Housing Affordability

The need for a home is basic. Having an affordable, appropriate home can provide opportunity and justice, offering a family access to jobs, transportation, healthcare, childcare, recreation and other vital services, and paving the way for children to get a good education...

Seymour Plan of Conservation and Development

October 1, 2016 - This Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD) is a living document meant to guide Seymour's physical, social and economic development over the next ten (10) years, 2016 - 2026. The POCD is the product of discussions with Seymour residents, town boards and commissions. Through public outreach via online surveys, public hearings and meetings, priorities for Seymour's growth and management of resources were identified ... [ more ]

Town of Seymour Affordable Housing Plan

December 1, 2022 - In accordance with CGS 8-30j, the Town of Seymour adopted an Affordable Housing Plan which will be updated every 5 years. The Affordable Housing Plan addresses the town's specific strategy to reach and maintain 10% of the municipal housing stock as affordable ... [ more ]

Town of Seymour ADU Regulations

April 5, 2023 - The Town of Seymour has updated their ADU regulations. An Accessory Dwelling Unit is defined as a separate dwelling unit that is 1.) Is located on the same lot as the Principal Dwelling of greater square footage, 2.) Has at least a food preparation area, sleeping area and bathroom and 3.) Either complies with or is otherwise exempt from applicable Building, Fire and/or Health Codes... [ more ]

Town of Seymour Planning and Zoning Regulations

The Town of Seymour Zoning Regulations were last updated in March 2022. 

It is the purpose of these regulations to [ more ]

  • Protect state's historic, tribal, cultural, and environmental resources.
  • Consider the impact of permitted land uses on contiguous municipalities and on the planning region.
  • Address significant disparities in housing needs and access to educational, occupational, recreational, and other opportunities.
  • Promote efficient review of land use applications.
  • Affirmatively further, the purposes of the Federal Fair Housing Act that prohibits housing discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, or disability.
  • Allow consideration to the physical site characteristics of the district and its peculiar suitability for uses.
  • Expressly allow the development of housing which will meet the housing needs identified in the state housing plan.
  • Be made in consideration of public and ground drinking water...

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