This office develops and maintains an accurate listing of all taxable and non-taxable real and personal property, a sales ratio index, and processes all state mandated and local programs and exemptions.
This office endeavors to effectively and efficiently enforce the provisions of the Granby's Zoning Regulations and the State of Connecticut Basic Building Code. To ensure code compliance, they provide construction information sheets, preconstruction advice and on site advice. Permits are issued for building projects, wetlands, and Zoning Board of Appeals.
The Director of Community Development administers the town's land use process, staffing the Planning and Zoning Commission, Development Commission, and aiding other Boards. The town's Small Cities Program and other creative funding sources are administered through office.
This office has developed and maintains a workable plan to enable the town to respond to local and regional emergencies, which may be declared by the Federal government, the State, or the Town Manager.
The Fire Marshal is responsible for fulfilling the requirements as set forth in the Connecticut General Statues. Those responsibilities include plan review, inspection, fire investigation, liquor permit and daycare permit inspections, hazardous materials inspections, fuel tank inspections, and others.
Fire protection services for the Town of Granby are provided by the Lost Acres Fire Department, Inc. Our job is to provide fire suppression, vehicle extrication and other rescue services to reduce property loss, injuries or death from fires, accidents, hazardous materials releases or natural disasters.
This office provides quality services by offering new information, collections (books, periodicals, or tapes/cds ), materials and programming needs, and access to information resources on the Internet for all ages.
This office provides services for organized leisure and leisure opportunities to all ages of residents.
The Town Charter and State Statutes make the Office of the Chief of Police responsible for preserving the peace, protecting life and property, and preventing criminal activity within the town.
This office deals with the state legal requirements involved in probating estates, adoptions, guardianships, conservatorships, commitments, and changes of name.
This office's objectives include maintenance of the town road network, equipment, public spaces, and solid waste disposal services to residents.
This office maintains a listing of qualified voters, conducts regular and special elections, primaries, and referenda as required by Charter and State Law.
This office provides assistance in the areas of transportation, programming, a Congregate Meal Program, benefit counseling, and referrals for seniors in the community.
This office provides emergency aid and temporary financial assistance to individuals and families without sufficient personal resources to meet basic needs and coordinate existing programs available from Federal, State, and local agencies.
This office provides effective, efficient billing and collection service for the town's tax and all other revenues.
This office records and maintains title ownership of real property, and records transactions of legislative proceedings. Dog licenses, marriage licenses, vital statistics, and a variety of game and fishing licenses are also issued via the Clerk's office.
This office provides the Board of Selectmen (legislative body) with the information and assistance necessary to develop and formulate public policy, including operations and capital budgeting. Also to carry out policies, to centralize and coordinate the function of the town's management practices, planning, and community growth and development.
The Granby Youth Service Bureau employs a full time Youth Services Coordinator, a part time Program Coordinator, and two part time Marriage and Family Therapists. Additionally the YSB accepts a number of well-qualified graduate students who are ready to complete a year of supervised clinical internship in Marriage and Family Therapy. The Youth Service Bureau provides counseling services, conducts psycho-educational groups for youth and their families, and develops and coordinates prevention and resiliency programs for youth within the community. The Youth Service staff works together to provide a variety of individual, family and group services, which enhance communication, self-esteem, and positive decision-making.