Town of Canterbury CT

Town of Canterbury
1 Municipal Drive
Canterbury CT 06331

2015-2016 Budget Referendum - TODAY

The Budget Referendum will be held on Thursday, May 28th from 6 AM until 8 PM in the Town Hall Community Room.

The proposed budgets for 2015 - 2016 are as follows:

General Government:      $2,852,289,

Education:                     $11,446,790,

Capital Improvement Plan:  $375,000.

These three budgets total $14,674,079.  The proposed mill rate increase is 0.15, from the current rate of 21.50 to 21.65.

Welcome to Canterbury!

Canterbury in Summer

Nestled in Northeast Connecticut's beautiful "Quiet Corner", 312 year old Canterbury comprises a rich mix of historical tradition, a wide variety of tradespeople and small businesses, unique ecological features and beautiful vistas within its 40.3 square miles. A current population of 5096 is housed along 68 miles of Town Roads and 20 miles of State Roads.

Elementary and Middle Schools are located within the Town. High school students have a choice of Board of Education approved high schools which provide a broad spectrum of educational opportunities. A wide range of extremely active and involved civic groups and services provide many recreational and educational activities throughout the town. We encourage you to visit the many links provided throughout the web site.

The Town staff is ready to serve your needs. Please contact us with any questions or comments you have via the web site, or visit us in the Municipal complex located in Canterbury Plains at 1 Municipal Drive.

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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