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NH Register: Trailside Village Homeowners Escape Assisted Living Clause

March 4, 2015 Community Organizations, Local Government, Planning & Zoning Comments Off on NH Register: Trailside Village Homeowners Escape Assisted Living Clause

trailsideResidents living in the Trailside Village condominium complex on Todd Street will no longer have to worry about being out of zoning compliance due to the fact that a planned assisted living facility was never build.

Back in the mid-2000 the Planning and Zoning Commission approved the 56 units for adults 55 and older at the Todd Street property that intersects Whitney Avenue in Mount Carmel. The approval for the high-density development that would not normally be allowed there was based on the fact that it included the assisted living component. … Continue Reading

NH Register: P&Z Proposing College Town District

February 25, 2015 Local Government, Planning & Zoning, Quinnipiac University Comments Off on NH Register: P&Z Proposing College Town District

quinnipiacentranceThe first proposal was made Tuesday night for the formation of a College Town District that would be used to contain the Quinnipiac University community within an area of university-owned properties with on-campus and off-campus housing.

The concept has been considered for some time but this was the first time it was officially proposed at a Planning and Zoning Commission meeting. … Continue Reading

Applications for Storefront Churches Stirs Questions

February 17, 2015 Local Government, Planning & Zoning Comments Off on Applications for Storefront Churches Stirs Questions

storefront churchChurches have changed over the years – they’re not always that majestic stone building that reaches up to the sky with a crucifix on top.

Some blend right in to shopping strips where many have taken up residence in recent years.  … Continue Reading

NH Register: P&Z Postpones Institutional Master Plan Amendment

January 13, 2015 Planning & Zoning Comments Off on NH Register: P&Z Postpones Institutional Master Plan Amendment

quinnipiac logoThe Hamden Planning and Zoning Commission put off opening a public hearing on the commission’s application to amend the regulations to require approval of a five-year institutional master plan for educational institutions such as Quinnipiac University.

The commission opted to get an outside legal opinion on whether the amendment is legal from a retired Superior Court judge who is considered an expert on zoning matters. … Continue Reading

NH Register: QU Landlords May Face Higher Student Permit Fees

December 27, 2014 Planning & Zoning, Schools Comments Off on NH Register: QU Landlords May Face Higher Student Permit Fees

quIt might be getting more expensive — much more expensive — to rent homes or apartments to Quinnipiac University students.

The New Haven Register reports that the Hamden Planning and Zoning Commission is considering increasing the fee for the permits to as much as $1,000 per unit. … Continue Reading

Developer Clears First Hurdle in Mather Street Development

October 1, 2014 Local Government, Planning & Zoning Comments Off on Developer Clears First Hurdle in Mather Street Development

1matherA developer who specializes in building multi-family housing for veterans and people with Multiple Sclerosis got the green light recently for a development on Mather Street off Dixwell Avenue.

The developer is proposing building a 77-unit development on just under five acres at 415 Mather St., about 110 feet from the intersection of Dixwell Avenue. The development would be made up of two buildings, one with 41 apartments and the other with 36 apartments. Forty-five percent of the units would have one bedroom, while 47 percent would have two bedrooms and 8 percent would have three bedrooms. … Continue Reading

Hamden Police Blotter: Tuesday, Sept. 2

September 4, 2014 Planning & Zoning Comments Off on Hamden Police Blotter: Tuesday, Sept. 2

policedepartmentThe following arrest information was provided by the Hamden Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Sept. 2:

Renay Ghant-Eaton, 51, of 11 Elmer Ave., Hamden, was charged with second-degree breach of peace. She was arraigned Wednesday in Meriden Superior Court.

Jovan M. Ghant, 31. of 11 Elmer St., Hamden, was charged with second-degree breach of peace. He was arraigned Wednesday in Meriden Superior Court. … Continue Reading

Hamden P&Z Continues Talk of QU Enrollment

February 28, 2014 Planning & Zoning Comments Off on Hamden P&Z Continues Talk of QU Enrollment

1del1Before the Planning and Zoning Commission voted Tuesday to instruct its staff to draft a one-year moratorium on applications for the construction of new student housing, it heard from Quinnipiac University officials on the state of student enrollment and housing.

QU attorney Bernard Pelligrino told the commission that about 75 percent of the school’s students live on campus while about 25 percent live off-campus, either with family or in apartments. It’s the latter that has caused consternation with residents who live in the neighborhoods with the students. … Continue Reading

Hamden P&Z Moving Forward with Student Housing Moratorium

February 26, 2014 Planning & Zoning Comments Off on Hamden P&Z Moving Forward with Student Housing Moratorium

1del1The Planning and Zoning Commission took another step Tuesday towards implementing a moratorium on the construction of new student housing.

The step would basically affect Quinnipiac University, which in recent years has grown to a nationally-recognized school that attracts thousands of students from out of state.

The crux of the matter for many commission members is the university’s lack of a master plan — at least one that has been submitted to the town. … Continue Reading

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