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Recent actions taken by the Planning & Zoning Commission:


 Directory of  Planning & Zoning Commission Applications   

*click a property to be taken to the application materials

 Applications:

 9 Archer Lane- DECIDED
 76 Arrowhead Way- DECIDED
 26 Beach Drive- PENDING
 36 Beach Drive- DECIDED
 171 Boston Post Road- DECIDED
 306 Boston Post Road 7-Eleven, Inc.- PENDING
 688 Boston Post Road- PENDING
 848 Boston Post Road- DECIDED
 1025 Boston Post Road- DECIDED
 1049 Boston Post Road- PENDING
 1077 Boston Post Road- DECIDED
 1089 Boston Post Road- DECIDED
 1897 Boston Post Road- DECIDED
 1985 Boston Post Road- DECIDED
 2011 Boston Post Road- DECIDED
 2572 Boston Post Road- DECIDED
 17 Brush Island Road- DECIDED
 6 Contentment Island Road- DECIDED
 43 Contentment Island Road- DECIDED
 53 & 45 Contentment Island Road- DECIDED
 2 Eddy Lane- DECIDED
 97 Fitch Avenue- DECIDED
 108 Five Mile River Road- DECIDED
 41 Hecker Avenue- PENDING
 5 Homewood Lane- DECIDED
 18 Hoyt Street, 10 Nearwater Lane, 133 & 395 Mansfield Avenue, 7 Old Farm Road- DECIDED
 26 Leeuwarden Lane- DECIDED
 237 Long Neck Point Road- PENDING
 241 Long Neck Point Road- PENDING
 395 Mansfield Avenue- DECIDED
 55 Maywood Road- DECIDED
 88 Nearwater Lane- DECIDED
 5 North Road- DECIDED
 26 Peach Hill- DECIDED
 90 Pear Tree Point Road- DECIDED
 14 Raymond Street- DECIDED
 170 Ridge Acres Road- DECIDED
 22 Seagate Road- DECIDED
 49 Sunswyck Road- WITHDRAWN
 5 Tokeneke Trail- DECIDED


Planning & Zoning Commission Pending Applications:

237 Long Neck Point Road,  Michael Cling: Coastal Site Plan Review #352, Landfilling & Regrading Application #490

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application will be held on or after December 1, 2020.


241 Long Neck Point Road, Timothy & Angela Riley: Coastal Site Plan Review #80-A, Landfilling & Regrading Application #489

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application will be held on or after December 1, 2020.

 

1049 Boston Post Road, ELD Street Properties LLC: Special Permit Application #317

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application will be held on or after December 1, 2020.


688 Boston Post Road, Luiz G. Vier & Suselene Costa Kreibich: Special Permit Application #244-A

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on November 24, 2020. The public hearing was closed on November 24, 2020 with a decision pending on the application.


41 Hecker Avenue, Spring Grove Cemetery: Special Permit Application #318/Site Plan 

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on November 24, 2020. The public hearing was closed on November 24, 2020 with a decision pending on the application.


26 Beach Drive, Sanford & Deborah Rich: Coastal Site Plan Review #351, Flood Damage Protection Application #403

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on November 24, 2020. It has been continued to on or after December 1, 2020 at 8PM.

 

306 Boston Post Road, 7-Eleven, Inc.: Proposed Amendments to the Darien Zoning Regulations (COZR #4-2020), Business Site Plan #128-B, Special Permit Application #314

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was originally opened on September 22, 2020 and was continued to October 27, 2020. It was further continued to November 10, 2020 and again further continued to November 24, 2020. It will be further continued to December 9, 2020 at 8PM.


Recent Applications: Recent Applications and actions taken by the Planning & Zoning Commission:


6 Contentment Island Road, Steven & Lisa Eppley: Coastal Site Plan Review #50-D, Flood Damage Protection Application #39-D, Land Filling & Regrading Application #271-A

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on  November 10, 2020. The public hearing was closed on November 10, 2020. The Commission granted this application with stipulations on November 24, 2020. That decision is here. Notice of that decision will be published in the December 3, 2020 Darien Times.


170 Ridge Acres RoadRob Thorsen: Special Permit Application #315, Landfilling & Regrading Application #486

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was immediately continued from Tuesday, September 29, 2020 to the public hearing on Tuesday, November 10, 2020. The public hearing was closed on November 10, 2020. The Commission granted this application with stipulations on November 24, 2020. That decision is here. Notice of that decision will be published in the December 3, 2020 Darien Times.


36 Beach Drive, Geoffrey Beringer: Coastal Site Plan Review #129-B, Flood Damage Prevention Application #127-B

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on October 20, 2020. The public hearing on this application was closed on October 20, 2020. The Commission granted this application with stipulations on November 10, 2020. That decision is here. Notice of that decision will be published in the November 19, 2020 Darien Times.

