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Visit the vaccines government site.
The Danbury Health Department is here to help. English, Spanish, and Portuguese speakers can use the Appointment Form.
Yes, homebound CT residents can fill out the intake form.
The CDC provides information on what to expect after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.
Get your immunization record through the secure CT WiZ Public Portal, a free service provided by the Connecticut Department of Public Health Immunization Program.
Yes, find more information COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters CDC Site.
Yes, you should be vaccinated regardless of whether you already had COVID-19 because:
If you are interested in hosting a COVID-19 Mobile vaccination event at your business, please fill out the form and someone will contact you to schedule the event.
If you are interested in hosting a COVID-19 Vaccine Education Event at your business/organization, please fill out the form and someone will contact you to schedule the event.
View CT's Vaccine Distribution Data.
View the CT's coverage map.
The federal government has implemented a system to order, distribute, and track COVID-19 Vaccines. These vaccines are ordered through the CDC.
COVID-19 vaccines are a key method to stop the spread of COVID-19. COVID-19 affects individuals differently; sometimes cases are mild, but other times they are severe and can lead to death. Not only will it protect you, but it will also protect your loved ones from contracting the virus. The vaccine will help your body create antibodies against the virus, without contracting COVID-19.
No. The COVID-19 vaccine will help our bodies learn how to recognize and fight the virus that causes COVID-19. When our bodies are in the process of learning how to fight a virus and build immunity against it, we sometimes get symptoms such as a fever. This is not COVID-19, it is a normal sign that the body is building immunity against a virus.
Yes. The U.S. vaccine safety system ensures that safety is the top priority when creating vaccines. There have been thousands of clinical trial participants for the vaccine, and if the FDA determines that the vaccines are safe and effective, they are approved for emergency use. The FDA gave full approval for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine (aka Comirnaty) on August 23, 2021, for the prevention of COVID-19 disease in individuals 16 years of age and older.
Vaccine-safety monitoring systems continuously monitor for any adverse reactions that had not occurred during the clinical trials.
Additionally, smartphone technology allows for easy access to surveys where patients monitor how they are feeling and any side effects they may have after the vaccine, via the "V-Safe" app. The app also provides second dose alert reminders when necessary.
The doses of the COVID-19 vaccine that are paid for through the U.S. tax dollars will be at no cost to you. Providers of the vaccines may be able to charge administration fees but may be able to get a reimbursement fee through the Health Resources and Service Administration's Provider Relief Fund.
Individuals aged 5+ who live, work, or study in Connecticut are eligible to schedule appointments and receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
Common side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine include: pain and swelling where you got the shot, fever, chills, tiredness, and/or headache. They should go away within a few days. If redness or tenderness persists over 24 hours, or your side effects are worrying, call your doctor.
Reduce pain and discomfort by: applying a clean, cool, wet washcloth over the area and use/exercise your arm. Reduce discomfort from fever: drink plenty of fluids and dress lightly.
The VAERS system is used to collect any data on adverse events. It is important to understand the difference between a side effect and an adverse event. A side effect is any health problem shown through studies, (such as a fever for the COVID-19 vaccine), or unrelated health problems that occur whether the vaccine was administered or not.
An adverse event is a true reaction to the vaccine, such as common known effects and/or allergic reactions. Healthcare providers are required to report certain adverse events following the vaccine administration. The smartphone V-safe app will help check how patients who received the COVID-19 are doing.
If you or someone you know is unable to create an email address, scheduling over the phone is available through the CT COVID Vaccine Appointment Line at 877-918-2224.
Please bring a form of identification with you. Ask to schedule your second appointment if you are receiving Pfizer or Moderna.
If you have received a vaccination in the past 14 days, it is not recommended for you to get the COVID-19 Vaccine. The COVID-19 Vaccine should routinely be administered alone. Please schedule your COVID-19 Vaccine appointment for at least 14 days after your last vaccination.
Our billing service representatives are available to speak with you at 888-980-9301 Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm Eastern Standard Time.
Yes Danbury EMS has a secured website portal:View the EMS Portal.
Statement and invoices may be sent to the recipients of service by Danbury EMS for many reasons.
An invoice is mailed to all patients who have been transported via a Danbury EMS ambulance. Please read it carefully. If we have all of the information to file your claim, the invoice will state "we have filed this bill with Medicare / Insurance and are awaiting payment". We will send you the balance due statement after Medicare/Insurance has paid or denied our claim. We will also file your secondary insurance if applicable. Or it could be as simple as needing a signature in order to file your claim with the insurance provider, verification of Insurance information, or missing or no Insurance information.
