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Board of Education

The Bridgeport Board of Education is the governing body of the Bridgeport Public Schools, a school district that serves over 20,000+ students in 30+ schools.

Bridgeport Public Library

The Bridgeport Public Library serves as the principal public library for the City of Bridgeport. Our superb historical collections/ genealogy department attracts visitors from all over the world.

Bridgeport-Sikorsky Airport

Bridgeport-Sikorsky Airport is the City of Bridgeport Municipal Airport and provides a number of services as a non-commercial flight airport. The airport goal is to maximize the airport’s economic and public service value to the City and this region, as well as providing a safe and secure aviation facility for the public and general and corporate aviation.

Building Department

Apply for Building Permits, Electrical Permits, Plumbing Permits, HVA/C Permits, Fire Protection Permits, Sign Permits, Demolition Permits and Sign Licenses

Central Grants

The Central Grants Office reviews, prepares, and submits grant applications to various funding sources on behalf of the City of Bridgeport and monitors the budgetary and financial aspects of grant use for compliance.

Chief Administrative Office

The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is responsible for coordinating all department management and operational policies and practices for the Mayor.

City Clerk

The City Clerk’s Office preserves and protects official city records and provides a variety of information, services, and support to City Staff, elected officials and the public in a timely, courteous and responsible manner.

City Council

The public’s trust of its government must be preserved as it is of critical importance to the future of the Bridgeport. As a City Council we believe that all public officials should and must be held to the highest standards of integrity and accountability. Further, as a City Council we believe that our government should be open and inclusive and are committed to working to achieve the best for our constituents and this great city.

Civil Service

The office of the Civil Service Commission serves as the central personnel office for the City of Bridgeport and provides services to the general public and government employees.


The Communications department for the City of Bridgeport.

Department on Aging

Bridgeport Department on Aging ensures that all Bridgeport Seniors will be able to reach their full potential by providing opportunities for socialization, elderly education, information and referrals and other supportive services.

Emergency Management & Homeland Security

The mission of the Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security/ Local Emergency Planning Committee (OEM/LEPC) is to protect the lives and property of citizens in the City of Bridgeport.


The Engineering Department provides engineering services to the City of Bridgeport’s Departments and Commissions.

Environmental Health

The Environmental Health Department ensures the health and safety of the Bridgeport community through licenses and inspections.

Family Health & Wellness Clinic

The Family Health & Wellness Clinic of the Bridgeport Health and Social Services Department has a mission to identify, treat and prevent the spread of communicable disease within the City of the Bridgeport. Some diseases including COVID-19, Influenza (flu), STDs, and Tuberculosis (TB).


The Finance Department manages all accounting and financial operations for the City. This includes financial reports to the City Council and Mayor and the City's Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports.

Fire Department

The Bridgeport Fire Department is dedicated to serve the people of the City of Bridgeport and provide the highest level of professional response to fire, medical, environmental emergencies.

Health & Social Services

The Health Department is responsible for promoting and protecting the health and well-being of individuals and communities through various programs, services, and initiatives.

Housing & Commercial Code Enforcement

The Housing & Commercial Code Enforcement Department is dedicated to ensuring safe, healthy, and livable housing for all.

Housing & Community Development

The Housing & Community Development Department works to address and mitigate the effects of poverty, homelessness and substandard housing in the city of Bridgeport.

Human Resources

Through partnerships and collaboration, the City of Bridgeport Human Resources Department comprises dedicated personnel who are committed to recruit and retain a high performing and diverse workforce; foster a healthy, safe, and productive work environment for employees; provide support to City Departments and the public to maximize individual and organizational potential and position the City of Bridgeport as an employer of choice.

​The City of Bridgeport is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Information Technology Services

The Information technology Services (ITS) for the City of Bridgeport.

Labor Relations

The Office of Labor Relations serves employees of the City of Bridgeport. Our Office also oversees the Benefits Administration and Human Resources.

Licensing & Permits

This department issues and manages contractor, hauler, licenses and permits to perform street and sidewalk excavation within the City of Bridgeport. This is the office to contact if you are a contractor, or hauler who needs more information on rules and regulations governing street and sidewalk excavation in the city. This office also provides Occupancy Permits to occupy the public right of way.

Mayor's Initiative for Reentry Affairs

The Mayor's Initiative for Reentry Affairs (MIRA) aims to empower convicted individuals by connecting them to relevant community resources and information.

Mayor's Office

Mayor Joseph P. Ganim from The City of Bridgeport, located in Connecticut.

Office of Planning & Economic Development

Welcome to the Office of Planning & Economic Development ("OPED"). Our mission -- per Mayor Ganim's direction, and consistent with our award-winning master plan, Plan Bridgeport -- is to develop the economic life of the city.

Office of Policy & Management

The Office of Policy and Management (OPM), prepares and reviews the city budget; guides and monitors performance of departments; oversees the implementation of Management Improvements; Prepares the three-year financial plan and monthly financial reports and reviews and works to improve department systems and operations for maximum efficiency.

Office of the City Attorney

The Bridgeport Office of the City Attorney advises and represents the City, its officers, employees, municipal agencies, boards and commissions in all civil legal matters involving the City.

Parks & Recreation

The Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Department provides well-maintained park grounds and facilities for City residents and visitors.

Police Department

The Bridgeport Police Department is committed to partnering with the community to provide quality police services and to create a safe environment through fair and impartial enforcement of the law. We promote dignity and respect while recognizing the needs of our diverse community in our responsibility to maintain order and protect individual rights.

Public Facilities

Public Facilities Department provides city residents and taxpayers with these services: trash and recycling pickup, street cleaning, roadway related maintenance, lines and signs division, snow plowing, sanding and salting, leaf pickup.


The Purchasing Department is responsible for the procurement of goods and services for the City of Bridgeport.

Registrar of Voters

The Registrar of Voters office is responsible for conducting citywide elections, assisting the public with new and existing registrations and providing information to proposed and existing candidates for office.

Small & Minority Business Enterprise

The SMBE Department supports small, women owned, and minority-owned businesses by addressing their unique challenges through tailored resources and initiatives. Our department offers various informational and educational programs covering various topics and facilitating access to opportunities like networking events and procurement processes. This support promotes economic inclusivity, aids in business success, and contributes to the city's economy and community vitality.

Tax Assessor

The Tax Assessor's Office discovers, lists and values all real estate, personal property and motor vehicles located in the City of Bridgeport to compile the Grand List. We also administer tax relief programs and apply exemptions.

Tax Collector

The mission of the Tax Collector is to collect all tax revenue due to the City in accordance with Connecticut State Statutes and to provide the taxpayers of the City with information and assistance.

Town Clerk

The Town Clerk serves as the keeper of Land Records, Map filings, Trade Name Registrations, Dog Licenses, Military Discharges, Notary Registrations, issuing of Absentee Ballots.

Vital Records

As a vital records office, our main responsibility is to keep track of and manage important documents related to people's life events, such as birth, marriage, and death certificates.

Water Pollution Control Authority (WPCA)

The Water Pollution Control Authority (WPCA) operates two wastewater treatment facilities and maintains the sewer system in the City of Bridgeport by collecting and treating wastewater generated by the residents of the cities of Bridgeport and surrounding areas.

Youth Services

The Youth Service Department provides a number of programs and services to youth ages Pre-K through 21. We invite you to explore our site to discover more.

Zoning Department

The Zoning Department encourages the development and preservation of sustainable land uses which promote the health, safety, quality of life and overall general welfare of Bridgeport. This is accomplished through the adoption of the Master Plan of Conservation and Development, which guides the zoning and historic regulations.