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  • Due to the current surge in COVID cases and exposure of employees, Southbury Town Hall will be closed to the public until December 31, 2020.
    Town Hall will be staffed but please contact specific Town departments by phone or email for assistance rather than coming in person. Additional mitigation measures are in effect for specific departments in order to assist the public if there is a need to meet in person.
  • Senior Services/Parks and Recreation building is closed to the public. Business will be conducted by appointment only.
  • Town Clerk's office will issue dog licenses by mail only. Click for more information.
  • All Senior Center activities and trips are cancelled.
  • Senior Center transportation services are offered for medical appointments only.
  • Southbury Police is offering fingerprinting for pistol permits, job applications or routine matters by appointments only. Schedule appointment at
  • Southbury Public library is open to the public for limited hours, service, and building capacity. Click for more information.
  • 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.
  • All Southbury historical buildings are closed.
  • 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. Please keep practicing social distancing in public places, including parks and Streetscape. As local park and fields 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:
  • Southbury playgrounds and tennis courts are open but the sites are not being cleaned by staff and users should make appropriate accommodations. Please remember to maintain social distancing requirements at all times and observe CDC hygiene recommendations.
  • Southbury Dog Park is open. 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 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. 
  • 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
  • The Town of Southbury has approved an easy, no-fee permit process for businesses seeking to have outdoor displays, in response to Connecticut’s Reopening protocol for COVID-19 per Governor Lamont’s Executive Order No 7MM. Temporary Permit for Outside Dining
  • List of restaurants/food options in Southbury during the coronavirus:
  • COVID-19 Business Update: