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 in existence since January 1961.

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

Current SCCOG News

Special Transportation Fund (STF)- Department of Transportation Operating and Capital Budget Impacts:
Commissioner James Redecker, of the Connecticut Department of Transportation, addressed the SCCOG and SEAT boards of directors in a joint meeting, January 17, 2018, regarding the State's Special Transportation Fund (STF).
The Commissioner's presentation may be viewed HERE.

Shared Services Opportunity Study:
Consultant CGR presented a summary of the Shared Services Opportunity Study final report at the January 17th regular meeting of the Council of Governments.
The presentation may be viewed HERE.

Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan:
SCCOG has completed its Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Update, 2017. The plan may be viewed HERE.
The plan has beed approved by FEMA pending adoption by individual SCCOG-member municipalities

Joint Land Use Study:
At their December 7th meeting, the JLUS Technical and Policy Committees endorsed the final JLUS plan. The JLUS is a cooperative land use planning effort between the Naval Submarine Base in Groton and the City of Groton, Town of Groton, Town of Ledyard, Town of Montville, City of New London, and Town of Waterford. The project was sponsored by the SCCOG and funded by the U.S. Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment. Questions or comments may be emailed to SCCOG Executive Director James S. Butler at or by calling 860-889-2324.
The final plan may be viewed HERE
A four-page summary of the JLUS can be found HERE