 

97 Fitch Avenue, Terence Filewych: Landfilling & Regrading Application # 488

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on Tuesday, October 20, 2020. The public hearing on this application was closed on October 20, 2020. The Commission approved this application with conditions on November 10, 2020. That decision is here. Notice of that decision will be published in the November 19, 2020 Darien Times.

 

108 Five Mile River Road, Harlan Stone: Coastal Site Plan Application #350, Flood Damage Prevention Application #402

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on Tuesday, October 20, 2020. The public hearing on this application was closed on October 20, 2020. The Commission granted this application with stipulations on November 10, 2020. That decision is here. Notice of that decision will be published in the November 19, 2020 Darien Times.

 

848 Boston Post Road, Town of Darien Fire Department: Business Site Plan #186-E

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on or after Tuesday, October 20, 2020. The public hearing on this application was closed on October 20, 2020. The Commission approved this application with conditions on October 27, 2020. That decision is here.  Notice of that decision will be published in the October 29, 2020 Darien Times.

 

10 Nearwater Lane, 18 Hoyt Street, 395 & 133 Mansfield Avenue, 7 Old Farm Road, Darien After School: Special Permit Application #316

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on or after Tuesday, October 20, 2020. The public hearing on this application was closed on October 20, 2020. The Commission granted this application with stipulations on October 27, 2020. That decision is here.  Notice of that decision will be published in the October 29, 2020 Darien Times.

 

171 Boston Post Road, Gnosis Real Estate, Inc.: Special Permit #172-E/Site Plan 

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on or after Tuesday, October 20, 2020. The public hearing on this application was closed on October 20, 2020. The Commission granted this application with stipulations on October 27, 2020. That decision is here.  Notice of that decision will be published in the October 29, 2020 Darien Times.


88 Nearwater Lane, Kyle & Elizabeth Keogh:
Coastal Site Plan Review #232-A, Flood Damage Prevention Application #260-A, Landfilling & Regrading Application #205-A

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. The public hearing was closed on September 29, 2020. The application was granted by the Commission with stipulations on October 20, 2020. That decision is here.  Notice of that decision will be published in the October 29, 2020 Darien Times.

 

2 Eddy Lane, Muller: Amendment to Subdivision Application #164-B

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. The public hearing was closed on September 29, 2020. The application was approved by the Commission with conditions on October 13, 2020.  That decision is here.  Notice of that decision will be published in the October 22, 2020 Darien Times.

 

26 Peach Hill Road, Jeffery Brown: Landfilling & Regrading Application #487

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. The public hearing was closed on September 29, 2020. The application was approved by the Commission with conditions on October 13, 2020.  That decision is here.  Notice of that decision will be published in the October 22, 2020 Darien Times.

 

2572 Boston Post Road, Rajat & Ridhita Gupta: Coastal Site Plan Review #200-B, Flood Damage Prevention Application #217-B, Landfilling & Regrading Application #485

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. The public hearing was closed on September 29, 2020. The application was granted by the Commission with stipulations on October 13, 2020.  That decision is here.  Notice of that decision will be published in the October 22, 2020 Darien Times.

 

2011 Boston Post Road, Noroton Presbyterian Church: Special Permit Application

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. The public hearing was closed on September 29, 2020. The application was granted by the Commission with stipulations on October 13, 2020.  That decision is here.  Notice of that decision will be published in the October 22, 2020 Darien Times.

 

90 Pear Tree Point Road, Hans J. Mende, Trustee of the 2005 Irrevocable Kirmar Trust: Subdivision Application #627, Coastal Site Plan Review #349, Land Filling & Regrading Application #482

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 and was continued to September 1, 2020.  The public hearing was closed on September 1, 2020.  The application was approved by the Commission with conditions on September 22, 2020.  That decision is here.  Notice of that decision was published in the October 1, 2020 Darien Times.

 

49 Sunswyck Road:  Subdivision Application #626, Land Filling & Regrading Application

This application was withdrawn on September 10, 2020.

 

76 Arrowhead Way, Austen: Coastal Site Plan Review #129-A, Flood Damage Prevention Application #127-A

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on Tuesday, September 1, 2020.  The public hearing was closed on September 1, 2020. The application was granted by the Commission with stipulations on September 8, 2020.  That decision is here.  Notice of that decision was published in the September 17, 2020 Darien Times.

 

 1985 Boston Post Road (aka 1973 Boston Post Road), Make- Modern: Special Permit Application, Mamas Post Road LLC

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on Tuesday, September 1, 2020.  The public hearing was closed on September 1, 2020. The application was granted by the Commission with stipulations on September 8, 2020.  That decision is here.  Notice of that decision was published in the September 17, 2020 Darien Times.

