Katie DeLuca

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Again, P&Z, Neighbors Balk at 143 Sound Beach Avenue Development Filed Under 8-30g

143 Sound Beach Avenue

The last public hearing on the proposed development on Sound Beach Ave drew a standing room only crowd. Again. The building features just 47 parking spots for 60 units, in which 30% would be marketed as affordable under CT General Statute 8-30g. Continue Reading →

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Planning & Zoning Commission Votes Unanimously on “Attics & Basements” Proposal

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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R6 Zone Reconsidered: Purpose of Zoning, Health & Safety, Economics, Unintended Consequences

In a public workshop at Greenwich Town Hall about 50 people shared their concerns about regulations in the R6 zone and offered suggestions for change. There was conversation about unintended consequences of regulations, including for example, parking requirements that result in an abundance of new 2-bedroom units. Other requirements in R6 result in loss of historic homes and affordable housing stock. Continue Reading →

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P&Z To Require Housing Authority to Re-Test Soil Near Dump

After hours of testimony from HATG’s attorney John Tesei, engineer Tony D’Andrea, land surveyor Mike Finkbeiner and Booth Court neighbors Dawn Fortunato and Otto Lauersdorf, followed by lengthy discussion among the P&Z commissioners long after midnight, the commission decided to approve the preliminary site plan with the condition that HATG add two test pits near Booth Court for “a double-check.” Continue Reading →

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Old Greenwich Association Meeting to Feature Debate Rematch

Michael Bocchino and Jill Oberlander will debate at First Congregational Church in Old Greenwich on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 8:15pm as part of the annual meeting of The Old Greenwich Association. P&Z director Katie DeLuca will present the Old Greenwich / Riverside Neighborhood plan at 7:30pm. Continue Reading →

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DeLuca of P&Z Presents to Harbor Management Commission: Flood Zone Regs and Docks

Katie DeLuca gave a presentation to the commission, summarizing flood zone regulations as the impact rebuilding in the wake of recent hurricanes. She also suggested the harbor management commission review proposals for new docks before residents apply at the state level for permission. Continue Reading →

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