Planning & Zoning

EFFECTIVE MONDAY, JULY 6, 2020 and until further notice:
TOWN HALL and other Town offices are open to the public.  The front and lower level doors are currently locked.  

Managing your request remotely is preferred.  We will be glad to assist you remotely by email and/or telephone, or Zoom call.  Please call or email us directly and include as much specific information, as possible, so we can do our best to assist you with your inquiry.  Inland Wetlands 203.594.3036 / Planning and Zoning 203.594.3042
To schedule an appointment with either Inland Wetlands or Planning & Zoning, please contact Lola Sweeney or 203.594.3089

Title searchers should email  She will respond via email.

Zoning complaints, general questions or issues should be emailed to or

Specific questions regarding the Zoning Board of Appeals or the Planning and Zoning Commission, any current pending application, how to submit an application or additional material, should be emailed to or call 203.594.3042.

If you would like to be added to our email distribution list for notices/updates please email

What We Do
Provide objective information and guidance to residents and applicants on matters regarding land use.

Review and process applications; administer and enforce Zoning and Subdivision Regulations.

Develop and maintain the Plan of Conservation and Development.

Provide formal and informal information, guidance and administrative support to members of the Planning and Zoning Commission on land use issues and permit applications.

Provide information, guidance and administrative support to members of the Zoning Board of Appeals on submitted requests for variance.

 Contact Us
Main Number 203-594-3042
Fax Number 203-594-3127

Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

Lynn Brooks Avni, AICP
Town Planner/Sr. Enforcement Officer
Co-Director of Land Use

Ben Winter, Assistant Zoning Inspector

Shawn Soljour, Land Use Records Manager

Lola Sweeney, Administrative Assistant

Town Hall, Lower Level 
77 Main Street
New Canaan, CT