 

 43 Contentment Island Road, Courtney & Bill Platt: Coastal Site Plan Review #327-A, Flood Damage Prevention Application #376-A, Land Filling, Excavation & Regrading Application #379-A

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on Tuesday, September 1, 2020.  The public hearing was closed on September 1, 2020.  The application was granted by the Commission with stipulations on September 8, 2020.  That decision is here.  Notice of that decision was published in the September 17, 2020 Darien Times.

 

9 Archer Lane, Rolf Obin: Land Filling, Excavation & Regrading Application #484

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on Tuesday, September 1, 2020.  The public hearing was closed on September 1, 2020. The application was approved by the Commission with conditionson September 8, 2020.  That decision is here.  Notice of that decision was published in the September 17, 2020 Darien Times.

 

1077 Boston Post Road, Kennedy's Barber Club/Darien Place, LLC: Special Permit Application #258-A,

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on Tuesday, July 28, 2020.  The public hearing was closed on July 28, 2020. The application was granted by the Commission with stipulations on September 1, 2020.  That decision is here.  Notice of that decision was published in the September 10, 2020 Darien Times.

 

55 Maywood Road, Brendan McNamara: Land Filling, Excavation & Regrading Application #483

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on Tuesday, July 28, 2020.  The public hearing was closed on July 28, 2020. The application was approved by the Commission with conditions on September 1, 2020.  That decision is here.  Notice of that decision was published in the September 10, 2020 Darien Times.

 

1025 Boston Post Road, Baywater 1025 BPR, LLC, Playa Bowls: Special Permit Application #313

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on Tuesday, July 28, 2020.  The public hearing was closed on July 28, 2020. The application was granted by the Commission with stipulations on September 1, 2020.  That decision is here.  Notice of that decision was published in the September 10, 2020 Darien Times.

  

53 Contentment Island Road & 45 Contentment Island Road53 Contentment Island LLC & Deborah C. McLean: Coastal Site Plan Review #315-C, Flood Damage Prevention #361-C, Land Filling & Regrading #394-B

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on Tuesday, July 28, 2020.  The public hearing was closed on July 28, 2020.   The application was granted by the Commission with stipulations on September 1, 2020.  That decision is here.  Notice of that decision was published in the September 10, 2020 Darien Times.

 

1897 Boston Post Road, 1897 Post Road LLC: Proposed Amendments to the Darien Zoning Regulations (COZR #3-2020), Business Site Plan #225-B, Special Permit Application # 312

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 and continued to July 14, 2020.  The public hearing was closed on July 14, 2020.  The proposed amendments to the Zoning Regulations were adopted with an effective date of August 23  That decision is here.  The Business Site Plan Application and Special Permit Application were approved with conditions effective August 23, 2020.  That decision is here.  Notice of the Commission's decisions were published in the August 6, 2020 Darien Times.

 

5 Tokeneke Trail, Charles L. Teschner Jr.: Flood Damage Prevention Application #228-B

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on Tuesday, July 7, 2020.  The public hearing was closed on July 7, 2020.  The application was approved by the Commission with stipulations on July 28, 2020.  That decision is here.  Notice of that decision was published in the August 6, 2020 Darien Times.

 

22 Seagate Road,  Michael & Deborah Brennan: Coastal Site Plan Review #157-A, Flood Damage Prevention Application #162-A, Land Filling & Regrading Application #481

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on Tuesday, July 7, 2020.  The public hearing was closed on July 7, 2020.  The application was approved by the Commission with stipulations on July 28, 2020.  That decision is here.  Notice of that decision was published in the August 6, 2020 Darien Times.

 

14 Raymond Street, Lawrence Stephens: Coastal Site Plan Review #165-A, Flood Damage Prevention Application #173-A

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on 14 Raymond Street was opened on January 21, 2020, and immediately continued to February 25, 2020. The public hearing on this matter was continued to Tuesday, May 26, 2020, June 23, 2020, and again to to June 23, 2020.  The public hearing was closed by the Commission on June 23, 2020. The application was approved by the Commission with stipulations on July 14, 2020.  That decision is here.  Notice of that decision was published in the July 23, 2020 Darien Times.

 

1089 Boston Post Road, 390 Post Road LLC/Cecilia Cavolo, Glen Liquors: Business Site Plan Application #223 Amendment #2

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on this application was held on Tuesday, June 23, 2020.  The public hearing was closed on June 23, 2020.  The application was approved by the Commission with conditions on July 14, 2020.  That decision is here.  Notice of that decision was published in the July 23, 2020 Darien Times.

 

5 North Road, Chris Barkley: Amendment to Coastal Site Plan #277

The Planning & Zoning Commission general meeting discussion on this application held on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. The application was granted by the Commission.  Notice of this approval was published in the July 2, 2020 Darien Times.

