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Mayor’s Task Force on Zoning

  • Norwalk Zoners take Rowayton’s temperature on possible changes to regulations

    NORWALK, Conn. — Setbacks were the one of the watchwords Thursday as the Zoning Task Force attempted to take Rowayton’s pulse on possible changes to Norwalk Zoning regulations. “It sounds like our local government is reaching out to have a dialogue,” one woman said, trying to nail down a topic after about half an hour…

  • Blank defends dormant Norwalk Zoning Task Force

    Blank defends dormant Norwalk Zoning Task Force

    NORWALK, Conn. — The Mayor’s Task Force on Zoning hasn’t met since September but progress is being made on Zoning, Chairman Adam Blank said. In October, Blank said the task force members had been assigned to investigate key issues and report back to the task force.

  • Blank disputes idea the Norwalk Zoning Task Force has done ‘nothing’

    NORWALK, Conn. – The lack of a “formal report” or a constant stream of press releases has some people thinking that the Mayor’s Advisory Task Force on Zoning hasn’t done anything. Chairman Adam Blank says otherwise. The topic came up at a recent meeting of the Coalition of Norwalk Neighborhood Associations (CNNA), where Diane Cece…

  • Attempted Norwalk Zoning overhaul brings passionate speakers to meeting

    Updated, 1:13 p.m., Adam Blank’s email address added. NORWALK, Conn. – An earful was sought and an earful was given Wednesday in Norwalk’s attempt to revamp its Zoning regulations. Comments varied among the 12 citizens who addressed the Mayor’s Task Force on Zoning, touching on issues that involve waterfront property, the need to protect the…

  • Norwalk Zoning Task Force tackling issues, one by one

    NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalkers would be given advanced notice of possible construction in their neighborhoods under Zoning regulation changes being drafted by the Zoning Task Force. The recommendation would be made to all Norwalk land use boards – neighbors should immediately be notified as part of any application, Zoning Task Force Chairman Adam Blank said.…

  • Zoning task force chairman invites public input, participation

    To the Editor I chair the Mayor’s Task Force on Zoning and write this letter on behalf of the task force. The task force is composed of: Councilman John Kydes, Conservation Commissioner Joel Zaremby, Redevelopment Authority Chairman Felix Serrano, Leigh Grant of Silvermine, Julie Burton of Rowayton, Rick Redniss, a planner at Redniss & Mead,…

  • Ideas for South Norwalk zoning revisions presented by Cecil Group

    NORWALK, Conn. – Zoning regulations for parking requirements and building height maximums in part of South Norwalk would be rejiggered under recommendations made Wednesday to the Norwalk Zoning task force. The number of zoning districts in the Transit Oriented District (TOD) would be halved, under the plan laid out by the Cecil Group, a planning and…

  • Norwalk progressing toward economic action plan, zoning modifications

    NORWALK, Conn. – Progress is being made on two initiatives announced by Mayor Harry Rilling last month with the intention of transforming Norwalk. Rilling announced Oct. 7 that he was forming a Zoning Task Force to be led by Zoning Commissioner Adam Blank and that, simultaneously, a group would be working to form an economic…

  • Rilling announces Zoning Task Force, drive for Economic Development Action Plan

    Correction: The Business Advisory Council will be held Oct. 21. NORWALK, Conn. – An effort to transform Norwalk will involve two groups working concurrently, Mayor Harry Rilling said Tuesday. A zoning task force will work with a group devoted to forming an Economic Development Action Plan to ensure they are working toward common goals, Rilling…