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Planning Department

501 Main Street South
(3rd Floor)

Southbury, CT 06488
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Plan of Conservation & Development


The town is in the process of updating Southbury's Plan of Conservation & Development (POCD), which will serve as a guide for future growth and development in Southbury. The POCD was last updated in 2012. The State requires that municipalities update their POCDs every ten years to establish a vision and objectives that address housing, business and infrastructure development as well as parks, open space, historic and natural resources protection and sustainability, among other things. Residents, community members, businesses and organizations are encouraged to participate and share their opinions on this initiative.

The process is overseen by the Southbury Planning Commission, the staff of Planning Department and Cheshire-based consultant SLR International Corporation (formerly Milone and MacBroom, Inc.).

Community Survey

The Southbury Planning Commission seeks input from every resident and business owner to contribute to the Town's Plan of Conservation and Development update. The questions address quality of life, recreation, land use, economic development and other topics. Your responses will help establish shared values and priorities for the Town's future, and will guide the planning process. All answers are confidential. The survey can be accessed directly at www.surveymonkey.com/r/Southbury_POCD_2021. The deadline to submit responses has been extended to October 27, 2021.

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For those who prefer paper copies of the survey, they can be found at:

  • Southbury Town Hall, 501 Main Street South
  • Southbury Senior Center, 561 Main Street South
  • Southbury Parks and Recreation, 561 Main Street South
  • Southbury Library, 100 Poverty Road
  • Heritage Village Activities Building, 11 Heritage Way

Copies of the survey can also be mailed to people who request them by calling the Planning Department at 203-262-0634.

Completed paper copies of the survey can be dropped off in the drop box at in the Parks and Recreation building, the Southbury Library, or mailed to the Planning Department, 501 Main Street South, Southbury, CT 06488. Scanned responses can be emailed to Landuseadmin@southbury-ct.gov.

Previous Plan of Conservation and Development

Click to view the 2012 Southbury Plan of Conservation and Development.

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