Planning & Zoning Department

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.

 

Office Hours

 
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 Department at (203) 854-7780.
  

  • Board & Commission Meetings
  • Please view our 2018 meeting schedule for times, dates, and locations of meetings for the Planning Commission, Zoning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals and POCD Oversight Committee.
  • SoNo Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Proposed map change and zoning regulations
  • Report on SoNo TOD regulations and map
  • SoNo TOD maps
  • Housing Affordability in Norwalk
  • SoNo TOD Planning 
       

    2008 Plan of Conservation & Development


    Plan of Conservation and Development
  • Land Use Map  http://www.norwalkct.org/DocumentCenter/View/11753
  • Neighborhood Plans:
  • Broad River  http://www.norwalkct.org/DocumentCenter/View/11846
  • Cranbury  http://www.norwalkct.org/DocumentCenter/View/11848
  • ENNA  http://www.norwalkct.org/DocumentCenter/View/11873
  • ENNA Map  http://www.norwalkct.org/DocumentCenter/View/11849
  • Golden Hill  http://www.norwalkct.org/DocumentCenter/View/11850
  • Silvermine  http://www.norwalkct.org/DocumentCenter/View/11856
  • Silvermine Map  http://www.norwalkct.org/DocumentCenter/View/11854
  • Silvermine Topo Map  http://www.norwalkct.org/DocumentCenter/View/11855
  • Silvermine 1929 Aerial  http://www.norwalkct.org/DocumentCenter/View/11870
  • Silvermine 1991 Aerial  http://www.norwalkct.org/DocumentCenter/View/11853
  • Silvermine Thresholds & Gateways  http://www.norwalkct.org/DocumentCenter/View/11874
  • Silvermine Public & Commercial  http://www.norwalkct.org/DocumentCenter/View/11875
  • SONO Waterfront Communities  http://www.norwalkct.org/DocumentCenter/View/11851
  • Spring Hill Hospital Area  http://www.norwalkct.org/DocumentCenter/View/11857
  • West Norwalk  http://www.norwalkct.org/DocumentCenter/View/11859
  • West Norwalk Addendum  http://www.norwalkct.org/DocumentCenter/View/11858

    Planning Studies


    Click here for link to Mid-Harbor Plan, Wall Street Area Planning Study and other planning documents

    Status of Major Projects


    View a list of developments recently approved or currently under construction 
     

    Link to City Hall directory:

     
    http://ct-norwalk2.civicplus.com/directory.aspx
     

    Effective May 27, 2016: 

    Applicants must notify neighbors of application submittal for all CAM, SPR and Special Permit applications no later than 10 days after application is submitted to this office

    .