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Online Permitting Starting Monday December 5th

Permit applicants will be required to use new CityView Online Portal for all submissions. Paper applications will no longer be accepted. This will require pre-registration and electronic document submissions. Access to the new system will be 24 hours a day/7 days a week and allow credit card payments. Applicants will also be able to check permit application status.

The Planning and Zoning Division is responsible for the administration of the West Hartford Zoning Regulations, as well as the review and coordination of all land use applications.

The Planning & Zoning office is open 8 am to 4:30 pm. Appointments are not currently required but are encouraged to ensure appropriate staff are available.  Please call 860-561-7555 to schedule an appointment. 
Individual staff contacts are at the bottom of the page.

Plan Review & Permitting

The Planning Office reviews all planned development requiring site plan approval, special use permits, wetland permits, zoning permits, lot splits, lot line revisions, subdivisions, special development district approvals and building permits that may include building expansions or change of use.

Zoning Enforcement

The Zoning Office enforces the zoning code of the Town of West Hartford as well as staffs and administers the actions of the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA).

Administrative Support to the Commissions

The Planning & Zoning Division provides administrative support to the Town Plan and Zoning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, the Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Agency, and the Design Review Advisory Committee.  These Town Council appointed commissions approve subdivisions, special use permits, wetland permits, variances, special exceptions, provide design and architectural review,  as well as advises  the Town Council on zoning changes.

Legal Notices for each of the Commissions are available on the corresponding Board or Commission web pages. 

Additional Resources

Please see our Online Resource section for land use applications, regulations, and more! 

Application Forms & Materials

Forms, Guides, Applications, Permits


Agencies, Boards & Commissions

TPZ, DRAC, ZBA Meetings & Agendas




Frequently Asked Questions



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Complete Streets

Complete Streets strive to provide the best possible blend of service, mobility, and convenience, and safety while reinforcing a positive social, economic, and environmental influence on West Hartford.


Current Land Use Applications



Zoning Ordinances

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Contact Information

West Hartford Town Hall
50 South Main Street, Room 214
West Hartford, CT 06107

Staff Directory

Planning & Zoning

Job Title: General Office Contact
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7555

Todd Dumais

Job Title: Town Planner
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7556

Brian Pudlik

Job Title: Associate Planner
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7553

Brittany MacGilpin

Job Title: Zoning Enforcement Officer
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7557

Robert Gosselin

Job Title: Assistant Zoning Enforcement Officer
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7554