Redevelopment Agency

At the Norwalk Redevelopment Agency, all of our energies and resources go into enhancing the physical, economic, and social environment of the Norwalk community.

We work here. We live here. We're proud of - and know firsthand - Norwalk's present advantages and future opportunities.

Notices

PY50 CDBG Notice Of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) and Application Instructions.
In anticipation of receiving Community Development Block Grant entitlement funding for the 2024-2025 year, the Norwalk Redevelopment Agency and City of Norwalk invite eligible non-profit organizations to apply for funding. All applications are to be submitted via our grant management system, Webgrants. Instructions, links and contact information are provided in the below links. Questions may be submitted via email to the provided contacts.

PY50 CDBG NOFO
Application Instructions


Public Notice and Public Review of a Proposed Activity in a 100-year Floodplain
This is to give notice that the City of Norwalk has determined that the following proposed action under Choice Neighborhoods Initiative and Grant CT1E002CNg113 is located in the 100-year floodplain, and the City of Norwalk will be identifying and evaluating practicable alternatives to locating the action in the floodplain and the potential impacts on the floodplain from the proposed action, as required by Executive Order 11988, in accordance with HUD regulations at 24 CFR 55.20 Subpart C Procedures for Making Determinations on Floodplain Management and Protection of Wetlands. 

 Proposed Project: 47-53 Water Street Acquisition and Rehabilitation
 Project Location: 47 & 53 Water Street, Fairfield County, Norwalk, Connecticut

Scope of Work: The proposed activity includes the acquisition of the structure at 47 & 53 Water Street for the purpose of providing the Norwalk Housing Authority with a new headquarters and otherwise described in the provided link(s). 

47-53 Water Street Early Notice

47-53 Water Street Final Notice

30 Monroe Street Brownfields Remediation - Public Comment Period and Public Hearing
The Norwalk Redevelopment Agency intends to use funding provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in order to remediate 30 Monroe Street, Norwalk, CT 06854, also referred to as the South Norwalk Train Station. A 30 day public comment period begins on Thursday, May 4, 2023 and ends on Friday June 2, 2023 to receive public comments on the Community Relations Plan, Remedial Action Plan and Analysis of Brownfields Cleanup Alternatives. All comments must be received in writing via mail or email. A virtual public hearing will occur on May 25, 2023 at 4 PM. Please see the below notices for additional information. Physical copies of the below documents are available upon request. Contact Stephen Ivan at 203-505-8925 or via email at sivan@norwalkct.gov for additional assistance. 

For Vendors

RFP/RFQ

For current opportunities for vendors, please visit the Redevelopment Agency's For Vendors page on www.norwalkredevelopmentagency.org to find active RFPs and RFQs.

Resources

Redevelopment & Urban Renewal Plans (according to State Statute 132)

For Public Comment

Community Arts & Cultural Sponsorship Program

For The Public

Harbor Loop Trail/SoNo Wharf 

The City of Norwalk and Norwalk Redevelopment Agency are working with a consulting firm on the design and engineering of integral segments of the Norwalk River Valley Trail that will connect the existing trail and complete the Harbor Loop along the east bank of the Norwalk River, and of SoNo Wharf as a green space to include the continuation of the trail north. To learn more, visit the Norwalk Redevelopment Agency's website.

South Norwalk Train Station Area Study

The South Norwalk Station Area Study final report is available here or on the Norwalk Redevelopment Agency's website.

Mathews Park Master Site Plan

Draft Mathews Park Master Plan
The Norwalk Redevelopment Agency is currently seeking feedback on a set of proposed draft recommendations for improving Mathews Park. We are asking that the public review the two presentations from our public meetings and submit any feedback to ckramer@norwalkct.org by 4:00pm on Friday July 30th. This feedback will help inform our efforts to submit a final set of recommendations to the City for how to improve Mathews Park.

Webster Street Lot Community Listening Session

The redevelopment of the Webster Street Lot represents a significant opportunity in the heart of South Norwalk to generate value for the community through a high-quality redevelopment project. 

The first community listening session happened in March and a second, happening in May, will also be a hybrid event with the in-person portion again taking place at the South Norwalk Library. To watch recordings and view the developer's presentation, use the link below.

Sustainability and Resilience Plan

The Redevelopment Agency for the City of Norwalk (City) is working with a consultant to develop a Sustainability and Resilience Plan that will serve as a roadmap for the City to use to implement a clearly defined and equitable set of sustainability goals as outlined within the City's Plan of Conservation and Development.

Job opportunities at the Agency 

For job opportunities at the Redevelopment Agency, please visit the Agency's website at www.norwalkredevelopmentagency.org/employment-opportunities