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 information, please contact the Planning & Zoning Department at (203) 854-7780.

Board & Commission Meetings

  • Please view our 2017 meeting schedule for times, dates, and locations of meetings for the Planning Commission, Zoning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals and POCD Oversight Committee.


    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

    .