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495 Phoenixville Road, Chaplin, CT 06235

Windham County Connecticut

 Phone: (860) 455-0073

 Fax: (860) 455-0027

 Email: assistant@chaplinct.org

Legal Notice

Notice is hereby given that there will be a voter registration session at the front door of the Town of Chaplin's Town Hall, 495 Phoenixville Road on Tuesday September 29, 2020 with hours between 9:00am to 8:00pm. - Ann Lewis, Eugene Boomer Registrar of Voter's

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REMINDER!  TAXES ARE DUE OCTOBER 1ST

Real estate and personal property taxes are due and payable on July 1, 2020 and January 1, 2021.  The motor vehicle taxes were

due and payable on July 1, 2020.

 The last day to pay the July 1, 2020 installment without interest in October 1, 2020 per the Governor’s Executive Order 7.S deferment program.  Payments made or postmarked on October 2, 2020 will be considered late and will accrue interest at the rate of 1.5% per month back to the due date, or a minimum of $2.00 each delinquent bill and installment.

 You can pay your taxes online by visiting the Tax Collector's webpage at Chaplin Tax Collector - Pay Taxes Online.

 You can mail in your tax payments to Revenue Collection Department, POB 944, Willimantic CT 06226.  Also, there is a DROP box

located at the Windham Town Hall.

 If you have any questions you may contact the Tax Collector at 860-465-3037.

Burning Official

In order for citizens to conduct an open burning of brush on their property, they must first obtain a Burning Permit.  These are available at the Chaplin Town Hall and also below under the Forms section on this page.  

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) and your local municipality limit open burning for public health and safety reasons. Open burning is defined as the burning of any matter in such a manner that the products of combustion resulting from the burning are emitted directly into the ambient air without passing through a stack or flue. Open burning pollutes the air and can make it difficult for people with respiratory problems to breathe, particularly for those in densely populated areas. Open burning can create nuisance odors and smoke that may adversely affect your neighbors. Loss  of control in the midst of open burning can result in forest fire and destruction of property. When conducting any type of burning, the utmost caution must be exercised to prevent injury to yourself or family members, and to prevent damage to your home or any neighboring properties.

Residents looking to burn must have a valid and signed permit from their local Open Burning Official.  Open burning is not allowed to clear land prior to construction activities. In addition, open burning cannot be used as a means to dispose of construction debris, household trash, or leaves.

Open burning is not allowed if: the Air Quality Index (AQI) is forecasted to be 75 or higher anywhere in the state; the Forest Fire Danger Index is rated HighVery High, or Extreme; national or state ambient air quality standards may be exceeded; a hazardous health condition might be created; or there is an advisory from DEEP of any air pollution episode.

The Burning Official can be reached at (959) 929-4140.

 

Resources

Forms

Burning Permit - Open Burning and Brush Residential

Staff

Steven Landon
Burning Official
Term End: 01/31/2021