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In accordance with the Town of Mansfield’s Inland Wetlands and Watercourse Regulations, an application for an inland wetlands license must be obtained when a regulated activity is conducted in or within 150 feet of a wetland or watercourse.
Apply for an Inland Wetlands by following this link. The Inland Wetlands Agent will work with you to determine which type of application is needed for your project.
A site plan must be submitted for all applications detailing the location of the proposed activity. Download sketch map/site plan guidelines by following this link.
IWA Application RequirementsIn addition to a site plan, IWA applicants must:
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Contact Jennifer Kaufman, Senior Planner/Inland Wetlands Agent at 860-429-3335 or KaufmanJS@MansfieldCT.org with questions.
Links and ResourcesTown of Mansfield Permitting GuideCitizen's Guide To Participating in the Municipal Regulation Of Inland Wetlands and Watercourses2002 Connecticut Guidelines for Soil Erosion and Sediment ControlCT Department of Energy and Environmental ProtectionConnecticut Association of Conservation and Inland Wetlands Commissions
Please review our Summary of Zoning Regulations related to Residential Accessory Structures for information on permit and setback requirements for sheds, pools, greenhouses, etc. accessory to residential dwellings. Questions should be directed to email@example.com.
Accessory dwelling units are permitted in the R-20, R-90 and RAR-90 zoning districts. For more information on specific requirements and the permitting process, please review the Accessory Dwelling Unit Permitting Information
The number of unrelated adults that can live in a dwelling unit is regulated by the definition of family in the Mansfield Zoning Regulations. Three (3) unrelated adults can live in a rental unit established on or after August 15, 2010, while rental units established prior to that date are allowed four (4) unrelated adults. The definition also provides exceptions to those maximums for functional families and those that qualify for “reasonable accommodation” under the Americans with Disabilities and Fair Housing Acts.
If you have questions regarding the maximum occupancy of a specific unit, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.