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Marathon Hearing Draws 340+ to Testify; Republicans Mostly Oppose, Dem’s Mostly Favor SB 1024 “The DeSegregate CT Bill”

These proposed bills not only ignore the economic reality of home pricing in high opportunity towns, but their adoption will suffocate efforts in affluent communities to create actual affordable units via private sector development.” – Danielle Dobin, Westport P&Z chair Continue Reading →

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Vacant Ralph Lauren Building to be Reimagined as Restaurant, Lounge & Transportation Center for People Who Bike, Scoot, Skate or Run

A pre-application has been submitted to P&Z to repurpose the former Ralph Lauren building at 265 Greenwich Ave for use as a restaurant/café, lounge with wifi and transportation center to focus on bicycles. There would be showers, lockers and changing areas. Continue Reading →

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P&Z Watch: Chestnut Island Discussion Focuses on Responsibility for Maintenance

“The intent is to design something that looks like Crocus Hill. Just mow the lawn and the crocuses will take care of themselves. It’s literally lawn and crocuses and trees.” – Richard Hein, chair of the Greenscapes Committee Continue Reading →

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P&Z to Discuss Proposed Assisted Living Facility Zone and 4-Story Facility with 130 Units on Old Track Rd

The July 14 P&Z agenda includes a pre-application from Renamba Greenwich LLC for a zoning amendment which would allow an assisted living facility. Renamba wants to develop a parcel on Old Track Road with 100 one-bed units and 30 memory care studios. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich P&Z to Expedite Outdoor Dining in Response to Lamont’s Order 7MM

“I foresee Greenwich Avenue being closed from Memorial Day to Labor Day for the warm weather months – being closed to traffic from 5:00pm or 5:30pm on, with a lot of parking available on the side streets and in the parking lots in the back. Now is our chance to transform the downtown area and make Greenwich Ave, at least for part of the year, that open air pedestrian mall concept we’ve been talking about forever.” – First Selectman Fred Camillo Continue Reading →

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