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Notes In A Nutshell: Jan. 17 Town Plan & Zoning Meeting

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Jan 182017
 

There was one public hearing item on the Jan. 17 Town Plan & Zoning meeting agenda:

APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL EXCEPTION, PERMIT OR USE.  For property known as 273 Indian River Road, Orange, CT.  Submitted by Indian River Development, LLC – Michael Lipset, Member. The Tenant, Brian Johanson, d.b.a. Dark Side Performance, LLC, will be using a portion of the existing building for the fabrication and installation of performance automobile parts.  He is seeking to provide retail sales of the manufactured parts.

The Commission approved the application contingent on the Fire Marshal’s final inspection and approval.

 

Notes In A Nutshell: Jan. 5, 2016 Town Plan & Zoning Commission Meeting

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Jan 052016
 

Screen Shot 2016-01-05 at 7.40.06 PMThe Town Plan & Zoning Commission met at Orange Town Hall at 7:30 p.m. tonight (Jan. 5)

This is what happened:

1. As per Section 7.1 of the Bylaws and Procedures for the Town Plan & Zoning Commission of the Town of Orange, this meeting is an organizational meeting, at which time Officers will be elected.

Unanimously approved keeping the Commission membership as it stands and having Paul Dinice as the Council of Governments liaison.

2. Review of the Minutes from the October 20, 2015; November 4, 2015; November 24, 2015; & December 1, 2015 meetings.

(A few tweaks were made on language)

3. Old Business.

A 10 x 13′ shed (that does not require a permit) will be constructed on the Buttonball property that has been the subject of many a TP&Z meeting since mid 2015. Fines have accumulated here. He has until Jan. 30 to do this. 

The owner of another property that has at least three “dead” vehicles on his property and has been fined heavily is now cooperating with the town and said he will remedy the situation. The commission wants to cite him under the town’s anti-blight ordinance. 

Beau Clark said they should fine him for both the zoning and blight violations. 

4. New Business.

None

5. Report of the Zoning Enforcement Officer.

He is working on issues with chickens and roosters on Sheffield Road and Old Tavern Road.

Also he is going to issue warnings regarding signs.

 

-Review of Zoning Activities Log.

6. SITE PLAN APPLICATION; SITE PLAN APPLICATION – ARCHITECTURAL SUPPLEMENT; SITE PLAN APPLICATION – LIGHTING SUPPLEMENT; SIGN APPLICATION. Submitted by property owner Shanri Holdings Corp (formerly known as Shanri Properties). For property known as 259 Bull Hill Lane. To locate a 69,390 sq. ft. Shop Rite Supermarket in a building which formerly housed a Stop & Shop Supermarket. Site improvements are proposed.

Screen Shot 2016-01-05 at 8.02.21 PMHarry Garafalo took to the podium regarding the Shop Rite Stores he owns. 

Owned Shop Rite in Milford since 2004 and since opened four others in surrounding towns. 

The Orange Store would employ about 200 people. They believe in community service and are environmentally friendly. Recycle plastic, cardboard, wooden pallets and donate food to the food bank. 

The company plans to renovate the exterior of the existing Stop & Shop building to make it more attractive. All sidewalks will be demolished and replaced. 

Screen Shot 2016-01-05 at 7.58.18 PMThere are 14 trees along Bull Hill Lane that will be removed to improve sight lines.

Two new islands with tall thin trees will be added. Handicapped parking spaces will be re-striped. 

Old shrubbery on islands will be replaced with new shrubs the plantings along Carlson Drive will remain as is. 

Clark said the lighting plans that were submitted show several violations to the regulations. They need to deflect the light from shining off the property. 

The Orange Shop Rite would open sometime around September and the existing gas station would become a Shop Rite Gas Station operated by the Valie family. 

The  Site Plan Application was unanimously approved. (A revised lighting plan would be submitted to Paul Dinice.)

7. PETITION TO AMEND THE ORANGE ZONING REGULATIONS. Submitted by Orange Land Development LLC. To amend Article XXIV Transit Oriented Development District Regulations. The Public Hearing on this matter was closed on December 1, 2015.

Continued to the next meeting

8. 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. The Public Hearing on this matter was closed on December 1, 2015.

Continued to the next meeting

9. Review of the proposed TPZC Budget 2016-2017.

The proposed budget is $116,752.

