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P&Z Reacts to Pre-Application for Cluster of Six 10,000 Sq Ft Houses: “This doesn’t do anything in terms of the POCD or the Town”

Public at 21-29, ‘AKA 6107’ does allow for the provision of cluster housing, but I would not say you are hitting that goal with this application. This isn’t really cluster. This is 10,000 sq ft houses on 3 acres.” – Margarita Alban, P&Z commission chair 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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P&Z Watch: Proposed Luxury Assisted Living Facility May Be Too Big, Too High

P&Z questioned a developer’s request to double the FAR for a full market-rate luxury assisted living community. They also talked about how a minimum of outdoor space enhances quality of life, and suggested the proposed 4 stories be reduced to three. 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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Critical POCD Workshop Will Tackle Future of East & West Putnam Ave, and Downtown

Consultants will present a rendering of what the Post Road corridor might look like if it were built-out to its maximum building potential under the current zoning regulations. The session will also cover the future of downtown. Mark your calendars for Thursday, October 4, beginning at 7:00pm in the Greenwich High School student center. Continue Reading →

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POCD Open Mic Night Highlights

On Thursday night P&Z held an open mic session at town hall for residents to give input to the 2019 Plan of Conservation and Development which is updated every ten years. A couple dozen people spoke, mainly longtime residents and familiar faces in local government and non profits including the Greenwich Tree Conservancy. Aleksandra Moch of the Town’s conservation commission gave a snapshot of the town’s changing demographics and housing trends taken from the Partnership for Strong Communities. Median age is 42.2 years old. Which is 2 years older than average for Connecticut. Continue Reading →

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