Found in city hall, the conservation office is responsible for protecting the environment in…More Norwalk. Conservation has its own enforcement and support staff charged with three tasks: to ensure the safety of the water supply, to monitor activities in and around wetland and watercourse areas, and to protect and suggest uses for open space while monitoring natural resource inventories.
The aquifer protection agency regulates activities that occur near the city's water wells. It also provides enforcement based on APA rules. The APA board meets the second and fourth Thursday of each month in city hall in the planning and zoning conference room on the second floor.
Norwalk residents, aside from being thankful for safe drinking water, must also work with the conservation office when renovating their homes or businesses. In order to receive a permit, the conservation office must review the property to determine the appropriate level of permission. The inland wetlands commission meets the second and fourth Tuesday of every month in city hall's Room 231.
The City of Norwalk's conservation website has additional information, including forms and frequently asked questions.
The Tax Assessment office "discovers, lists, and values" all taxable and exempt properties in the City of Norwalk.…More All records are made available to the public. Interested parties can review property boundaries (according to the tax maps), sales indices, streets, and living summaries. In addition to managing residential and commercial property taxes, the Tax Assessor also administers the personal property tax program. This office is located in City Hall.