Administers land use development application review process. Manages farmland and open space preservation programs. Assists with municipal grant opportunities. Administers town geographic information system (GIS). Enforces land use regulations. Provides staff support for the Planning & Zoning, Inland Wetlands, and Conservation Commissions. Drafts amendments to Zoning, Subdivision, and Inland Wetlands Regulations under the direction of the applicable commission.
Lebanon Town Planner Philip Chester was awarded the 2011 Outstanding Small Town and Rural Planner award by the Small Town and Rural Planning Division of the American Planning Association. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners and has professional degrees in both architecture and planning.
In 2015, Lebanon was awarded COMMUNITY OF THE YEAR by the CT Chapter of the American Planning Association “in recognition of its on-going efforts to preserve its agricultural-based economy and town character”.
Employment, income & housing data (2016)
June 2015 Zoning Map
Notification form to be submitted prior to timber harvesting in or near wetlands. (8/23/2016)