The Town Plan and Zoning Department administers the town Plan of Conservation and Development and zoning and…More subdivision regulations. It also addresses the standards and controls under which land may be developed. The department assists elected boards of volunteer residents who vote on development applications, such as the Town Plan and Zoning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals.
The Town Plan and Zoning Department performs inspections on possible violations to town zoning regulations and applications for developments. The department assists the town Parking Authority in the leasing and management of parking spaces by the Fairfield Railroad Station and Southport Railroad Station, which administers more than 2,500 permits for parking spaces at the railroad stations.