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  • The Town of Southbury has declared a Local State of Emergency to give the First Selectman a broader authority to address the spread of the COVID-19 virus, public health and safety of the town’s residents. It also put the town in position to receive federal reimbursements for expenses used during the crisis.
  • All Town of Southbury buildings are closed to the public. Business will be conducted by appointment only. Please go to for a list of departments and extensions or call 203-262-0600. Please do not make appointments if you have been exposed to COVID-19 or are feeling ill.
  • The Southbury Building Department will be available for permit issuance between the hours of 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., through scheduled appointments only, until further notice.
  • All Park and Recreation activities are cancelled.
  • All Senior Center activities and trips are cancelled.
  • Senior Center transportation services are offered for medical appointments only.
  • Income Tax prep by Vita at Senior Center is now postponed.
  • Southbury Police is not fingerprinting for pistol permits, job applications or routine matters.
  • The Southbury Public Library is closed until further notice. The Library is waiving all DVD, museum pass, and Kindle late fees until further notice. Please do not return any materials from other libraries as currently the Southbury Library is unable to send materials to other libraries. For more updates, go to
  • Transfer Station is open at its regular days and hours and has new traffic patterns in place to accommodate social distancing. When you enter the transfer station, residents will proceed to the top to dispose of garbage. They will then proceed to the recycling disposal area. Chargeable items with be accepted on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday only. Please click here for New Transfer Station Rules for Chargeable Items
  • All Southbury historical buildings are closed.
  • Heritage Village transportation is provided for medical appointments and grocery shopping only.
  • The Connecticut Food Bank Mobile Pantry Truck will not be at the Southbury distribution site until further notice. Any questions can be directed to the Connecticut Food Bank at 203-469-5000 or
  • Town parks are open but the basketball hoops and tennis nets are removed per order of the First Selectman. Please keep practicing social distancing in public places, including parks and Streetscape. As local parks, fields and playgrounds are continuing to be used, please be mindful of best hygiene and disinfecting practices as related to COVID-19. Cleaning and disinfecting protocol and full prevention details can be found at:
  • Pursuant to Governor Lamont's Executive Order No. 7R, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP)  will be enforcing stricter measures to support safe, solitary enjoyment of outdoor spaces at all state parks in an effort to maintain social distancing. This include plans to limit parking capacity at certain parks to manage visitor levels.
  • Southbury Dog Park is closed. Although most of the town operated parks prohibit dogs, there are some other wonderful parks in Southbury that allow dogs on leashes! Please go to to see which parks allow dogs.
  • The Pomperaug District Department of Health is currently open on a limited basis to the public. Please call (203) 264-9616 to confirm availability. 
  • Presidential Primary Election has been rescheduled to August 11, 2020.
  • In-person school classes are cancelled for remainder of school year.
  • The Town of Southbury has approved a simple, no-fee process for restaurants who seek to offer outside dining, or to expand their existing outside dining, in response to Connecticut’s Reopening protocol for COVID-19 per Governor Lamont’s Executive Order No 7MM. Temporary Permit for Outside Dining NEW
  • List of restaurants/food options in Southbury during the coronavirus:
  • COVID-19 Business Update: