Planning & Zoning Department
Starting Monday, March 13, 2020:
Due to the current closure of City Hall to the public, we will no longer be making in-person appointments.
For Zoning Permits, the Zoning Permit application can be found here. You will need to submit copies of your site plan and construction drawings with the application. You can call the P&Z mainline, at 203-854-7780, with questions.
For applications to the Planning Commission and Zoning Commission, follow navigation at the top left to "Applications, Fees & Annual Meeting Schedule".
What We Do:
Ø Guide growth and development in the city.
Ø Provide information, guidance and administrative support to the Zoning Board of Appeals, Zoning Commission, Planning Commission and Harbor Management Commission.
Ø Assist the land use Commissions in establishing the long-term vision for the city by implementing the goals outlined in the Plan of Conservation and Development.
Ø Conduct planning studies related to traffic, parking, housing, urban design, mobility, resiliency, economic development, etc. as directed by the Commissions and/or the legislative body.
Ø Provide objective information to residents and applicants on matters regarding land use.
Ø Review and process applications, administer and enforce Zoning and Subdivision Regulations.
Walk-in hours for permit applications & questions:Monday - Thursday (8:30 am - 12:30 pm)
Friday (8:30 am - 11:00 am)
NOTE: Afternoon hours are by appointment only!
For more info, please contact the Planning & Zoning Dept at (203) 854-7780.
2019 - 2029 Plan of Conservation & Development
Building Zone Regulations Rewrite
The draft report, currently under consideration by the Zoning Commission is provided below:
Planning Documents & Studies
Status of Major Projects
View a recently approved or currently under construction