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.


The former Council of Governments for the Central Naugatuck Valley before council of governments were merged in 2015.


Short for “Portable Document Format,” they were first developed by Adobe. The idea behind the PDF was to create a file format that was not dependent on application software, hardware, and operating systems for proper viewing.


Metropolitan Planning Organization is an agency created to provide local elected officials input into the planning and implementation of federal transportation funds for metropolitan areas.


Council of Governments is a public organization encompassing a multi-jurisdictional regional community.


Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments – a nineteen municipal member planning organization, concerned with transportation, economic development, land use, Brownfields redevelopment, environmental and emergency planning for the Naugatuck Valley Region