134 Groton Long Point Road
Groton, CT 06340
(860) 446-5970 | (860) 448-4094 fax
The Office of Planning and Development Services (OPDS) is comprised of three divisions: Planning, Inspection Services, and Economic and Community Development. OPDS provides town staff support to land use commissions, long term planning, building inspection, zoning, wetland and blight code enforcement, economic and business development, and community development. The office acts as a liaison with Federal, State and local agencies, carries out various development and conservation activities, provides staff assistance to the Town Manager’s Office, other Town departments and political subdivisions as needed. The department mission is to encourage the sound and orderly use of land and the conservation of energy and resources, the economic and environmental well-being of the community, and to ensure the safe occupation of buildings, structures, and uses. The OPDS carries out its mission through three divisions: Planning, Inspection Services; and Economic & Community Development. More detailed information about departmental functions and individual division activities can be found by clicking on the categories on the left.