April 5th Zoning Commission Meeting Report – FINAL DECISION

After a public hearing that was continued on April 2nd, and after hearing the results of two peer reviews, the Zoning Commissioners unanimously approved both the zone change and the project:

h. #11-17R – 230 East Avenue, LLC – Proposed amendments to Section 118-700 to permit transit oriented development (TOD) in the Ind#1 zone at the East Norwalk Railroad Station – Review of public hearing – Report and recommended action

i. #11-17SP/#29-17CAM – 230 East Avenue, LLC – 230 East Ave/3 Rowan St/Osborne Av – New 5-6 story, 276,408 sf mixed use development with 189 multifamily dwelling units (215,025 sq ft), 39,492 square feet office, 4,260 sq ft gross (2,130 sq ft active) restaurant, 5,550 sq ft gross (4,163 sq ft active) retail and 15,939 sf Pooch Hotel (existing) in 4 separate buildings with 311 parking spaces (207 spaces in below grade garage) – Review of public hearing – Report and recommended action

Individuals currently serving on the Zoning Commission, are as follows:

Nathan Sumpter (Chair) – Term Expires July 2020 – District B

Michael Witherspoon -Term Expires July 2019 – District B

Louis Schulman – Term Expires July 2019 – District D

Galen Wells – Term Expires July 2020 – District E

Joseph Passero – Term Expires July 2019 – District C

Richard Roina – Term Expires July 2018 – District D

Roderick Johnson – Term Expires July 2018 – District E

 

Two alternates and one regular commissioner’s terms will be up at the end of June 2018. If you dislike the way Zoning is handling Land Use decisions, you may inquire with the Mayor, the Mayor’s Assistant, and the City Clerk as to an interest in being appointed to a Zoning Commission seat.