• Tall ships docked at Fort Trumbull during OpSail 2012.

  • The Coast Guard Barque Eagle docked at its home port in New London.

  • The Thames Base Ball Club of New London plays vintage ball at Fort Trumbull.

  • Crowds enjoy the surf and Summer sun at Ocean Beach Park.

  • Art lovers enjoy work at the annual Salon des Independants at Hygienic Galleries.

  • A fish-eye's view of the majestically renovated Garde Arts Theater.

  • A community parade passes City Hall on State Street.

  • A bustling Waterfront Park during SailFest.

  • A lone tug passes Harbor Light on a foggy day on the Thames River.

  • The Reducers rock the boardwalk at Ocean Beach.


New London City Hall
181 State Street
New London, CT 06320

PHONE (860) 447-5200
HOURS Monday-Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Traffic Services


Handicap sign applications - Parking & traffic complaints/concerns - Abandoned vehicles - Fleet vehicle maintenance/acquisitions - Traffic enforcement - Traffic safety grants

> Requests for private duty construction hiring should be directed to the Records Section: 860-447-5282

> Parking ticket inquiry? > New London Parking Authority: 860-443-1775

> Traffic infraction inquiry? > GA 10 Clerk's office: 860-443-8444

Please Drive Safely

Click it or Ticket 2018 / 2019

Seatbelt enforcement begins November 19, 2018 and runs periodically through May 2019.

Buckle up day or night!

Thanksgiving Enforcement Results:

Cell Phone Infractions: 9

Seatbelt Infractions: 17

Other Infractions: 26

Suspended Operators: 2

Uninsured Vehicles: 1

Questions/concerns regarding the new Ocean Ave. traffic configuration should be forwarded to the Mayor's Office or DPW. 

Dirt Bike / ATV Ordinance

It is now illegal to ride any unregistered ATV, dirt bike, pocket bike or mini bike on city streets, public parks, or any public land in New London.  If you are caught, your bike will be seized and destroyed and you will receive up to a $2,000 fine.

Ordinance text

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DUI Enforcement Grant

12/15/17 - 8/31/18

The New London Police Department, in conjuction with area law enforcement agencies, will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint on Water Street in New London on Friday, May 25, 2018.  This operation will focus on both drug and alcohol-related impaired driving and is being supported by the Connecicut Department of Transportation Highway Safety Grant program.  The grant also incorportates roving patrols targeting impaired and unsafe drivers. This event symbolizes the commitment of NLPD towards improving public safety, reducing the number of DUI incidents and decreasing the number of alcohol-related traffic collisions and fatalities.  Please contact the NLPD Traffic Unit for further questions regarding this and further DUI enforcement operations: 860-447-5280.

Click it or Ticket Campaign

       May 21 2018 - June 3 2018


Seat belt infractions: 36

Cell phone infractions: 28

Speeding infractions: 5

                               Suspended operators: 1                                 

Uninsured motorists: 2

Other M/V violations: 31

Felony arrests: 2

Warrants served: 2

Other criminal violations: 1


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