The Northwest Hills Council of Governments


Staff to Present at “Creating a Resilient Connecticut: A CIRCA Forum on Science, Planning, Policy & Law”

On May 11, 2018, NHCOG Regional Planner, Joanna Wozniak-Brown, will be presenting at the a public forum co-hosted by UConn Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA), UConn School of Law’s Center for Energy & Environmental Law (CEEL), and the Connecticut DRead more

May 31st: “5th Thursdays” forum on Housing

We will hold our next “5th Thursdays” forum for local planning, zoning, and conservation commission members on May 31st at 6:30pm at the NHCOG office.  The special topic for this session will be “Planning & Zoning to Provide Housing Options”.  Please RSVP. Read more

March 29th: “5th Thursdays” forum on Jobs & Economic Development

Our next 5th Thursdays forum for land use commissions will be held on March 29th.  Attendees will hear about the draft NWCT Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) and have the opportunity to provide input.  Will also discuss zoning regulation “best practices” fRead more

March 27th Site Plan Reading training canceled

The Land Use Academy training session on site plan reading scheduled for Tuesday, March 27th has been canceled.  For more information, please contact the NHCOG office.Read more

RESCHEDULED Land Use Academy Trainings March 6 & 27

We will be hosting two UCONN CLEAR Land Use Academy training sessions here at NHCOG.  They have been rescheduled due to weather conditions tonight to Tuesday, March 6th for “Legal Requirements & Procedures in Land Use Decision Making” and  Tuesday, March 27th “BaRead more
Northwest Connecticut Regional Trails

Northwest Hills Council of Governments

The NHCOG is a coordinating body for chief elected officials maintained by twenty-one municipalities in northwest Connecticut. NHCOG’s mission is to make Northwest Connecticut a better place to live, do business, and visit by providing a forum for local officials to discuss issues of inter-municipal concern, promote regional cooperation, and direct various regional initiatives to enhance government planning, efficiency and service delivery.