Land Use Department

The Land Use Office regulates land development in Torrington and reviews building and development proposals.  The Department provides support and is staff liaison to the Planning and Zoning Commission, Architectural Review Committee, Inland Wetlands Commission, Conservation Commission, Flood and Erosion Control Board and Zoning Board of Appeals.

This Office also handles all Blight Enforcement matters.   For more information on Blight, click here for the Blight Task Force Page. 

Contact the Land Use Department concerning:

  • Meeting agendas and minutes for all Land Use Boards & Commissions
  • Zoning Permits and Certificates of Zoning Compliance
  • Sign Permits
  • Plan of Conservation & Development
  • Inland Wetlands Applications and Regulations
  • Site Plan Approvals
  • Special Exception Approvals
  • Subdivision Approvals
  • Zoning Board of Appeals Applications
  • Grading Permits
  • Floodplain Permits
  • Zoning Complaints
  • Zoning Regulations and Zoning Map
  • Zone Change and Regulations Amendments


Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Jeremy Leifert City Planner 8604892221
Nate Nardi-Cyrus Asst. City Planner 8604892221

City Planner

Assistant City Planner

Land Use Secretary

Blight Enforcement Officer