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Plan Of Conservation and Development
Introduction to the Plan
The Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD or the Plan) is the City’s guide for managing growth and conserving resources. The City’s Planning Commission is responsible for updating the Plan every ten years as mandated by the State. The Plan addresses multiple issues related to stewardship of the City and provides a foundation for City policy, capital investment, and its zoning regulations. Danbury last undertook this process ten years ago culminating in the 2013 POCD. This effort will provide an updated Plan that will address important issues related to Danbury’s growth and will provide a vision for its future.
Open Space and Environmental Resources
Historic and Cultural Resources
Transportation and Infrastructure
Facilities and Services
Project launch and existing conditions research, initial meetings with Oversight Committee.
Review of socioeconomic and demographic trends, explore neighborhood and transportation issues and needs. Launch online survey.
Conduct virtual public meetings, explore land use and zoning, housing and development, and infrastructure issues and needs.
Conduct in-person meetings if feasible, explore open space, environmental, historic, and cultural resources.
Begin development of Plan recommendations, prepare drafts of Plan.
Prepare draft Plan for public review, conduct presentations of the Plan.
Bring the Plan to public hearing for approval.
City of Danbury Department of Planning and Zoning
Sharon Calitro | Director & Jennifer Emminger | Deputy Planning Director
FHI Studio(lead planning firm), LUMI Agency (branding and communications), RKG (housing and economics), Goody Clancy (transit oriented development and redevelopment), and Bridge Energy Services (energy and sustainability planning)