Eastford Conservation & Historic Preservation Commission   Eastford CT

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Our next meeting is Tuesday
May 5, 2009
7:00 p.m.

Town Office Building

Visitors are welcome to attend and participate.

Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD)

Please check back to review and download Eastford's updated Plan of Conservation & Development (POCD). Many resources have been compiled to create a framework for development in Eastford over the next decade. Currently, key natural resource maps developed for the POCD can be found on our Maps page.

To obtain a hardcopy, please contact the Selectmen's Office in the Town Hall. Please note, a pertinent addition to the 2006 POCD involves Public Act 490. Please note the following from "Page 54 Land Use Goal 3a. Planning Commission will set the minimum acreage for 490 Open Space designation at three acres." Should you have further questions on this program, please contact the Assessor's Office at 860-974-1885.


State of Connecticut Substitute House Bill No. 6570Public Act No. 05-205


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Section 8-23 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2005):

(a) (1) At least once every ten years, the commission shall prepare or amend and shall adopt a plan of conservation and development for the municipality. Following adoption, the commission shall regularly review and maintain such plan. The commission may adopt such geographical, functional or other amendments to the plan or parts of the plan, in accordance with the provisions of this section, as it deems necessary. The commission may, at any time, prepare, amend and adopt plans for the redevelopment and improvement of districts or neighborhoods which, in its judgment, contain special problems or opportunities or show a trend toward lower land values.

To read the rest of the bill, please visit: The State of Connecticut Website.

The Plan of Conservation and Development shall be posted as soon as it is available in a downloadable format.


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