Planning & Zoning Commission

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New Pre-Application Submitted for Mixed Commercial and 27-Unit Residential 8-30g Development in Downtown Byram

While some under parked 8-30g projects in have been approved, what’s unique about the Mill Street/So Water St application is that the 27 residences would rely on parking in the William Street municipal parking lot behind Rosina’s. Continue Reading →

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Neighbors Vent Opposition to 8-30g on Church and Sherwood; Destruction of Historic District Considered

“The point the judge made in the Stonington decision (1994) is that historic preservation, when it is a National Register District, does rise to a protection of a resource in the state of great importance. Obviously you have to balance it with the other factors and the need for affordable housing, which is also significant. It is important to consider protecting heritage.” – P&Z chair Margarita Alban Continue Reading →

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P&Z Watch: Potential Historic Overlay Violation in Cos Cob Puts 2013 Agreement in Limbo

Back in 2013, after two public hearings, Greenwich P&Z granted a Historic Overlay (HO) for 133 East Putnam Ave in Cos Cob. In exchange for preserving the facade and “perpetual preservation” of the historic building, they approved a former warehouse behind the building to become a dance studio. Continue Reading →

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