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Zoning Board set to hear plan for South End crushing plant

STAMFORD – After battling against a neighborhood nuisance for years, the residents in the South End thought they had finally won. In April 2014, after years of complaints from the community about

City asks court not to delay BLT case more than 90 days

As Building and Land Technology tries to delay a court date to decide a 2012 cease-and-desist order, the city is asking a State Superior court judge not to postpone the hearing more than 90 days.

Zoning Board to weigh plan to raise building height limits in Glenbrook

The Glenbrook Neighborhood Association will host an open forum on Wednesday, April 22, regarding a proposal that would raise the permitted building heights of new developments from three to four

Zoning Board grants extension for senior housing project

Facing a construction deadline, a nonprofit agency has been granted more time by the city’s Zoning Board to develop a housing project on a property designated for affordable housing. Inspirica, which

Martin administration seeks $497K to buy property for police headquarters plan

Two months after unveiling a plan to replace the city’s aging and contaminated police headquarters, the Martin administration is moving closer to purchasing a property that has been targeted as part

Plan to charge sidewalk cafes still facing opposition

The Board of Representatives last week voted to move ahead with a plan to introduce a square footage charge for downtown restaurant owners who use city sidewalk space for cafes. The proposed ordinance

Gateway developer gets more time for office project

The city’s Zoning Board on Monday night granted a one-year extension to Building and Land Technology on its mixed-use project near the train station known as Gateway. Development plans for the 6-acre

Environmental group fights Stamford developer over boatyard

As Harbor Point developer Building and Land Technology seeks legal closure on its controversial demolition of a South End boatyard, one environmental organization is urging a Superior court judge in

Stamford agrees on criteria to judge boatyard proposal

As part of an effort to evaluate a developer’s plan to replace and relocate the city’s former working boatyard in the South End, members of the city’s land use boards and the Harbor Management

Stamford reps vote to lower proposed fees for sidewalk cafes

Amid a growing cry of protest, city legislators have revised a preliminary plan to increase a permit fee for sidewalk cafes. On Tuesday night, the Board of Reps’ legislative and rules committee voted