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Agenda for Planning Commission, 07/14/2015

Minutes: Planning Commission

RECEIVED 07/09/2015 11:49am
Michele R. Grande – Redding Town Clerk

Agenda – Old Town House

I.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES –  Meeting  of  6/23/15


Subdivision Application #526, Willard and Catherine Rowley (owners) – “Old Stone Estates, LLC”, P.W. Scott Engineering & Architecture, PC (agent). 12 Marchant and 55 Chestnut Woods Roads.   Proposed subdivision of 65.60 acres into 12 lots.   (App’l #525 withdrawn at Meeting of 2/24/15.)  Received 3/10/15.   Presentation 3/24/15, continued 4/14/15, 4/28/15.  Public Hearing Opened 5/12/15, continued 5/26/15, 6/9/15, closed 6/23/15.


  1. Jose Goncalves, App’l #506, Lot #2, 220 Umpawaug Road. Request to enlarge Building Construction & Restriction Line a short distance.  To discuss the 7/11/15 Site Walk.
  2. Reference App’l #492, 4 Long Wall Road. Request by Steven Santa to nullify Settlement Agreement creating affordable housing unit.
  3. Request from Michael Handy, agent, 59 Black Rock Tpke., to subdivide property per 1989 ZBA variance.
  4. Referral from Zoning: Amendment to Zoning Regulation Section 5.19 re moratorium on acceptance of Medical Marijuana Dispensary and production facility.  Public Hearing 8/12/15.
  5. Request from Shawn Wade, 65 Town’s End Road, Newtown to have Town trim the road four feet back from the travelway.
  6. 56 Marchant Road, Vanoni/Heyman. Request to discuss drainage onto a Scenic Road.
  7. Scenic Roads (6/23/15 issues)
  • Poverty Hollow Road – New “One Way” road signs have been installed at Meeker Hill and Goodridge Road Intersection.
  • Cross Highway – Poverty Hollow Road; Letter sent to Selectmen and Highway Superintendent.
  • Cross Highway – Reconstruction amendments; Letter sent to Selectmen and Highway Superintendent. Walk with First Selectman to be scheduled.
  • Umpawaug Road – Fire House Trees; Letter sent to adjacent owners.
  • Limekiln Road – Signs replaced.
  • Topstone Road – Jeff Hanson’s meeting re dirt roads cancelled due to storm/tornado. New information pending.
  • Pine Tree Road – Police are monitoring speeds from a private driveway and will enforce; road will be skim coated this summer.
  • Goodsell Hill Road – Selectmen will discuss reconfiguring intersection vs. one-way road at their 7/20/15 meeting.


  1. Reference App’l #505, Lot 3, 16 Costa Lane. Petra Koegel, owner, ZBA approved location of dog kennel and shed outside the Zoning setbacks,.  Location approved by Planning.  To submit a map showing the adjusted Building Construction Restriction Line.  6/05/15 – Petra to contact engineer.
  2. Town Plan of Conservation & Development. Discuss recommendations.
  3. Sight Line Regulations. Discussion with Zoning, Police Chief, Highway Superintendent.


  1. Request from Connecticut Fund for the Environment re Tree Trimming
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