This is the 2020-2030 Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD) for Newington, Connecticut. The POCD is intended to be a guide for Newington’s vision for its future and the strategies that will help attain that vision. The POCD update was prepared over a 15-month period by the Town Plan and Zoning Commission (TPZ) with input from Newington residents and from other boards and commissions. The POCD is an update of the 2010 POCD based on: · The provisions of Section 8-23 of the Connecticut General Statutes, · Current conditions and trends affecting Newington, · Independent research and investigation, · Input from local boards, commissions, departments, and agencies, · Participation by Newington residents and business owners, and · Working meetings of the Town Plan and Zoning Commission. The Plan was adopted by the TPZ on August 26, 2020 with an effective date of August 29, 2020. This Plan will serve as a guide to conservation, development, and infrastructure strategies for Newington., Thank you for your interest in the future of Newington and we hope you will join with us and other Town agencies in implementing POCD recommendations.