Welcome to the Town of Cheshire.

The Town of Cheshire, known as "The Bedding Plant Capital of Connecticut" is pleased to welcome you to our website.  

Adopted FY 2017-2018 General Operating Budget Plan

Adopted FY 2017-2018 General Operating Budget Detail

Proposed FY 17-18 Capital Expenditure Plan

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  • Agendas and Minutes

    Find agendas for upcoming meetings and minutes of recent meetings for all Town councils, boards, commissions and committees.  


         FY 16-17 Adopted General Operating Budget Plan

         FY 16-17 Adopted General Operating Budget Detail

         FY 15-16 Adopted General Operating Budget Plan

         FY 15-16 Adopted General Operating Budget Detail

         Town Council Adopted FY 15-16 Capital Expenditure Plan

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          FY 14-15 Adopted Operating Budget

          FY 14-15 Adopted Operating Budget Detail 

          FY 14-15 Adopted Annual Capital Expenditure Budget

          FY 14-15 Annual Capital Expenditure Budget Adopting Resolutions

          Annual Report 2014-2015

          Annual Report 2015-2016

          Audit/Comprehensive Annual Financial Report 2012-2013

          Audit/Comprehensive Annual Financial Report 2013-2014

          Audit/Comprehensive Annual Financial Report 2014-2015 

          Audit/Comprehensive Annual Financial Report 2015-2016

          Conflict of Interest Ordinance

          FY 13-14 General Operating Budget Plan

          FY 13-14 General Operating Budget Line Item Detail

          FY 13-14 Capital Expenditure Plan

          General Operating Budget Fiscal Year 2012-2013

          Annual Capital Expenditure Budget Fiscal Year 2012-2013

          Charter and Code of Ordinances

          Inland Wetland Regulations

          Subdivision Regulations

          Zoning Regulations

          Historic District Regulations

          Water Pollution Control Regulations 

(for a complete listing of all documents, go to the Index of Fees, Forms and Regulations).



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About Our Town ......

     Cheshire is a family-oriented community with an excellent school system, exceptional public safety, and a full range of municipal services. A wonderful place to live and work, Cheshire is a residential community located in New Haven County with a population of just over 29,000 and a land area of 33 square miles. Cheshire is close to New Haven and Hartford, and is easily accessible from Interstates 84, 91 and 691 and state routes 70, 68, and 10.

     Incorporated as a town in May of 1780, Cheshire was predominantly a rural farming community. During the past 50 years, the Town has grown into a residential suburban community. Even with significant industrial and commercial growth, Cheshire retains its rural characteristics with thousands of acres of open space. Historic homes blend with newer tree-lined neighborhoods. Local retailers provide a variety of goods and services, with commercial, industrial and agricultural businesses unobtrusively rounding out the composition of the community. In fact, the active agricultural industry has led to Cheshire’s designation as the "Bedding Plant Capital of Connecticut."

     For more specific information, please refer to the various pages within this website, or call one of the Town of Cheshire departments.

Town of Cheshire Town Hall  ♦  84 South Main Street

Cheshire, CT 06410


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August 07, 2017
Cheshire ranked 25th Safest City to Raise a Child
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July 28, 2017
Traffic Advisory Eversource Gas Main Installation
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July 19, 2017
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June 15, 2017
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June 05, 2017
Police Department asking for feedback
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March 20, 2017
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March 03, 2017
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November 04, 2016
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September 13, 2016
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Last updated on Thursday, September 21, 2017