Connecticut Moving Regulations

Connecticut Department of Transportation regulates Connecticuts’s Intrastate Moving.

Connecticut Moving Rules and Regulations

The Connecticut Department of Transportation regulates Intra-State household goods moving in Connecticut.  The moving company is in charge of publishing a tariff and the tariff is filed and regulated by the Department of Transportation.  This tariff outlines all of the services and charges for the movers and the CDOT holds all movers in the state of Connecticut responsible for following by their published rates, policies, and procedures set forth by the commission.

In Connecticut, any move within the state is considered an intrastate move.  Most movers will charge on an hourly basis stated in their tariff.  All licensed movers must have a certificate to operate and have their C# on their vehicles to perform local moves.  Additional charges may include packing, stairs, piano, shuttles, etc.  All local movers charge a fuel surcharge in addition to their regular charges.

One important thing to remember is that you make sure your local mover carries workers compensation insurance and the proper licensing on equipment and vehicles.

If you have any questions on licensed movers, or licensing or want to view a mover’s published tariff, you may call:

Department of Transportation of Connecticut
860-594-2870 (ask for Sheldon Lubin)
2800 Berlin Turnpike
Newington, CT  06111

Motor Transport Association of Connecticut
60 Forest Street
Hartford, CT  06105
PH: 860-520-4455.


For any question on interstate moves, and finding a licensed mover, you may contact the:

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE
Washington, DC  20590

Protect Your Move (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration)

US Department of Transportation
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE
Washington, DC  20590

American Moving & Storage Association
1611 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA  22314

The following is a list of related moving contacts:

Office of the Attorney General
55 Elm Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06106
(860) 808-5318

State Offices
Department of Consumer Protection
165 Capitol Ave.
Hartford, CT 06106-1630
Toll free: 1-800-842-2649

City Offices
Middletown Office of Consumer Protection
Director of Consumer Protection
245 deKoven Dr.
Middletown, CT 06457-1300

Banking Authorities
Connecticut Department of Banking
Government Relations and Consumer Affairs

260 Constitution Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103

Insurance Regulators
Insurance Department
Consumer Affairs Division

PO Box 816
Hartford, CT 06142-0816

Securities Administrators
Department of Banking
Securities and Business Investments Division

260 Constitution Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103-1800

Utility Commissions
Department of Public Utility Control
10 Franklin Square
New Britain, CT 06051