Planning and Zoning

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20-Unit Apartment Building Does Not Fare Well in Architectural Critique

A 20-Unit apartment building with four units of workforce housing submitted under the 6-110 moderate income housing regulation is proposed on East Putnam Ave between Pet Pantry and McDonald’s in Riverside. Continue Reading →

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Big P&Z Meeting Tuesday Night: Come Voice Your Opinion on Greenwich Plaza Project

This application will be presented to the Planning and Zoning Commission, along with the related pending Municipal Improvement and preliminary site plan/special permit applications on July 30, 2019 at 7:00pm in the Town Hall Meeting Room in Greenwich Town Hall. Continue Reading →

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99 Reasons to Deny: P&Z Nixes Iron Works Proposed Massive Apartment Building

P&Z commissioners listed objections to a proposed 355-unit apartment building on the site of the steel fabrication facility, Post Road Iron Works, on the grounds that the town sewers could not accommodate the flow, that the safety of children walking or taking the bus to school was compromised, that there was not adequate light or ventilation, outdoor play space. Also there were concerns about traffic and scale of the building compared to others in the area. Importantly, there was concern that the applicant had not been forthcoming about contamination on the site. Continue Reading →

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P&Z Commissioners on Demolition of John Knapp House, c 1760: Loss of Greenwich History vs ‘Not so Pretty’

The Planning & Zoning commission discussed ground water quality of the proposed 11,000 sq ft home proposed to replace the 1760 John Knapp House off Round Hill Rd. One commissioner lamented the loss of Greenwich History. One commissioner opined that the house isn’t pretty at all. 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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