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What We Do

The preservation and protection of the wetlands and watercourses from random, unnecessary and unregulated uses, disturbance or destruction which is in the public interest and is essential to the health, welfare and safety of the citizens of the Town.

Contact Us

Main Building Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Land Use Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
(Appointment recommended)

Kathleen Holland, Director of Inland Wetlands and Watercourses, Floodplain Manager
Telephone: 203-594-3036

Lola Sweeney Administrative Assistant
Telephone: 203-594-3089
Town Hall
77 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 

Floodplain Management Regulations

GIS Map Request - please include property address and email Kathleen.Holland@newcanaanct.gov

Hearing Ordinance

Inland Wetlands Commission - Application Filing Instructions

Related Sites and Resources

Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection
Connecticut's Invasive Aquatic and Wetland Plants Identification Guide
FEMA Fact Sheets "Flood Insurance"
FEMA-Flood Zone Dispute Process
Goose brochure
New Law on Bamboo in Connecticut
Norwalk River Watershed
Roles and Responsibilities of Local Land Use Officials
Society of Soil Scientists of Southern New England        
Southwest Conservation District
University of Connecticut Invasive Species
US Army Corps of Engineers
US Environmental Protection Agency
US Fish and Wildlife Service
US Geological Survey   
www.ReduceRunoff.org : A new Green Infrastructure website for Connecticut residents.  

Press Releases

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