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City Plan Commission

The City Plan Commission is charged by City Charter with the preparation, adoption and amendment of a Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD) for the City of New Britain embodying its recommendations for the development of the City. The Commission also issues advisory reports to the Common Council on various improvements and on the acquisition of public lands or street rights-of-way.  The City Plan Commission has the sole authority to review and approve Subdivision Plans.

The Commission also reports to the Planning, Zoning and Housing Committee for its Public Hearings on all matters dealing with zone changes and/or amendments. The City Plan staff provides technical assistance to the Zoning Board of Appeals by providing land use maps, reports and recommendations on all variances, and special exceptions. They also provide technical and administrative assistance to the Conservation Commission, Aquifer Protection Agency, Historic Preservation Commission and various special task forces established by the Mayor and Common Council.  The Commission undertakes special projects at the Mayor's request.

Members of the City Plan Commission:
  • Eileen Gorczyca, Chairperson 
  • Olga Figueroa
  • Craig DiAngelo
  • Mary-Jean Wasley
  • Homer White
Council Liaisons to the Commission:
  • Alderman Nathan Simpson
  • Alderman Matthew Malinowski
  • Alderwoman Sharon Beloin-Saavedra  
Staff to the City Plan Commission:
  • Steven P. Schiller, City Planner, AICP
  • Danielle Rosado, Administrative Assistant

The City Plan Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. on a monthly basis on the 1st Monday of the month in City Hall Room 201.
*Please note that meetings are subject to change. Verify meeting dates and locations with the Town Clerk's Office, located on the 1st Floor of City Hall or at (860) 826-3430.

 Fee Schedule (Effective 4/15/14):
Subdivision and Re-subdivision Applications $225.00 base fee, plus $50.00 per lot
Copy:  Subdivision Regulations $  5.00
Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD) $15.00


 Affordable Housing Plan


Contact Us

27 West Main Street, Room 201
New Britain, CT 06051
Tel: (860) 826-3430
Fax: (860) 612-5033