Unanimously approved

10. Not on the provided agenda was the proposal to extend the sewer line to a property on Spring Street.

Paul Kaplan said sewers are an acute need in Orange, and Clark wholeheartedly agreed. 

Unanimously approved — Commissioner Judy Smith recused herself. 

Notes In A Nutshell: Sept. 1 Plan & Zoning Meeting

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Sep 012015
 

The Town Plan & Zoning Commission met at Orange Town Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 1 at 7:30 p.m.

Following a brief review of what happened:

Screen Shot 2015-09-01 at 8.22.48 PMAFFORDABLE HOUSING 8-30g APPLICATION – 504-506 Boston Post Road. Submitted by AMP Investments LLC, for property known as 504-506 Boston Post Road. The proposal is for an adaptive reuse of the rear building of the property currently known as 504 Boston Post Road.

The intent is to make the plaza a mixed use Retail-Residential property with an 8-30g residential component. Ten apartments are proposed.

Chairman Walter Clark brought up a point from the last meeting  — the hill behind the site. He suggests a fence be installed to keep people away from it.

A resident from Margaret Lane asked if parking would be sufficient. Clark said it is.

Clark said he doesn’t feel this is the best place for housing, but “we don’t have a leg to stand on if we deny it.”

The Affordable Housing Application was unanimously approved on the condition that a 4-foot fence be put up.

APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL USE – Request for outdoor dining.

Screen Shot 2015-09-01 at 8.23.07 PMSubmitted by property owner Goodies Orange LLC. For property known as 111 Boston Post Road. Request is being made for outdoor restaurant seating as per Section 383-50 (G) & Section 383-143.4 of the Orange Zoning Regulations.

The architect requested an outside dining area be placed in the front and that bottled beer be served there as well.

Police commission approved it.

Clark said 5 additional parking spaces would be required, and the 3-foot fence would have to be 4-feet tall.

The plans also allows drivers to exit both left AND right.

No one from the public had any comments.

The applicant had all required signatures.

The outdoor dining was unanimously approved.

APPLICATION FOR TEMPORARY SPECIAL USE EARTH MATERIALS REMOVAL & FILLING. Submitted by R. D. Screen Shot 2015-09-01 at 8.22.57 PMScinto, Inc. for property known as 161 Marsh Hill Road (former Stew Leonard Property). The special use is for earth materials to be moved, cut, and filled on site.

SITE PLAN APPLICATION and an APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATION OF SOIL EROSION AND SEDIMENT CONTROL MEASURES. These applications are in conjunction with the construction of an 80,378 sq. ft. office building with associated parking.

LI2 zoned will be developed in stages. Has the required signatures.

 

Screen Shot 2015-09-01 at 8.28.20 PMScreen Shot 2015-09-01 at 8.25.29 PM Screen Shot 2015-09-01 at 8.27.10 PM

 

Screen Shot 2015-09-01 at 8.36.34 PMThe building would have 3 different colors of glass.

325 parking spaces will exceed the required amount.

Wetlands are respected and will be safe.

Lights are strategically placed only where needed 22-foot LED with no light trespass, no light seepage for parking lot safety, won’t go beyond parking lot.

Went before the police traffic commission and received approval pending a Screen Shot 2015-09-01 at 8.48.30 PMnod from the state. 

The applicant came well prepared and completely covered everything so, the commission really didn’t have any questions left unanswered.

Both applications were unanimously approved.

 

 

 

 

 

CHANGE TO TONIGHT’S Plan & Zoning Agenda

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Aug 042015
 

Screen-Shot-2015-07-07-at-7.57.31-PM-300x204The Town Plan & Zoning Commission meets at Town Hall on Tuesday, Aug. 4 at 7:30 p.m.

Following is the Agenda:

1. Meeting with Ms. Kathleen Conroy Cass to discuss use of former Enchanted Garden property at 461 Derby Avenue.

2. SITE PLAN APPLICATION – 260 BULL HILL LANE. – Submitted by NCC Orange/CT Associates Limited Partnership. For a proposed lot line revision and property size reduction (former Builders Square Building).

3. Review of the Minutes from the July 7, 2015 meeting.

6. Report of the Zoning Enforcement Officer.

-Review of Zoning Activities Log.

