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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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P&Z and Wetlands Close for Cleaning after Employee Calls in Sick with Flu-Like Symptoms

“This is a national health emergency. I cannot stress that enough. We’re getting reports of people on social media sharing posts that are not true and sending around emails almost in a reckless manner. It goes beyond somebody being political. The wrong information can kill somebody. – Greenwich First Selectman Fred Camillo Continue Reading →

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P&Z Watch: Questions on Fate of Mature Growth Trees Behind Proposed 22-Unit Building at Former Friendly’s

M&T Bank in Cos Cob at 100 East Putnam wants to remain open throughout construction of a mixed use building with 22 apartments including moderate income units, submitted under the town’s 6-110 workforce housing regulation before a moratorium was initiated. The commission has concerns that a stand of old growth trees would be removed at the steep ledge behind the development. Continue Reading →

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Neighbors Riled over Proposed Use of Historic Overlay for 4,000 Sq Ft “Carriage House” in Front of 1923 English Manor

Neighbors in the area of Calhoun Drive and Upland waited for hours to testify against a proposed 4,500 sq ft “carriage house” in front of a historic 1923 house at 21 Calhoun Drive that likely, even if preserved, would no longer be visible from the street. Continue Reading →

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Riverside Towing Ability to Operate Challenged at P&Z Following Cease & Desist

Riverside Towing received a cease and desist order from Greenwich’s Zoning Enforcement Officer because they only have a permit for repair service at 561 West Putnam Ave. The question is whether towing is a use that falls under repair. Continue Reading →

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Train Station Redevelopment to Make First Stop in Permit Process on Thursday

The P&Z department seeks public input on the project. The applications include a preliminary site plan and special permit, a text amendment, and a Municipal Improvement subject to approval first by the Board of Selectmen. Continue Reading →

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