Planning and Zoning Commission
Portion of Town Charter establishing Planning & Zoning Commission:
Sec. 31. - Planning and zoning commission.
There shall be a planning and zoning commission of six (6) regular members, elected as provided in this act. This commission shall function as the planning commission and the zoning commission of the town. The first selectman and the superintendent of public works shall be ex officio members of the commission.
(Amd. of 3-18-1985; Amd. of 7-29-1985)
Note: The next P&Z Commission meeting is Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 7:30PM. That meeting will be held using GoToMeeting only. Details for joining the meeting:
Materials for pending applications, recent applications and actions, and applications of public interest can be found at: www.darienct.gov/pzcpendingapplications
Channel 79 typically records each public hearing; a link to those videos is here.
To contact the Planning & Zoning Commission, you can send an e-mail to: DarienPZC@darienct.gov.
- Stephen Olvany (R) Chairman -- Exp. 11/2021
- Jennifer Leahy (D) Vice-Chairman -- Exp. 11/2021
- Lawrence T. Warble, Jr. (R) -- Exp. 11/13/2023
- James Rand (R) -- Exp. 11/2021
- Cara Gately (R) -- Exp. 11/13/2023
- George Reilly (D) -- Exp. 11/13/2023
- Jayme Stevenson, First Selectman
- Edward L. Gentile Jr., P.E., Public Works Director
Public Hearings generally will take place the fourth Tuesday of every month, except in August and December. Meetings are scheduled to be held in Room 206 in the Town Hall. In situations where an exceptionally large attendance is anticipated, meetings may be reassigned to the Auditorium. A General Meeting may also be held during a Public Hearing or Planning Meeting in place of, or in addition to, such scheduled meetings. The Commission shall attempt to conclude all meetings by no later than 10:30 P.M. Detailed agendas are available the Thursday afternoon before a meeting date from the Planning and Zoning Department, and on the Planning and Zoning Commission page of the Town web site.
Link to help you prepare a list of neighbors within 100 feet of your property: Abutter's Tool.
You should check this information with the Assessor's Office to ensure that you have the most recent and up-to-date information. The information on the web was last updated April 2020 for parcel mapping and ownership data, so it needs to be checked.
Town of Darien Multi-Family & Affordable Housing Inventory
Town of Darien Deed Restricted Affordable Housing & Public Transportation Map
This page last updated on January 6, 2021.