PUBLIC HEARINGS *(1)  

THIS ITEM HAS BEEN CANCELED FROM TONIGHT’S MEETING

7. * AFFORDABLE HOUSING 8-30g APPLICATION – 504-506 Boston Post Road. Submitted by AMP Investments LLC, for property known as 504-506 Boston Post Road. The proposal is for an adaptive reuse of the rear building of the property currently known as 504 Boston Post Road.

The intent is to make the plaza a mixed use Retail-Residential property with an 8-30g residential component. Ten apartments are proposed.

Notes In A Nutshell January 6 TP&Z Meeting

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Jan 062015
 

The Orange Town Plan & Zoning Commission met at Orange Town Hall, Tuesday, Jan. 6 at 7:30 p.m.

Following is the Agenda:               

150 Boston Post Road

150 Boston Post Road

SITE PLAN APPLICATION – Nuit Lounge, Submitted by Jaider O’Sorno/Nuit ENT LLC for owner HB Nitkin Group.  For property known as 150 Boston Post Road.  The proposal is to open Nuit Café & Lounge in space now or formerly occupied by RSVP.

Tabled until next month.

2.   Set Public Hearing Date for POCD adoption.  The Public Hearing Date must be 65 plus days from tonight’s meeting to meet statutory requirements.  Suggested dates are March 17 & April 21, 2015.

Date is set for March.

3.   Review of draft “Outdoor Storage & Outdoor Displays” regulations.

4.   Review of the Minutes of November 18, 2014 Special Meeting, and

December 2, 2014.  A couple of changes were made and the minutes were approved.

      5.   Old Business.  None

     6.   New Business.  None

Report of the Zoning Enforcement Officer.

           -Review of Zoning Activities Log. 

• 600 Wheeler’s Farm Road, a Rogers property – Mr. Rogers wants a Deck Permit

• 2 vehicles are at the shopping center that seem to be inoperable.

• Buttonball tenant is still an issue. Owner may have threatened to evict the tenant as his violations are costing her money. Fines are $150 per day since Nov. 2.

PUBLIC HEARINGS *(3)     

    Screen Shot 2015-01-06 at 8.07.22 PM 8.   APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL EXCEPTION for the conversion of a single family dwelling to accommodate an elderly apartment.  – Submitted by John & Kathleen Maturo for property known as 211 Pine Tree Drive.  To construct an addition to an existing dwelling to accommodate an Elderly Apartment.

Chairman Clark said at the last meeting they discussed the percentage of space that the addition would take and it exceeded what was allowed in the regulations. but after the meeting a discussion with Town Attorney Vin Marino showed the plans would comply with the regulations for subdivisions.

Approved unanimously. 

    Screen Shot 2015-01-06 at 8.15.03 PM 9.  PETITION TO AMEND THE ORANGE ZONING REGULATIONS.

-Submitted upon the initiative of the Orange Town Plan & Zoning Commission.

To add Section 383-121 Outdoor Storage & Displays.  The purpose of this chapter is to regulate temporary outdoor sales, display, and storage in specific circumstances.

Screen Shot 2015-01-06 at 8.41.39 PMAt stores such as Lowes and Home Depot where merchandise often is placed outside on the sidewalks and in the parking lot. the amendment would limiting maximum height to 7-feet, with the exception of free standing sheds that can not exceed 12-feet in height. The purpose is to protect the safety of residents, pedestrians, visitors (and customers). The displays would be permitted for only a four month period.

There was an extensive discussion regarding the businesses having ample parking if any portion of the parking lot is used to display merchandise, including the large storage sheds.

The application must come forward every year.

Unanimously approved.

    10.   PETITION TO AMEND THE ORANGE ZONING MAP.

Screen Shot 2015-01-06 at 9.12.08 PM-Submitted upon the initiative of the Orange Town Plan & Zoning Commission.

To change the following properties from Light Industrial LI-2 to Light Industrial LI-3:  253 Indian River Road, a.k.a. Assessor’s Map 23-2-3 (now or formerly owned by John L. & Gloria A. Capecelatro Fam. LLC); 273 Indian River Road, a.k.a. Assessor’s Map 23-2-2 (now or formerly owned by Two Hundred Seventy Three Indian River); & 283 Indian River Road, a.k.a. Assessor’s Map 23-2-1 (now or formerly owned by PTNT Properties LLC).

