Barbara O'Connor
36 Little Brook Lane
Newtown, CT 06470

Barbara O'Connor

Office:Zoning Board of Appeals


To Listen carefully to the testimony of applicants, questioning their inputs and documents presented at public hearing as they outline the unique property hardship specific to the parcel in question.

Guide the applicant through the process to ensure that all relevant information is made available by which as a commissioner I may render the decision that is deemed most appropriate.

Research through various Town of Newtown sources and via property on site visit to acquire the first hand perspective of the property under review.

  • Secretary of Zoning Board of Appeals seeking a 4th term
  • Semi- retired at Planters' choice Nursery after 35 years
  • President of the Town & Country Garden Club
  • Active as a volunteer since the 50's in many organizations since coming to Newtown (Young GOP, Jaycee Wives, room mother, P.T.A., Laurel Homemakers, Republican Women's Club, school libraries volunteer, member of Newtown Park & Recreation).
  • Newtown resident since 1955
  • 2 married daughters, 4 adult grandchildren
  • Husband Charley(deceased)