Tag Archives: Planning and Zoning

The Prospect Planning and Zoning Commissioned denied two special permits for a farm stand off of Straitsville Road Wednesday night. Whitney, seen above, and Christopher Caporaso, who operate a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) on the site, applied for the permits. –FILE PHOTO

Commission denies special permits for farm stand

PROSPECT — The Planning and Zoning Commission voted unanimously this week to deny two special permits for a farm stand off of Straitsville Road on the corner of Porter Hill…

Whitney Miller-Caporaso, above, and her husband Christopher Caporaso are applying for two special permits to have a farm stand on their Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) on Straitsville Road. The Planning and Zoning Commission issued a cease-and-desist order issued by for the couple to stop selling produce from their CSA last year, a decision upheld by the Zoning Board of Appeals. The couple is appealing the ZBA’s decision in court. -FILE PHOTO

Traffic concerns aired over proposed farm stand site

PROSPECT — Traffic coming out of a proposed parking lot on Straitsville Road near Porter Hill Road would be dangerous, according to opponents of a proposed farm stand in Prospect….

Proposed turbine regulations blown away

PROSPECT — The Planning and Zoning Commission on Wednesday rejected proposed regulations for industrial grade wind turbines in town, citing reasons that included they’re too restrictive. The commission voted, 5-0,…

New state legislation will affect bonds for buidling projects, such as this one in Prospect, starting in October.

Land use officials working to decipher new legislation

A new state act on bonding for subdivisions is proving a headache for local zoning boards. “This is a disaster,” attorney Jennifer Yoxall of Carmody & Torrance told the Prospect…

Prospect resident Mark Hudson complained to the Planning and Zoning Commission that this piece of Rosemary Road has not been paved yet. LARAINE WESCHLER

End of the road

PROSPECT — For five years, Mark Hudson of 105 Rosemary Road has driven the last 100 feet to his house through an unfinished gravel road without complaint. But now, he…

Save Prospect pres seeks P&Z seat

PROSPECT — Save Prospect President Tim Reilly announced Tuesday he would be running for the Planning and Zoning Commission as an unaffiliated petitioning candidate. According to the town clerk’s office,…


Save Prospect president calls for wind energy task force

PROSPECT — He may have won his battle, but Save Prospect President Tim Reilly isn’t done fighting. In a letter to town officials, the leader of the group that defeated…

Prospect continues hearing on suggested wind-power rules

PROSPECT — It’s better to have town regulations for wind power than not to have any, said an attorney representing a local man who is proposing new regulations for wind…

The Siting Council will hear residents concerns during a meeting in Prospect.

Siting Council coming to Prospect

NEW BRITAIN — The Connecticut Siting Council voted Jan. 6 to hold two public hearings in Prospect to give citizens a chance to voice their opinions on two commercial wind…

A protest sign in Prospect compares the size of proposed turbines to residential homes.

Proposed order would keep wind turbines away from homes

PROSPECT – A proposed order from a group against a wind project in Prospect would set turbines back 3,000 feet from abutting property and 2,500 feet from roadways. Save Prospect…