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When you've searched our catalog and you don't find what you are looking for, let us try and get it for you from another library. Through our Interlibrary Loan Service (ILL), we can request materials from other libraries in the State of Connecticut.
This service is available to Waterford residents and non-resident customers with valid library cards. All ILL items must be picked up and returned at the Waterford Public Library.
There is no fee for this service.
Please allow an average of ten business days for items to arrive. We will contact you when the item arrives.
Mostly books. Please note, some materials are not available through ILL, such as entertainment DVDs and reference materials. It is also very difficult to obtain best sellers and other books published within the last 12 months.
Customers may have up to five ILL requests in our system at one time.
The usual loan period for an ILL item is three weeks.
Dogs are not allowed at Waterford Beach from Memorial Day through Mid-September. They are allowed in other parts of the park. Please leash and clean-up after your dog. The exception being a service animal.
You can come to the Community Center, starting May 5, 2022 from 8 am to 4 pm to purchase beach stickers. A current car registration is required for each vehicle requesting a sticker. If you cannot locate your car registration, details can be downloaded from the DMV website, we cannot take the information off of a phone/tablet.
Form of payment can be cash, check, or credit card. Thank you.
Resident fees: 1st car is $25 each additional car in the same family and household is $11 each. You must have a registration for each vehicle. If your registration does not have your Waterford address on it, please bring a current tax bill or current monthly utility bill, plus the registration.
Waterford Senior Citizens (65 and older) wishing to get a beach sticker need a current car registration and pay $11. You have the option of showing your drivers license at the gatehouse for free access or the convenience of the sticker for $11.
Out-of-town residents need a current car registration for each vehicle you wish to purchase a sticker for and the cost is $125 per vehicle.
Wristbands for walkers and bike riders are $2 for residents and $10 for out-of-town. Proof of residency is required.
You can now use our online system!
On the Waterford Recreation and Parks Department page, you will find Online Registration in the left-hand column. The next screen will bring you to RecDesk where you will select "Memberships" and then choose the appropriate beach sticker. If this is your first time using the system, you will need to set up a household in the system. Once the household is set up, you can continue to register for programming and other passes as interested. Forms will need to be uploaded digitally in order to use the online system. Use your receipt for entrance to the gatehouse until you get your sticker.
You can make a photocopy of your registration and mail it to: Waterford Recreation and Parks, 15 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, Court checks are made out to the Town of Waterford. Please remember registration is required for each vehicle.
Rules and regulations of the Waterford dog park, Stenger Farm Park, Clark Lane.
Enjoy your stay!! Thank you for following the rules.
Dog Park is closed during inclement weather. Please notify the Recreation and Parks Department at 860-444-5881 if you notice broken equipment or anything that requires immediate attention. Violators will be subject to removal from the dog park and suspension of dog park privileges.
Call 911 for any emergencies. If you need to contact the Police for a non-emergency, call 860-442-9451.
By stopping by our office by mail(15 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT 06385) or call 444-5881. Checks, cash, and credit cards are accepted at this time. Online registration for Fall 2021 begins on 9/8/21 by going to the Waterford Community Center website.
The registration form can be found in the program booklet website.
15 Rope Ferry RoadWaterford, CT 06385
Monday through Friday.8 am to 4 pm.
Monday through Friday8 am to 4 pmSaturday 8 am to 12 pmRentals available on Saturday and Sunday
Are located within the community center, 24 Rope Ferry Road.
Officers can be contacted in person, by phone or by email. You can come into the police department if you need to speak with an officer in person. If you need a certain officer, call the main number, 860-442-9451 and ask to be connected to that officer's voicemail. You can also send the officer an email. Each officer has an email assigned to them which is addressed using their first initial and last name. Example: Officer John Smith's email name would be JSmith.
Yes. The Waterford Police Department has two K-9 units and often holds demonstrations at various events. To get additional information, please email Lieutenant Ferland who oversees the K-9 program
Yes. Tours of the police department are routinely set up for local groups and residents. For further information, please email Community Engagement Officer Eric Fredricks or call 860-442-9451.
Yes. Officers are often hired by private companies and residents for various functions. If you are a contractor needing police presence at a construction detail, please contact Lt. VanOverloop at 860-442-9451. If there is no answer, please ask to speak with the shift supervisor and do not simply leave a voicemail. If you are not a contractor, the detail must be approved by the administration prior to being offered. Please contact the on shift supervisor at 860-442-9451 and chose Option 4.
No. Protective Orders and Restraining Orders are issued at the court. If you live in New London County, you can apply for an order at New London Superior Court, 112 Broad Street, New London, Connecticut. Police can only issue Temporary Protective Orders after a Domestic Violence arrest. The State of Connecticut Judicial website has additional information.
If you find property in the Town of Waterford, you can either bring it to the Waterford Police Department or you can call the main number and an officer will respond to your location.
Maybe. If you are reporting something non-criminal, such as a hazardous road condition, then you can call the main number and make a report to any officer or dispatcher who is available to answer your call. If the complaint is criminal in nature, then officers may need to verify identification, seize evidence and obtain statements and therefore will need to meet with you in person.
