Following seven months of review, comment, feedback and revisions, the City of Norwalk Planning & Zoning Commission will hold public hearings in December 2023 on the final drafts of the proposed zoning map and regulations. Hybrid public hearings have been scheduled for December 5 and 6, 2023 with the in-personRead More
Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP is pleased to announce that it has been named to the 2024 Edition of the U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers ® “Best Law Firms” list. In this edition, 18 of the firm’s practice areas are ranked in Tier 1, 8 practiceRead More
Hamden officials approve retail cannabis business on Whitney Avenue (nhregister.com)
Carmody clients launch new K9 Resorts dog hotel in Stamford. Partners William Hennessey, Jason Klein and Patrick Hanna advised on zoning and lease issues.
Land Use lawyer Meaghan Miles is quoted in Connecticut Post regarding proposal to open a cannabis dispensary in Stratford. Click here to read more.
Real Estate & Land Use partner, Jay Klein, is quoted in The Norwalk Hour regarding demolition in Norwalk, which will become Connecticut’s first Wegmans.Click here to read more.
“Converting office space to residential homes, particularly outside the central business district, is a fantastic way to combat the housing crisis and reduce office vacancy,” – Carmody Land Use partner Lisa Feinberg represents Building and Land Technology (BLT) on conversion of HQ to apartments. Stamford’s largest developer to convert its HQ intoRead More
Land Use partner, Elizabeth Suchy, is quoted in Nancy on Norwalk regarding the approval of Shangri-La’s second cannabis retail location, making it the third retail location in Norwalk. Click to read more.
Real Estate & Land Use partner, Elizabeth Suchy, is quoted in The Hour regarding a proposal to develop a 204-unit apartment complex where the old Norwalk YMCA is located. Click to read more.
Land Use partner, Elizabeth Suchy, is quoted in The Wilton Bulletin regarding a proposed amendment, which would allow parking requirements to be based on space utilization, rather than gross square-footage. The Norwalk P&Z Commission unanimously approved the text amendment. Click to read more.
The P&Z Commission voted to approve Wilton Center Lofts, a five-story, 42-unit residential building in Norwalk after using Connecticut’s 8-30g affordable housing statute. Click to read more in Good Morning Wilton.Click to read more in The Hour.
Real Estate & Land Use partner, Elizabeth Suchy, is quoted in The Hour regarding the STEM competition held in Norwalk. Click to read more.
Land Use partner, Liz Suchy, is quoted in The Wilton Bulletin regarding the public hearing for a 40-unit, multifamily development at 12 Godfrey Place in Wilton. Click here to read more.
The City of Norwalk Planning & Zoning Commission has scheduled two public hearings on the proposed citywide, comprehensive zoning rewrite and zone map revisions to provide property owners, businesses and other stakeholders an opportunity to share comments, concerns and objections. The hearings will take place on June 21, 2023 andRead More
Land Use partner Elizabeth Suchy is quoted in Good Morning Wilton regarding the development at 12 Godfrey Place in Wilton. P&Z Questions and Resident Objections May Not be Enough to Stop 12 Godfrey Pl. 8-30g – Good Morning Wilton
Land Use partner William Hennessey quoted in Stamford Advocate in relation to approval for Seaview House Marina approval. https://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/article/stamford-officials-seaview-house-marina-18087962.php
The Hour article quoting Carmody Land Use partner Elizabeth Suchy. https://www.thehour.com/news/article/norwalk-second-cannabis-dispensary-shangri-la-18081228.php?src=nwkartribbon
As part of the next phase of the City of Norwalk’s comprehensive zoning rewrite, meetings with neighborhood groups and in Common Council districts to present the proposed zoning map and regulations will commence this week. Meetings will be a mix of in-person and Zoom formats, offering property owners, interested partiesRead More
After much anticipation, the Norwalk Planning & Zoning Commission last week released the first draft of the comprehensive revision of its Building Zone Regulations. This initial draft aims to replace Norwalk’s existing zoning regime, which has been in effect since the adoption of zoning in 1929. The release of the draftRead More
Proposed revisions to the City of Norwalk Building Zone Regulations and Zoning Map will be revealed on Tuesday April 4, 2023 during a virtual presentation on zoom.com. This is the first time in more than 30 years that the City has undertaken a comprehensive rewrite of its regulations, a recommendationRead More
Carmody Land Use partner, Liz Suchy representing developer J.D. Rich Co. is quoted in The Hour regarding the expansion of a South Norwalk hotel, building demolition approved by Planning and Zoning Commission. Expansion of South Norwalk hotel, building demo approved by P&Z (thehour.com)
Carmody Land Use partner Liz Suchy represented client 127 Woodward Ave, LLC in the zoning approvals for The Sports Haus facility in Norwalk. Click link to read more The Sports Haus bringing indoor pickleball, padel courts to SoNo (thehour.com)
Carmody Land Use partner Lisa Feinberg is quoted in relation to a major new development in Stamford, CT. Click here to read more.
February 9, 2023 On February 9, Jay Klein, Lisa Feinberg and Meaghan Miles are all speaking at the Connecticut Bar Association 2023 Land Use Legislative Update. Click here for more information
January 25, 2023 Carmody Land Use partner, Meaghan M. Miles representing Curaleaf cannabis dispensary, quoted in Stamford Advocate article Stamford OKs second recreational cannabis retailer: Curaleaf (stamfordadvocate.com)
January 21, 2023 Carmody Land Use partner Meaghan M. Miles is quoted in New Haven Register, representing client Fair Haven Community Health Clinic. https://www.nhregister.com/news/article/Food-pharmacy-part-of-Fair-Haven-Community-17731157.php
September 26, 2022 Carmody Land Use partner Liz Suchy representing Norwalk Hospital is quoted in relation to expansion plans. Norwalk Hospital plans expansion | Nancy on Norwalk
Carmody’s Liz Suchy and Mike Sweeney advised clients Stone Realty Associates, LLC and HMTX, in relation to Connecticut’s newest “green” building, located in Norwalk. From floor to roof, Norwalk building opens among ‘greenest’ in CT (thehour.com)
August 10, 2022 Carmody’s Land Use partner Liz Suchy quoted in relation to the reuse of three buildings in Danbury, from offices to residential units. Wilton considers converting office buildings into apartments (wiltonbulletin.com)
The General Assembly passed legislation extending the term of zoning approvals that were effective as of March 10, 2020, the date the Governor declared a State of Emergency to address the COVID-19 pandemic. The adopted legislation is in two parts: Public Act 21-34 (effective June 10, 2021) and HB 6541Read More
This week, the Governor issued Executive Order: 7JJ (3): THE TOLLING OF LAND USE AND BUILDING PERMITS. This Executive Order extends the period of validity of approval or permits issued by a municipal land use agency or building official so they do not expire during the state of emergency. ItRead More