Zoning Commission

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What we do: 

The Zoning Commission regulates the use of land within the city by:
  • Preparing, adopting, and amending the Building Zone Regulations and the Building Zone Map so as to control and direct the use and development of property
  • Reviewing and deciding upon applications for special permits, site plan review, and coastal site plan.
  • Acting upon applications for motor vehicle dealer or repairer licenses

Contact Information:

The main point of staff contact for the Zoning Commission is the Principal Planner.  Bryan Baker is the Principal Planner.


Bryan Baker

Mailing Address:

Zoning Commission
Room 129
Norwalk City Hall
PO Box 5125
Norwalk, CT 06856-5125



How to Apply:

Prior to submitting any application, you are strongly encouraged to first review the details of your proposal with the Principal Planner. 

Please consult with the Planner for up-to-date application requirements related to virtual teleconference meetings during COVID. 

Application Forms

Zoning Commission Meetings and Membership Information:

The Zoning Commission meets twice per month, typically at 6:00PM on the 1st Thursday and 3rd Wednesday of the month.  
Currently, all meetings are being held virtually using the Zoom application.   To learn more about the Virtual Commission/Board Meetings, go here. Agendas for all meetings can be found here, and specific information regarding connecting to an upcoming meeting is found on the Meeting Notices page. 

For more information, see links below: