Planning Regulations & Applications: New Milford, Connecticut (CT)

The function of the Town of New Milford Planning Commission includes but is not limited to: adopt, amend and administer the Subdivision Regulations, deciding upon applications for approval of subdivision or resubdivision plans; to adopt and amend the Towns Plan of Conservation and Development, to review and make recommendations on all proposed municipal improvements, to review and make recommendations to the Zoning Commission on proposed changes to the Zoning Regulations and Zoning Map and the collection/release of road and soil erosion bonds.

Below please find various application forms and the actual Town of New Milford Planning Regulations. If you have any questions relative to whether your proposed activity requires a Planning 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.

New Milford Subdivision Regulations
Adopted September 30, 1958, the Town of New Milford Subdivision Regulations should be consulted prior to considering a subdivision or resubdivision. The Regulations spell out the requirements relative to splitting your land into multiple building lots.

New Milford Subdivision or Resubdivision Application Form
This is the application form that must be filled out for anyone proposing to subdivide or resubdivide their land. A set of subdivision plans typically consist of a surveysite development planstormwater management plan, and sedimentation and erosion control plan which can all be performed by our office. Please contact us at (860) 354-9346 for more information on how we can help you subdivide your property.

New Milford Plan of Conservation and Development
The Town of New Milford Plan of Conservation and Development , adopted October 29, 1997, provides a framework of needs, policies, actions and priorities that will guide community decision makers on land-use management, community facilities
development, parks and recreation, open space and environmental conservation, transportation and traffic improvement, utilities services and economic development. At least once every ten years the Commission must prepare or amend, and must adopt a Plan of Conservation and Development. The Town is currently updating the POCD and hopes to have the new Plan adopted in the near future.

New Milford Plan of Conservation and Development – Existing Land Use Map
This map shows the existing types of land use in New Milford when the Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD) was created in 1997.

New Milford Plan of Conservation and Development – Proposed Land Use Map
This map shows the proposed types of land use in New Milford when the Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD) was created in 1997.

New Milford Plan of Conservation and Development – Open Space Plan
This map shows the existing and proposed open space in New Milford when the Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD) was created in 1997.

New Milford Plan of Conservation and Development – Scenic Road Map
This map shows existing scenic roads and proposed rural country roads in New Milford when the Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD) was created in 1997.

New Milford Plan of Conservation and Development – Sewer Plan
This map shows existing and proposed sewer areas in New Milford when the Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD) was created in 1997.

New Milford Plan of Conservation and Development – Circulation Plan
This map shows the classification of roads and proposed road improvements in New Milford when the Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD) was created in 1997.

New Milford Plan of Conservation and Development – Recreation Plan
This map shows the parks and recreation areas in New Milford when the Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD) was created in 1997.

New Milford Plan of Conservation and Development – Public Facilities Plan
This map shows the public facilities (i.e. – parks, schools, hospital) in New Milford when the Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD) was created in 1997.

New Milford Plan of Conservation and Development – Economic Development Areas
This map shows areas designated for economic development in New Milford when the Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD) was created in 1997.

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 New Milford to determine if the Regulations and/or application forms have recently changed.