Conservation Commission

Mission:

The Conservation Commission (CC) of the Town of Madison shall serve as a technical advisor on natural resources to any Town Board or Commission or Committee which may request such information to assist them in making their decisions.

 The CC shall develop a Natural Resources Inventory (NRI) including historic and archeological resources as information becomes available. 

 The CC shall also provide educational opportunities for town citizens to appreciate and to learn from our natural environment. 

 The Madison Conservation Commission is a 7-member body that was established on April 24, 2006 by a Board of Selectmen resolution as authorized by the CT General Statutes, Sec. 7-131a. 

Overview


Applications to the Planning and Zoning Commission and the Inland Wetlands Agency may be referred to the Conservation Commission upon submittal. Both boards may seek Conservation Commission input on open space and environmental issues. To expedite the review process, applicants are strongly encouraged to begin a dialogue with the Conservation Commission prior to final design and submission of an application. The information provided in the preliminary review form will facilitate this dialogue and early review. There is no fee for preliminary review. 
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