New Britain Charter & City Ordinances



The City of New Britain Charter and Code of Ordinances are on the website. The City of New Britain makes no representations that the information contained on the website is current or up to date and disclaims any responsibility for any reliance thereon. The current provisions of the City Charter and Code of Ordinances are on file in the Office of Town Clerk, 27 West Main Street, New Britain, CT 06051.

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City of New Britain Charter

Approved by referendum, November 7, 2000.

Revised through November 5, 2002.

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City of New Britain Ordinance

Codified through Ordinance No 32192-2, adopted March 27, 2013.
(Supp. No. 31)

Supplement #32 - This is the codified version of supplement #32. This contains ONLY the printed codified changes from Municode that can be printed and put into the existing New Britain Code of Ordinance manual.

Supplement #33 - This supplement is a PDF file of all ordinances passed by the New Britain City Council after October 1, 2014. These ordinances are in effect but have not been codified.



New Britain Charter By Article:

- ARTICLE I: Construction Of The Charter Of The City Of New Britain
- ARTICLE II: Incorporation
- ARTICLE III: Elections and Electors
- ARTICLE IV: The Common Council
- ARTICLE V: The Mayor
- ARTICLE VI: Other Elective Offices
- ARTICLE VII: Boards and Commissions
- ARTICLE VIII: Departments and Department Heads
- ARTICLE IX: Board of Educations and the Department of Education
- ARTICLE X: Budgetary Procedures
- ARTICLE XI: Capital Projects Budget Procedures
- ARTICLE XIII: Condemnation and Disposition of Land
- ARTICLE XIV: Legal Effect
- ARTICLE XV: Special Act Powers and Charter Provisions

City Ordinances By Chapter (includes SUPPLEMENT #32):

- Chapter 1: General Provisions
- Chapter 2: Administration
- Chapter 3: Advertising
- Chapter 4: Alcoholic Beverages
- Chapter 5: Amusements
- Chapter 6: Animals
- Chapter 7: Buildings & Building Regulations
- Chapter 8: Fire Prevention & Protection
- Chapter 9: Flood & Erosion Control
- Chapter 10: Food & Food Establishments
- Chapter 11: Garbage, Trash & Refuse
- Chapter 12: Health
- Chapter 13: Housing
- Chapter 14: Licenses, Permits & Misc. Business Regulations
- Chapter 15: Motor Vehicles & Traffic
- Chapter 16: Offenses & Misc. Provisions
- Chapter 17: Parks & Recreation
- Chapter 18: Pest Control
- Chapter 19: Planning
- Chapter 20: Police
- Chapter 20.5: Special Districts
- Chapter 21: Streets, Sidewalks & Public Places
- Chapter 22: Taxation
- Chapter 23: Utilities
- Chapter 24: Vehicles For Hire


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