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Click below to view 2011 Plan of Conservation & Development

Plan of Conservation & Development

Town Hall Hours

Mon - Wed / 9:00am - 4:00pm
Thu / 9:00am - 7:00pm
Fri / 9:00am - Noon

2014 Town Hall Office Holidays

CT Alert

Welcome to Westbrook, Connecticut

Welcome to Westbrook, Connecticut USA, a quaint shoreline community nestled on the banks of Long Island Sound between New Haven and New London. Explore our site and plan a visit to enjoy our fresh salt air, sandy beaches, unlimited marine activities.

Relax in a cozy B&B or chill out in a full-featured resort. Poke around our unique shops and meander through our well stocked mall. When you work up an appetite and you will, Westbrook offers everything from fun casual to gourmet fare and everything in between. Something for every palate and pocketbook.

Enjoy Westbrook, a friendly port.

Storm Closings / Meeting Cancellations / Urgent Notices

Notice to Town Residents

Eversource (formerly CL&P) will be performing aerial patrols of transmission lines, via helicopter, from April 6th through April 10th , between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. weather permitting.



Town of Westbrook Warning of Tax Collection Scam

The Town of Westbrook is warning residents of a tax collection scam going around. The attached letter has been sent to various taxpayers in their town and none of them were delinquent. The letters have been referencing different banks. It apparently is a scam to get check information from taxpayers.

Click here to view example scam letter


Town of Westbrook Notice

Westbrook Foundation Grant applications due 4/1/15.


Town of Westbrook

Fiscal Year 2015-16 General Fund Operating Budget Calendar

To print and view the general fund operating budget calendar please click here to download it.


AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Schedule

Westbrook Public Library Community Room

For An Appointment Call The Estuary At 860-388-1611

  • Monday February 23, 2015
  • Monday March 9, 2015
  • Monday March 23, 2015
  • Monday April 6, 2015


Westbrook Social Services is now taking applications for fuel assistance for the 2014-15 heating season for eligible Westbrook residents

Annual household income limits are based on the last four weeks of income and size of household. $32,515 (1); $42,519 (2); $52,524 (3); $62,528 (4); $72,532 (5); $82,537 (6); $84,413 (7); $86,289 (8).

Some asset limits are followed.

Applications are taken by appointment only. Please contact Elizabeth Carpenter, Coordinator of Westbrook Social Services at (860) 399-3040 X154 for information or to schedule your appointment.

2013 Mill Rate

2013 Mill Rate is 21.79

Harbor Management

In response to increasing and competing demands for the use and development of the waters and coastal shoreline of the Town of Westbrook, the Harbor Management Commission has made the decision to prepare a Harbor Management Plan which will address a wide range of water-related issues for the entire Westbrook shoreline including:

  1. Recreational and commercial boating, fishing and shellfishing.
  2. Flood and erosion hazards, including areas subject to high-velocity waves.
  3. Industrial and commercial water-dependant uses.
  4. Water-dependant recreational and educational uses.
  5. Water quality and public health.
  6. Public access.
  7. Natural resources conservation including: tidal wetlands, estuaries, beaches, dunes, intertidal flats, escarpments, fish and shellfish resources, and rocky shores.

Harbor Management Plan

Draft Harbor Ordinance

Great News for Westbrook!

The most recent Connecticut Magazine edition on “Rating the Towns” rates Westbrook #3 out of 39 towns relative to the median sale price of a home. Please see rating chart below. On page 58 of the magazine, note the following: “If you’re interested in an affordable town along the shoreline, you might consider Westbrook, which ranks second in civic engagement, second in economic success and third in education”.

Rating Chart
October 24, 2013

Dog Ordinance Update

Please download the attached PDF to learn more about the updated dog ordinance.

Download the Updated Dog Ordinance
May 30, 2013

Westbrook Offers Discounted Prescription Drug Program

The Town of Westbrook, through its association with the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM), the statewide association of towns and cities, is now providing a prescription discount card that will provide uninsured and underinsured residents steep savings on prescription medicines. Westbrook is a member of CCM and this new program is only available to CCM member communities.

Download the Press Release
December 6, 2012
NEW - Septic pump out information for the Town of Westbrook is now available to the public through a site called Septic Search. The website address is You will be asked for the State and Town name, and then you may search by address or last name. All septic pumpers are required to submit Westbrook pump out records to this database. If you have questions regarding the information found on the site, please contact the Land Use Office at 860-399-3047. A link to the Septic Search site may be found in the Quick Links Section on this page.
A new quick link has been added for Financial Reports on the left. If you have any questions or comments regardingthe town's financial reports, please contact Andrew Urban, Director of Finance, at (860) 399-3004

Please note the following openings on various boards and committees throughout the Town of Westbrook.

If you are interested in filling any of these positions, please contact Suzanne Helchowski in the First Selectman’s office at 860-399-3040 ext 110

  • Cable TV Advisory Council
  • River COG Selectmen’s Representative
  • Economic Development Commission
  • Fire Commissioner Alternate
  • Housing Authority
  • Inland Wetlands & Watercourses Commission Alternate
  • Town Center Alternate
  • Water Pollution Control Commission

Local Tide Chart

2013 Mill Rate is 21.79
2012 Mill Rate is 20.98
2011 Mill Rate is 20.98