Town of Canterbury CT

Town of Canterbury
1 Municipal Drive
Canterbury CT 06331

Canterbury Town Newsletter - May 2018 Edition - Now Online

A Public Hearing will be held on August 9, 2018 at 7 pm for proposed amendments to the Canterbury Zoning and Subdivsion Regulations.  These amendments can be viewed under Planning & Zoning - downloadable documents or under Land Use Office.  



Shred Day - Saturday, June 30, 11:00am to 1:00pm

Town Meeting - Thursday, June 14, 7pm, a Town Meeting will be held at the Municipal Building to discuss the FY 18/19 Municipal, Education and CIP budgets. 

Budget Referendum - June 18, 2018, from 6am to 8pm to be held at the Municipal Building.


Senior Exercise Class - Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30am, exercise class is held at the Town Hall...cost $2.00 per session.


The Canterbury Newsletter -May 2018 Edition is now online and can be found under the "Town Newsletters" tab, along with previous editions.


Town Hall and Public Library Hours of Operation are as follows:

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday: Town Hall: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm:  Library: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm

Thursday: Town Hall 9:00 to 6:30 pm;  Library 9:00 am to 8:00 pm


Saturday:  Library: 9:00 am to 2:00 pm


RAFFLE AND BAZAAR PERMITS - Pursuant to Public Act 17-231, effective January 1. 2018,  the First Selectman's office will be issuing permits for raffles and bazaars being held in the Town of Canterbury.  Detailed information is available at the Selectmans office or from the Department of Consumer Protection,

Welcome to Canterbury!

Canterbury in Summer

Nestled in Northeast Connecticut's beautiful "Quiet Corner", 314 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 5088 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 – 5:00 PM, Thursday: 9:00 AM – 6:30 PM, Friday: CLOSED