WestCOG is developing regional services to provide enhanced municipal services or to bring in regional savings. Regional services either active or in development include:
Regional GIS Parcel Viewer
WestCOG is working with member communities, and AppGeo to develop a regional viewer of parcel data. The viewer will allow users to review property data across town boundaries as well as additional functionality for assessors. The project aims to develop a sustainable methodology for updating and maintaining parcel and CAMA data at regular intervals, while also standardizing the data across town boundaries. The project aims to be operation by December 2019.
State law requires municipal planning and zoning commissions to forward many proposed land use decisions to one or more regional Councils of Governments (COGs) for review through a process called “referral.” More information and instruction is provided in the referrals guidance page.