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Building Zone Regulations


The content within Norwalk's online zoning regulations is for informational purposes only. For copies of the Zoning Regulations amended to August 20, 2021, or for questions regarding the zoning regulations, please contact the Planning and Zoning Department at (203) 854-7780.

To review zoning amendments adopted between 2018-2021: click here.

NOTE: Search the documents below by using CTRL-F then enter a search term in the box at the bottom of the page.

Table of Contents

Articles


The Building Zone Regulations are divided into articles as noted below:
   

Schedule of Height and Bulk of Buildings


The Schedules provide the permitted height, setbacks, density and coverage allowed in each zoning district:
Applicants must notify the owners of land that abut or are directly across the street from the subject parcel of application submittal for all CAM, Site Plan and Special Permit applications: notification must occur no later than 10 days after application is submitted to this office
 
Fee Schedule effective April 28, 2017: Planning & Zoning fees for Maps & Applications to Planning, Zoning & ZBA

Village Districts 
Norwalk has four Village Districts that are established in accordance with the Connecticut General Statutes Section 8-2j. For more information about Village Districts, please consult the links below:

Maps and additional information

  

Building Zone Map Legend

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The legend below provides a list of zoning districts in Norwalk. Please refer to the Building Zone Regulations for information regarding permitted uses and structures within each district. For copies of the current zoning map, please contact the Planning and Zoning Department at (203) 854-7780.

CodeDistrictCodeDistrict
_ _ _ _Coastal Area Management BoundaryLI2Light Industrial No. 2
AA ResidenceMCMarine Commercial
AAAA ResidenceNBNeighborhood Business
AAAAAA ResidenceRDResearch and Development
BB ResidenceRIRestricted Industrial
B1Business No. 1RPDAReed Putnam Design District - Subarea A
B2Business No. 2RPDBReed Putnam Design District - Subarea B
CC ResidenceRPDCReed Putnam Design District - Subarea C
CBDCentral Business DistrictRPDDReed Putnam Design District - Subarea D
CBD-WCentral Business District - WaterRPDEReed Putnam Design District - Subarea E
DD ResidenceRVDRowayton Avenue Village District
EOExecutive OfficeSNBDSouth Norwalk Business District
EVDEast Avenue Village DistrictSSDDSono Station Design District
I1Industrial No. 1SVDSilvermine Tavern Village District
ICIsland ConservationWSDDWashington Street Design District


GHVDGolden Hill Village District