Planning & Zoning Commission
Guidelines for Reopening of Restaurants on May 20, 2020
Temporary Certificate for Outdoor Dining
- 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month
6/25/2020 PZC Meeting
How To Join The PZC Meeting
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are prepared prior to each meeting, minutes are available following approval.
Public Instructions for Landuse Meetings
Agenda Items - July 9, 2020
PH# 2904 - 130 Elm Street - Bond Release Request for the Erosion & Sedimentation Control Bond in the amount of $3,800.00 and the Site Restoration Bond in the amount of $75,100.00.
NEW PUBLIC HEARINGS
PH# 2973 - 55 Cottage Road - Special Permit application for a home addition located within the Lake Overlay District as an expansion of an existing non-conformity; Randy Daigle, owner/applicant; Map 80/Lot 178; R-33 Zone.
PH# 2978 - 37 Post Road - Special Permit application for a hair stylist to operate from her home as a home occupation; Alisa Kraushaar, owner, applicant; Map 55/Lot 292; R-33 Zone.
SPR# 1826 - 113 North Maple Street - Site Plan Review application for a proposed one-story 501,500 square foot distribution center that would accommodate two tenants with associated parking, loading, drainage, and landscaping; WE 113 North Maple Street, LLC represented by James N. Petropoulos; Map 82/Lot 1-4; Zone I-1 Zone.
FLD# 40 - 55 Cottage Road - Application for a Permit for Development within the Special Flood Hazard Area to accommodate a proposed residential addition; Randy Daigle, owner/applicant; Map 80/ Lot 178; R-33 Zone; Lake Overlay District.
APPLICATIONS TO BE RECEIVED
This commission is appointed by the Town Council and is comprised of:
- 7 Regular members, 4 year term
no more than 4 of these members shall be of the same political party
- 3 Alternate members, 4 year term
no more than 2 of these members shall be of the same political party
The Planning and Zoning Commission was established in accordance with Chapter V, Section 2 of the Town Charter.
The commission shall have all the powers and duties not inconsistent with the Charter, which are prescribed in Title 8, Chapter 124 of the CT General Statutes. Broadly, the Planning and Zoning Commission is authorized to regulate, within the limits of the municipality, the height, number of stories and size of buildings and other structures; the percentage of the area of the lot that may be occupied; the size of yards, courts and other open spaces; the density of population and the location and use of buildings, structures and land for trade, industry, residence or other purposes, including water-dependent uses as defined in Section 22a-93, and the height, size and location of advertising signs and billboards.
The Planning and Zoning Commission is also responsible for adopting the Town’s Plan of Conservation and Development which is designed to provide guidance in the town’s zoning and capital improvement decisions. By law, the Plan must be updated at least every 10 years.