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The Assessor's office is open Monday thru Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
The Town of Orange 2017-2018 mil rate is 33.28.
If you are a resident for ten consecutive years or more, 65 years or older and/or totally disabled (with proof), the Town of Orange offers the Senior Tax Stabilization Program. You qualify if you have an adjusted gross income of $52,000 or less. This application can be obtained from February to May 15 every year. The State of Connecticut also offers tax relief for the elderly and totally disabled. The maximum income levels for the 2016 grand list were $42,900 if you are married and $35,200 if you are single. Income includes wages, tips, salaries, interest, dividends (either taxable or exempt), and gross social security payments received during the 2016 calendar year. If you filed or intend to file a 2016 income tax return, we will need a copy. We also need a copy of you and your spouse’s (if applicable) Form SSA 1099, the statement of Social Security payments received during the 2016 calendar year. A State of Connecticut Circuit Breaker form can be obtained under our applications link. http://www.ct.gov/opm/cwp/view.asp?A=2985&Q=383136
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Assessor’s Office at 203-891-4723 for Kelly or 203-891-4724 for Larry.
The application period for both programs starts in February and ends on May 15th annually. The Senior Stabilization form is located in the Forms section.
Cancel your license plates online or in person at a nearby DMV office. You will receive a receipt for your plate return. Please submit that receipt with either a bill of sale, transfer of title, or trade in certificate. If you have any questions, please contact Lawrence Patterson directly at 203-891-4724.
Motor Vehicle Adjustments:
8:30 - 4:30 Monday-Friday
Yes, through Viewpoint, which can be found on Town of Orange Home Page.
Monday through Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
The Orange Senior Center is located in the High Plains Community Center at 525 Orange Center Rd, Orange CT
Monday through Friday 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
The Finance department is open from 8:30-4:30 Monday-Friday
You can request an inspection by calling our office at 203-891-4711, or email the Fire Marshal at firstname.lastname@example.org. Leave a message and someone will return your request on the next business day.
You will be required to secure a permit from the Fire Marshal's Office when:
1. You are planning on any new commercial construction or renovations to an existing commercial building;
2. If you would like have a campfire;
3. If you operate a facility that requires a State of Connecticut permit such as a liquor license or a daycare facility;
4. If you're not sure, call the office and we will clarify.
All permits issued by the Fire Marshal's Office is done using the Town's ViewPoint permit system. This can be reached at https://orangect.viewpointcloud.com/
8:30-4:30 Monday thru Friday
Files for all Orange Residents are housed in the building
Dept. on the second floor of the Town Hall. All information on the property will be in that one file.
The Highway Department is open Monday through Friday, from 7 AM until 3 PM.
Please call the Highway Department at 203-891-4775 to report a pothole. If you are calling outside our business hours of Monday through Friday, 7 AM - 3 PM please leave a detailed message including street address and location on our answering machine. We will retrieve the information the next business day and dispatch a crew to repair.
Yes. The Highway Department will pick up roadkill from town-maintained roads. Please call 203-891-4775 to report. Please be prepared to give detailed information such as address and type of roadkill. Please note we do not collect birds, squirrels or rabbits.
For trees growing into the power lines please contact United Illuminating.
To report a tree trimming or other power line problem, please call UI at 1-800-7-CALL-UI (1-800-722-5584). When you call, please have the following information ready:
Important: It is vital that you DO NOT attempt to trim the tree yourself. Serious injury or death could result.
If electrical wires are on the ground or dangling, STOP! Call 911 immediately! Assume the wires are live. Keep pets and children at a safe distance. Do NOT drive over wires! Never attempt to move tree limbs entangled in electrical wires. The Orange Police Department will contact UI and dispatch a Highway crew to safeguard the dangerous situation until UI can arrive to make repairs.
Please contact the Highway Department a 203-891-4775 to report a branch or tree into the roadway.
Call 911 if wires are involved! Stand back and keep children and pets away. Do not drive over wires. Never attempt to clear road of tree branches when wires are entangled due to electrocution risk.
Call the Highway Department 203-891-4775 to report the situation. Highway will dispatch a crew to cut/trim back. Or, Highway may contact the homeowner to give them an opportunity to trim back. If not done to satisfaction Highway Department reserves the right to open the sight line properly.
