• 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


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

> Parking ticket inquiries should be directed to the New London Parking Authority: 860-443-1775

> Traffic infraction inquiries should be directed to the  GA 10 Clerk's office: 860-443-8444

Please Drive Safely

Parking tickets may be paid by mail or in person at the following location: 

New London Parking Authority 
     Water Street Parking Garage 
160 Water Street 
New London, CT. 06320

Water Street Parking Garage Contact number is (860)443-1775

To protest a parking ticket, a Request for Parking Ticket Hearing form must be submitted within 48 hours of the receipt of the ticket. The form may be accessed electronically by clicking on the link above. Alternatively, the form may be obtained in person from the address above or from the Records window at the police department. 

The form should be completed and returned along with the original ticket to the New London Parking Authority at the address listed above. 


Because you asked.....

Residents were concerned with speeding vehicles on Ledyard Street near Norwood Ave.  NLPD and DPW answered with a brand new RADAR sign to slow speeders down. 


Handicap Parking Signs

If certain criteria are met, you may be eligible to have a handicap parking sign erected near your residence.  Download the form here.


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


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

Ride legally HERE

Watch more here! - News Channel 3

Read more here! - The Day



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