COVID-19 Information

Town of Rocky Hill - Mask Requirement

With the increased transmission of the Delta variant resulting in an increase in COVID-19 infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending that all people, including those vaccinated, wear masks or face coverings indoors in areas of substantial or high COVID-19 transmission. Increasing infection rate and the transmittal of the Delta variant is affecting all eight counties in Connecticut. 

You can read the complete mandate including exemptions here. Rocky Hill Mask Mandate September 30, 2021 (PDF).

In response to increased positive cases of COVID-19 cases and the Delta Variant, the Town of Rocky Hill is providing the following information to Citizens. While the positive cases reported are constantly fluctuating, the Town of Rocky Hill has the health and safety of its Citizens and Employees as the primary focus. Currently the Town of Rocky Hill has a daily average rate that is increased and in “Red” phase in accordance to the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health, reporting 15 or more cases per 100,000 population. The State of Connecticut map of town’s cases can be found here: https://portal.ct.gov/Coronavirus/COVID-19-Data-Tracker 

The Town of Rocky Hill encourages citizens to get vaccinated to reduce the transmission of the Coronavirus and supports the 3 Ws: Wear a mask, Wash your hands, and Watch your distance.

Rocky Hill Citizens can sign up for COVID-19 non-emergent update informational broadcasts, powered by Everbridge, from the Town of Rocky Hill by registering at COVIDCT Update Broadcasts

The Town of Rocky Hill provides the following resource links as a means of providing information that is up to date and trustworthy:


Town Departments


TOWN CLERK:  

For the safety of the public, the Town Clerk’s Office strongly encourages business to be done online or through the mail as much as possible.  

Please mail business correspondence to:

ROCKY HILL TOWN CLERK
761 OLD MAIN STREET
ROCKY HILL, CT 06067

 Please call (860) 258-2705 to schedule an appointment. Questions can also be directed to the Town Clerk via e-mail at townclerk@rockyhillct.gov.

The Town Clerk’s Office will continue to provide the following services:

  • Title searches:  The records vault will be closed to the public until further notice.  Searches can be conducted online at https://www.rockyhillct.gov/departments/town_clerk/land_records.php.
  • Document recordings:  Individuals are encouraged to forward recordings through the mail, or take advantage of our eRecording service.  Appointments will also be available.
  • Vital records (certified copies):  Requests are encouraged to be done through the mail.  Please include a completed request form, a copy of a valid, government issued photo I.D., and $20 per copy.  Checks may be made out to the Rocky Hill Town Clerk.  Request forms can be found at the following link: https://www.rockyhillct.gov/departments/town_clerk/vital_records.php
  • Sports licenses:  Sports licenses may be purchased online at https://portal.ct.gov/DEEP/Fishing/CT-Fishing.
  • Dog licenses:  Dog licenses are encouraged to be obtained through the mail.  Please mail a valid rabies certificate, proof of spaying/neutering, and the appropriate fee by check, payable to the Rocky Hill Town Clerk:  Altered dogs ($8.00); Unaltered dogs ($19).
  • Marriage licenses:  Information about obtaining a marriage license is available at our website:
  • https://www.rockyhillct.gov/departments/town_clerk/marriage_licenses.php
  • Couples may submit the required worksheet electronically through our website and set up an appointment to come in.
  • Notary services:  Notary services will be temporarily suspended.  During this time, notary services are available at the following locations (call for notary service hours):

UPS Store
34-3 Shunpike Road
Cromwell, CT 06416
(860) 632-2515

UPS Store
1077 Silas Deane Highway
Wethersfield, CT 06109
(860) 257-9601

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT SERVICES AND PUBLIC WORKS:  

Director: Stephen Sopelak:  860-258-2762

Administrative Assistant:  Lynne Witowski:  860-258-2766


PLANNING & ZONING

For Planning and Zoning questions call Kim Ricci at 860-258-2761 

For Zoning Board of Appeals and Zoning Enforcement call Dave Palmberg at 860-258 7675


ENGINEERING

For Wetland questions call Bob Alvarado at 860-258-2734  

For Engineering questions call Steve Sopelak at 860-258-7672


 HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT

For Highway Department or transfer station questions call Joe Lentini at 860-258-7709

Further information and forms are posted on the Town’s web page www.rockyhillct.gov.  Select Departments tab and select the department that best fits your needs. 