Monthly Statements are mailed at the end of each month on all accounts that have a balance.
Yes, we will file a claim to your secondary / supplemental insurance after we receive the payment from your primary insurance/Medicare.
We will gladly set up a monthly payment plan with you.
Check, Money Order, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and Debit Cards.
Intermedix on behalf of the City of Danbury EMS utilizes the services of Healthport for all attorney requests for billing records. Due to the ever evolving changes within the HIPAA laws, privacy of our patient's information is our first priority. Healthport insures that only people that you have authorized can gain access to your records.
The following is a link to their website where you can request billing records information via fax or set up access through their portal and receive ambulance billing information securely.
Should you encounter any issues, please contact Healthport's Customer Care directly at: 800-367-1500.
Note: Please be advised that there may be a nominal charge for ambulance billing records. You will be provided this charge prior to finalization of your records request.
You can request copies of your medical records by contacting the Health Information Services (Medical Records) Department: Request Medical Records or call 203-739-7218.
Please note that there may be a fee associated with your request.
You may also complete the Release of Information Authorization form, available in English, Spanish and Portuguese. Please fax the completed form to Health Information Services at 203-739-6689. Please be sure to include your current address and phone contact information in case we need to reach you about your request.
Click on a Release of Information Authorization to view online or print a copy. Release of Information Authorization are available online in PDF format. You may need to download the free PDF reader from Adobe.com.
Call the emergency number 911. Explain the situation and they will send someone to investigate.
Call the fire department at 203-796-1541 and ask the Community Risk Reduction Fire Marshal. He or she will set up an inspection to see if it is safe. This will not be done as code enforcement but as a public service.
Call 203-796-1523. This is the non emergency number.
Call 203-796-1523 and they will direct your call.
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Dial 311 from a landline or 203-744-4311 from your cell phone.
Dial 311 from a landline or 203-744-4311 from your cell phone. If it's after-hours call Danbury Police Department and report your complaint to the dispatcher.
A Certificate of Apartment Occupancy is used to insure compliance with the requirements of the municipal code before moving a tenant in.
Owners or Agent.
Only during the months of June 1 through October 31.
Any deterioration of the property that could be enforced under City Municipal Code (Interior and Exterior as well as public nuisance.)
The owner, agent or occupant.
150 square feet of floor space for occupancy and 1000 square feet of floor space for each additional occupant.
Yes. Please contact the Health Department at 203-797-4625.
A rooming house consists of 3 or more unrelated people.
The amount of time for code compliance varies based on the type of violation. Generally, 14 to 30 days for non-emergency violations. Twenty-Four hours for all emergency violations.
Yes, appeals should be addressed to the Director of Health.
The owner or agent.
It depends on the severity of the problem, but generally, extermination should be done every month.
Yes, if violations remain uncorrected, criminal penalties including substantial fines can be imposed.
The Director of Health.
Depending on the nature of the emergency, notice to correct would be sent within 24 hours.
No cellar space shall be used as a habitable room or dwelling unit.
If a foreclosed property has fallen into disrepair, has garbage, or overgrown grass, please submit a service request to the UNIT who will then investigate. Oftentimes, due to the lengthy process of contacting the bank who owns the property, it will take a little longer to have it cleaned up than normal - your patience and understanding in such an instance is greatly appreciated.
Please submit a service request for the UNIT, who will then investigate the vehicle.
Please submit a service request to the UNIT who will then inspect the property to see if anything can be done to ensure that the quality-of-life remains high for all residents.
You may submit a service request to the UNIT, who will then investigate. If the vehicle is parked during the evening hours or on the weekend, please indicate the times so we can follow up appropriately.
Please submit a service request to the UNIT to report a suspected unregistered vehicle and indicate if license plates are on the car or not, and provide said data.
From Monday through Thursday, during the hours of 8 am to 6 pm, please call 311 to report sidewalk parking in order to receive a timely response. During non-business hours for City Hall please contact the Danbury Police Department at 203-797-4611 to report sidewalk parking. You may submit a service request for the UNIT to periodically check your area for sidewalk parking if it is a constant problem.
Please submit a service request to the UNIT to report an accumulation of garbage on a property, please indicate if the property is rented, if the homeowner lives there, of if it is abandoned in order to allow for a timelier response.
