Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the hours of the Mayor's Office?

The Mayor’s Office is open Monday thru Friday from 8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

2. Where is Town Hall located?

The Town Hall is located at 36 Center Street, Prospect CT, 06712

3. Does the Town of Prospect have refuse collection?

No, the Town of Prospect does not have refuse collection. If you would like to have your trash picked up, you will need to contact a third-party refuse collector.

4. Does the Town of Prospect have curbside recycling collection?

Yes, the Town of Prospect does have recycling collection. It is a bi-weekly curbside pick-up. Visit the towns curbside recycling page for more information concerning what is acceptable for curbside recycling and for what day your street is available for pick up. Visit the Town Hall to pick up a recycling bin.

5. Does the Town of Prospect have a bulk recycling center?

Yes, the Town of Prospect has a bulk recycling center for Prospect Residents ONLY. Please visit the mayor’s office to receive a sticker. The hours of operation are Wednesday and Saturdays Only from 8:30 A.M. to 2:30 P.M. Please visit the town's bulk recycling page for more information about what is and what is not acceptable to bring. Day passes are also available by request.

6. What do I need to get a bulk recycling center permit?

To get a permit, you must bring the following to the Mayor’s Office:

  • Connecticut Driver’s License.
  • The registration of the vehicle that you would like the permit to be displayed on.
    If you are a new resident to Prospect, and the car is still registered in another town,    however you have paid taxes on it in Prospect, please bring a copy of the registration of  the vehicle, and a current tax bill to verify that you live in town.
  • The sticker must be applied to the automobile or pick up windows.
    For more information, visit the bulk recycling center page.

7. What can I bring to the bulk recycling center?

Please visit Here to find out what is acceptable to bring down to the bulk recycling center.

8. Where is the bulk recycling center located?

The bulk recycling center is located at 157 Plank rd. Prospect, CT 06712

9. How do I receive a marriage license?

Marriage licenses are issued Monday thru Friday from 8:30 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. By appointment ONLY.
All marriages performed in the Town of Prospect require issuance of such license in said town. Please Fill out this Marriage License Worksheet and bring it to the Town Clerks office along with the fee for the Marriage License, which is $50.00

10. What is the mill rate for the Town of Prospect?

The mill rate is 32.30

11. How do I access the Prospect land records online?

If you would like to access the Prospect land records online, please visit this link.

12. How do I access Prospect’s online property cards?

If you would like to access the Prospect online property cards, please visit this link.

13. How do I access the Prospect GIS system?

If you would like to access the Prospect GIS System, please visit this link.

14. I would like to get notified when the news and notices are updated or when an agenda is posted, how do I do that?

Go to the Subscribe to Updates page and fill out your name, phone number, address and email and select the boxes from the choices to receive emails when the latest information is posted. Please read all instructions before making your choice.

15. What is the difference between the tax office and the assessor’s office?

16. How do I apply for a Building Permit?

If you would like to apply for a Building Permit, please click here

17. What is required for a Building Permit?

To find out what is required for a Building Permit, Please view this Document or visit the Building Department Page.

18. What Documentation's are required to access or to get a copy of a birth certificate?

To find out what documents are required to access the birth certificate, please visit the Town Clerks vital statistic section located here.