Zoners OK permit to convert home to office space  


NAUGATUCK — The Zoning Commission June 17 approved a special permit application to convert a multi-family home on Hillside Avenue into office space.

Eighteen Hillside, LLC, which is managed by Michael Stokes, plans to renovate the vacant, 3,290-square-foot home at 18 Hillside Ave. to use for professional counseling services, support staff and storage, according to the application. Eighteen Hillside, LLC owns the property. The property is in a RO-1 zone, which allows for professional offices.

Stokes, a licensed professional counselor, operates Stokes Counseling Services at 16 Hillside Ave., which is adjacent to the home at 18 Hillside Ave.