Please submit a service request to the UNIT and indicate where you suspect the illegal apartment is located (attic, basement, etc).
Please submit a service request to the UNIT and indicate, if possible, what time the debris was dumped. If you happen to have any additional information such as vehicle makes or license plate numbers, please also provide them.
Please submit a service request to the UNIT and indicate how long you suspect this has been going on for as well as the appropriate times for an inspection.
Please submit a service request to the UNIT and indicate what type of work is being done at the location and for how long.
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a family of over 5,000 man-made chemicals with many useful properties including the ability to repel water, prevent staining and increase heat resistance. PFAS have many industrial and consumer uses including the coating of fabrics, carpets, electrical wire, and non-stick cookware, in food packaging (e.g., microwave popcorn bags and fast-food wrappers), as a mist suppressant in metal plating, and in firefighting foam used by firefighters to put out petroleum fires, but not typically in home fire extinguishers. Four of the most studied PFAS, perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS), perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA) and perfluorohexane sulfonic acid (PFHxS), are found with the highest frequencies and concentrations in the environment, in humans and in wildlife. We know the most about the harmful effects and environmental fate of these four PFAS. While PFOS and PFOA have been phased out of production, they are very persistent chemicals and can remain in the environment for long periods after being removed from the marketplace.
The CT DPH has derived individual health-based drinking water Action Levels (ALs) for four of the most widely studied PFAS that have also been detected in human blood more frequently and at much higher concentrations than other PFAS. These four compounds were included in our previous AL, “sum of CT 5” less than 70 ppt, set in 2016. The fifth compound, perfluoroheptanoic acid (PFHpA), lacks sufficient data to develop an individual AL. The current Action Levels are:
These Action Levels are based on the most sensitive, human-relevant effects seen in laboratory animals exposed to PFOS (immune effects); PFNA, PFOA (developmental effects); or PFHxS (thyroid effects). This new chemical-specific approach reflects the evolving scientific evidence on the toxicity of PFAS and is more protective of public health than our previous AL (sum of “CT 5” = 70 ppt). Also, the resulting individual ALs are within the range of drinking water guidance and standards more recently derived by another federal agency (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, or ATSDR, 2018, 2020) and by other states, including most of our neighboring states.
The way in which these chemicals reach groundwater is still being investigated. Drinking water contamination has occurred near industries manufacturing or using these chemicals to make consumer products. PFAS use at metal plating facilities for mist suppressant can also be a source of groundwater contamination. Because of their use in firefighting foams, it is possible that fire training schools, airports, and sites where there was a major fire may have releases of PFAS. Landfills can be sources of PFAS because many types of wastes that contain PFAS can end up in landfills. Once on the ground, these chemicals can gradually migrate down through the soil when it rains and affect groundwater. PFAS do not biodegrade and are known to be persistent in the environment. Once a release has occurred that has impacted groundwater, it is possible, depending on the magnitude of the release, for PFAS to travel far away from the release area.
Many consumer products also contain PFAS, so it is possible that PFAS can be washed down the drain and into septic systems, thus becoming a source of groundwater pollution and potentially impact nearby wells. For more information on sources of PFAS, please refer to the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s PFAS webpage.
At the time the CT Action Levels for PFOA, PFOS, PFHxS, and PFNA were developed, there were insufficient toxicity data to allow DPH to include other PFAS chemicals. The PFAS analytical methods currently used for drinking water analyzes for a total of 29 PFAS chemicals out of the thousands of PFAS that are currently known to exist. Of these 29 chemicals, recent testing in CT shows that PFBS and PFHxA are the most commonly detected PFAS that are not part of the current four individually developed Action Levels. To date, no federal agency has set a safe drinking water level for either PFBS or PFHxA. CT DPH monitors the evolving toxicity data for these and other PFAS chemicals to identify when new or updated Action Levels are needed.
There is another consideration for why PFAS chemicals like PFBS and PFHxA are not part of the current PFAS Action Level. PFBS and PFHxA are compounds with short-chain chemical structures and thus are very different from the four PFAS with Action Levels, which have long-chains. We know from studies of humans and laboratory animals that short-chain PFAS are eliminated from the body much more quickly (on the order of days to months in humans) than long-chain PFAS (on the order of years in humans). Because short-chain PFAS are removed so quickly from the body, they are less likely to build up in the blood to a level that could cause toxicity. This is supported by the limited toxicity data (mostly from laboratory animal studies) for PFBS and PFHxA that indicate these chemicals appear to be much less toxic than long-chain PFAS such as PFOA and PFOS.