Economic Development Director Paul Grimmer addressed the commission, Dec. 2, stating that it would help the economic development in the town of Orange.

Dwayne Hipp, a member of S.O.N. came out in opposition of the proposal, thinking that it was going to be on the FORMER Stew Leonard’s property (It is in fact NOT on Edison Road).

Chairman Clark stopped him, stating that Recreation Showroom did not survive there so, it is not “Prime” retail space.

Screen Shot 2015-01-06 at 8.49.35 PMCommissioner Ralph Aschettino clarified that each of the lots are so small that a large retail store, such as a Christmas Tree Shop would not be able to build on any of the parcels, but it would lend itself better to a doctor’s office.

Commissioner Paul Kaplan said no business that opens on one of these lots would generate horrific traffic like Hipp is suggesting.

Hipp said Grimmer just wants to make a quick deal and get businesses into these locations.

Aschettino said bringing business into town would increase revenue and help keep the tax burden off of residents.

Grimmer said a doctors office would not fit into an LI-2 zone, but it would be allowed in an LI-3 zone. AND it is important to note that a doctor’s office would fall into the “retail” category.

Clark said it would open the door to get some quality development in that area.

Screen Shot 2015-01-06 at 9.38.39 PMGeorge Finley, another SON individual cautioned the commission that once they make the zone change it’s set in stone and it would open the door for gas stations etc. (Tonight’s discussion already has addressed this since the parcels are so small).

Retail is limited to 5 acres and 25,000 square feet, but doctors offices, attorney’s offices are a different story.

Screen Shot 2015-01-06 at 9.41.39 PMFirst Selectman Jim Zeoli said the property has been for sale for a very long time, one of the parcels has carnival trailers and trucks parked on it. He thinks that the recently cleared property would be a great spot for a funeral home.

“I think you should think about the acreage and square footage numbers before you make your decision,” he said. “We have a lot of 2, 2.5, and 4 acre parcels that don’t meet the criteria for LI-3.”

Marino said the standards for the zoning regulations should be carefully considered and perhaps creating an LI-4 regulation to accommodate different parcels and uses may be a good idea so the commission does not find itself in trouble in the future.

The subject was tabled for the evening and will be revisited at the next TP&ZC meeting.

Currently Orange has a 4% vacancy rate.

Give Your Input On The Town Plan of Conservation And Development Nov. 18

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Nov 122014
 

Screen Shot 2014-10-28 at 5.32.42 PMThe Town Plan and Zoning Commission has scheduled a public meeting at the High Plains Community Center gymnasium on Tuesday, Nov. 18 from 7-9 p.m. to get Orange residents’ input regarding the update of the Plan of Conservation and Development.  

The Commission has been working on updating the Town Plan for the past year or so and has prepared a draft Plan for review and comment.  The meeting will provide an opportunity for Orange residents to listen to a short presentation about the Plan and then provide comments and feedback to the Commission. 

Following the meeting, the Commission will be looking at further refining the strategies in the Draft Plan.  

A Plan of Conservation and Development is an advisory document used by the Town Plan and Zoning Commission and other Town agencies to:

• Protect the resources important to residents

• Guide growth and change in Orange

• Identify facilities and services needed to support the community we want to be

Orange residents are encouraged to attend the meeting to help ensure that the Plan of Conservation and Development reflects community goals.

“This Plan is an important document which will be used to guide future conservation and development activity over the next decade and beyond,” said Walter “Beau” Clark, IV, Chairman of the Town Plan and Zoning Commission.

Originally Published on: Oct 28, 2014 @ 17:36

Town Plan & Zoning Agenda For Tuesday

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Oct 052014
 

Chairman Beau Clark

Chairman Beau Clark

The Town Plan & Zoning Commission has a very short agenda for this week’a meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m.

1. Review of draft “Outdoor Storage & Outdoor Displays” regulations.

2. Review of request by the Orange Economic Development Corp. for a proposed zone change.

3. Old Business.

4. New Business.

5. Report of the Zoning Enforcement Officer.

-Review of Zoning Activities Log.

PUBLIC HEARINGS *(2)

6. * APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL EXCEPTION, PERMIT OR USE –

Submitted by Temple Emanuel of Greater New Haven, Inc. for property known as 150 Derby Avenue. The proposal is to construct a 2,503 sq. ft. addition to an existing synagogue to be used for religious purposes. (Continued from the September 2, 2014 meeting.)

