ReOpen Westport Updates

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PRIVATE SECTOR Reopening Guidance

While many businesses might be permitted to operate, the decision to open and what services to offer often varies with each individual business.  Before visiting any business, please call or check the associated website to find out the status of their facility or services.

7/23/20 See Sector Reopen Rules Updates

DOWNLOAD NEW PRINTABLE SIGNS that encourage visitors to continue to Stop the Spread.

6/29/20 - Westport/Weston Clergy Suspend Friday Evening & Sunday Morning Worship at Compo

State of CT List of Essential Businesses – Executive Order 7H signed March 20, 2020

TOWN Facilities & Services Updates

All town buildings are closed to the public, with modified staffing.

Beaches - Compo & Soundview Modified Rules
  • Compo & Soundview parking lots open to valid 2020 beach emblem holders.  Limited capacity 8a – 9p.
  • Boat slip and drystall holders must have special parking pass and emblem.
  • Compo:  No grills or tables.  Playground, skate park, basketball courts closed. No dogs. 
  • Latest info from Parks
Beach - Burying Hill Modified Rules
Parks Administration Modified Service
Longshore Golf Modified Rules
  • Longshore open for golf with restrictions.
  • Valid 2020 beach emblems required for parking in lots C, D, E.
  • Portable restrooms available near 7th &13th holes. 
  • Walking and running on the course not allowed. 
  • Latest info from Parks.
Recreation Modified Rules
  • Athletic fields at Wakeman, Staples (including track) and Kings Highway open for individual use & exercise.  Social distancing & 5-person max group enforced.
  • Ginny Parker Field at Staples & PJ Romano Field at Saugatuck Elementary closed for the summer due to construction.
  • All town tennis courts open for singles and doubles 
  • 6/17 Pickleball at Compo Beach open for Singles with restrictions - 1st come, 1st served
  • 6/17 Platform Tennis at Longshore open for Singles with restrictions - reservations required
  • 6/17 Wakeman Town Farm online registration open for summer 2020 programs
  • RECing Crew & Camp Compo programs cancelled for the 2020 summer season. 
  • All playgrounds & Wakeman Rd. closed. 
  • Latest info from Parks
Public Schools

Distance Learning

Town Hall

Modified Service

  • Open only for essential appointments in the building rear 
  • Deposit checks and documents in the drop box located in the building rear.  Write email address on deposited item for a confirmation of receipt.
  • See departments' services & accommodations.
Transfer Station

Modified Service

  • No bulky items or contact with personnel.  Please dump and move out.
  • Traffic restrictions. No walk-ins allowed.
  • All fees and collection of refuse tickets will be waived.
Library Online Resources

Modified Service


Modified Service

  • 911 for EMERGENCY ONLY. 
  • Disclose any COVID-19 symptoms to 911 dispatcher.
Public Transit

Modified Service

  • Commuter routes replaced with On-Demand Service - 203-299-5180.
  • Call day before to schedule home pickup and at least 45 minutes before for station pickup.  Learn more.
  • Railroad station waiting rooms & food vendors closed.
Public Meetings Online Meetings
Center for Senior Activities Online Classes

* Town Employees are working daily to provide critical government functions, but a majority of staff have been asked to telecommute.
Members of the public who feel they have urgent matters are asked to please call/email specific departments for guidance.


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