To view the current Town Charter, please click here or refer to the "Documents" section on this page.
Section 11-2 of the Town Charter requires the Legislative Council to appoint a Charter Revision Commission no later than April of 2020 and “no more than every ten (10) years thereafter". The Hamden Charter was last approved and revised on November 8, 2011.
(The 2020-2021 Revised Charter failed before the Legislative Council and a 2022 Commission was appointed on January 10, 2022. The work of the previous commission can be found below)