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

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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 stories. The law firm of Carmody, Torrance, Sandak and Hennessey along with city land use officials will be on hand to present and take questions […] [Read More]
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Zoning Board grants extension for senior housing project

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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 provides shelter and services to the homeless, has partnered with the city’s housing authority, Charter Oak Communities, to build 48 units of affordable senior […] [Read More]
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Gateway developer gets more time for office project

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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 site on Washington Boulevard, which included two 10-story office buildings and well as a residential building, were approved in 2010. The first phase, […] [Read More]

Environmental group fights Stamford developer over boatyard

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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 Hartford not to delay a hearing on the city’s cease-and-desist order against the company. Soundkeeper, a nonprofit group dedicated to protecting Long Island Sound, last […] [Read More]

Stamford agrees on criteria to judge boatyard proposal

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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 Commission on Monday night agreed on a “scope of work” or set of criteria for a consultant that has been hired […] [Read More]

Stamford zoning board meeting canceled

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Boatyard development watchers will have to wait until next week for an update on plans from developer Building and Land Technology to replace the former Brewers Yacht Haven boating facility and presumably free up the South End peninsula for redevelopment. Tonight’s meeting of the city’s Zoning Board has been canceled. The next scheduled meeting is […] [Read More]

Harbor Point developer given extension on restaurants

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The city’s Zoning Board has approved a request by Building and Land Technology for more time to construct two restaurants that were originally set to open as part of a 20-story waterfront residential complex known as Harbor Point Square. The apartment building, which will have 240 units, is due to be completed in the spring. […] [Read More]

Stamford Zoning Board turns down outpatient surgery center

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The city’s Zoning Board voted Monday night to reject a regulation change that would have permitted an outpatient surgery facility to open at an office park near High Ridge Road. The 4-1 decision was a blow to George Comfort & Sons, which  had been trying since the fall to pave the way for a 14,000-square-foot surgical […] [Read More]