Connecticut DPH has identified limited data about how PFAS might affect the health of cats and dogs. Out of an abundance of caution, homeowners can choose to use an alternative water source for their pets if their well water exceeds the Action Level.
There are good data that show that the amount of long-chain PFAS in chicken eggs is directly correlated with the amount of PFAS in drinking water consumed by hens (short-chain PFAS such as PFHxA and PFBS are not readily transferred from drinking water to chicken eggs). Results from a 2021 study indicate that hens exposed to drinking water with a combined level of PFOS, PFOA, and PFHxS that exceeds 3000 ppt (ng/L) are likely to produce eggs with PFAS concentrations that would exceed the limit set by the Australian Government for human consumption (the US Food and Drug Administration, FDA, has not set any limits for PFAS in foods). Therefore, DPH advises that water with the sum of PFOS, PFOA, and PFHxS concentrations greater than 3000 ppt not be used for hens if the hens are producing eggs for human consumption. This guidance assumes that hens do not have significant exposure to PFOS, PFOA, and PFHxS from soil and/or feed.
PFAS in milk, or meat
There are no data on the uptake of PFAS into the meat or milk of sheep or goats. However, PFAS has been shown to be readily absorbed and excreted into maternal milk of laboratory rodents, dairy cows and humans. In the past few years, several New England farms have detected PFOS in cow’s milk at levels considered ‘unacceptable’ for human consumption. Since the cows’ exposure to PFAS was mainly through contaminated feed (and possibly drinking water), Connecticut DPH is unable to determine the level of PFAS in drinking water that would produce unacceptable levels of PFAS in milk. Given the findings about uptake of PFAS into maternal milk of lab rodents, dairy cows, and humans, it is possible that sheep and goats exposed to elevated PFAS in their water source could accumulate elevated PFAS levels in their milk. For this reason, DPH advises that water with PFAS concentrations greater than the Connecticut DPH Action Level not be used for livestock if the milk is used for human consumption.
With regard to human consumption of sheep or goat meat, there are no data on PFAS uptake into meat, but it is likely, that uptake would occur. Thus, out of an abundance of caution, the homeowner could choose to use an alternative water source for the sheep and goats if they are being raised for meat consumption.
Connecticut DPH continues to monitor the rapidly evolving science on PFAS. As more definitive information becomes available, we will update this FAQ.
Connecticut DPH has developed acceptable PFAS concentrations in water used to irrigate gardens. In developing these values, Connecticut DPH considered PFAS uptake into edible garden produce from irrigation water and consumption of garden produce by children and adults. Connecticut DPH’s irrigation water screening levels are:
At water concentrations greater than these levels, Connecticut DPH advises against the use of water for irrigation of garden produce intended for human consumption.
It should be noted that these screening values (with the exception of PFHxS) were adopted from work done by the state of Maine. Maine did not derive an irrigation value for PFHxS so Connecticut DPH opted to use Maine’s value for PFOS as a surrogate for PFHxS (thus the values for PFOS and PFHxS are the same).
PFAS cannot be removed by boiling the water. In fact, it may increase the PFAS concentration as the water will evaporate, but all the PFAS will remain.
If you are concerned about PFAS in your public drinking water, Connecticut DPH recommends you contact your local water utility to learn more about your drinking water and to see whether they have monitoring data for PFAS or can provide any specific recommendations for your community.
Bottled water is regulated by the Department of Consumer Protection as a food product. Many retail water bottlers publish water quality testing data, and while PFAS chemicals are not regulated in bottled water, many bottlers do test for it and include the information on their web pages. Some water bottlers use numerous sources and water quality may vary depending on the source location. If you are making your own purchasing decisions about bottled water, make sure that when you search for water quality data, you are viewing the data from the correct source.
Effective October 1, 2021; sections 86 and 87 of Public Act 21-121 require that bottlers collect samples prior to any water treatment and annually test each DPH approved bottled water source in Connecticut for unregulated contaminants such as PFAS chemicals. There are currently four Connecticut DPH-approved sources for bottled water located in the state of Connecticut, and these are the sources that bottlers would be required to sample and test. If the results of such sampling exceed Connecticut's PFAS drinking water AL, then DPH may require the bottler to discontinue use of the source until it is rendered safe to drink.
