REGIONAL COUNCILS OF GOVERNMENTS: The municipalities within each of those regions have voluntarily created, through local ordinance, one of the three types of Regional Planning Organization allowed under Connecticut statute (a Regional Council of Elected Officials, a Regional Council of Governments, or a Regional Planning Agency) to carry out a variety of regional planning and other activities on their behalf:
- Capitol Region Council of Governments
- Central Connecticut Regional Planning Agency
- Council of Governments of the Central Naugatuck Valley
- Greater Bridgeport Regional Planning Agency
- Housatonic Valley Council of Elected Officials
- Litchfield Hills Council of Elected Officials: Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Midstate Regional Planning Agency: Email – email@example.com .
- Northeastern Connecticut Council of Governments: Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Northwestern Connecticut Council of Governments: Email – email@example.com
- Regional Plan Association – an independent, not-for-profit regional planning organization that improves the quality of life and the economic competitiveness of the 31-county New York-New Jersey-Connecticut region through research, planning, and advocacy.
- South Central Regional Council of Governments
- Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments: Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Southwestern Regional Planning Agency
- Valley Council of Governments
- Windham Region Council of Governments
Connecticut River Estuary Regional Planning Agency: Email – email@example.com
Connecticut Rural Development Council – developing strategies to help improve employment opportunities, incomes and the well-being of rural communities in Connecticut.
Congress for the New Urbanism – The principles of the New Urbanism include coherent regional planning, walkable neighborhoods, and attractive, accommodating civic spaces.
Form-Based Codes Institute – An emerging approach that recognizes that a community’s physical form is its most intrinsic and enduring characteristic.