Community Development

  1. Siren

    Emergency Notification System Planning Underway

    After installing Avon’s first siren at the top of Wildridge in Spring 2021, Avon is considering additional sirens for the “Northern Hillside Communities” this summer. A public hearing is scheduled for April 19 with the PZC to review and collect input. Read on...


The Community Development Department is responsible for managing the Town's built environment and creating a livable community that balances the needs of residents, businesses, property owners and visitors.

The Department also serves as a leader in coordinating and focusing multi-departmental work efforts to address a wide range of issues including watershed management, land-use and transportation planning.

The Department provides the following services:
  • Development review for new construction and site plans
  • Supports the Planning and Zoning Commission
  • Supports the Historic Preservation Commission
  • Oversees building permits and plan reviews
  • Develops long-range and town master planning

Development Code 

Long-Range Documents