Chief Elected Official – the mayor, first selectman or chairman of the member municipalities.


Regional Planning Organization is a government body that guides the development of public and private resources in a manner that ensures public safety, well-being and livability.


Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems means conveyances for stormwater (including roads with drainage systems, streets, catch basins, curbs, gutters, ditches, man-made channels or storm drains) owned or operated by any municipality or by any state or federal institution and discharging to surface waters of the state.


United States Environmental Protection Agency

You can find more information on the EPA website.


The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection for the State of Connecticut

You can find more information on the DEEP website.


The Center for Land Use Education and Research provides information, education, and assistance to land use makers, in support of balancing growth and natural resource protection.

You can find more information on the CLEAR website.


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


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.