Bottled water delivered to homes in conjunction with a DEEP investigation has been tested for PFAS per the contract DEEP has with its bottled water vendor.
The main health concerns from ingestion of long-chain PFAS, such as PFOS, PFOA, PFNA, and PFHxS, come from studies in laboratory animals which consistently show effects on the liver and immune system, and on growth, reproduction, and fetal development. PFAS can also affect the endocrine (e.g., thyroid) and hormonal systems and can disturb blood lipids such as cholesterol in lab animals. Studies of human populations exposed to elevated levels of PFOS, PFOA, PFNA, and PFHxS generally support the effects seen in animals. Some studies of populations exposed to PFOA have also shown an increased risk for kidney cancer, and at very high exposure levels, for testicular cancer. Our bodies eliminate these long-chain PFAS very slowly, so they can build up over time with continued exposure. Therefore, even low levels in drinking water may increase your risk of developing a variety of health effects if exposure is long term (months to years). Exposure to PFAS above the Connecticut Drinking Water Action Level does not necessarily mean that health effects will happen. Short-chain PFAS, such as GenX (replacement for PFOA) and perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS, a replacement for PFOS), do not build up in the body over time; however, they have been shown to cause similar health effects in laboratory animals as their predecessors.
PFAS are not readily absorbed by your skin, so bathing, showering, swimming, and washing dishes in water containing PFAS is not a significant source of exposure.
There is no enforceable federal Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) for PFAS; only a federal EPA lifetime health advisory for PFOA + PFOS that was set in 2016. Some States that have identified PFAS contamination have proactively developed drinking water standards and guidelines. While states use the same standardized risk assessment approach for developing acceptable drinking water concentrations, there are many points in the process where professional scientific judgement is needed. Different decisions in the risk assessment process can result in variations in drinking water standards and guidelines; each of which are scientifically defensible.
In addition, some states have set acceptable PFAS drinking water levels more recently than other states. Consideration of newer toxicological data about PFAS can result in differing acceptable levels.
Connecticut DPH generally does not recommend testing your blood for PFAS. There are several reasons why. A PFAS blood test can tell you what your levels are at the time the blood was drawn, but not whether levels in your body are “safe” or “unsafe” or whether your health has been or will be impacted by PFAS. Virtually everyone in the U.S. (and the world) has measurable amounts of PFAS in their body because PFAS chemicals are so widely used in commercial and industrial products. Many of the health issues that have been associated with exposure to PFAS (such as increased cholesterol and decreased thyroid hormone levels) commonly occur in the population even without high levels of PFAS in the blood. These health issues can be caused by many different factors, and there is no way to know or predict if PFAS exposure has or will cause a health problem. It can also be complicated to get a PFAS blood test. It is not a routine test, not many laboratories can analyze blood for PFAS, and it is likely that health insurance would not cover the cost. Finally, a PFAS blood test will not provide information to pinpoint a health problem, nor will it provide information about treatment.
However, if you are concerned about your exposures and wish to have your blood tested for PFAS, you should speak with your physician.
We can be exposed to PFAS not only through drinking PFAS contaminated water, but also through pathways such as: eating foods packaged in PFAS containing materials; using consumer products such as non-stick cookware, stain resistant carpeting, and water repellant clothing; and, eating fish contaminated with PFAS. Nearly everyone has low levels of PFOA, PFOS, PFNA and PFHxS in their blood. These background levels likely come from consumer products and food packaging. You may still have some PFAS in your body years after the chemicals have been phased out because of their slow removal from the body. Limiting your use of these products and your consumption of PFAS-containing food can limit your overall exposure to PFAS. Consult the Connecticut Fish Consumption Advisory for information about eating fish caught in Connecticut waters and the US EPA for additional advice on how to limit your exposure to PFAS.
If your well is located near a suspected or probable source of PFAS, you might consider testing. PFAS testing is currently not broadly recommended for all private well users, because of the complexity of proper sample collection, cost, and the limited number of labs approved for testing for PFAS. If you’d like to consider testing, the list of labs certified to test for PFAS in drinking water can be found on the Connecticut DPH’s Environmental Laboratory Certification Program’s website.
Connecticut DPH encourages private well owners to test their drinking water for general potability and other common naturally occurring contaminants. For general private well recommendations on what to test for, why and how often, please refer to the Connecticut DPH's website: TestYourWell.ct.gov.
