Connecticut Siting Council
{Petition No. 341 Full Tower View in Ashford, CT}
Welcome to the Connecticut Siting Council


The Council is responsible for balancing the need for adequate and reliable public utility services at the lowest reasonable cost to consumers with the need to protect the environment and ecology of the state.  The Council generally has jurisdiction over the siting of electric transmission lines and electric substations with a design capacity of 69-kilovolts or more, electric generating and storage facilities, telecommunications facilities and hazardous waste facilities.


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In order to prevent the spread of Coronavirus and protect the health and safety of our members and staff, as of March 18, 2020, the Connecticut Siting Council has converted to full remote operations until further notice. Please be advised that during this time period, all hard copy filing requirements will be waived in lieu of an electronic filing. The Councilís website is not equipped with an on-line filing fee receipt service. Therefore, filing fees and/or direct cost charges associated with matters received electronically during the above-mentioned time period will be directly invoiced at a later date.

Please be advised that pursuant to Governor Lamontís Executive Order No. 7M, all statutory and regulatory administrative time requirements and deadlines under the Uniform Administrative Procedure Act, the Public Utility Environmental Standards Act and the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies, including, but not limited to, final decision deadlines and any other time limitations for applications, petitions, Development & Management Plans, requests for tower sharing and requests for exempt modifications shall be extended for a period not to exceed 90 days.


{Visit the CSC Events Calendar}
  1:30 PM - CANCELED - PE1347A - GRE GACRUX/Waterford Field Review and Public Hearing
April 9, 2020
  1 PM - Energy/telecommunications meeting in New Britain
April 10, 2020
  All Day Good Friday - Office Closed
April 21, 2020
  2 PM - CANCELED - DO487 (Homeland/Cingular - New Canaan Field Review and Public Hearing
April 23, 2020
  1 PM - Energy/telecommunications meeting in New Britain