example: Water consumption of 21 CCF multiplied $6.080 equals $127.68 plus the Unit Charge $33.00 equals $160.68 for the quarter.
The estimated cost to Bridgeport for Sewage Treatment: $6,534,000.00 is based on an estimated consumption of 1,100,000 CCF.
Approximately 65% of the Town of Trumbull has sanitary sewer service.
The most recent sewer expansion project was in North Nichols. It was labeled Phase IV - Part B. Contract IV. It will provided sewer service to 862 residents. The assessments were determined by the actual construction, engineering and administrative costs for this project. The amount assessed is payable over 20 years at an interest rate of 2.75%.
For a list of registered sewer installers, please visit the Sewer/Water Pollution Control Authority (WPCA) page.
For information regarding the town's snow removal policy, please visit the Snow Removal Policy page.
The Town of Trumbull will replace a damaged mailbox and/or post at no cost to the homeowner if damage to the mailbox has occurred as a result of ACTUAL CONTACT between the plow or plowing vehicle. If the damage to the mailbox occurs as a result of the weight of the snow and/or ice contacting the mailbox, then the homeowner shall be responsible for such repairs and/or replacement.
Review the Mailbox Damage Policy page for more information and how to request a replacement.
A parking ban is often declared during winter storms to allow the Town to efficiently remove snow from the roadways. During the parking ban, all vehicles must be removed from being parked on all streets.
Vehicles parked on the street may be ticketed and towed at the owner’s expense. If your vehicle is towed due to a parking ban violation, contact the Trumbull Police Department at (203) 261-3665 to find out which tow company was used and how to reclaim your vehicle.
Please call the Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Commission (IWWC) Agent Stephen M. Savarese, PE, LS at 203-452-5046.
The Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Commission (IWWC) regulates activities within the wetland area and 100 feet beyond it, known as the “regulated area.”
The Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Commission’s regulations and application form are available on the Inland Wetlands and Watercourses page, or you can visit the Engineering department at the Town Hall.
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 12-62 of the State of Connecticut General Statutes and Connecticut Public Act 09-60, legislation requires that Trumbull conducts a revaluation for the October 1, 2021 Grand List.
A Revaluation is the process of conducting a Market Analysis necessary to equalize the values of all properties within a municipality for the purpose of a fair distribution of the tax burden. All residential, commercial, apartments, industrial, vacant land, churches, school buildings and all other real estate will be revalued. The purpose of revaluation is to correct assessment inequities that have developed since the implementation of a previous (2015) revaluation, ensuring an equitable distribution of the property tax burden among taxpayers.
The revaluation will be effective as of the October 1, 2021 Grand List. Tax bills issued in July 2022 will be based upon the new October 1, 2021 assessments.
The Town has contracted with Municipal Valuation Services, Inc., to assist with the revaluation. Representatives of Municipal Valuation Services, Inc. (MVS) will also meet with the public to answer questions about the methods utilized and the resulting assessments.
Each property owner should receive an individual notice of the new assessment by mid January 2022. NOTE: Exemptions (including senior benefits, veterans, disabled, etc.) are not reflected in your revaluation notice.
Take the October 1, 2021 assessed value notice, and divide by .70 to determine the appraised value of your property per the revaluation. Example: $70,000 (October 1, 2021 assessment) ÷ .70 = $100,000 (Market Value appraisal as of October 1, 2021)
If you feel that your estimated Market Value is incorrect, follow the instructions on your notice on how to schedule an appointment with MVS. You must receive a notice prior to scheduling an appointment, as there is information contained in the notice that will be required.
NOTE: Do not call or visit the Assessor’s office as appointments can only be made directly with MVS.
Yes. You may review the data that it was based on by going online at www.vgsi.com. At the top click on highlighted “Taxpayer Information”, click on “Online Database”, click on “Connecticut”, then click on “Trumbull” and “Enter online database”. You will be able to search by address to locate your property and review the information that your new assessment was based on. You can also click on this link: https://gis.vgsi.com/trumbullct/Search.aspx. You may wish to compare your assessment with the assessment of similar homes in your neighborhood and throughout the Town. Finally, the website also provides a Sales search utility that is easy to navigate and is designed to help you find properties like yours that have sold within the past six months to a year.