To date, the State of Connecticut has tested those private wells that are located near a confirmed exceedance of the Connecticut PFAS Action Level, as identified through independent testing performed by a public water system, remediation contractor or other entity. The State is in the process of developing a mapping application that can be used to identify areas with a higher likelihood to have been impacted by PFAS based on proximity to known or likely release areas. Consistent with the recommendations in the Connecticut PFAS Action Plan, the State will use that tool to determine which communities may be most at risk of PFAS contamination going forward.
If your well is being tested through a targeted investigation being conducted by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) and PFAS are detected in your well water above the Connecticut DPH Drinking Water Action Level, then DEEP will arrange to have bottled water delivered to you on an interim basis while the most appropriate long-term solution is determined. If you tested on your own and PFAS are detected, please notify the DEEP Remediation Division contact for your town and DPH at DPH.EmergingContaminants@ct.gov for additional guidance.
Viable treatment options for PFAS reduction include granular activated carbon (GAC) and point of use reverse osmosis (RO). Treatment effectiveness is dependent on treatment sizing, contact time, and how well the device is maintained. For specific devices, it may be best to check with the manufacturer of your treatment device.
To find products certified to reduce PFOA and PFOS, by the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) please refer to: NSFProtocol P473 Drinking Water Treatment – PFOA & PFOS. There are currently no treatment devices certified to reduce PFAS other than PFOA and PFOS. For more information please refer to the DPH Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) Detections in Private Well Water guidance.
If your home is part of an investigation initiated by DEEP, then DEEP will arrange to have a treatment system installed at your home should your levels of PFAS exceed the Action Level, at no cost to the homeowner. Treatment will be dependent on case specifics. DEEP will also arrange to have your water treatment system routinely maintained and serviced by a State contracted water treatment professional.
DPH Private Well Program
Private Well Program Website
DPH Drinking Water Section and Emerging Contaminants Unit (for public drinking water)
Drinking Water Section Website
DPH Environmental & Occupational Health Assessment Program
Phone: (860) 509-7740
Environmental and Occupational Health Assessment Program Website
DPH Environmental Laboratory Certification Program website
Disque del teléfono de su casa al 311 o al 203 744-4311 desde su celular
Disque del teléfono de su casa al 311 o al 203 744-4311 desde su celular. Si es después de horas de trabajo llame al departamento de Policía de Danbury y reporte su queja al despacho
El Certificado de Ocupación del Apartamento es usado para asegurarse del cumplimiento de normas requeridas por el código municipal antes de que se muden inquilinos.
Los Dueños o Agentes
Solo durante los meses de Junio 1 a través de Octubre 31
Cualquier tipo de deterior en la propiedad que pueda estar en el Código Municipal de la cuidad
El dueño, agente o los inquilinos
150 pies cuadrados de espacio por persona y 100 pies cuadrados de espacio por cada persona adicional.
Una vivienda contiene 3 o más personas que no son familiares
El tiempo depende en el tipo de la infracción, generalmente de 14-30 días para infracciones que no son emergencias. 24 horas para todas las infracciones que son emergencias.
Si, las apelaciones son enviadas a la Directora del Departamento de Salud.
El dueño o agente
Dependiendo de la gravedad del problema, pero generalmente las exterminaciones deben ser cada mes
Si, si las infracciones no son corregidas, puede ser penalizado incluso con multas muy altas
La Directora del Departamento de Salud
Dependiendo de la emergencia, un aviso para arreglar el problema será enviado en no más de 24 horas.
Ninguna bodega debe ser usada como habitación o espacio habitable.
Free sand is available for residents at the city garage on Newtown Road, but only may be picked up in 5-gallon buckets.
In the event that the grate on the drain has begun to cave in or rot and needs to be replaced please report it to 311. The Highway Department will then place a large marker above the drain, altering residents to the potential danger as well as indicating that it has been marked for repair. Drain replacement may take some time due to weather conditions and available manpower, if the marker is lost please email us and we will forward the information to the Highway Department.
Residents may freely dispose of household hazardous waste at the HRRA-sponsored event; one event is typically held in May in Newtown and the other is in September in Danbury. The calendar of events and a list of acceptable items can be found on the HRRA website.
If you have other questions regarding how to dispose of household waste, the State DEP provides helpful information on the Connecticut State website.
For information on Winters Brothers Transfer Station, please visit their website.
