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Frequently Asked Questions

To legally park in the street overnight you must obtain a form from the police department with a clearly written descriptions of the vehicle(s) Make, Model, Year, Plate Number, Proof of insurance, and a valid reason as to why it is necessary for said vehicle(s) to be parked in the street. Vehicles must be parked facing the correct direction of travel on the side of the road within a maximum limit of 6 inches away from the curb.  Any Individual found guilty of violating this ordinance will be subjected to fines and/or towing fees. Any/all damages to your vehicle as a result of towing are not the departments fault.

Sec. 15-4Same — Placing in street.

[Code 1961, § 19.01.02]
No person shall throw or put, or cause to be thrown or put, any snow or ice from any private property into any street in the Town.

If you are receiving unknown or unwanted calls from telephone solicitors, please contact “DO NOT CALL” by visiting: https://www.donotcall.gov/

Contact our records division during normal hours of operation for assistance with obtaining information pertaining to your case.

Please visit the following webpage for detailed instructions on how to pay your ticket: http://jud.ct.gov/.

Eversource recommends that if you are experiencing power trouble, please call them 24/7 at 800-286-2000 or 860-947-2000.

To report abuse or assault you may contact the police department directly through our dispatch number (860) 688-5273 . You may also stop by our department and meet with an someone in person if you so desire. In cases of emergency, we strongly request that you do not hesitate to dial 9-1-1, our highly trained operators are standing by and will give you the necessary instructions and follow proper protocol required to make sure that you remain safe. You may also email us directly with all non life-threatening matters via our department email which will be responded to weekdays during normal operating hours, please allow for 24-48 hours for a response prior to resubmitting your email.

Sec. 12-2Curfew in parks and playgrounds.

[Code 1961, § 17.15.01; Ord. of 9-11-1967]
It shall be unlawful for any person other than a person authorized by the Town to be in or remain in any public park, playground, or school playground in the Town after one hour after legal sunset.

To obtain a firearms permit in the State of Connecticut you must contact the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection and file the required documentation. If you are seeking a temporary state pistol permit you may also stop by our department in person. Relevant information is obtainable upon request in person through our records department. Lastly, we kindly ask that you do not bring your firearms with you to our department.

 

(Please double tap/click the links below for additional information)

Pistol Permit Application 

Additional Instructions for Firearms in Connecticut

Upon dialing 9-1-1 on your cellular device, your call will then be routed to one of the state or local dispatchers who will then ask for your current location and direct your call immediately to the local law enforcement or emergency medical personnel in an effort to respond to your needs.

Unfortunately the Windsor Police Department does not have any control over when power to a specific location will be restored. For any and all information please refer to EverSources website via https://www.eversource.com/clp/outage/outagemap.aspx or feel free to contact their customer service line regarding your situation via 800-286-2000

Bad Check Procedure
If you have received a bad check in the Town of Windsor, (“insufficient funds”, “no account” or “account closed”) and you want to have the person charged with a criminal offense and arrested, follow the below steps, reference Connecticut General Statute 53a-128. A “stop payment” check is generally not prosecutable.
Mail a letter to the person that gave you the check:
It must be CERTIFIED, RETURN RECEIPT REQUESTED
Mail it to the person to the ADDRESS ON THE CHECK
Specifically request that restitution be made with 8 days
If your letter was received, wait a full 8 days
If the letter is returned to you “Unclaimed” or “Undeliverable”, start the below listed procedure immediately:
Contact the Windsor Police Department and schedule an appointment with a detective to file a complaint
Bring the following with you to the Windsor Police Department:
Original check
Postal Receipt for the Certified Letter
Return Receipt OR the unopened returned letter
Know the date that the check was returned to you by the bank
Do not accept partial payment from the person. Once partial payment is made, it is no longer a criminal matter and your only recourse is civil court.
Checks/property loss valued under $50 may not be accepted by the court.
Windsor Police Department- Detective Division
(860) 688-4545
Monday-Friday  7AM to 3PM
No person in a residential zone shall emit noise beyond the boundaries of his/her premise exceeding the levels stated herein and applicable to adjacent residential, commercial or industrial zones:
Emitter’s Zone: Residential
Receptor’s Zone
Maximum Level
(dBA)
Industrial
62
Commercial
55
Residential/day
55
Residential/night
45
No person in a commercial zone shall emit noise beyond the boundary of his/her premise exceeding the levels stated herein and applicable to adjacent residential, commercial or industrial zones:
Emitter’s Zone: Commercial
Receptor’s Zone
Maximum Level
(dBA)
Industrial
62
Commercial
62
Residential/day
55
Residential/night
45
No person in an industrial zone shall emit noise  beyond the boundary of his/her premise exceeding the levels stated herein and applicable to adjacent residential, commercial or industrial zones:
Emitter’s Zone: Industrial
Receptor’s Zone
Maximum Level
(dBA)
Industrial
70
Commercial
66
Residential/day
61
Residential/night
51

