Planning & Zoning Commission

Members

  • Jon Lavy, Chairman
  • Mel Seifert
  • Jacqualine Stack
  • Steven Merola
  • Keith Scherber
  • Peter Zanardi
  • Sally Murray
  • Doreen Joslow
  • Henry Krempel

Alternates:

  • Michael Sanders
  • Patricia Bisacky
  • Elaine Fitzgibbons

The Chester Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) has completed a comprehensive review of the Zoning, Subdivision, and Road Regulations. The goals of this review were to update existing regulations so as to respond to developing technologies, changing market conditions, and the increasing demands placed on the development and use of land. It must be noted that as development continues, the remaining parcels are often more marginal or difficult, and regulations must reflect these changing condition. Additionally, the Commission sought to weave together each of these 3 aspects of land use regulation into a more coordinated statement to guide P&Z decisions. It was a long and arduous task, taking approximately a year and half and culminating with the formal adoption of the amended regulations.

The P&Z Commission then undertook a review of the Village District Regulations, specifically the use of sidewalks downtown. There was extensive public input overwhelmingly in favor of allowing limited use of the village sidewalks by local merchants, and regulations were formulated and adopted.

Next the Commission turned its attention to the Plan of Conservation and Development for the required 10 year update. The revised Plan was adopted in early 2009.

The Commission works hard to articulate regulations that respond to contemporary demands while protecting our history as a community and our rich heritage. This is not achieved alone. Many thanks to the Board of Selectmen and CREPA – a continuous support and resource. One of the fundamental things that keeps this community vibrant and quality of life so strikingly high is the level of public interest, participation, and debate at the P&Z public hearings and at Town Meetings.

We look forward to another year of engaging discussions.

Judy Brown, Zoning Enforcement Officer
860-526-0013, Ext 208
Email: ZoningOfficial@chesterct.org

Office Hours

Monday and Wednesday
8:00 a.m. – 12 Noon

Forms

Village District Regulations

Planning & Zoning Commission has amended the Town of Chester Zoning Map and Zoning Regulations to add new Section 73 – Village District Regulations .

2009 Plan of Conservation & Development

Zoning Regulations

Zoning Regulations Table Of Contents
Zoning Regulations
Subdivision Regulations

Reports

Agenda and Minutes

2016

November 9 2017 Agenda|ROV

October 12 2017 Agenda|ROV|Minutes

September 14 2017 Agenda|ROV|Minutes

July 13 2017 Agenda|ROV|Minutes

June 8 2017 Agenda|ROV Minutes Public Hearing Minutes

May 11 2017 Public Hear. Minutes

May 11 2017 Agenda|ROV|Minutes

April 13 2017 Public Hearing Minutes

April 13 2017 Agenda|ROV|Minutes

March 9 2017 Agenda|Revised Agenda|ROV

March 9 2017 Public Hearing Zoning Regs. Agenda|Minutes

February 9 2017 Agenda\Cancellation

January 12 2017 Agenda|ROV|Minutes

January 12, 2017 Not. of Public Hear.|Minutes

December 8 2016 Agenda|ROV|Minutes

December 8, 2016 Not. of Public Hear.|Minutes

November 10, 2016 Agenda|Minutes

November 10, 2016 Notice of Public Hear.

October 13, 2016 Agenda|ROV|Minutes

October 13, 2016 Not. of Public Hearing – McWade

September 8 2016 Agenda|ROV|Minutes

September 8 2016 Not. of PH|Minutes

July 14 2016 Agenda|ROV|Minutes
July 14, 2016 Notice of Public Hearing
June 9 2016 Agenda|ROV|Minutes
May 12 2016 Cancellation
April 14 2016 Agenda|Minutes
March 10 2016 Agenda|ROV|Minutes
February 11 2016 Agenda|ROV|Minutes
February 11, 2016 Not. of Public Hear. Extension of Marijuana Moratorium|Minutes
January 14 2016 Agenda|ROV|Minutes
CPZ Public Hearing Minutes January 14 2016

2015

December 10 2015 Agenda/ ROV |Minutes , December 10 2015 Public Hearing Minutes, November 12 2015 Agenda|ROV|Minutes, November 12 2015 Public Hearing Zoning Regs Section 117/Minutes , October 8 2015 Public Hearing Minutes, October 8 2015 Agenda/ROV/ Minutes , September 10 2015 Agenda|ROV| Minutes, September 10 2015 NOPH Zoning Regs.|Minutes, September 10, 2015 NOPH Skyview Properties LLC|Minutes , August 13 2015 Agenda ROV |Minutes, August 13 2015 Notice PH Marjuana Moratorium Extension| Minutes, July 9 2015 Agenda|ROV|Minutes , July 9 2015 Notice of Public Hearing Chester PT RE LLC|Minutes, July 9 2015 Public Hear. Zoning Regs. Section 72 80 20|Minutes |SECTION 72A 80A and 20 7-13-2015 (Final), June 11 2015 Agenda|ROV /  Minutes , May 14 2015 Agenda|ROV|Minutes, April 9 2015 Agenda|ROV | Minutes, April 9 2015 Not. of Public Hear. -Bartlett and Sullivan|Minutes, March 12 2015 Agenda|ROV|Minutes, February 12 2015 Agenda|ROV|Minutes, February 12 2015 Public Hearing Not.|Minutes , January 8 2015 Agenda|ROV |Public Hearing Minutes|Regular Meeting Minutes

