Please Renew Your Dog License by Mail

Dog registration is due during the month of June. The fee for registering is $8.00, for dogs that are neutered/ spayed and $19.00 for non-neutered/non-spayed dogs. Governor Lamont recently extended the start date for the imposition of a late fee for obtaining this year’s license from July 1 to August 1, 2020, allowing plenty of time to mail in your request. Please be sure to include proof of rabies vaccination with your renewal request. If you no longer have a dog please call (860) 349-7116 or email us the addresses below and we will remove you from our computer […]

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Covid-19 – Cancellation of 2020 Summer Camp

To:  Town of Middlefield Residents From:  Hannah Malcolm, Director of Middlefield Park and Recreation CC:  Middlefield Park and Recreation Commission Date:  May 21, 2020 RE:  Cancellation of 2020 Summer Camp We are regretfully writing this memo to inform our residents that the Middlefield Park and Recreation Summer Day Camp is cancelled for this summer. This decision was made by the Park and Recreation Commission, who unanimously voted to cancel the previously scheduled summer day camp due to the risks associated with COVID-19. This is a heartbreaking announcement because the administrative staff has done so much to plan and troubleshoot […]

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Covid-19 – Temporary & 5-Year Pistol Permits

Temporary Pistol Permit Apply To receive a temporary pistol permit, you must apply in the town in which you reside.  If you would like to apply, please email your request to, or call 860.349.7114, and a packet will be sent out to you.  You MUST request a packet BEFORE getting fingerprinted.  Fingerprints are obtained only through the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection (DESPP) in Middletown.  They are scheduling appointments via Eventbrite – click  HERE. To request a packet, submit an application, or for questions, please email, or call 860.349.7114.   New 5-Year Pistol Permit As of […]

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Covid-19 – Tax Deferment and Interest Rate Reduction Program Information

Tax Deferment and Interest Rate Reduction Program Information On April 21st, 2020, the Middlefield Board of Selectmen voted to adopt two programs for property tax relief during the COVID-19 pandemic as authorized by an Executive Order by Governor Lamont. A temporary deferment (extended grace period) of tax collections. If eligible, the taxes due July 1st, 2020 can be deferred until September 30th, 2020. A reduced 3% interest charge for 3 months, instead of the normal 18%. This lowered interest rate would be applied to current outstanding taxes owed for a period of three months. You must APPLY to be […]

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Covid-19 – Middlefield’s Restaurant Re-Opening Guidelines

The above Re-Opening Guidelines can be obtained here: Middlefield Restaurant Reopening Guidelines – 2020-05 APPLICATIONS Applicants must submit their outdoor dining plans to Planning and Zoning for review.  There is no fee per the executive order.  Please include any required information necessary to prevent a delay.  The application can be obtained here: Application for Outdoor Dining under Executive Order In addition, applicants must also submit a checklist to the Health Department.  The application can be obtained here: Health Department Checklist for Outdoor Dining   STATE OF CT LINKS Quick access to the links referenced in the document: […]

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Covid-19 – Burn Permits Suspended

An important message for residents from Edward Bailey, First Selectman. The issuance of open burn permits is suspended immediately until further notice.  Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, there will be no inspections and it will eliminate a possible call out of our firefighters.  Violators of this order may be subject to arrest and or fines. For questions please contact the First Selectman’s Office at 860.349.7114, or

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Covid-19 – Masks Available for Small Businesses

An important message for small businesses from Edward Bailey, First Selectman and Robert Poturnicki, Emergency Management Director.   The Connecticut Business and Industry Association has partnered with the state of Connecticut to help distribute recently donated surgical masks to eligible small businesses. Limited quantities of masks are still available free to employers with 50 or fewer employees considered essential businesses as designated by the state. Eligible businesses can request a maximum of two masks per employee through this website. Distribution will be done via the Town when masks are received.

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Covid-19 – Feeling Overwhelmed and Isolated?

An important message concerning the CORONAVIRUS from First Selectman Edward Bailey and Emergency Management Director Robert Poturnicki.   We believe social distancing is having an impact on the health of Middlefield and Rockfall, please continue to adhere to social distancing guidelines. If you are feeling overwhelmed and isolated during this pandemic please visit these websites:   For more Coronavirus information please visit our Heath District website at Stay Home, Stay Safe

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Covid-19 – Face Masks Requirement Information

An important message concerning the CORONVIRUS from First Selectman Edward Bailey and Emergency Management Director, Robert Poturnicki. Governor Lamont has issued Executive Order 7BB which requires everyone to use face masks in public settings to reduce the spread of COVID-19. This order directs that face coverings to be worn by anyone in public wherever a six-foot distance is unavoidable, including by employees while in the workplace.  The CDC video explains how to make a face covering.  A link to written instructions are also provided.   Also below is a link with revised Safe Workplace Rules for Essential Employers.   How to […]

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COVID-19 – Use of Town Parks

Important message from Edward P Bailey, First Selectman In accordance with orders from our Director of Health, all activities at Middlefield’s parks are limited to walking, use of the walking paths, and dog run at the Dog Park.  Maintain SOCIAL DISTANCING at all times.  Please be safe and stay healthy.  The Middlefield Park and Recreation Commission issued an Emergency Rule effective immediately concerning the closure of the basketball courts, skate park, the baseball fields, the soccer fields, and the playground.  TAKE NOTICE: This Emergency Rule subjects violators to a $90 fine for violations.   

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Town Offices Address

Town of Middlefield
393 Jackson Hill Rd
P.O. Box 179
Middlefield, CT 06455


General Office Hours

Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Emergency Information

Fire - Police - Medical --- Dial 911
Police / Resident State Troopers: 860-349-9685
State Police, Troop F, Westbrook: 860-399-2100
Animal Control: 860-349-1333