Residents may freely dispose of household hazardous waste at the HRRA-sponsored event; one event is typically held in May in Newtown and the other is in September in Danbury. The calendar of events can be found here on the HRRA event webpage. The list of acceptable items that can be brought to these events can be found on the event page as well.
If you have other questions regarding how to dispose of household waste, the State DEP provides helpful information on the DEP website.
For a list of items that can be disposed of at our local Mom and Pop Recycling Center, visit the Recycling Guide page.
You may submit a service request asking for a street light to be fixed and it may take some time due to the process. After your request is received a representative from the Highway Department will inspect the light in question and then send a report over to Eversource who will then provide a confirmation number that is logged in our system. Once the request for the light to be fixed is received by Eversource it is then their responsibility to fix it and is out of the hands of the City of Danbury. If you have questions regarding a light that was not fixed, Eversource may be contacted at 1-800-286-2000.
Curb repair begins in the spring after the asphalt plants open and is broken down into two parts: hand repair and machine repair. Hand repair is done first and is relegated to smaller breaks while machine repair may not begin until late summer and is for large-scale repairs. As a result, your curbing may have been broken by the plow driver during a storm in December but it may not be fixed until August or September of the following year as other factors - such as weather conditions and available manpower - influence when it will be fixed. Please be sure to contact 311 to report your broken curb, or email us if you have reported it broken and are looking for an update.
If you would like to request new drains or catch basins on your road please contact 311 and describe your problem to them and it will be sent over to the Highway Department for evaluation. The installation of new drains can be very costly and encompass many studies which may take some time before the project is completed; as a result please be sure to email 311 for updates on your service request.
The City of Danbury provides curbside pick-up for yard debris during the spring and the autumn months. The program runs for six weeks and alternates between zip codes for each week. Residents should place their leaves in paper bags that are not taped and place them curbside for pick-up. Other yard debris such as grass clippings or sod, as well as any rocks or pressure-treated lumber will not be picked up. If your bags have been sitting on the curb during the weeks allocated and have not been picked up, please contact 311 in order to notify us. If you wish to dispose of yard debris at times when we are not performing curbside pick-up, you can bring your debris to Ferris Mulch on Plumtrees Road.
Street sweeping typically begins in the middle of spring and runs throughout the end of summer into early fall and is dependent on many factors such as the availability of manpower, machines, as well as weather conditions. If your road has not yet been swept, please submit a service request so that it is logged and properly recorded.
The City of Danbury is proud to offer residents the opportunity to dispose of their recyclables at our recycling truck; which is located at a different location each day of the week from 10 am to 2 pm. Residents may dispose of such items as glass, plastics 1 and 2, cardboard, newspaper, magazines, and phone books free of charge. If you arrive at a designated location during the allotted time and the truck is not there it may be because: 1) The truck is full and the driver had to leave, or, 2) The driver is on a separate route (as he is also a truck driver for the city). Please do not dispose of your materials there in the hopes that he will stop by and pick them up but please bring them home and return on a different day. The schedule of places is:
Yes, if the plow driver tore up your lawn while plowing please report it to 311 to make sure that it is logged and recorded properly. Many times residents are unaware that their lawn has been damaged until after the snow melts; if that is the case please report it to 311 as soon as it is noticed.
Occasional "scalping" of lawns occurs during winter plowing operations. Some of these are deep enough to fill and re-seed. Others, while unsightly at first, are too shallow to fill. These will grow back on their own from the roots of the grass. Some areas, like corners, intersections, and hills among others, are prone to such damage more than other areas. The deep areas will be filled and seeded as time permits. The rest will be left to grow back on their own.
No, it is the responsibility of the property owner to maintain the drains that are located in front of their house. The city does not have the resources to commit our employees to clear leaves and other debris that are blocking the 3,800 drains within the city limits.
These occurrences should be reported to CityLine 311. You can talk to an agent 24/7 via our city website's "Service Request" chat feature at the top right corner of your screen or by calling 203-744-4311.
Ferris Mulch Products in Danbury will recycle brush, logs, stumps, shrub trimmings, leaves, garden waste, and wood chips for a fee.
For Danbury city residents there is no charge for dropping brush (under 2" in diameter) and leaves. Danbury residents must stop in at the office and present proof of residency with a valid driver's license or tax bill and picture ID.
Visit the Ferris Mulch Products website to learn more.
