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Dam Registration and Dam Recordation

Dam Registration
All dams in the State of Connecticut must be registered.  Please review the Dam Registration Fact Sheet.
Before filling out a dam registration form, you should verify that you or a former owner did not already register the dam.
To assist in the completion of a dam registration form, a diagram of a typical dam is available.
Contact the DEEP Dam Safety Regulatory Program at (860) 424-3706 or by email at to receive a dam registration form.


Dam Recordation
Effective October 1, 2007, owners of High and Significant Hazard dams are required to file a Notice of a High Hazard Dam or a Significant Hazard Dam on the Municipal Land Records. 
   Notice of a High Hazard Dam or a Significant Hazard Dam (Word, PDF; Instructions)


Content last updated February 2020