Planning Department

The Ellington Planning Department assists property owners, developers, farmers, and business owners in various aspects of land use.
  1. Boards & Commissions

    The Planning Department assists a number of volunteer land use boards, which are the Conservation Commission, the Design Review Board, the Economic Development Commission, the Inland Wetlands Agency, the Planning and Zoning Commission, and the Zoning Board of Appeals.

  2. Ellington Maps

    View online Ellington interactive maps.

  3. Regulations & Brochures

    Access handouts, maps, ordinances, and fees relating to the Planning Department.

  4. Zoning Regulations, Forms, and Resources

    Use this link to find regulations, application forms, guides, and other helpful information for the Planning Department and its boards and commissions.

  5. Shop Ellington

Backyard Poultry Compliance Form At their May 23, 2016 meeting, the Ellington Planning and Zoning Commission approved amendments to the Ellington Zoning Regulations to allow the keeping of backyard poultry on certain properties. The regulation requires that any prospective owners of backyard poultry fill out this form and provide it to the Ellington Planning Department to ensure compliance to the regulation.

If you have any questions, please contact the Ellington Planning Department at 860-870-3120.