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COVID-19 Temporary Outdoor Dining Information

In response to Governor Lamont's Executive Order 7MM, the Town of Branford has created a process to allow for the expedited review of Outdoor Dining in support of our restaurants and food service establishments.  

The Town of Branford has created a Temporary Outdoor Dining Certificate Application outdoor dining not previously approved and a Temporary Encroachment Application for outdoor activities on public throughways. Also available is an Existing Outdoor Dining Reopening Application and Checklist from East Shore Health Department.

To further assist with reopening below are helpful links that can be used for information and access to additional permitting requirements from the East Shore Health District.   

Governor Lamont’s Executive Order 7MM

Governor Lamont’s Executive Order 7PP

East Shore Health District-Branford Restaurant Re-Opening Information

State of CT REOPEN Connecticut information for May 20th

CT Dept. of Transportation Right-of-Way Encroachment Information


Should you have any questions or need any assistance, please use the contact information provided below for each department:

Building Department: Anthony Cinicola (203) 315-0674

Police Department: Chief Jon Mulhern (203) 481-4241

Engineering Department: John Hoefferle (203) 315-0606

Planning and Zoning Department: Harry Smith (203) 488-1255

East Shore Health District: (203) 481-4233

Last Updated: Wed, 08/25/2021 - 10:00am