Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy contributes to effective economic development in communities and regions through a locally-based, regionally-driven economic development planning process.


Geographic Information Systems/Sciences – a framework to organize, communicate, and understand the science of our world.


National Register of Historic Places

You can find more information on the NRHP website.


Regional Planning Commission – representatives from each member municipality advise the chief elected officials on matters related to urban planning, zoning, sustainability, and land use.


The Greater Bridgeport and Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization is for MetroCOG and for the four municipalities of the lower Naugatuck Valley.


The Central Naugatuck Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization for fifteen municipalities of the NVCOG.


The Connecticut Department of Transportation, also known as ConnDOT, is the state agency that provides a safe and efficient intermodal transportation network that improves the quality of life and promotes economic vitality for the State and the region.

You can find more information on the CTDOT website.


The Long Range Transportation Plan is produced by NVCOG to identify transportation deficiencies, recommend improvements, and advance priority transportation projects, in cooperation with CTDOT, municipal officials, and other organizations and interested citizens. Renamed Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) in 2018.


Plan of Conservation and Development (Regional) – is a guidance document that sets policy priorities for the future of the region and its communities and is required by the State of Connecticut to be updated every ten years.

Plan of Conservation and Development (Municipal) – is a blueprint for how the Town wants to develop over the next 10 – 20 years and is a guide to local decision making in areas such as natural resources preservation, economic development, housing, land use, and public services.


The former Valley Council of Governments before council of governments were merged in 2015.