Agenda: Town Plan & Zoning Commission, Aug. 19

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Aug 142014
 

File photo from zoning meeting

File photo from zoning meeting

The Town Plan & Zoning Commission meets at Town Hall on Tuesday, Aug. 19 at 7:30 p.m.

Following is the agenda:

  1. SITE PLAN APPLICATION – Submitted by Sixty Five Marsh Hill Road, LLC – Frank Dilieto for property known as 0 Salemme Lane a.k.a Assessor’s Map 3-1-6.  The proposal is for the use of the property as a temporary warehousing/dumpster supply company.  Empty dumpster-containers will be stored on-site and enclosed with a slatted chain link fence.
  1. SITE PLAN APPLICATION, ARCHITECTURAL SUPPLETMENT – Submitted by Kin Properties for property known as 130 Boston Post Road.

For proposed façade work.

3.  Review of draft “Outdoor Storage & Outdoor Displays” regulations.

4.  Review of the Minutes from the August 5, 2014 Meeting.

5.  Old Business.

6.   New Business.

  1. Report of the Zoning Enforcement Officer.

-Review of Zoning Activities Log.

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS *(2)    

8.   *APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL EXCEPTION, PERMIT OR USE – Submitted by Mike LaRocco for property known as 119 Old Tavern Road.  The proposal is to construct an addition to an existing garage.   A larger ground coverage is requested as per Section 383-26 I (3) (a) of the Orange Zoning Regulations.

  1. APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL EXCEPTION, PERMIT OR USE – Submitted by New Haven Hebrew Day Inc. for property known as 261 Derby Avenue.  The proposal is to create and provide temporary classroom space to accommodate current student levels at an existing school.  Approximately 20 students will be using the space at any one time between the school hours of 8:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Important: Your Opinion Counts — Plan of Conservation and Development Public Meeting Planned

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Feb 232014
 

Chairman Walter "Beau" Clark at this week's Plan & Zoning meeting.

Chairman Walter “Beau” Clark at this week’s Plan & Zoning meeting.

One of the discussions during this week’s Plan & Zoning meeting was in regards to getting the word out and piquing interest in the Plan of Conservation and Development meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 25.

The meeting will take place in the gymnasium at High Plains Community Center, 525 Orange Center Road from 7 to 9 p.m.

The Town Plan and Zoning Commission scheduled the public meeting to get input from Orange residents regarding the proposed update of the Plan of Conservation and Development.

The meeting will provide an opportunity for Orange residents to identify issues of concern to them and suggest priorities and strategies for the next Plan.  Following the public meeting, the Town Plan and Zoning Commission will be looking at identified issues and evaluating strategies to help guide the community in the future. 

A Plan of Conservation and Development is an advisory document used by the Town Plan and Zoning Commission and other Town agencies to:

  • Protect the resources important to residents
  • Guide growth and change in Orange
  • Identify facilities and services needed to support the community we want to be

Orange residents are encouraged to come to the meeting to help ensure that the Plan of Conservation and Development reflects community goals.

“This Plan is an important document which will be used to guide future conservation and development activity over the next decade and beyond,” said Walter “Beau” Clark, IV, Chairman of the Town Plan and Zoning Commission.

Originally  Published on: Feb 8, 2014 @ 13:00 

Reposted on: Feb 18, 2014 @ 21:15   and  Feb. 20 @ 11:09

Town Plan & Zoning: “Tired Of the Games” That One Resident Plays

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Nov 192013
 

Chairman Beau Clark

Chairman Beau Clark

The Town Plan & Zoning Commission met at Town Hall on Tuesday, Nov. 19.

Here is a rundown of the Agenda items and the decisions of the Commission (where applicable)

 

• SITE PLAN APPLICATION – Submitted by the Chinmaya Mission Fairfield – New Haven for property known as 393 Derby Avenue.  The proposal is to construct 5’ x 12.5’ addition to contain alter; and a 7’ x 27.5’ foyer addition.

Approved The alter will be 12.5 X 12.5

• REQUEST FOR MODIFICATION OF SITE PLAN – Submitted by UNH for property known as 584 Derby-Milford Road.  Previously approved to convert the former Hubbell, Inc. headquarters into a Graduate School Campus.  A 10’ x 14’ Guard Shed is proposed to service the Campus.