There are two good methods of determining this. First, compare your properties to similar properties that sold in the previous year. Your value should be in line with these sales prices. Second, if no recent sales are available, compare your assessment to other similar properties in your area using the Street Listing of Values available in the Assessor’s Office. Your value should be in line with these similar properties. Remember, very few properties are exactly alike. Your value should be comparable, but it seldom will be exactly the same as what seems to be similar property.
The Grand Levy is the amount of revenue in the Annual Town Budget, which must be raised by the property tax. The remaining balance is received from fees, state and federal assistance and miscellaneous revenue. The Grand List is a listing of all taxable properties located within the Town on October 1, of the grand list year. The property tax rate is expressed in mills or thousandths of a dollar. Example: A tax rate (mill rate) of 35.42 mills (Trumbull’s current mill rate), or .03542 expressed in decimal form, is equivalent to $35.42 of taxes per $1,000 of assessed value. The tax rate is determined by dividing the Grand Levy by the Grand List.
The revaluation will affect your tax bill. The amount of your new tax bill is calculated by multiplying your new assessment value times the new mill rate. Since the new mill rate will not be established until the budgetary process has been completed, it is not possible to estimate your new tax bill at this time.
Again, please DO NOT use the current Mill rate to try to estimate your new taxes as it is based on the 2020 Grand List period of 10/1/2020 to 9/30/2021. Until a total Grand List including new values of all taxable property classes is completed (real estate, motor vehicles, and personal property AND a new Fiscal Year 2022-2023 budget is formally adopted in late Spring 2022, the tax rate and property taxes cannot be determined.
NOTE: A new mill rate will not be determined until after the Town and School budgets have been finalized and approved by the Board of Finance in late Spring 2022.
Homeowners who currently qualify will be notified by mail in February 2022, if they are required to reapply. Any Tax Credits or Exemptions eligible to be received, will be deducted at tax billing time. Further questions regarding these tax relief programs should be directed to the Assessor’s office @ 203-452-5016.
Any vehicle that parks in a Town of Trumbull park requires a current year parking permit.
Parking permits are available at the Trumbull Parks and Recreation Department, 5892 Main Street. It is the Tellalian Building on the corner of Main Street and Church Hill Road and is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
If you cannot get to the office during regular business hours, please mail a photo copy of your car registration and your license with a self-addressed stamped envelope and we will return a permit by mail. Please include your name, address, email address and daytime phone number. Please allow two weeks for processing.
Applications and Study Manuals for becoming a Notary Public are available in the Town Clerk's office. The fee for Notary renewal is $20.
Request can be made in person or by mail, download and fill out the Marriage Certificate Copy Request Form (PDF), and the Death Certificate Copy Request Form (PDF) and review the following:
Residents can register dog licenses with the Town Clerk’s office. Find instructions and additional information on the Dog License page.
Per State Statute copies of birth certificates are restricted to certain individuals: person who is subject of birth certificate, parent, grandparent, grandchildren or guardian, if minor; spouse or children if over 18.
If you lived in Trumbull when your child was born, it is filed in the Town Clerk's office. You need to come in, fill out the paperwork or bring this Birth Certificate Copy Request Form (PDF) already completed, and have a valid driver's license. If photo identification is unavailable, originals or photocopies of 2 of the following documents may be substituted:
Full size or wallet size are available.
Please review the instructions for Filing a Trade Name (PDF).
Come to the Town Clerk's office, get a Trade Name Application, fill it out; bring it to the Zoning Enforcement officer in the Planning and Zoning office for approval. When that is done, bring it back to the Town Clerk's office for registration. Cost is $13.
The conveyance tax is 0.25% of the purchase price of the property.
You must get your license from the town in which the ceremony is to be performed.
Please call prior to coming into the office to set up an appointment with our staff, and bring in the completed Marriage License Worksheet (PDF).
You must get your license from the town in which the ceremony is to be performed.
Marriage licenses are issued through the Town Clerk’s office, any day the office is open up to half an hour before closing time. All Brides and Grooms must appear together by 4 p.m. to be sworn for their license. Payment is by cash or check only, no credit cards. Identification must be provided with current address to be used on the license.
