Tag Archives: blight ordinance


Council approves blight ordinance

PROSPECT — The town will soon have a way to address blight concerns. The Town Council unanimously approved a blight ordinance at its Feb. 17 meeting. The ordinance defines blight,…


Council closes hearing on blight ordinance

PROSPECT — The Town Council closed the public hearing on the proposed blight ordinance Tuesday night. The proposed ordinance would define blight and give the town the ability to issue…


Draft ordinance under further review

PROSPECT — The town’s proposed blight ordinance could undergo some changes before coming to the public again. The Town Council held a public hearing on the proposed ordinance on Jan….


Public opinion split on ordinance

PROSPECT — A public hearing on a draft blight ordinance drew a crowd Tuesday night. About 40 people showed up for the hearing on the proposed ordinance, which would define…


Draft blight ordinance heads to hearing

PROSPECT — After months of the work, the town is sending a proposed blight ordinance to a public hearing. The hearing will be held Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Town…

This unoccupied property at 714 Maple Hill Road was overgrown last summer. The borough has since taken steps to remediate the property.

Borough’s blight fight makes strides under temporary officer

NAUGATUCK — Temporary Blight Enforcement Officer and Mayoral Aide Ed Carter said he has handled a steady stream of calls regarding blight since Mayor Robert Mezzo appointed him blight officer…