Town Tree Posted for Removal Following Clear Cutting at 5 Brookridge

The town of Greenwich has posted a Norway Maple tree at 5 Brookridge Drive for removal.

The tree is on town property.

Norway Maple at 5 Brookridge Drive was posted for removal on Dec 10, 2021. If there are no objections within 10 days, there will be a hearing overseen by the tree warden Dr. Greg Kramer. After the hearing Dr. Kramer will issue a decision within 3 business days. Anyone disagreeing with his ruling may appeal to superior court.
Most of the property at 5 Brookridge was clear cut in November. Photo: Leslie Yager

This property is the site of clear cutting in recent weeks, that caused a stir.

After the clear cutting, a pre-application from contract purchaser, 5 Brookridge LLC, which is registered to Joseph Pecora, was submitted to the Planning & Zoning Commission for an 8-30g affordable housing development at 5 Brookridge with five stories and 86 units.

The pre application is not yet scheduled on a P&Z agenda.

Currently the property features a Tudor style single family house dating back to 1900.

The Norway Maple the that was posted has a 23-inch diameter.

The notice was posted on Dec 10 and the tree will be removed unless there is a request for a public hearing within ten days.

In the case a complaint triggers a tree hearing, tree warden, Dr. Greg Kramer will listen to interested parties and issue a decision within three business days.

Email objections to:
[email protected]
[email protected]

See also:

86-Unit, Five Story Affordable Housing Development Proposed for 5 Brookridge, at Corner of East Putnam Ave