Please bring your current driver’s license with you, or a passport and your filled in Marriage License Worksheet (PDF), fees are as follows:
Please email your Marriage License Worksheet to Town Clerk Mary Markham at email@example.com, and be sure to complete the bottom of the form with the following information:
A listing of Trumbull Justices of the Peace can be found here: Justices of the Peace (PDF)
To get a streetlight fixed or put onto your street, please contact Public Works by calling 203-452-5045.
To get a stop sign installed on your street, please contact the Police department by calling 203-261-3665.
To learn about hazardous waste please call the Public Works department at 203-452-5045.
Find more information about the Town’s Leaf Pickup Program by visiting the Department of Public Works Leaf Pickup Program page.
If your mailbox gets hit in the winter, please contact the Public Works department by calling 203-452-5045.
Please check with the Zoning Enforcement Officer by calling 203-452-5052.
You can get a subdivision map of your property filed in Town Clerk's office if one exists. Plot plans are not always available. There might be a plot plan in Building if there have been major additions/decks.
To find out more information about putting up a fence, please call the Building department at 203-452-5020.
To arrange a pickup of large items, please contact the Highway department by calling 203-452-5070 or 203-452-5071.
As of December 1, 2017, the charges to record a land record document are as follows:
Any document received for recording on December 1st is charged the new fee even if it was mailed and postmarked earlier. The statutes do not allow for an exception to the recording fee and all documents recorded in the month of December 2017 will be subject to the new fee and the revised allocation of funds.
Visit the Recreation Department, call 203-452-5060, or go there with your car registration. New residents who have moved within Connecticut may also change the address on their Driver's License and Registration there.
To obtain an absentee ballot please visit the Absentee Voting page and complete the application and return it to the Town Clerk’s office.
Freedom of Information Requests (PDF) may be submitted to the Trumbull Freedom of Information Act Officer:Mary Markham5866 Main StreetTown Hall - 1st FloorTrumbull, CT 06611Phone: 203-452-5035Email Mary Markham
The Town Clerk’s Office is open to title searchers by appointment only beginning April 5, 2021. Please call for an appointment at (203) 452-5035.
The Transfer Station accepts all of the following for recycling:
There is a separate container located near the entrance. Please do not bring batteries to the Highway Department.
The Town holds a Household Hazardous Waste event every year, usually in October. A flyer with the next upcoming date and list of acceptable items will be posted on the town website.
Fluorescent bulbs can be brought for recycling to the Transfer Station or to Home Depot. Incandescent bulbs can be thrown in the household trash.
Water-based, as well as latex-based paint needs to be dried up with Speedi Dri or kitty litter, and then can be either thrown in your regular trash or brought to the Transfer Station. Oil-based paint should be taken to a Hazardous Waste Day event.Per the Connecticut Paint Stewardship Program (Enacted July 1st, 2013), paint retailers offer year-round, free collection of latex, and oil-based paints. Please check with your paint provider for details.
You can take tires to the Transfer Station for a fee of $2.
The Transfer Station cannot accept:
The town's Single Stream Recycling program allows residents to put all recyclable items in one single container without separation. It also added more items to the list of accepted recyclables. Residential recycling can either be collected curbside by a town-licensed hauler or taken to the Transfer Station. See the Single Stream Recycling (PDF) for more information.
If greater capacity is needed, additional Recycling Blue Bins may be purchased at the Highway Department for $5.
The Highway Deptartment is located at 366 Church Hill Road and is open between the hours of 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. For more information, telephone the Highway Department at 203-452-5070.
The leaf pick up schedule will be posted on the home page of the town website before we begin the leaf pick up program each year.
Blue bins can be purchased for $5 at the Highway Department located at:366 Church Hill RoadTrumbull, CT 06611Phone: 203-452-5070Hours:Monday through Friday7 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Batteries, motor oil, antifreeze and cooking oil are all accepted for recycling at the Transfer Station. These items are no longer accepted at the Highway Department.
Residents can bring leaves and brush to the Transfer Station. Leaves must be loose or in paper bags (no plastic bags) and tree limbs and logs must be no longer than 4 feet long and 6 inches wide. Commercial contractors must purchase tickets from the Highway Department. Tickets are $8 for up to 125 pounds.