2014

December 11 2014 Not. Public Hear. AIS Properties LLC  Agenda|ROV|Public Hear. Minutes|Minutes, November 13 2014 Agenda|ROV  Minutes    Attachments  Public Hearing Minutes, October 9 2014 Agenda|ROV|Minutes, October 9 2014 NOPH Marijuana Moratorium|Minutes, October 9, 2014 NOPH Zoning Subd. Road Regs|Minutes, October 9, 2014 NOPH – CampHazen|Minutes, September 11 2014 Agenda|Minutes , August 14 2014 Agenda|ROV |Minutes , July 10 2014 Agenda|ROV | Minutes , June 12 2014 Agenda|ROV , May 8, 2014 Agenda|ROV|Minutes , April 10 2014 Agenda|Minutes, March13 2014 Agenda|ROV|Minutes, March 13, 2014 Not. Public Hearing|Minutes, February 13, 2014 Agenda, CH PZ NOPH AIS Properties LLC February 13 2014TC, January 9, 2014 Agenda\ROV \Minutes

2013

CPZ Special Meeting Agenda December 12 2013|ROV|Minutes, December 12, 2013 Public Hearing POCD Changes|Minutes, November 14, 2013 Agenda|ROV|Minutes, October 10, 2013 Agenda|ROV|Minutes, October 10 2013TC Notice of Public Hearing Zoning Regs.|Minutes, September 12 2013 Agenda|Minutes, September 12 2013 Public Hear Aaron Manor POCD   Aaron Manor POCD Summary of Changes|CPZ Special Meeting Minutes September 12 2013 CPZ Public Hearing Minutes September 12 2013, August 8 2013 Special Mtg. Agenda|ROV |Minutes, CPZ Notice of Site Walk August 5 2013|Minutes, August 8 2013 Notice Public Hear. Monroe Properties LLC|Minutes , Agenda July 11 2013 ROV |Minutes , July 11 2013TC Public Hear Chester Point|Minutes, June 13 2013 Agenda|ROV   Minutes, May 9 2013 Agenda|ROV|Minutes, May 9 2013 Not. of Public Hear.|Minutes, April 11 2013 Agenda|Minutes|Seifert Analysis – 56 Middlesex Ave., March 14 2013 Agenda|ROV|Minutes , March 14 2013 Notice Public Hear.|Minutes, CPZ Agenda February 14 2013|ROV |Minutes , February 4 2013 Notice of Public Hearing |CANCELLATION , January 10 2013 Rescheduled Hearing| Notice of Public Hear.|Agenda

2012

December 6 2012 Agenda|Minutes, December 6 2012 Public Hear. |Minutes| RESCHEDULED for January 10, 2013 to be held at Chester Elementary School at 7:30 pm. , November 25 2012 Site Walk|Minutes , November 8 2012 Notice of Rescheduled Meeting|Agenda|Record of Vote|Minutes , October 4 2012 AgendaROV |Public Hearing Minutes | Regular Meeting Minutes , September 16 2012 Site Walk|Minutes , September 06, 2012 Public Hearing.|September 6 2012 Agenda||Public Hearing Minutes Record of Vote|Regular Meeting Minutes , Agenda| August 02, 2012  August 02, 2012 Record of Vote, July 12, 2012 Record of Vote, July 12, 2012 Special Meeting, June 07, 2012, June 07, 2012 Public Hear., June 07, 2012 Record of Vote,May 03, 2012May 03, 2012 Record of Vote, April 05, 2012 N.O.D. Aaron Manor & 56 M, April 05, 2012, April 05, 2012, April 05, 2012 Record of Vote, March 15, 2012 Section 73.9 Zoning Reg, March 01, 2012 Record of Vote, March 01, 2012 Public Hearing, March 01, 2012, March 01, 2012 Notice of Decision, February 02, 2012, February 02, 2012 Public Hearing, February 02, 2012 Record of Vote, February 02, 2012 Notice of Decision, January 05, 2012 ROV, January 05, 2012 Record of Vote, January 05, 2012, January 05, 2012 Public Hearing