DEEP is excited to be getting back to our new normal consistent with the direction of Governor Lamont and as a result of the rapidly improving COVID-19 situation in Connecticut. Starting no later than June 1, all customer facing services will resume normal business operations. For detailed information for what this means at DEEP and for the public we serve, visit our "New Normal" website: DEEP New Normal Information

Landscape Stewardship
Tools for Towns and Cities

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The tools that Connecticut towns and cities can use to promote landscape stewardship are many and varied. The following links provide information that municipal officials may find helpful.

Responsible Growth Basics

The Municipal Primer - Your Guide to Creating a "Green and Growing" Community

Presentations from DEEP's "Permitting and Compliance for Municipal Officials" Workshop (October 3, 2008)

Presentations from DEEP's "Partnering for a Green and Growing Connecticut" Workshop (December 3, 2008)

DEEP Permit Guide for Local Officials
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Education and Training for Land Use Officials

Case Studies

Model Regulations

Maps and Spatial Data

Helpful Links

Content Last Updated December 10, 2008