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North Haven is a special community, one where we are proud to live, work, raise a family and volunteer! We still believe that person-to-person service is the best service, so feel free to call us anytime at (203) 239-5321

4:30 – 6:00 PM
All North Haven Children, Preschool through Grade 5 are invited to attend the exciting Halloween party:  Sponsored by the North Haven Department of Community Services and Recreation.  Please feel free to visit one or all of the fun activities that we have planned.
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North Haven Police Department
Town Referendum
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Polls are open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
All Referenda voting takes place in ONE polling place:
M. Wakeley Recreation Center gym, 7 Linsley Street
(Across from the North Haven Police Department)
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First Selectman Freda Announces the Commencement of North Haven's Fall Leaf Collection Program 2016

First Selectman Michael J. Freda has announced today that beginning Monday, October 31st, North Haven's Field Operations Division will once again commence with its Fall Leaf Collection Program. 

The Bulk Leaf Collection Schedule for various town roadways is now available on the Town’s Website at www.town.north-haven.ct.us under “announcements” and will be posted in THE ADVISOR on October 11, 2016.

2016 Fall Leaf Program Information and schedule

 Leaf Collection will be from October 31st  through December 9th.  Bagged leaves as well as bulk leaves can also be taken to the Recycling Center on Elm Street at any time throughout the year.

 To ensure the continued success of the program, the Town has developed the following Guidelines for Residential Leaf Collection:

 Guidelines for Residential Leaf Collection:

  • Bulk leaves MUST be placed at the curb and NOT in the Street or across sidewalks.  Placing leaves in the streets is a violation of Town Ordinance Section 180-11.
  • NO plastic bags will be accepted.  Leaves may be placed in brown biodegradable PAPER bags at the curb.  Bagged leaves will be picked up on a separate schedule, one day after your normal refuse/recycling scheduled collection day.  Bagged leaves must be left at the curb by 5:00 A.M. on the designated collection day.
  • Bulk leaves are collected from residential properties Monday through Friday in accordance with the established schedule as posted in The Advisor and on the Town's website, weather permitting.  In the event of a snow storm or other weather emergency, leaf collection will be temporarily suspended.
  • Leaves are collected in the Fall ONLY.
  • Bulk leaves MUST be placed at the curb by 5:00 AM on the Monday of your Street's designated collection week.
  • Residents are asked to avoid parking vehicles in the street during the collection period in your area.  Please do NOT park cars in or adjacent to any piles of leaves.
  • Please do NOT mix branches with bulk or paper bagged leaves.  Branches may be cut, bundled and tied for removal during normal refuse collection.  To protect workers, the Town may refuse service if branches are mixed with leaves in bulk or paper bagged.
  • If leaves begin to blow around, the Town suggests residents either wetting the leaf piles or secure them with chicken wire or snow fencing.
  • Residents are asked NOT to allow leaves to accumulate in or around storm drains; this reduces the risk of flooding and protects the integrity of the Town's basin and stormwater system.
  • Town schedules have been established to reflect the traditional volume of leaves in various areas.  Higher volume areas are normally collected first.
  • Weather permitting; Public Works may conduct a second and third collection in those areas with higher volumes of leaves.


Residents may bring leaves year-round to the Recycling Center located on Elm Street.  The Recycling Center is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM To 11:45 AM and Saturday from 8:00 AM

1:45 PM.   Brown biodegradable PAPER bags of leaves may be left in the designated leaf disposal area.  Leaves brought to the Center in plastic bags MUST be emptied from the bags in the designated leaf disposal area.  Residents can use the Center for leaf disposal during the spring as well as other times throughout the year when curbside collection is not offered. 

Bagged Leaf Collection exceptions include Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th collection dates.  In these cases, bagged leaves collection will be delayed one day.

Questions regarding the Fall Leaf Collection program may be directed to the office of Field Operations located at 110 Elm Street, North Haven or by calling (203) 239-5321, extension 410.

Plan of Conservation & Development (POCD) Update

Next Scheduled POCD Meeting
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at the
Mildred A. Wakeley Recreation Center
7 Linsley Street in Room #2 at 7:00 PM

In 2015, North Haven embarked on an effort to update the Town’s Plan of Conservation and Development, a policy and guidance document that sets priorities and goals for the Town with a focus on its physical, social, and economic conditions.  The Town Plan of Conservation and Development Committee is composed of members of North Haven’s Planning and Zoning Commission.  

More about North Haven

Representative Policy Board
South Central Connecticut
Regional Water District
90 Sargent Drive, New Haven, CT 06511
Regular Meeting of Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.
South Central Connecticut
Regional Water Authority
90 Sargent Drive, New Haven, CT 06511
Regular Meeting of Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 12:30 p.m.
The NHMS Safety & Security Sub Committee will be meeting on Monday, October 17, 2016 at 5:00 pm.  The meeting will be located in the Board of Education conference room on the 3rd floor of the Annex building, 5 Linsley St. North Haven, CT 06473.