Planning & Zoning Commission

Albany Woodland Concept Plan

The membership of the Planning & Zoning Commission is identical to the Inland Wetlands & Watercourse Commission (IWWC). Meetings are held on the same night in succession.

P&Z establishes and changes the zoning regulations and zoning map; hears applications for site plan reviews, and special permits; recommends a plan of conservation and development every 10 years; administers subdivision regulations; and conducting other reviews in accordance with the Connecticut general statutes. Additionally, P&Z Commissioners prepare and revise a five year program of public improvements; recommend capital projects to be undertaken by the City in each fiscal year; and review resolutions and ordinances being considered by the Council relating to location of streets, bridges, squares, parks, playgrounds, playfields, aviation fields, parking spaces, public buildings, or public utilities.


Supporting Department: Development Services - Planning Division

Number of Members: 7 Regular; 3 Alternates

Membership Criteria

 Persons with skills and knowledge in fields such as planning, architecture, landscape architecture, real estate or law.


Meeting Information & Materials

P&Z meets the second & fourth Tuesdays of each month at 6pm. The application deadline is three (3) weeks prior to each meeting.

Information on upcoming meetings will be posted to CivicWeb ( An agenda, "Notice of Public Hearing" for each application, and application documents will be posted 10 days prior to the scheduled meeting. Additional meeting documents, including staff reports, will be posted the week before the meeting.

Commission Bylaws