For information about the town’s Large Waste Pickup Program please visit the Public Works Department page.
Residents may pay for disposal of demolition materials at the Transfer Station; credit/debit cards only accepted.
Demolition Materials include:
The Transfer Station is located at101 Spring Hill RoadTrumbull, CTPhone: 203-452-5167
Hours:Monday through Friday7 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.Saturday7 to 11:45 a.m.
The Transfer Station is closed for Legal Holidays:
The town maintains a list of residential garbage/trash haulers that can be found on the Public Works department page.
The Transfer Station does not handle cash transactions. Payment must be made by credit/debit card only directly at the Transfer Station. Tickets are no longer being sold.
The Town will pick up downed branches/trees if they’ve fallen in the street, which are moved to the side of the road by the Highway Department. Otherwise, you may make an appointment for your once-a-year bulk pick-up, a program which generally runs from April through September. The branches would need to be cut to within 4 feet in length and no larger than inches wide pieces, bundled and stacked neatly and placed curbside.
Trumbull residents can bring household garbage and bulky items (i.e. furniture and mattresses), grass, appliances, leaves and brush (logs no longer than 4 feet) free of charge to the Transfer Station. Please recycle single stream recyclables, scrap metal, electronics, residential motor oil, residential cooking oil, antifreeze, fluorescent bulbs, all batteries, CD’s, audio and video cassettes in their designated areas. Demolition items require tickets, and tires are $2 each. Monroe and Easton residents must purchase tickets in their respective towns, in order to bring all items except recyclables to the transfer station.
No tickets are required for recyclables, scrap metal, electronics, batteries, residential motor oil, residential cooking oil, and antifreeze.
The Leaf Pick Up Schedule will be posted on the home page of the Town website before we begin the leaf pick-up program each year.
The Trumbull Tree Warden plays a vital role in the communication between the homeowner and their utility company. Under the law, the removal or pruning of trees in or around utility lines should only be performed by United Illuminating (UI) and Eversource contractors. All removals and pruning are performed to the specifications approved by our Tree Warden, who will issue permits on a tree-to-tree basis to UI and Eversource contractors to remove and clear electrical utility lines.
All recommendations made by the Trumbull Tree Warden are intended to reduce the risk of tree failure and hazardous conditions that public trees may pose. This process cannot eliminate such risk, especially in the event of a storm or any other “Act of God.”
The United Illuminating utility company handles all work that has to deal with their wires. To report a tree trimming problem, please call United Illuminating at 800-722-5584. When you call, please have the following information ready:
It is vital that you do not attempt to trim the tree yourself. Serious injury or death could result.
A request for service can be submitted via he following:
Information on UI’s Tree Care Program can be found in the "Outages" section of their website- https://www.uinet.com
The Trumbull Tree Warden utilizes the International Society of Arboriculture (I.S.A.) standards for mitigation and American National Standard Institute’s (ANSI) A300 pruning practices as follows:
Most tree checks are completed within two weeks. The more urgent situations will be given priority.
Before any tree work can be performed on private property, utility contractors must notify tree owners, except under certain easement conditions. Door hanger notifications are provided when tree owners are not home. For work on public property, the appropriate highway official or municipal tree warden generally grants permission.
Eversource and UI undertake two types of tree work:
Trees that are decayed, insect-infested, damaged or structurally weak may be removed.
Small trees and saplings that are capable of growing into the conductors are normally removed before they grow tall enough to interfere with the lines.
Limbs are pruned using a tree-care industry technique known as “target pruning”. Each limb is pruned back to a point where it meets the branch collar so that the pruning cut will callous over and prevent decay of the pruning wound.
If there are any concerns or questions regarding this program please contact our Tree Warden.
When a tree falls from private property into a town road or into the “Right-of-Ways” the town will remove all the branches and wood within the “Right-of-Ways” up to the property line to allow movement of traffic for the public and emergency vehicles. The town will remove materials within the “Right-of Way” as soon as possible, however, during storm events the town may temporarily push the tree or its branches to the side of the road until further clean up becomes practicable.
Yes. Just provide the Town with sufficient notice of your intention by contacting the Highway Department by calling 203-452-5070.