Approved subject to bollards (car safety barriers) being added.

• Review and possible vote to correct a typo in the Transit Oriented Development District regulations adopted December 7, 2010. Section 383-219 B Affordable Housing Requirement reads “in accordance with the provisions of 383-10”, and should read “in accordance with the provisions of 383-210”.

Approved

 

Tammy Trantales takes the meeting notes.

Tammy Trantales takes the meeting notes.

• SITE PLAN APPLICATION – Submitted by New Haven Islamic Center for property known as 254 Bull Hill Lane.  The proposal is to locate a place of worship/religious use in an existing retail structure.

Approved on condition parking lot be re-striped, lighting fixed and catch basins be cleaned.

*PETITION TO AMEND THE ORANGE ZONING REGULATIONS, – Submitted on the initiative of the Orange Town Plan & Zoning Commission.  The proposal is to consider a Moratorium on Medical Marijuana Dispensaries and Producers within any zoning districts of the Town of Orange.  The Orange TPZC proposes the addition of Section 383-19 D Medical Marijuana Dispensaries and Producers.  For a period of nine (9) months, no application will be accepted, considered or approved to permit the establishment of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries and/or Producers in any of the zoning districts within the Town of Orange.

Commission Agreed on a Moratorium for 9 months.

*APPLICATION FOR THE CONVERSION OF A SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING TO ACCOMMODATE AN ELDERLY APARTMENT, -Submitted by Manuel & Albertina Dinis for property known as 445 Pine Tree Drive.  The proposal is to create a 900 sq. ft. apartment to be occupied by an elderly resident.

Approved — applicant submitted excellent plans

 

Atty. Stephen Studer

Atty. Stephen Studer

*APPLICATION FOR THE CONVERSION OF A SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING TO ACCOMMODATE AN ELDERLY APARTMENT, -Submitted by Frank W. Rogers for property known as 600 Wheelers Farm Road.  The proposal is to create an 821 sq. ft. apartment.  Main unit to be occupied by an elderly resident.

Atty. Stephen Studer presenting for Frank Rogers said it complied with all regulations. It did not yet have the approval of the town sanitarian.

Old Grassy Hill Road and Ohman Ave. as boarding house, both of which the town has had numerous issues in the past. Chairman Beau Clark immediately had issues with the application, beginning with the plans that were submitted — they were not drawn up by a licensed person, rather sketched by Mr. Rogers himself.

Chairman Beau Clark was not pleased with the unprofessional sketch that was submitted.

Chairman Beau Clark was not pleased with the unprofessional sketch that was submitted.

Clark said, “If my kindergartner submitted this, I would reprimand him.”

Town Atty. Vincent Marino stated that since the application was brought forward (this evening) it was clear that there were blatant violations at Rogers’ other properties.

Studer tried to talk the commissioners into allowing the application to go forward without the sanitarian’s approval with a promise that it would be obtained.

OLD BUSINESS:

Rogers’ properties:

• Zoning violations and anti-blight 661-663 Orange Center Road unregistered vehicles. $100 per day since Aug. 2 ($9,000)

Frank Rogers, Atty Studer and Atty. Marino discuss blight issues.

Frank Rogers, Atty Studer and Atty. Marino discuss blight issues.

• Ohman Avenue – Rogers’ son will live there to comply with the regulations.

• 238 Old Grassy Hill – Rogers’ daughter would be living in this home and Nancy Rogers, who is over 55 would live there as the “elderly resident.” It has 3 apartments.

“Vehicles must be street legal and operable. Can’t just move cars around,” Clark said. “We’re tired of these games.”

Marino said he noticed a vehicle in the parking lot that had 3 different license plates on it. Clark added that on Ohman Ave. there were two cars with the exact same license plate on them.

Marino suggested the Zoning Enforcement Officer do inspections of each of

Frank Rogers and Atty Studer have a lot to resolve prior to Dec. 3.

Frank Rogers and Atty Studer have a lot to resolve prior to Dec. 3.

the properties — Clark added that the Fire Marshal should also be included. Until the properties are found to be in compliance with town statutes, the fines will continue to pile up.

Commissioner Paul Kaplan said Rogers has had plenty of time to clear up the issues with the town.

In short, Mr. Rogers has a lot of work to do before the Dec. 3 meeting at which time this issue will be continued.