Menu Close

FirstLight Power operates the Stevenson Dam hydroelectric plant and retains ownership of Lake Zoar. Any building or modification of structures along Lake Zoar must be approved through a permit process by FirstLight. FirstLight is also a caretaker of the lake, and removes debris in the water, but not on shore.

To read the guidelines and apply for Shoreline and Land Use Permits, please visit the Shoreline Management page at the link below:

To sign up for and receive notifications about flood events at the Housatonic River, please visit the Flood Notifications page at the link below:

Please direct all inquiries for the Land Management Department to the Contact form found on the FirstLight website, or the email address