Building Zone Maps and Regulations
Building Zone Regulations
The content within Norwalk's online zoning regulations is for informational purposes only. For copies of the Zoning Regulations amended to August 20, 2021, or for questions regarding the zoning regulations, please contact the Planning and Zoning Department at (203) 854-7780.
NOTE: Search the documents below by using CTRL-F then enter a search term in the box at the bottom of the page.
The Building Zone Regulations are divided into articles as noted below:
Schedule of Height and Bulk of Buildings
The Schedules provide the permitted height, setbacks, density and coverage allowed in each zoning district:
Applicants must notify the owners of land that abut or are directly across the street from the subject parcel of application submittal for all CAM, Site Plan and Special Permit applications: notification must occur no later than 10 days after application is submitted to this office.
Fee Schedule effective January 27, 2022: Planning & Zoning fees for Maps & Applications to Planning, Zoning & ZBA
Norwalk has four Village Districts that are established in accordance with the Connecticut General Statutes Section 8-2j. For more information about Village Districts, please consult the links below:
- CSG Section 8-2j Village District Statutes
- U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Standards for Historic Preservation
- East Norwalk Village TOD Zone Design Guidelines
- North 7 Design Guidelines
Maps and additional information
Building Zone Map Legend
The legend below provides a list of zoning districts in Norwalk. Please refer to the Building Zone Regulations for information regarding permitted uses and structures within each district. For copies of the current zoning map, please contact the Planning and Zoning Department at (203) 854-7780.
|_ _ _ _||Coastal Area Management Boundary||IC||Island Conservation|
|A||A Residence||MC||Marine Commercial|
|AA||AA Residence||NB||Neighborhood Business|
|AAA||AAA Residence||RD||Research and Development|
|B||B Residence||EVTZ||East Norwalk Village TOD Zone|
|B1||Business No. 1||RPDA||Reed Putnam Design District - Subarea A|
|B2||Business No. 2||RPDB||Reed Putnam Design District - Subarea B|
|C||C Residence||RPDC||Reed Putnam Design District - Subarea C|
|CBD||Central Business District||RPDD||Reed Putnam Design District - Subarea D|
|CBD-W||Central Business District - Water||RPDE||Reed Putnam Design District - Subarea E|
|D||D Residence||RVD||Rowayton Avenue Village District|
|EO||Executive Office||SNBD||South Norwalk Business District|
|EVD||East Avenue Village District||SSDD||Sono Station Design District|
|I1||Industrial No. 1||SVD||Silvermine Tavern Village District|
|I2||Industrial No. 2||WSDD||Washington Street Design District|
|GHVD||Golden Hill Village District|