 

The Town of Windsor’s parking ban is from November 15th – April 15. This means that no vehicle without prior authorization from the town of Windsor or the police department shall be parked on any town owned roadway’s.

Sec. 16-33Winter parking regulated.

[Code 1961, § 17.03.04; Ord. No. 71-310-8-1971]

(a) 

No vehicle shall be parked on the streets of the Town between 1:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. between November 15th and April 15th.

(b) 

No vehicle shall be parked on the streets of the Town during a snow or ice storm which has been in progress at least one hour.

(c) 

No vehicle shall be parked or left on the traveled portion of a street or highway so as to impede normal snow-plowing operations and the free flow of traffic during snow storms.

According to state laws it is required to contact Before You Dig at 811 or 800-922-4455. You must call at least 48 business hours prior to digging.

Because it is a violation under Windsor Town Ordinance 8-111.

Windsor Town Ordinances are accessible on-line:

http://www.amlegal.com/nxt/gateway.dll/Connecticut/windsor_ct/townofwindsorconnecticutcodeofordinances?f=templates$fn=default.htm$3.0$vid=amlegal:windsor_ct

Sec. 8-103. Storage.

(a) Noncompliance. All abandoned, inoperable, or unregistered motor vehicles or parts thereof shall be kept in a completely enclosed structure unless a valid permit for repair, preservation, or temporary storage has been obtained as hereinafter provided. Any owner of a motor vehicle and/or the owner of the real property on which the motor vehicle is located who fails to comply with this article within fifteen (15) days of notice as herein provided shall be in violation of this article. Each motor vehicle so stored shall constitute a separate violation of this article. Each day said motor vehicle is so stored shall constitute a separate violation.

(b) Removal and return. No vehicle once removed pursuant to said notice may be returned to said real property except in compliance with this article.

(Ord. No. 94-3, § 4, 8-1-94)

Sec. 8-104. Application for permits.

The owner of a motor vehicle which is an antique, rare or special interest motor vehicle or which is in the process of being repaired or which qualifies for temporary storage may apply to the town manager or his designee for an application for one of three (3) permits as follows:

(1) Restoration/preservation permit. Any owner of an antique, rare or special interest motor vehicle as herein defined may apply for an exemption from the effects of this article for a period not to exceed one year upon a satisfactory showing that said motor vehicle is actively being restored or preserved as an antique, rare or special interest motor vehicle. This permit may be renewed yearly as long as all requirements are met.

(2) Temporary repair permit. Any owner of a motor vehicle which is in the process of being repaired may apply for a temporary permit for repair for a period of not longer than sixty (60) days. No permit shall be issued if said repair work is being done commercially or for a fee or any consideration of value. After the expiration of said sixty-day period said motor vehicle must be registered by the department of motor vehicles or stored in compliance with this article.

(3) Temporary storage. An owner of an unregistered motor vehicle which is neither abandoned nor inoperable but which the owner desires to have remain unregistered for a specific length of time not to exceed one year may apply for a temporary storage permit. A temporary storage permit may be issued for said unregistered motor vehicle (which is immediately capable of being registered and operated on highways of the State of Connecticut) for a period not to exceed one year. A temporary storage permit may be reissued for one additional year in the case of exceptional hardship.

(Ord. No. 94-3, § 5, 8-1-94; Ord. No. 97-1, § 1, 10-19-97)

Sec. 8-105. Denial of permit.

The town manager or his designee shall provide the applicant written notice of the issuance or denial of the application for any permit within fifteen (15) days of submission of a completed application. If a permit is denied, the applicant shall comply with this article within seven (7) days of said denial. After denial no subsequent application for the same permit for the same vehicle shall be entertained.

(Ord. No. 94-3, § 6, 8-1-94)