The Town of Trumbull will regularly mitigate a hazardous tree and leave the larger portions to be cut and removed at a later date when Department of Public Works crews are available to assist. Logs or debris must be left in a safe location, not to pose a risk or hazard to the safety and well-being of the public.
There are certain safety circumstances that the law allows the electric company to trim or remove a tree without notifying the property owner, with the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) making the final decision in most cases.
If the ETT assessment recommends that a tree be removed, the property owner has the right to object and is under no obligation to sign off on the removal recommendation. The property owner may request that a tree only be pruned if said pruning will satisfy the maintenance and safety requirements of the utility provider.
If there are any concerns or questions regarding this program please contact the Tree Warden.
The problems associated with the decline of Ash trees within the state is twofold; Initially a disease commonly called “Ash Yellow” severely weakened the stands within the state’s forested areas only to be followed by the introduction of an invasive insect call Emerald Ash Borer about a decade ago.
At this time it has fully matured within our natural stands and we are now experiencing mass failure.
Unfortunately this is not reversible and will result in the virtual elimination of the ash tree from our forests as did similar events of decades past with the Chestnuts and American Elm trees.
Trumbull Citizen Alert is a system that enables the Town of Trumbull to provide important community notifications and essential information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected road closures, evacuation of buildings or neighborhoods, and other emergency situations.
Visit the Trumbull Citizen Alert page to receive emergency and community information.
To register to receive notifications, visit the Trumbull Citizen Alert page and follow the instructions.
Yes, many residents prefer to receive information via text message or email, which is less intrusive as a phone call. If you wish to customize your contact preferences, visit the Trumbull Citizen Alert page to register an account and select how you wish to be contacted (text message, mobile phone, home phone, etc.)
The Trumbull Citizen Alert system includes publicly available information from the White Pages, Yellow Pages, and data from those who have registered Trumbull Citizen Alert accounts.
Yes, you can register to receive notifications on the Trumbull Citizen Alert page.
You can return to the Trumbull Citizen Alert page to update your profile and contact methods.
The fireworks show is scheduled to beginning 45 minutes after sunset.
Ride Bracelets will be available for purchase on Friday (honored from 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM), and $30 on Saturday (honored from 2:00 PM to 6:30 PM). If a Carnival Rain Date is held, Ride Bracelets will be honored during the rain date carnival hours).
No backpacks, large bags, or coolers are allowed. Bags are subject to inspection.
Outside food and beverages are not allowed.
No animals are permitted, unless it is a verified service animal.
In regards to T-SNAP, special needs are health issues or other circumstance which you feel emergency services personnel should know about in the event of an emergency. The T-SNAP application form lists several health issues that people might have such as:
The T-SNAP application form also provides space for other special needs including:
While the T-SNAP application lists several special needs a person may have, the application form doesn't cover everything but the form does provide space to describe other special needs.
No, participation in the T-SNAP program is completely voluntary. If you or a family member has special needs, you are encouraged to participate. Think of it as helping police, fire and EMS personnel to help you.
There are no fees for the T-SNAP program. A generous donation from the Trumbull Rotary Club paid for the T-SNAP materials.
Yes. You are encouraged to update the information annually.
No, the information will not be shared with anyone other than Emergency Services personnel. The information will be stored at the Trumbull Police Department and on your refrigerator. In the event of an emergency, information you provide may be broadcast over radio channels which may be heard by the general public.
Yes, this is an excellent use of T-SNAP. Your parent(s) may be elderly, frail, hard of hearing or there may be a language barrier. By knowing about the emergency event you could help to calm a possibly stressful situation.
Yes. If a neighbor or relative has a key to your home you can indicate this on the T-SNAP application form and include their contact information - name, address, phone number.
Email the Trumbull Police Department's Community Policing Division, or call Officer Timothy Fedor of the Community Policing Division at 203-261-3665.
Any vehicle that parks in a Town of Trumbull park requires a parking permit (vehicle park sticker).
Park stickers will be sent for up to FOUR vehicles to those with registered vehicles who are paying taxes to the Town of Trumbull. Stickers will be sent with your motor vehicle tax bill in July. If your vehicle is leased you will receive your park sticker in a secondary mailing in July.
