William Thody- Building Official
James Portley - Town Engineer
50 Boston Street, Guilford, CT 06437
Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: (203) 453-8029
Fax: (203) 453-8034
NOTICE: Due to the installation and training for a new permitting system, Town Hall South located at 50 Boston Street will be closing daily (Monday-Friday) at 1:00 p.m. unitl further notice. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
On July 6, 2012 a law took effect that made significant reforms to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), among other things, this law requires FEMA to take immediate steps to eliminate a variety of flood insurance premium subsidies. more information / how flood insurance changes might affect you
Additional responsibilities include administering and enforcing all related state codes for the safety, health and welfare of persons and properties in town, supervising departmental policies and procedures, and providing technical assistance to town officials.
Although the town has no public rubbish pick-up service; it does maintain the transfer station, where garbage is received and compacted before being trucked to a plant in Hartford, CT. The transfer station is for the use of residents and private contractors who collect trash from Guilford homes.
The fee effective July 1, 1997, for dumping 100 pounds is $7. The station is located on Route 1 just west of I-95 at Exit 57. Hours of operation: Monday 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Tuesday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Wednesday closed: Thursday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Friday 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Saturday 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Sunday closed. The phone number for the Transfer Station is 453-8095. The Transfer Station only accepts credit/debit cards, local check and tickets, which can be purchased at the Guilford Town Clerk's Office or Madison Building Department. Cash is not accepted.
***Notice*** Starting on November 1, 2014 there will be a change in the operating hours of the Transfer Station. The new schedule will be Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It will still be closed on Wednesday and Sunday.
Located on Sullivan Drive. Hours of operation are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Cash is not accepted. You can pay by check or buy a Brush & Leaf Trip ticket at Town Hall South. The Site is Closed the Week of January 25 due to the snow.
**(Anything larger than 3" in diameter will not be accepted)**
There is no charge for disposal of leaves in biodegradable paper bags. The charge for disposal of brush is based on the size of the vehicle delivering it. Leaves may be deposited at the site on Sullivan Drive, which is off of Goose Lane, at no charge.
Call Town Hall South for schedule 453-8029.
It is as follows:
1. Cars/SUV $3/ trip or $15/5 trip
3. Dropping off Load of Wood Chips $125/trip or $625/5 trip
The town does not charge residents who drop off fewer than seven televisions or electronics at the Recycling Center.