Zoning Regulations & Applications: Harwinton, Connecticut (CT)

The purpose of the Zoning Commission is to guide the growth and development of the Town of New Milford so as to promote beneficial and convenient relationships among residential, commercial, industrial and public areas within the town in accordance with Section 8 of the Connecticut General Statutes and the Town of New Milford Zoning Regulations. Zoning is responsible for the issuance of permits related to commercial and industrial projects as well as additions or accessory structures.

Permits are typically required for: new buildings, structures and accessory structures, home occupations, signs, tennis and other sports courts, swimming pools, fences, patios, decks, remodeling that will change a buildings use, proposed uses of existing and proposed buildings and properties, such as commercial and industrial uses.

Below please find various application forms and the actual Town of New Milford Zoning Regulations. If you have any questions relative to whether your proposed activity requires a zoning permit, please do not hesitate to contact us at (860) 354-9346 so that we may assist you. We also offer full service land use permitting where we handle the entire permitting process from beginning to end.

Harwinton Zoning Regulations
Adopted in April 28, 1955, last revised October 6, 2008, the Town of Harwinton Zoning Regulations should be consulted prior to performing any activity that requires a zoning permit. The Zoning Regulations exist to provide for the orderly and responsible growth of the Town from a residential, commercial and industrial perspective.

Harwinton Zoning Lot Area and Dimensional Requirements
This document summarizes the minimum lot area and dimensional requirements such as front, side and rear setbacks.

Harwinton Zoning Permit Application
This application must be filled out for someone who is proposing an activity which requires a zoning permit such as a house, earth removal or addition in the Town of Harwinton. This application requires a survey and civil engineering services which we will be happy to provide for you.

Harwinton Ordinance Establishing Fines
This document is the Ordinance which allows the Commission to fine those who violate the Zoning Regulations.

Connecticut Public Act 05-124
This Act states that an applicant cannot file a permit application other than for interior work in an existing building or for exterior work that does not expand or alter the footprint of an existing building if the subject property is encumbered by a conservation restriction or preservation restriction. Please read the above Act fully to ensure that your permit will not be unnecessarily overturned if it is to be appealed.

If you have any questions regarding the interpretation of a local land use regulation or application or you are interested in working with us on a project, contact us at (860) 354-9346. We look forward to speaking with you!

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Please note that you should always contact the Town of Harwinton to determine if the Regulations and/or application forms have recently changed.