For a small town, Portland, Connecticut offers a lot of public services.
Animal Shelter - (860) 342-6789
Municipal Animal Control responds to animal related complaints,
and runs local animal shelter. Located on Lower Main St.
Assessor - 342-6744
Collector of Revenue - 342-6737
Development Department - 342-6727
Planning, Zoning, Wetlands, Building, Environmental Health, Housing Code, Economic Development.
Finance Department - 342-6726
Fire Department; Emergency 911
Portland has three companies of volunteer firefighters.
Library - 342-6770
Parks & Recreation - 342-6757
Coordinates recreational activities for people of all ages. Office located at 265 Main Street.
Police - 347-2541; Emergency 911
Records or general inquiries - 342-6780
Staffed by one Lieutenant, two Sergeants, seven full-time and one part-time officers, all fully trained and certified. Provides 24 hour a day police coverage.
Public Works Department - 342-6733
Brush, Leaf, Appliance and Christmas Tree curb side pick-ups are available. Residential and commercial solid waste pick-up are contracted through private haulers.
Senior Vitality Center - 342-6760
Located at 7 Waverly Ave.
Offers page of available resources.
Town Clerk - 342-6743
Transfer Station/Recycling Center - 342-6732
To encourage recycling, Portland offers a state-of-the-art transfer station on Sand Hill Rd.
Youth Services - 342-6758Back to About Us
Offers crisis intervention, short term counseling, and a multitude of youth-oriented activities.