In order to prevent the spread of Coronavirus and protect the health and safety of our members and staff, as of March 18, 2020, the Connecticut Siting Council has converted to full remote operations until further notice. Please be advised that during this time period, all hard copy filing requirements will be waived in lieu of an electronic filing. However, the Council respectfully requests that one hard copy of any filing be mailed to the Council Office for our records.

Please be advised that pursuant to Governor Lamont’s Executive Order No. 9A, all statutory and regulatory administrative time requirements and deadlines under the Uniform Administrative Procedure Act, the Public Utility Environmental Standards Act and the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies, including, but not limited to, final decision deadlines and any other time limitations for applications, petitions, Development & Management Plans, requests for tower sharing and requests for exempt modifications shall be extended for a period not to exceed 90 days.

Please be advised that due to IT issues, the Council is unable to retrieve voicemail messages and unable to provide any Telecommunications Coverage Assessments to municipalities until further notice. Any questions/concerns can be e-mailed to

Electric Substation Information

The Council has exclusive jurisdiction to approve electric substation facilities. (For details see C.G.S. § 16-50i (a) (4))

Substations in Connecticut are owned and operated by two publicly-traded transmission and distribution companies, United Illuminating and Connecticut Light & Power Company, as well as the municipal utilities which are associated with the Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative.

To assist the public in its understanding the purpose and operational nature of electric substation facilities, the Council has prepared this page of hyperlinks to various sources of information. Please note that this page is designed only to provide helpful links, and the Council assumes no responsibility for the contents or accuracy of the information found therein.


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