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The following is the procedure for filing a claim against the City of Bridgeport.

You must write a letter explaining where, when and what happened. 

Be sure to include your 

  • name
  • address 
  • telephone number.
  • any other statutory required notice or information depending on the nature of your claim or case.
  • in addition to a phone number and address, it is strongly recommended you provide an email address to assist in a quicker response to your claim.

You may attach any bills or estimates to your letter, and send it to:

The City Clerk’s Office

45 Lyon Terrace

Room 204

Bridgeport, CT 06604

You will receive a postcard in the mail from the City Clerk’s Office acknowledging receipt of your letter and confirming that it has been sent to the City Attorney’s Office. That office will respond to you in writing within two to three weeks. 

You can also download the procedures on how to file a claim.