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P&Z Requests Density Cap on Proposed Danbury Development

Up to 97 units might be permissible, so town officials asked Danbury to hold the number to the current proposal.


The Ridgefield Planning & Zoning Commission has urged its counterpart in Danbury to pursue deed restrictions on a large, multi-family development proposed for a 13.4-acre tract near the town line.

The zoning application in Danbury requires a zone change from the current IL-40 industrial zone to an RMF-6 residential zone. According to regional agreements, whenever a zoning change is proposed near a town border, the matter is referred to land-use agencies in the neighboring town for comment.

In this case, the applicant, First-Cut Holdings LLC, is seeking approval for a 70-unit development at the northwest corner of Saw Mill Road and Turner Road in Danbury.

According to the referral, up to 97 units might be allowable, although a portion of the property is regulated wetlands.

The Ridgefield commission responded on Tuesday by asking Danbury to seek deed restrictions so the development cannot exceed the proposed 70 units.

Leoj January 10, 2013 at 03:44 PM
Wish P&Z was as responsible when it comes to high density development in their own town ... How about deed restrictions on the Schlum property?

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