Land Development Permits Online

Online Multi-Purpose Permit and DRB Applications Not Accepted Until Further Notice

Due to ongoing email interruptions, the Town of Colchester's Planning and Zoning Department will not be accepting online multi-purpose permit applications submitted through the EGov Portal. Wastewater applications can continue being submitted through EGov.

Please email all application materials, including applications, plans, and supporting documentation as follows:
Multi-Purpose Permit Applications (includes New Residential/Commercial): Email to
Development Review Board (Site Plan, Subdivision, Conditional Use) Applications: Email to

Any applications submitted through EGov may not be received in a timely manner and will likely experience delays in review and scheduling.

Development Review Board and Wastewater Permit Applications: See Below Links

The following pages will assist you in determining what if any permit you need to undertake a land development, building, wastewater / water , change of use, or other construction project in Colchester.

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I am a Professional Engineer, Licensed Designer, or other design professional applying for a Development Review Board or State Wastewater / Water Permit.