The Planning and Development Department oversees town activities relating to land use and development. The department provides staff support - including reports, maps and graphics - to the Planning Commission, the Economic Development Commission, and other town agencies involved with planning. The department also authors and administers grant applications associated with implementing the town's Master Plan and Economic Development Strategy Plan.
The Planning Office, under the direction of the Planning Director, works with the Planning Commission, Economic Development Commission, the Town Center Committee, and various other committees to administer and establish policies that encourage quality, sustainable growth in Ledyard.
The office's responsibilities include:
- Assistance with the Plan of Conservation and Development
- Capital Improvements Programs
- Other assigned projects
- Subdivision applications
- Various grant activities