 

395 Mansfield Avenue, Ox Ridge School: Site Plan Application #384-B, Special Permit, Land Filling & Regrading Application

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on Ox Ridge School has been closed, so no additional testimony can be accepted.  The application was approved by the Commission with conditions on June 23, 2020.  That decision is here.  Notice of that decision was published in the July 2, 2020 Darien Times.

 

5 Homewood Lane, Sykes: Land Filling & Regrading Application #145-C

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing date on this application was Tuesday, June 2, 2020.  The application was approved by the Commission with conditions on June 23, 2020.  That approval is here.  Notice of that decision was published in the July 2, 2020 Darien Times.

 

26 Leeuwarden Lane, Wang: Land Filling & Regrading Application #476

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing date on this application was Tuesday, June 2, 2020.  The application was approved by the Commission with conditions on June 23, 2020.  That approval is here.  Notice of that decision was published in the July 2, 2020 Darien Times.

 

17 Brush Island Road, Casazza: Coastal Site Plan 312-B

The Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing date on this application was Tuesday, June 2, 2020.  The application was granted with stipulations by the Commission on June 23, 2020.  That approval is here.  Notice of that decision was published in the July 2, 2020 Darien Times.

 


Planning & Zoning Commission Applications of Public Interest:

  

34 Old Kings Highway South: Proposal put forth by Baywater 34 OKHS, LLC

The public hearing was opened on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 and was continued to and closed on June 9, 2020.  The proposed amendments of the Darien Zoning Regulations were adopted by the Commission with an effective date of August 9, 2020 and are here.  The Business Site Plan Application and Special Permit application were approved by the Commission with conditions with an effective date of August 9, 2020 and are here.  Notices of these decisions were published in the July 23 Darien Times.

 

1077 Boston Post Road: Proposal put forth by Darien Place LLC

  1. Narrative
  2. Parking Study
  3. Shared Parking Lot Agreements
  4. Light Fixture Specifications & Site Lighting Plan
  5. Map and List of Neighboring Properties
  6. Aerial Photo of Site
  7. Zoning Location Survey
  8. Logistics Plan Depicting Location of Items During Construction
  9. Site Development Plans
  10. Landscape Plan
  11. Architectural Plans and Perspectives

A public hearing held on March 31, 2020, was immediately continued to Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 8pm in Darien Town Hall.  It was further continued on April 28, 2020 at 8pm in Darien Town Hall and via GoToMeeting.  The public hearing was closed that night, and the Commission started its deliberations on May 5, 2020.  On June 2, 2020, the Commission approved the project with conditions (see adopted resolution, dated June 2, 2020 above). The Commission's decision on the matter was published in the June 11, 2020 edition of the Darien Times.

 

Proposal put forth by Callari/BMW to modify the SB Zone

The Commission decided this matter on January 28, 2020.  The Regulation amendments took effect February 16, 2020.

 

Proposal put forth by Affordable Self Storage, Inc. (John Hertz) to modify the 3.7AH Zone

A public hearing was held on January 21, 2020. The Commission adopted the zoning regulation amendment on February 11, 2020.  It is Amendment #77.  The details are at:  http://www.darienct.gov/zoningregamendments

 

Proposal put forth by Pemberton 16, LLC to Amend the Darien Zoning Regulations

The Commission decided this matter on July 30, 2019.

 

Proposal put forth by the Darien Planning & Zoning Commission to amend the Darien Zoning Map to include certain properties in the Municipal Use (MU) Overlay Zone

The Planning & Zoning Commission approved this application on July 1, 2019.

 

Proposals put forth by the Darien Planning & Zoning Commission to:

The Planning & Zoning Commission approved these applications on July 1, 2019.

 

Proposal put forth for a cross-country path on the Darien High School property at 80 High School Lane (adjacent to the Diller property)

The Planning & Zoning Commission approved this project on May 28, 2019.

 

Request for Amendment to Highland Farm Site/Special Permit approval

 Plans approved by the Planning & Zoning Commission on February 5, 2019:

 

Baywater Corbin Project

Supplemental information submitted on August 23, 2018:

Supplemental information submitted on August 30 & 31, 2018

Supplemental information discussed at September 11, 2018 public hearing

This project was approved on November 27, 2018.  The Planning & Zoning Commission approval is here.  The next step is review and action by the Office of State Traffic Administration (OSTA).  Copies of letters sent to OSTA are:


Baywater 26 East Lane Project 

Supplemental information submitted on August 23, 2018:

This project was approved on November 27, 2018.

 

The Commons at Noroton Heights (FR Darien LLC/Federal Realty) Redevelopment Project- Heights Road/Noroton Avenue

The Commission approved the project on September 12, 2017.

 

Noroton Heights Shopping Center (Palmer Family) Redevelopment Project - Heights Road

The Commission approved the Noroton Heights Shopping Center redevelopment project with conditions on May 2, 2017.  Link to approval is here.


This page last updated on November 24, 2020.