The Orange Town Plan And Zoning Commission met at Town Hall on Tuesday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m.
Before going into the public hearings, Zoning Enforcement Officer Paul Dinice addressed some blight issues in town.
PUBLIC HEARINGS *(2)
5. SPECIAL PERMIT APPLICATION for the conversion of a single family dwelling to accommodate an elderly apartment for property known as 1026 Field Drive, Orange. Submitted by property owner Susan D. Abate. To create an elderly apartment.
Discussion: Owner Vinny Abate addressed the Commission, stating that the section of the home would be used by his adult daughter.
No construction is necessary and all department heads have signed off on the plans.
The application passed unanimously.
6. PETITION TO AMEND the Orange Zoning Map. Submitted by Orange Land Development LLC. To change the zoning designation of the subject property from LI-2/TODD Overlay to TODD. The submission includes a “concept plan” as required by the Orange Zoning Regulations.
The subject property is an 8.091-acre site located beyond the eastern end of Salemme Lane. It is bordered by Dichello Distributors to the south; CTDOT Railroad right-of- way to the east; Yale University West Campus to the north; and Salemme Lane/Town of Orange, N/F Salemme-Riccio, and N/F Sixty Five Marsh Hill Road, LLC to the west.
The parcel is currently undeveloped. The subject property is shown as “0 Marsh Hill Road,” containing 8.091 acres, on Map #2369 on file at the Orange Town Clerk’s office, and is designated by the Orange Assessor as Map/Block/Lot 3-1- 1.
Since all of the presented plans meet the town regulations. The Commission voted Unanimously to approve the zone change.
NEXT: A site plan must be submitted.