Please note: We do NOT trim back on state-maintained roads. You must call the appropriate State of CT DOT office. Please see CT DOT Contact Numbers link on the Highway Department page for telephone numbers.
With over 110 miles of roads to clear the plow trucks must first open primary roads, then secondary roads and finally tertiary roads (i.e., cul-de-sacs and lesser traveled roads). Plows open roadways with one pass on each side of road, return to open roads wider, and then they push back. Please wait until all plowing is complete before clearing your driveway. If, after all plowing is complete you have a situation that requires more attention, then call our office at 203-891-4775 to ask. We cannot relocate our plows to accommodate individual requests. If you have a life threatening emergency health situation call 911! Police will contact Highway. Arrangements will be made to provide assistance in opening roadways in emergency situations.
The Transfer Station (a.k.a., the dump) is under the jurisdiction of the Public Works Department. For questions regarding the Transfer Station please visit the Public Works page or call the Public Works Department at 203-891-4712.
For your information:
Transfer Station, South Orange Center Road
HoursMonday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, 8 am - 4:30 pmTuesday, Thursday, 8 am - 2 pmSelect Sundays in November & December for leaves only when posted.Holiday Closings: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
Please visit the Public Works page or call Public Works 203-891-4712. The Highway Department does not handle recycling.
Home Health services require a physician's order and are performed under the direct supervision of the ordering physician. If you are interested in receiving homecare services, you should contact your doctor to find out if your medical needs warrant home health care treatment. If your physician finds that you or your loved one would benefit from homecare services, a referral will be made by your physician to The OVNA. Once a physicians order has been received, an OVNA representative will make contact with the patient to schedule the start of services.
Monday - Friday - 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Emergency On Call Nurse is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week
The Orange VNA will no longer be accepting expired or unwanted medications.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
Please visit http://www.ct.gov/dcp/cwp/view.asp?q=501922 for local medication disposal sites.
Yes, you must register in person.
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm
The Zoning office is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
If the shed is 150 square feet or less, & under 10 feet in height, you do not need a Zoning permit or a Building permit. The setbacks are 10 feet from the side & rear property lines; and 75 feet from the street.
If the shed is 150 square feet and under 200 square feet, it requires a Zoning Permit but not a Building permit. The setbacks are 50 feet to the rear property line, 25 feet to each side property line and 60 feet from the street.
If the shed is 200 square feet to 300 square feet, and 10 to 15 feet in height, you need a Zoning permit and a Building permit. The setbacks are 50 feet to the rear property line, 25 feet to each side property line, and 60 feet from the street.
Sheds cannot exceed 15 feet in height.
The minimum lot size required is 60,000 square feet.
You need at least one acre to have a horse.
The Records Division distributes reports. They are open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday (closed weekends and holidays.) Reports are $0.50 per page. A typical accident report is 2 to 3 pages. We do not fax or email any police records. If you would like a report mailed to you, send your request along with payment and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:
Orange Police Department
P.O. Box 617
Orange CT 06477
Be sure to include your case number. Please be advised that some reports will not be available for public dissemination.
Parking tag payments can be made via mail or in person at the Records Division office at Police Headquarters. Please be advised that the Orange Town Ordinances require that payment be made within 48 hours, or the fines double.
Failure to pay parking fines can result in arrest. Payment must be made with cash or check. Credit Cards are not accepted.
The Records Division provides fingerprinting services for Orange Town residents, or people being hired by the Town of Orange. There is a $5 per card charge for this service. Fee is waived for Town of Orange employees.
Fingerprinting is done by appointment only, as scheduling allows. You must provide your own fingerprint cards. Please call 203-891-2134 to schedule your appointment.
The Records Division can check the criminal history files of our police department when provided with a name and date of birth. Please be advised that we can only check our own department files. An entire statewide record check can be obtained through the Connecticut State Police.
We can provide the forms to obtain a record check from the State Police. Please visit during our office hours or download the form.There is a $10 fee for this service.
The Records Division process the following permits:
All permit applications are available at the Records Division office during regular business hours and can also be accessed online.
The police are charged with enforcing the laws. Officers respond to both complaints from the community and to their own observations of violations.
Going "just a little" over the speed limit or going through that red light late at night can have disastrous results. Motor vehicle accidents result in significant amounts of property damage and personal injuries each year. We care about you and would like to try to reduce those losses.
