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Roles and Responsibilities of Local Commissions

The videos in this section survey the basics of serving on a land use commission. Organized by commission, the videos cover the enabling legislation that permits land use commissions to exist, the requirements, roles and responsibilities of each commission and how municipal commissions interact with one another.

Videos

Presentation Presenter Running Time
Introduction to Roles & Responsibilities John Rozum, University of Connecticut 00:15:59
Zoning John Rozum, University of Connecticut 00:22:05
Planning John Rozum, University of Connecticut 00:18:33
Zoning Board of Appeals John Rozum, University of Connecticut 00:11:11
Inland Wetlands & Watercourses John Rozum, University of Connecticut 00:12:12
Conservation John Rozum, University of Connecticut 00:05:48
Economic Development Jim Gibbons, University of Connecticut 00:01:22

Fact Sheets

Zoning Disclaimer: The materials contained in these fact sheets are a general, lay summary of the roles and responsibilities of local land use commissioners. They should not be relied on as a valid legal opinion or position. As such, these materials should not be used in place of consulting an attorney about the roles and responsibilities of a local land use commissioner.
Planning
Zoning Board of Appeals
Inland Wetlands
Conservation