Jun 032014

Screen Shot 2014-06-03 at 7.52.31 PMThe Town Plan & Zoning Commission met tonight at the Orange Town Hall.

Following is the agenda and the commission’s decisions:


1. SITE PLAN APPLICATION – Submitted by Tramontana, LLC for property known as 226 Boston Post Road. The proposal of for the demolition of existing structures on-site and the construction of a single story bakery/takeout coffee shop (Dunkin’ Donuts). The TPZC must deny this site plan application. This application fails to conform to the Orange Zoning Regulations. The applicant has filed an application with the Orange Zoning Board of Appeals to request variances of the regulations.


2. SITE PLAN APPLICATION – Submitted by Raymond Connecticut Ventures (a.k.a. Northeast Beverage) for property known as 32 Robinson Boulevard. The proposal is to construct a 37,500 sq. ft. addition to an existing industrial building. It will be used as warehouse space. A SITE PLAN LIGHTING SUPPLEMENT has also been submitted.



6. Report of the Zoning Enforcement Officer.

• Frank Rogers’ issues have been fined and Rogers has requested to go before the Zoning Board of Appeals

• AT&T  Cell tower Grassy Hill Road — Commission hopes to meet with AT&T in the near future.



7. APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL EXCEPTION, PERMIT OR USE – Submitted by the Foundation School for property known as 719 Derby-Milford Road. The proposal is to construct a 30’ x 70’ maintenance garage to store equipment servicing the school.

Steve Bell spoke on the matter. wood frame construction 17′ tall building, 600-feet away from nearest neighbor, but they will plant trees to block it from view. There is no electricity to the site yet, but in the future they hope to be connected and install LED lights in compliance with the town regulations.


The Ialamic Center requested permission to have tents and home-cooked food served on the property after the congregants break from Ramadan. This is located on Bull Hill Lane near the Farmer’s Market.


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