Town of Canterbury CT

Town of Canterbury
1 Municipal Drive
Canterbury CT 06331

Boards & Commissions

  • Board of Selectmen

    Board of Selectmen

    The Board of Selectmen in Canterbury superintend the concerns of the town, adjust and settle all claims against it, and draw orders on the treasurer for their payment.

  • Planning & Zoning Commission

    Planning & Zoning Commission

    The Planning and Zoning Commission rules on all applications for new construction, reconstruction, alteration, change of use, change of location, or subdivision within the Town of Canterbury.

  • Inland Wetlands & Watercourses & Aquifer Prot. Agency

    Inland Wetlands & Watercourses & Aquifer Prot. Agency

    The Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Commission in each municipality is responsible for reviewing applications for development that may impact a wetland or watercourse. They also act as the Aquifer Protection Agency, which is responsible for protecting public water sources within an approved Aquifer Protection Area.

  • 2014 4th of July Parade Committee

    2014 4th of July Parade Committee

    This year's (2014) parade was held, even though the rains came about half way through the parade.

  • Agriculture Commission

    Agriculture Commission

    The Agriculture Commission was formally established in March 2011 to promote agricultural businesses and to assure all Town regulations and policies related to Agricultural matters are farm friendly.

  • Board of Assessment Appeals

    Board of Assessment Appeals

    The Board of Assessment Appeals is an official municipal agency designed to serve as appeal body for taxpayers who believe that assessors erred in the valuation of their properties.

  • Board of Education

    Board of Education

    The Board of Education is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the public school system and provides policy oversight and direction to the school administration.

  • Board of Finance

    Board of Finance

    The Board of Finance is responsible for the town's finances. Members' primary duties are to review and approve the town budgets and set the property tax rate.

  • Economic Development

    Economic Development

    This committee helps improve the business climate here and grow Canterbury's tax base by encouraging new businesses to locate in Canterbury and existing companies to expand their operations.

  • Elected / Appointed Officials - April 24, 2014

    Elected / Appointed Officials - April 24, 2014

  • Library Board of Trustees

    Library Board of Trustees

    The Canterbury Public Library Board of Trustees is dedicated to providing all the residents of Canterbury free access to ideas and information in a variety of formats.

  • Recreation Commission

    Recreation Commission

    The recreation commission schedules activities, arranges for services at the Town fields, and coordinates recreational programs for children and adults.

  • Veterans Memorial Committee

    Veterans Memorial Committee

    The Canterbury Veterans Memorial Committee has worked to raise money to memorialize the Town's veterans. The memorial includes three granite stones in a park design near the Municipal Parking lot.

  • Zoning Board of Appeals

    Zoning Board of Appeals

    The ZBA hears and makes decisions on applications requesting variances to our zoning regulations.

Canterbury Town Hall Office Hours:
Monday - Wednesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM, Friday 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM