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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

FOR

ZONING APPLICATION

AT 7 PM IN THE

LOCATION

ON 10/10/84

1. LOCATION – See Legal Notice for location (Municipal Building or Russell Library) of meeting.

2. DATE – Show date assigned for hearing by either the Planning and Zoning Commission or the Zoning Board of Appeals.
Revised 2/10/92

Section 48.03.05 Public Hearing Notice Notice of any public hearing for any reason authorized by this Code shall be given as required by the Connecticut General Statutes, as amended. Additionally, the applicant shall cause to be posted a sign or signs and written notice to be given notifying the public of a public hearing related to an application for all such hearings. The signs and the written notice shall be the responsibility of the applicant and posted subject to the following conditions:

  • 1.) The sign shall be posted seven (7) calendar days prior to the date of the public hearing (Eight (8) days if the seventh day is a holiday) and shall not be removed by the applicant until the hearing is closed;
  • 2.) The sign shall be firmly secured to the ground or structure to prevent vandalism and shall be along the most visible portion of road frontage. The sign shall be erected in a manner so as to be visible to traffic moving in both directions and be perpendicular to the roadway, except in the case of signs at the end of cul-de- sacs. If there is more than one frontage of the parcel on an improved street or streets, one sign for each frontage shall be posted; (Section amended effective 7/15/2001)
  • 3.) The composition of the sign shall be of a durable material (wood or metal) forty (40) inches by forty (40) inches in size painted white with black lettering having a minimum height of four (4) inches with a letter stroke of one (1) inch;
  • 4.) The signs shall advertise the date, time, and place of the public hearing;
  • 5.) The Zoning Enforcement Officer shall file a report with the Commission that the sign was observed in place in accordance with the above;
  • 6.) An applicant who fails to display the sign shall be required to withdraw and file a new application and fee;
  • 7.) The sign shall be taken down one (1) week after the public hearing is closed;
  • 8.) Any sign not removed shall be ordered to be removed by the Zoning Enforcement Officer, who is authorized to rescind and revoke any approval for non compliance;
  • 9.) Applications shall include a list, prepared by the applicant, of the names and mailing addresses of the owners of all parcels of land included within the application and abutting the subject property as shown on the most recent records on file in the City Tax Assessor’s Office (or the actual owners of record if otherwise known by the applicant). If a condominium project abuts such property, the applicant shall list the owners of such units which abut such property directly and the condominium association (all owners not required). The applicant shall mail notification of said pending application to at least one (1) owner of each such property not more than fifteen (15) days or less than ten (10) days before the public hearing, by transmitting the text of the public hearing notice as provided by the Commission;
  • 10.) Evidence of such mailing, in the form of United States Post Office Certificates of Mailing, shall be submitted to the Planning Office along with the above said list of property owners, not less than five (5) calendar days prior to the hearing date. Failure to comply with any of the procedures required herein, shall be deemed valid basis for denial of the subject request; and
  • 11.) These requirements shall apply to any amendment proposed by the Commission unless the proposal would require the mailing of greater than fifty (50) certified letters or the posting of more than two (2) signs. (Section amended effective 10/1/96)


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