Planning & Zoning

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P&Z Watch: Feedback Given on New Private High School on Pemberwick Rd

The commission was concerned about keeping the office use and school use separate. Also, since building is non compliant for the flood zone, but it does not have to become compliant unless improvements exceed 50% of the property’s value. Applicant must show the improvements do not exceed that 50%. Continue Reading →

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Pre-Application Submitted to P&Z for Dog Grooming, Training, Day Care and Boarding

A new, non-binding pre-application has been filed with the Planning & Zoning Commission for PAWS of Greenwich LLC to operate a dog grooming, training, day care and boarding facility for dogs, and the sale of related pet products, at 1340 East Putnam Ave, next to Magic Touch dry cleaners and Curry & Hurry. Continue Reading →

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P&Z Watch: Greenwich’s New Housing Trust Fund Is in the Works

Though there had been an early suggestion of adding a fee to developers’ permits, the trust fund will be funded exclusively by private donations. The expenditure level at which a donation must go before the RTM for approval is $500,000. Continue Reading →

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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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