 BUILDING DEPARTMENT 

Building Official: Mike Violette 860-258-7673

Assistant Building Official:  Steve Kardys 860-258-7676

Administrative Assistant: Christina Soulagnet 860-860-258-2733

 Online permit applications can be submitted through Town web page www.rockyhillct.gov

Select “Department” tab and scroll to Building Department, select “Online Building Permit” on left side of the page.


 HUMAN & YOUTH SERVICES

Main Telephone # 860-258-2799

Director: Melissa Hicks - Direct Line – 860-258-2724 / 860-490-9118 (cell) 

mhicks@rockyhillct.gov 

Nicole DiClemente - Direct Line – 860-258-2793


SENIOR SERVICES

Director and Main Telephone: Gina Cristalli Marino - Direct Line – 860-258-2786

Transportation Main Line – 860-258-2701

NOTE: 

If you need to email any contact, type first name initial, last name, and @rockyhillct.gov.

For example: John Smith would be; jsmith@rockyhillct.gov.

Vaccination Information


Currently, with the State of Connecticut vaccination rollout, all citizens ages 12 and older are eligible to receive the vaccine for COVID-19. The Town of Rocky Hill encourages its citizens to register and receive the vaccine. Citizens can find registration information below.

Any Rocky Hill citizen age 45 and older, or their caregiver, that is unable to obtain an appointment or needs assistance signing up to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, can contact Rocky Hill Human Services at 860-258-2799.

Foodshare

If you are a family in need, Foodshare Inc. distributes fresh foods to disadvantaged citizens. This is sponsored by volunteers from the Oasis Christian Church. Visit our Foodshare page for more information. 

Economic Development / Business Support

Frequently asked questions about the CARES Act

 The Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) has created a $50 million grant program to help our small businesses in Connecticut recover from the ongoing challenges of COVID-19. Eligible businesses and nonprofits can receive a one-time $5,000 grant and all funds will be disbursed to approved applicants by December 30, 2020.

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law on March 27, 2020, and provides loans and grants for small businesses. Please visit  https://www.icsc.com/news-and-views/icsc-exchange/frequently-asked-questions-about-the-cares-act?utm_source=sctweek&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=SCT%20Week for frequently asked questions.

Transfer Station and Bulky Pick-up Operations

 UPDATED INFORMATION - The Town of Rocky Hill Transfer Station located at 59 Old Forge Road will be returning to the normal schedule of Thursday and Friday from 7 am to 2 pm, and Saturday 7 am to 1 pm. 

Please call (860) 258-2766 Monday thru Friday 9 am to 4 pm to schedule curbside pickup for household items, furniture and appliances. Mattresses must be bagged. There will be a three day delay for removal due to the virus. Demolition, construction debris, toilets and sinks must be brought to the transfer station for disposal. Any questions please call (860) 258-7709.

Police Department Records

The Rocky Hill Police Department, in an effort to limit exposure, has established an online records request service. All requests for police records can be submitted through the police department website. Individuals without internet access may request records by calling 860-258-2783.

Fingerprinting services are available to Town residents and those who work in the Town of Rocky Hill. Those who are in need of fingerprinting services may schedule an appointment by calling the Records Division at 860-258-2783. Any individual who has been provided a service code for their process must pre-enroll through the following website prior to scheduling an appointment. You will be required to provide your Applicant Tracking Number at the time you schedule your appointment.

Town Meetings

We are presently conducting public meetings in person. A live stream of these meetings will appear on this page at the scheduled meeting time. We have also connected our Government Access channels on Cox and Frontier to this remote platform. You can also find these meetings streaming live on our YouTube channel.

Utility Information

Information for Families