You should have received a Park Sticker for up to 4 vehicles in which you are paying the taxes to the Town of Trumbull. We apologize if you did not receive all of your Park Stickers in the mail. Please call our office at 203-452-5060 for assistance.
Park Stickers were issued according to the data in the tax database. Your old vehicle may still be in the database depending on when you sold it, in which case your new vehicle information was not in the system. You may throw away the Park Sticker with the expired information and contact our office to receive a new sticker.
Parking permits for vehicles that are not registered in Trumbull may be purchased for a fee of $112. Applicants must present a driver’s license and a current, non-expired, vehicle registration for private passenger and/or combination vehicles for the vehicle they wish to purchase a parking permit for.
Parking permits are available at the Trumbull Parks and Recreation Department, 5892 Main Street. It is the Tellalian Building on the corner of Main Street and Church Hill Road and is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Yes! Guest parking passes for the parks are distributed in two-week increments. The resident must know the dates of the two weeks they need the pass for when they request it (the dates will be printed on the pass). Residents can obtain the pass in person from the Trumbull Parks and Recreation Department.
Each household is permitted one free two-week pass per calendar year. Additional passes can be purchased for a fee of $25. Residents must present a valid government issued photo ID as proof of residency (or see additional proof of residency).
Yes! Formerly known as the Nanny Pass, the Companion Pass allows the children of residents to enjoy the parks if they are driven by a non-resident caregiver. Residents can obtain the pass in person from the Trumbull Parks and Recreation Department. Each household is permitted one free caregiver pass per calendar year.
Additional passes can be purchased for a fee of $112. Residents must present a valid government issued photo ID as proof of residency (or see additional proof of residency) along with the driver's license and the car registration of the caregiver.
Trumbull non-driver residents are eligible for a Companion Pass. Residents can obtain the pass in person from the Trumbull Parks and Recreation Department. Each household is permitted one free companion pass per calendar year. Additional passes can be purchased for a fee of $112. Residents must present a valid government issued photo ID as proof of residency (or see additional proof of residency) along with the driver’s license and the car registration of the caregiver.
You can bring documentation and the Trumbull Parks and Recreation Department will change your registration and your license and submit it to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) for you! Once you have submitted the necessary documentation you will be issued a parking sticker for your vehicle.
No, commercial vehicles are excluded from Trumbull parks by town ordinance.
Current Connecticut driver’s license to Trumbull address and a current vehicle registration displaying the tax town as Trumbull (Number 144). See the list provided if you do not have a driver’s license and registration to a Trumbull address.
In order to obtain a vehicle parking sticker, Connecticut vehicles that do not show a tax town of Trumbull on their current registration will be changed in the Trumbull Parks and Recreation office and submitted to the DMV. If your license and/or your registration does not reflect a Trumbull address, then two documents from the provided list must be provided along with your current, non-expired Connecticut vehicle registration. Additional information may be required. All documentation must be in the same name and address of the applicant and the applicant must be present to sign off on the DMV documentation.
Minimum of two items:
If your current license has the change of address sticker on the back and/or your registration has been updated by crossing out the ’old’ address, you will also need to present one of the supporting documents from the list provided.
Yes. Those who own a home in Trumbull, but have an out of state car registration are eligible for a parking sticker. Please provide the following documentation: current out of state registration and license, Trumbull property tax bill with resident’s name and Trumbull address, and one additional utility bill reflecting the resident’s name and Trumbull address.
Yes you can get a sticker but it will only be valid at fishing locations. Those locations are Old Mine Park, Indian Ledge Park, Twin brooks Park and Unity Park.
No, this is a state park and you may park in the Tait Road or Whitney Ave parking areas without a pass.
Yes, anyone can visit the park but parking is reserved for only those with a valid park sticker.
Yes, you should receive a park sticker in the mail. If you do not please contact our office for assistance.
Stickers that have the word "VOID" printed on them are not valid and may be thrown away. Vehicles with a "VOID" sticker will be ticketed.
Yes, you can get a parking pass by coming to the Trumbull Parks and Recreation office with your license and registration.
Yes. In addition to the current car registration, residents who drive company cars need to provide a letter on company letterhead stating that the car is assigned to them for personal use. This letter needs to be provided on a yearly basis. The letter should also include the make and the model of the car as well as the car’s license plate #.