The Waterford Police Department utilizes the Law Enforcement Council of Southeastern Connecticut (LEC) for hiring new officers. View the L.E.C. website. If interested in a Community Service Officer position, or as an Emergency Dispatcher, please contact the Town of Waterford Human Resources office at the Town Hall. (15 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT.)
Yes. To request the speed trailer on your road, please email Traffic Officer Jake Nickerson or call 860-442-9451.
Yes. Depending on the type of event and date it is to be held. Please contact the shift supervisor at 860-442-9451.
To request a copy of a report, please call the Waterford Police records division, 860-447-2212, Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4 pm Please have as much information as possible, preferably a case number to assist records personnel in locating the requested information. Not all cases are immediately available for release. Most information requests require a completed Records Request Form, which can be located on this site.
Yes. Officers routinely volunteer for various causes. Officers regularly volunteer at events benefiting the March of Dimes, Make-A-Wish Foundation and the CT Special Olympics to name a few. They have also volunteered their time at Waterford Week events, community events with the Youth Services Department and many other functions. If you are holding a charity event and are wondering if officers would participate, please email the Waterford Police Union President Ryan Spearrin.
Call Senior Services at 860-444-5839.
We provide curb-to-curb transportation to Waterford residents who are sixty years of age and older and to disabled adults.
Our service area includes Waterford, East Lyme, Niantic, and New London. We take people to physician appointments, outpatient testing, (x-rays, lab tests, etc.), physical therapy, salon/barbershop, and errands.
Service is provided Monday through Friday 8:45 am to 3:30 pm for routine, prescheduled appointments. The schedule may change due to inclement weather, staffing shortage, or mechanical problems. There is no service on holidays.
The service is provided free of charge. Request to have a transportation registration packet mailed to you or download it from the forms section of this site. Once you return the form we will enroll you in the program and you can request rides.
The sewer use bill covers the previous three months. New owners should check their closing statements to see the adjustment made at closing. In most cases, the bill is the new owner's obligation.
Interest is charged the 1st of every month. We MUST charge interest per Connecticut State Statutes. Failure to pay the bill by due date results in an interest charge dating back to date on invoice.
If you did not receive a bill for property you own that uses sewers, contact our office promptly. State Statute 12-130 states that failure to receive a bill does not invalidate the bill or the interest.
Click here to view the form to fill out a change of address request. All change of address requests must be submitted to the Assessor's Office at 15 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT 06385.
Click here for the Waterford Utility Commission Account Information Form and email it to us here.
You can mail the completed for to our office at: WUC, P.O. Box 310, Waterford, CT 06385.
Taxes must be paid on or before the first of the month following the due date of the tax in order to avoid interest. By State law, interest is charged at the rate of 1 ½% per month on all delinquent amounts with a $2 minimum. Payments on delinquent accounts must first be applied to the oldest outstanding bill; all fees and interest must be paid before payments are applied to outstanding taxes.
Real Estate Tax Delinquencies: The tax office mails a "Delinquent Notice" (August and February) as a statement of delinquent taxes after each installment. If there is an unpaid balance on a real estate tax bill after April 30, a lien shall be placed in the land records at a fee of $24. At least 30 days prior to the placement of a lien, a "Notice of Intent To Lien" is sent to each delinquent taxpayer. All interest, fees, and taxes must be paid before a lien can be released.
Motor Vehicle Tax Delinquencies: The tax office mails a Delinquent Statement in August (and February, for Supplemental Tax bills that are due in January.) A "Demand Notice" is then sent (September and March) as a statement of delinquent taxes after each billing statement. Unpaid tax bills after the demand notice is sent may be turned over to a State Marshal or to a collection agency for collection at the taxpayer's expense. The Department of Motor Vehicles will not process registration renewals until all vehicle taxes and fees are paid in full.
Personal Property Tax Delinquencies: Delinquent statements are sent in August. Unpaid personal property tax bills are subject to liens placed with the Connecticut Secretary of the State if not paid by September 30. A "Notice of Intent to Lien" is sent in September.
You may pay your taxes by mail, in person, or online via the Town of Waterford website.
Checks: Should be made payable to the Waterford Tax Collector and mailed (using the blue return envelope) to:
Waterford Tax Collector15 Rope Ferry RoadWaterford, CT 06385
Please include the payment coupon from your statement in order to ensure proper payment to your account and write the "list number" from your bill on your check.
Credit Card and Electronic Check: You may pay your taxes online by using the Instructions For Paying Tax Bills Online page. You can schedule your payments, sign up for paperless billing, and sign up for email and text reminders. There are fees associated with the online payment of your taxes, please refer to the payment page for details.
Real Estate taxes: Tax bills over $100 are due semi-annually on July 1 and January 1.
Motor Vehicle taxes: Tax bills on vehicles registered as of October 1 are due annually on July 1; tax bills for vehicles registered from October 2 through July 31 are due annually on January 1
Personal Property Taxes: Business Personal Property tax bills are due on July 1