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P&Z, Residents Still Wary of 20-Unit Building; Applicant Hints at 8-30g

“You have all these incentives, and you push back. There is an 8-30g,” contract purchaser Andrew Toth warned, referring to the state statute for affordable housing exempting developers from local zoning regulations. “Property is expensive. You have to have a certain rent roll.” Continue Reading →

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P&Z Scrutinizes Development Straddling West Putnam Ave at Abandoned Art Institute

A proposal from John Fareri to develop 581 West Putnam Ave (abandoned CT Art Institute) and 585 West Putnam Ave (an office building) on one side of Putnam Ave, and add a building at 600 West Putnam Ave – all with moderate income housing under regulation 6-110 went before the P&Z commission on Tuesday night. The applicant said the proposal did abide by regulations, but the commission left the application open. Continue Reading →

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Neighbors Slam BOE Proposal for Temporary Lighting on CMS Field; P&Z Says Come Back with More Details

At Tuesday night’s P&Z meeting, neighbors turned out with their objections to illuminating the field at CMS with temporary lights powered by generators. The superintendent and director of facilities for Greenwich Schools said they’d like to use the field for the GHS boys rugby team, which includes freshmen, JV and Varsity teams. A major concern was parents picking up students on Orchard Street where teens cut through an unlit path. Continue Reading →

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