Planning & Neighborhood Services
Starting September 1, 2022, the City of Norwich Planning and Neighborhood Services Department will be publishing Legal Notices in The Day newspaper instead of the Norwich Bulletin for:
Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Conservation Commission, Commission on the City Plan, Zoning Board of Appeals and Demolition
Published Legal Notices are also available online at: https://www.theday.com/classifieds-search/?classifiedlist=Announcements
The Planning and Neighborhood Services Department is conducting Hybrid meetings for all land use boards and Commissions. (Remote and in Person Options) Please refer to the appropriate meeting agendas for the most current information.
Submission Procedure for Building, Zoning and Land Use Board Applications
The City of Norwich, including the Planning and Neighborhood Services Department is committed to servicing the community. The City is currently implementing a new online permitting portal where applications are submitted, documents can be submitted and retained, and direct communications regarding the particular projects are an integral
All land use application are available online through the online permitting portal.
Thank you for your cooperation and patience during this challenging time. It is our goal to continue to operate as efficiently and expeditiously as possible to meet your needs.
If you need assistance understanding what information and documentation is generally required for various permits, finding information to complete permits, draw site plans, or other information please use the Permit Help and Tutorial Page This page will be changing to reflect the new submitting process, but currently the information on creating site plans, floor plans, and other supporting documents is still relevant.
Building Permits: Submit to both
Commission on the City Plan:
Director of Planning & Neighborhood Services, Deanna Rhodes firstname.lastname@example.org
Inland Wetlands & Water Course Conservation Commission:
City Planner / Wetlands Agent, Dan Daniska email@example.com
Misc. Questions and Payment Options:
- To ensure the well-being of Norwich residents and the local economy through enforcement of the building and housing codes, zoning ordinances and proactively encouraging appropriate development and the combat of blighted properties.