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Newtown, Connecticut

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Land Use Agency
Contact TypeContact Information
Director of Planning
Deputy Director of Planning & Land Use
Jean St. Jean
Zoning Coordinator and Liaison Official
Newtown Municipal Center
3 Primrose Street
Newtown, CT 06470
(203) 270-4276, 4277, 4350, 4351
(203) 270-4278
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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Welcome to the Town of Newtown’s Land Use Agency.  Our agency consists of the Planning and Zoning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals and Conservation Commission.

Land Use Staff:
George Benson,  Director of Planning
Rob Sibley, Deputy Director of Planning and Land Use           
Jean St. Jean, Zoning Coordinator and Liaison Official     
                              Steve Maguire, Land Use Enforcement Officer                             
Gary Frenette, Zoning Enforcement Officer  
Cathy Monckton, Code Enforcement Officer                   
Dawn Fried, Secretary  
Tammy Hazen, Secretary

Our staff is responsible for implementing and enforcing land use regulations. We process applications and permits, provide information to the public, Town officials,  and Town agencies.

Our charge is to maintain the quality of the residential neighborhoods, business and industrial districts and protection of the Town’s natural resources by enforcing land use regulations. We give service to the public and provide active and consistent enforcement  in a fair and equitable manner in order to maintain property values.