Welcome to Voluntown

town_sealLocated in the northeast corner of New London County, Voluntown is a rural community consisting of 39.8 square miles with two-thirds of the town made up of state forest. Pachaug State Forest offers many outdoor activities; such as hunting, camping, hiking and horseback riding. The town hall and library are located in the Village Center, along with the PreK-8 school, Constitution Field, the walking track, and gazebo. Voluntown was Incorporated in 1721 and has a rich history of textile mills, historic buildings, the Civilian Conservation Corps. (CCC Camp), folklore and was originally known as “Volunteer Town”.

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Planning and Zoning Commission Vacancy

The Planning and Zoning Commission has a vacancy and is seeking a member for the full board (not the alternate board). Commission members must be registered voters in Voluntown. Please send a letter of interest to the Planning and Zoning Commission via the Town Clerk’s Office. Letters can be dropped off in person, or emailed to townclerk@voluntown.gov by 4pm on March 3rd.

Notice of Special Town Meeting March 3, 2020

View the Flood Damage Preservation Ordinance Here

View the Elderly Commission Ordinance Here

View the Ordinance Establishing for the Regulation of Bingo games Here

Voluntown Youth Service Bureau Dodgeball Tournament

Team Registration Form

Player Registration Form

YSB Tournament Dodgeball Rules

Take Out Pasta Dinner Tricentennial Celebration Fundraiser

No Tolls Resolution

At the January 28, 2020 Board of Selectmen’s Meeting, the Board unanimously approved a No Tolls Resolution that has been sent in as testimony for the 1/31/2020 Transportation Public Hearing.

Notice of Public Hearing February 11, 2020: Proposed Ordinances

View the Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance HERE

View the Ordinance Establishing for the Regulation of Bingo Games HERE

View the Ordinance Establishing an Elderly Commission HERE

SURVEY- Help Voluntown  Substance Abuse Prevention Council  receive $1000! 

Please take a few minutes to complete the survey for our partners at SERAC.  SERAC engages and unites the individuals and communities of eastern CT around issues related to addictions and mental well-being across the behavioral health continuum through needs assessments, capacity building, and advocacy.

Please share this survey as the community with the best survey response rate will receive $1000 for prevention efforts. 


Calling all adults in eastern Connecticut
We want to hear from you!

Community Survey
-Now Open-

1/27/2020 – 2/29/2020

To access the survey…
Click HERE

SERAC will use these data to drive our understanding of the needs and capacity of our region to address substance use, problem gambling, mental health and suicide.

The LPC in the community with the highest participation rate (as a percentage of population) will receive a
$1000 award.

We encourage you to complete the survey yourself and to encourage others in your community to complete it as well.

Will your community have the highest participation rate and get the award?

From the Office of Secretary of State Denise Merrill

You MUST be registered with a party to vote in that party’s presidential primary.
If you want to SWITCH parties in order to vote in another party’s primary, the deadline is coming up: January 28th!
Check your party status: myvote.ct.gov/lookup
Register: myvote.ct.gov/register


Rabies Alert: Rabid Cat in Glasgo Area of Griswold

A message from UNCAS Health:

A feral cat from the area of Route 201, Glasgo Road in Griswold was tested and found to be positive for rabies on January 9, 2020.

The public is reminded to refrain from feeding or approaching any wild animals. Rabies is a deadly disease caused by a virus that can infect all warm-blooded animals, including people. It is spread mostly by wild animals, but stray cats and dogs may also become infected and spread the virus. The rabies virus lives in the saliva and brain tissue of infected animals. Rabies can be spread by scratches from infected animals or when infected saliva comes into contact with open wounds, breaks in the skin or mucous membranes (eyes, nose, mouth, etc.).

Anyone with questions or concerns is asked to contact Uncas Health District at (860) 823-1189 or NECCOG Animal Control at (860) 774-1253.