Zoning roundup: Waterside housing project and Charter Oak

The Zoning Board is set to finally hold public hearings tonight on two major housing developments, one being a continuation from last week. Waterside project hearing continued Belpointe Capital is proposing to build 109 apartment units at 112 Southfield Ave., a property formerly known as the Marshall’s Trucking property. Set upon 3 acres, the project […] [Read More]
Categories: Zoning

Stamford Zoning Board votes down medical facility

The city’s Zoning Board has voted against a proposed surgery center/out patient facility at High Ridge Park, a corporate office park on Turn of River Road, near Exit 35 on the Merritt Parkway. The complex’s owner George Comfort & Sons had submitted an application to amend the zoning for the district to permit a medical […] [Read More]
Screen Shot 2014-09-22 at 1.30.56 PM

Stamford development/zoning roundup

Update 2:46 pm: Just learned from a city planner that the Zoning Board will not get to the public hearing for Charter Oak’s project on Stillwater Ave. It is now slated for next Monday. Happy Monday, folks! Tonight’s Zoning Board agenda looks pretty packed with two new projects set to be presented in public hearings. […] [Read More]
Categories: Development, Zoning
Screen Shot 2014-09-16 at 4.11.08 PM

Downtown set to get self-storage facility

The city’s Zoning Board on Monday approved a plan to create a self-storage facility in the downtown, suggesting an emerging demand by apartment dwellers. The owners of 1351 Washington Blvd., an office building, have asked to allocate a 3,224 square feet basement space for storage lockers. According to the city’s land use bureau, the lockers […] [Read More]
Categories: Development, Downtown, Zoning

Monday development/zoning roundup in Stamford

Welcome to the first installment of the development/zoning roundup, which previews weekly Stamford Zoning Board meetings. Meetings take place on Mondays at 7 pm in the cafeteria of the Government Center. Here is the rundown of just some of the projects/issues set to go before Stamford’s Zoning Board this evening: Medical facility coming to Turn […] [Read More]

Public hearing on Stamford and Darien sewer rate hike tonight

                A state regulatory officer and a city official tour Stamford’s wastewater treatment facility several years ago. Stamford and Darien water users will get a chance to speak out tonight about a proposed 3.4 percent rate hike that will in part allow the Water Pollution Control Authority to carry out repairs and capital projects. The […] [Read More]

Stamford transportation committee to discuss Complete Streets law for Stamford

The transportation committee of the Board of Representatives will discuss publishing a Complete Streets ordinance for Stamford at their regular meeting Monday night. [Read More]

Waterside has new city representative

STAMFORD — The Board of Representatives voted Monday night to approve the appointment of Virgil de la Cruz to represent Waterside’s District 2 neighborhood. De la Cruz sits on the Waterside Coalition’s Board of Directors and the Democratic City Committee. He replaced former District 2 city Rep. Ben Velishka, who resigned in June to spend […] [Read More]

Poll: Mayor Martin’s priority list

Mayor David Martin outlined his priorities in Sunday’s Advocate for the upcoming fiscal year focusing on making city government more transparent, fiscally responsible and operationally efficient. What do you think of the mayor’s direction? [Read More]

Stamford’s master plan

A final draft of the city’s master plan, the document guiding development throughout the city for the next 10 years, will be released next week. A public hearing on the plan will be held on Oct. 7 for residents and business owners to give their input. Here is an earlier draft version of the master […] [Read More]