Though only two people signed up to speak, P&Z has received many letters offering input. Continue Reading →
After waiting five hours, a group of about 20 residents got the answer they had been waiting for. It was after midnight when the Planning & Zoning commission voted on the proposed amendment to the way FAR is calculated for attics and basement. Continue Reading →
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Tuesday night’s Planning and Zoning meeting (March 7), which starts at 7:00pm at Town Hall, will include a long-awaited decision on a proposal to change the way Floor Area Ratio is calculated in Greenwich.
With attics and basements calculated in FAR a lot of older homes are being scrapped in favor of new ones with flatter roofs and terraced walls to bury basements. There has been concern among the commission and some residents that the change would result in new construction being even bigger. Continue Reading →
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At Tuesday’s Planning & Zoning meeting, there was an interesting conversation about a proposal to exclude attics and basements in calculations for Floor-Area-Ratio (FAR) of homes in Greenwich. Some residents grew frustrated, even though the commissioners agreed, in concept, with the idea of excluding attics and basements from FAR calculations. Continue Reading →