Office of the First Selectwoman
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
* Due to the pandemic, the Town Hall is limited access but is open. Please call for an appointment
All services will still be provided by phone, email, postmail, or online accessibility.
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The Town of Portland is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer
Welcome to the First Selectman's Office
Physical Location: 33 East Main Street - 2nd Floor, Portland, CT
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 71, Portland CT 06480-0071
Telephone: 860-342-6715 Fax: 860-342-6714
Office Hours Open to the Public:
Monday, Wednesday,Thursday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Susan Bransfield, First Selectwoman
(in service since:11/2003) email@example.com
Michelle Ceppaglia, Executive Secretary firstname.lastname@example.org
The First Selectman is a full-time elected position, serves as the Civilian Chief of Police, is the local authority to projects, local roadways, and the administrator to all Municipal employees, excluding Board of Education employees.
This office also functions as Human Resources and Social Services. Other responsibilities include the review, process and issuance of:
Bazaar / Raffle Permits
Canvassers / Hawkers / Peddlers / Solicitors / Vendor Permits
License to Purchase Precious Metals and Stones
Temporary 60-Day State Pistol Permit
Pin Game Permits for Operators and Distributors
Pistol & Revolver Retailer License [CGS Sec. 29-28] (paperwork obtained through SLFU)
Street Closure Permits
Connect to “Downloadable Forms” to view permit application forms. The submission of an application does not constitute a permit until said application is approved by the applicable authority and all fees are paid in full.