The Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments (SCCOG) is a public agency with representatives from twenty-two towns, cities and boroughs formed to provide a basis for intergovernmental cooperation in dealing with a wide range of issues facing Southeastern Connecticut. The Council was organized in October of 1992, taking over the mission of the Southeastern Connecticut Regional Planning Agency (SCRPA), which had been existence since January 1961.


For more information on each town, click on the town name above.


Current SCCOG News


Notice of Public Hearing: Notice is hereby given that the Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments (SCCOG) will hold a public hearing at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, June 12, 2017, at the SCCOG office, 5 Connecticut Avenue, Norwich, on the Proposed FY 2018-2021 State and Regional Transportation Improvement Program and Ozone Air Quality Conformity Determination. A 30-day public comment period begins May 22, 2017.The documents are available for review at the SCCOG office and here: SCCOG Documents
The Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments, SUBASE New London, and the municipalities of City of Groton, Town of Groton, Ledyard, New London, Montville, and Waterford are seeking public input on the conduct of a Joint Land Use Study (JLUS). The public is invited to the second series of JLUS public open houses on: Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at either 2:00-3:30pm or 7:00-8:30pm, at Waterford Town Hall, 15 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford.
Learn more: JLUS Press Release May 17, 2017

SCCOG, New London, and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy have been named a Great American Defense Community by the American Association of Defense Communities! Learn more: Association of Defense Communities
The 2017 Regional Plan of Conservation and Development has been finalized, and is now available online:
2017 Regional Plan of Conservation and Development

The Nature Conservancy is pleased to announce that it has released a new guidebook and visioning plan on Resilience in the Southeast Connecticut Region.
  • Southeastern Connecticut Regional Resilience Guidebook