Planning & Zoning Commission 2016

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P&Z Commission Member Richard DiDonna Resigns

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Planning & Zoning Commission member Richard DiDonna has resigned his seat on the board, Chairman Susan Cameron announced at Tuesday night’s meeting. The board is asking the Republican Town Committee to suggest replacement candidates, which the board will then choose. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Shake Shack Now Faces Higher Hurdle in Darien, Even as P&Z Approves Application

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Shake Shack’s application to open a restaurant on the Post Road received unanimous approval from the Darien Planning & Zoning Commission Tuesday, but the major hurdle before another crucial town board recently got higher. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Shake Shack is Back Before Zoning Board of Appeals with a New Application

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Shake Shack is back before the Darien Zoning Board of Appeals with a new request to get approval for signs larger than the town zoning regulations currently allow. The reapplication has new arguments to justify signage slightly smaller than what the ZBA rejected in the original application for a zoning variance. (more…) Continue Reading →

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For Shake Shack in Darien: Wheels Are Turning, Proposal May Be Revived

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Developer David Genovese said at a public meeting Wednesday night that he and others are trying to work out a way for Shake Shack to reapply to town land-use officials for a permit to open at 1340 Post Road. (more…) Continue Reading →

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P&Z Savors Shake Shack Proposal, But Board’s Chair Dislikes the Topping

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Planning & Zoning Commission Chair Susan Cameron doesn’t like the unusual roof line proposed by architects for Shake Shack, the popular high-end, fast-food joint with a new location proposed on the Post Road. (more…) Continue Reading →

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