The following single point of contact has been established for the reporting of all collection system bypasses.
During normal working hours (7:30 am to 4 pm) call the Public Utilities Department at 203-797-4539.
Outside normal working hours (4 pm to 7:30 am) call the West Lake Water Treatment Plant at 203-797-4615.
You may obtain a copy of a Land Record at the Town Clerk's Office for $1 per page or by logging into RecordHub from your home for a fee.
View the RecordHub Land Records.
You may obtain a copy of a birth, marriage, or death certificate at the Town Clerk’s Office. You must bring your valid government-issued photo ID (i.e. Driver’s License or Passport) along with a completed application. Certificates are payable by cash or check payable to the City of Danbury. The fee is $20 per certificate. Credit cards are not accepted.
These certificates may also be requested by mail. Please download and fill out a birth certificate application, marriage certificate application, or death certificate application. Please make sure to mail the completed request with the following requirements: Check or money order made payable to the City of Danbury. Include a photocopy of your valid government issued photo ID (i.e. Driver’s License or Passport).
Mail application and a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
City of DanburyAttn: Town Clerks Office155 Deer Hill Ave.Danbury, CT 06810
A marriage license is required by the Marriage Laws of the State of Connecticut. You must apply in the Town where the ceremony will be performed. No appointment is necessary to apply for a marriage license. Marriage licenses are issued between 9 am to 5 pm. Monday through Thursday. No appointment is necessary.
Applicants 18 years of age or over do not require parental consent to marry in Connecticut.
A 16 or 17-year-old may obtain a marriage license only if the probate court where the minor resides approves a petition filed on the minor's behalf by his or her parent or guardian.
A full legal name is required, using your legal name at the time of the application. No abbreviations, nicknames, or initials. The information for the marriage license should appear as it does on your birth certificate, unless you changed your name legally in a previous marriage then that is your legal name unless your divorce decree reverses it, or you had a court-ordered name change.
The fee for a marriage license is $50 payable by cash or check. An additional $20 will be charged for a certified copy of your marriage certificate which will be mailed to you once your license is returned to our office by the officiant after the ceremony is performed. Additional certified copies can be requested for a $20 per copy fee.
For couples choosing to have a Justice of the Peace perform their ceremony, you may contact a Justice of the Peace from the list provided to make arrangements. The Town Clerk does not perform marriage ceremonies.
Not all states have the same requirements. Contact the state in which the marriage ceremony is being performed.
Regardless of where you were married, the court district for the area where you were residing at the time of your divorce will have those papers. If you were divorced at the Danbury Superior Court, you may contact the Court Clerk at 203-207-8600.
You may obtain a hunting and fishing license in person at the Town Clerk's Office or through the CT DEEP. Reservoir permits can be obtained in the Town Clerk's Office by providing your name, address, and conservation number.
Pursuant to Connecticut General Statute 22-338, all dogs over the age of six months of age must be vaccinated for rabies and licensed during the month of June. The licensing fee is $8 for spayed / neutered dogs and $19 for male / female dogs.
If you are licensing for the first time, it will be necessary for you to provide your name, address, phone number, name of dog, breed, age, and color. You will also be required to provide proof of current rabies vaccination and proof of your dog being neutered or spayed from your veterinarian. Dog License Application
If this is a renewal, you will need to provide documentation of current rabies vaccination if it is noted on your renewal that your vaccination has expired.
Annual licenses must be obtained during the period of June 1, 2021, through June 30, 2021. Beginning July 1, a $1 per month late fee will be charged for each month you fail to license your dog(s). If you are renewing by mail, send your renewal and a check payable to the City of Danbury along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:
Town Clerk's OfficeCity of Danbury155 Deer Hill AvenueDanbury, CT 06810
You may obtain or terminate a trade name certificate at the Town Clerk's Office. You must fill out an application to obtain a new trade name or to terminate a trade name. There is a $10 fee to file.
Further information may be found by contacting the Town Clerk's Office.
View Voter Information to see if you are already registered to vote. If not, you may enter the State of Connecticut's Online Voter Registration System and fill out the online form.
Find your street in the Street Listings for Voter Locations (PDF) for your voting district. The first 3 digits below the D/P column (001-007) represent your voting ward.
Voting Wards and Polling Locations:
If you are still unsure, please contact the Registrar of Voters or use the Voter Registration Lookup. Enter your town, name, and date of birth, to find your polling location address.
View your City Council Representatives.