As you should expect the officer to be courteous, he or she appreciates your cooperation as well. You should remain in your vehicle and wait for the officer. Please turn down your radio and don't reach around for your paperwork. This only causes concern for the officer that you may be hiding something or reaching for a weapon.
Remember the officer has no idea who he/she is about to speak with. You should never exit your vehicle unless the officer requests that you do so. You know you are just on your way home from the supermarket, the officer does not.
Today's criminal does not have a certain "look." He or she can look like "the person next door" and the officer has no way of knowing if he/she is stopping a corporation executive officer late for a meeting, a parent picking up a sick child from school, or "the person next door" who just robbed a local bank.
Yes. However we would encourage your cooperation as it often helps the officer to better investigate your report. You know your neighborhood better than anyone.
If you see something that just does not seem right, we encourage you to trust your instincts and call the police department. If you absolutely do not wish to leave your name an officer will still investigate your call.
Everyone issued a traffic ticket or charged with a crime has the opportunity to plead not guilty and provide their explanation to the court. You can request a court date where you or your attorney will have the opportunity to state your case. The court makes the final decision as to guilt or innocence.
You may also choose to pay any state fine imposed. For applicable violations there are instructions on the reverse side of the ticket both on how to plead not guilty and obtain a court date or how to mail in the state fine.
To apply for a street opening permit please go to Viewpoint to apply online. No walk-in permits will be accepted in the office.
Please click on the link ViewPoint below.
Transfer Station is Open:
Monday 8am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 8am - 2pm
Wednesday 8am - 4:30pm
Thursday 8am - 2pm
Friday 8am - 4:30pm
Saturday 8am - 4:30pm
Closed on the following Holidays: New Years day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day
Yes, for a fee of $50.00 you can receive an extra recycle bin. Contact the Public Works office to order an extra bin.
Town of Orange offers two companies to pick up house hold trash you can call the following:
Bria Refuse Services 203-393-0447
Ray's Sanitation of Orange 203-795-4678
They are the only companies permitted to pick up trash in Orange.
Orange Transfer Station is for Orange Residents ONLY!
Your drivers licence and your car registration MUST have your Orange address on them.
If you just moved to town you may go to the Orange Police Dept Located at 314 Lambert Rd, Orange CT
Your car registration has a section on the back to update your address.
Commercial Companies may purchase a Pass for a fee and be charged per load.
Yes, as long as you purchase a Permit sticker for your vehicle and the trash is from Orange. Per town ordinance ,Orange is unable to accept trash/brush or leaves from
You may call the Highway Department at 203-891-4775 to report a fallen tree on the road.
November 7, 2017
617 Orange Center Road
Orange, CT 06477
Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 12pm
Yes, Online only. We do not take credit or debit card in the office.
https://mytaxbill.org/inet/bill/home.do?town=orange Yes, Tax information on real estate, Personal Property and Registered Motor Vehicles in a taxpayer name only. You can not look up leased vehicles at this time. Please call the Tax Collectors Office for information.
Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30a.m to 4:30p.m.
Payments may be made Monday-Friday a.m. 8:30 to 3:30p.m
Yes, the fees are as follows:
Credit Card 2.5%
Visa Debit $3.95
E-Check $2.00 up to $10,000.00
$10.00 over $10,000.00
Tax Collector or Tax Collector Town of Orange.
You will need to contact the Assessors Office.
Monday through Friday 8:30 to 3:30.
Yes, you can either come in person or mail a letter requesting a certified copy. The fee is $20.00
Applications are available; highlight attached.
Yes, as long as you purchase a Permit sticker for your vehicle and the trash MUST come from Orange.
Fees are: $40.00 for Orange businesses (up to 4 vehicles)
$50.00 for out of town business (up to 4 vehicles)
Per town ordinance ,Orange is unable to accept trash, brush or leaves from
another town. This policy is strictly enforced.
You may use a friends vehicle if your items do not fit in your vehicle. You must go to the Town Hall and obtain
a "Borrowed Vehicle" permit. Make sure you know the licence plate number, make, model and year of the vehicle.
You MUST also be in the vehicle accompanying the driver to the transfer station. If you have a hired contractor
your contractor MUST purchase a commercial permit to use our facility.