Agencies & Authorities

Redevelopment Agency

From South Norwalk to Wall Street, the Norwalk Redevelopment Agency works with public and private entities to employ the smart-growth principles of mixed-income, mixed-use and transit-oriented development to enhance Norwalk’s vitality and urban diversity.    

The Norwalk Parking Authority

The Parking Authority is an advocate for downtown development and commerce supporting mobility, sustainability, growth and improvement while creating easy to park and pay options through mobile platforms and wayfinding systems. The Parking Authority’s mission is to enhance economic development using best practices and provide opportunities to the community through financially balanced parking programs, smartparking technologies, security systems and community collaboration while overseeing the management, operation, facilities, and maintenance of over 4,000 on and off-street parking spaces. The Norwalk Parking Authority can be reached at (203) 831-9063 or at:

Norwalk Transit District

The Norwalk Transit District provides public bus transit in Norwalk and throughout southwest Connecticut.  Norwalk Transit offers local bus, shuttle and commuter routes and door-to-door services for the elderly and persons with disabilities. All vehicles are wheelchair accessible. Read the fare information page to learn how much it costs to ride the bus and where to purchase tickets, tokens and passes, or purchase eligible passes and tokens through the online store. Review the calendar for upcoming events, service changes and holiday schedules and stay informed with Norwalk Transit’s latest announcements.  For frequently asked questions about how to use Norwalk Transit District services read the FAQ section.   Visit mySTOP to locate your bus in real-time.  Contact Norwalk Transit to speak to customer service. Meetings of the Norwalk Transit District Board of Commissioners and Westport Transit District Board of Directors are open to the public.  

Norwalk Housing Authority

The Norwalk Housing Authority provides affordable housing both in our residences and through Section 8, providing rent subsidies in the form of housing assistance payments in rental apartments. In addition NHA owns and manages 18 properties throughout Norwalk helping over 2,000 families citywide.

Norwalk Water Pollution Control Authority

The Norwalk Water Pollution Control Authority (WPCA) oversees the operation and maintenance of an extensive sewer system that includes 180 miles of pipeline, 22 pumping stations, and an 18 million gallon per day (MGD) advanced secondary wastewater treatment plant.  Wastewater treated by the WPCA at its South Smith Street facility is discharged into the Norwalk River and must meet both federal and state effluent quality standards.

On this web site, you will find information about our technology, success over the years, and day-to-day operations. Please contact us if you have any questions or would like additional information.

Oak Hills Park Authority

On March 1, 1998, the Oak Hills Park Authority (O.H.P.A.) took over the operation of Oak Hills Park in Norwalk, CT.

Oak Hills Park has a history of being enjoyed by thousands in the community who like to play golf, tennis, or just want to commune with nature. Many say it is one of the most beautiful parks in Fairfield County. However the Park, which has been open for over 30 years, since May 1969, had suffered from neglect because of various problems.