City Plan

Please visit the Land Use Commissions and Boards webpages for all meeting materials (agendas, minutes, recordings and applications)


Click here fore the City Plan Commission Meeting Materials

Click here for the Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting Materials

Click here for the Historic District Commission Meeting Materials

About Our Department

The City Plan Department facilitates the physical development of the City and encourages the development of sustainable land use, economic, and social policy. We are responsible for the Comprehensive Plan of Development, as well as other area-specific development plans.

We work with city agencies, commissions, and boards to provide planning, zoning, and development information and advice, assisting residents, businesses, and developers in achieving the City's development objectives.

We are a local partner of the United States Census Bureau.

Board and Commission Vacancies

Are you resident who is interested in land use and development in New Haven? We are currently looking for dedicated citizens who are interested in serving on the City Plan Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, and Historic District Commission. These volunteer boards are actively and proactively involved in development review, zoning applications, and historic preservation for projects coming to the City of New Haven. If you are interested in learning more about either board, please reach out to the City Plan Department at (203) 946-6379.

If you are interested in applying, please send the completed application form and a résumé to: City Plan Department, 165 Church Street, 5th Floor, New Haven, CT 06510.

Download the application form here:
Boards and Commissions Application

Contact Us

Aïcha Woods
Executive Director

(203) 946-6379

165 Church St. | 5th Floor
New Haven, CT 06510

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 5:00pm

Land Use Board and Commission Calendar 2022

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