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Middletown Planning, Conservation & Development Newsletter- February 22, 2013

Middletown Planning, Conservation & Development Newsletter- February 22, 2013

MIDDLETOWN STATISTICS REPORT- NOVEMBER 2012
↓ Local Economy- Unemployment reverted back to the long-term trend of
7.8%. The Planning Department processed 28% more
applications for development in 2012 than in 2011. Patents filed by
Middletown residents and companies were 10% higher in
the second half of 2012 than in the first half of 2012.

↔ Housing- Single family dwelling sales and Condo sales are looking to
finish the year with around a 20% increase in sales over
2011. This is the first year since 2009 with a greater sales than the
year before. Foreclosures also saw their second year of
decreases. However, building permits issued will likely be less than
what was issued in 2011.

Full Report can be found at:
http://www.middletownplanning.com/documents/MStat_Report_Jan2013.pdf




MEETINGS OF THE WEEK

Economic Development Committee- Special Meeting
Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 7:00 PM, Room 208
Old Business
  - Parking Improvements-North End
  - Midstate Autobody, 1 Kings Ave: EPA Brownfields funding for
remediation and demolition to create public parking lot.
  - Planning for Riverfront
  - International Lubricants, Inc.: $10,000 grant for moving expenses
  - 30 Portland Street
New Business
  - Remington Rand
     - Roof and Expansion to 2nd Floor
    - New Tenant: Stubborn Beauty Brewing, LLC


Planning and Zoning Commission
Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 7:00 PM, Council Chambers
PUBLIC HEARINGS (when scheduled)
  - Proposed Zoning Code text amendment to add Section 60.02.41 Mixed
Use Development and 44.08.45 Mixed use Development Special Exception.
A copy of the proposed text is on filed in the Office of the Town
Clerk. Proponent Acquisition Holdings, LLC. Z2013-1
  - Proposed Zoning Code text amendment to modify Section 30.02
Institutional Development Zone (Uses). A copy of the existing and
proposed text is on file in the Office of the Town Clerk. Proponent Ed
McKeon Z2013-2
NEW BUSINESS
  - Proposed one-lot subdivision of the property of Carmelo Magnano
located at 311 Westfield Street. Applicant/agent Carmelo Magnano
S2012-5 TO BE SCHEDULED FOR A PUBLIC HEARING
  - Proposed Zoning Code text amendment to add Section 61.01.59
Neighborhood Store Uses in an IRA Zone. A copy of the proposed text is
on file in the Office of the Town Clerk. Proponent Charles & Olga
Marano Z2013-3 TO BE SCHEDULED FOR A PUBLIC HEARING


Zoning Board of Appeals- CANCELLED
Thursday, March 7, 2013


RECENT COMMISSION ACTIONS (Unofficial results)

Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Agency
Thursday, February 6, 2013, 7:00 PM, Council Chambers
- Approved an application for an addition to a commercial building and
expansion of parking lot within 100 feet of upland review area located
at 182 Tuttle Road. Applicant/agent DATTCO, Inc. 12-11


Planning and Zoning Commission – Cancelled due to Weather
Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 7:00 PM, Council Chambers

Design Review and Preservation Board – Cancelled due to Weather
Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 6:00 PM, Council Chambers


PERMIT ACTIVITY

                        2012 Apps       Review Time     Fees
 2011 Apps       Review Time     Fees
Year-to-Date            293             13 days $11,588         220
         11 days $20,615
--- Approved            241             12 days $9,173
------- Public Hearing  37              38 days $6,509
------- Site Plan Review        197             7 days          $2,503
------- Other           120             12 days $160
--- Denied/Other        21              37 days $1,905
--- Open                18              NA              $50

December                8               1 days          $50
 12              2 days          $310
November                20              15 days $1,000          7
         4 days          $0
October         24              7 days          $1,440          19
         9 days          $495
September               16              6 days          $187.50
 21              4 days          $100
August                  26              15 days $580            21
         4 days          $8,505
July                    27              18 days $1,100          28
         3 days          $785
June                    37              7 day           $390
 26              12 days $1,795
May                     46              6 days          $1,121
 31              7 days          $1,445
April                   13              12 days $4,068          22
         18 days $1,045
March                   42              16 days $2,480          28
         18 days $3,260
February                9               33 days $1,191          7
         8 days          $370
January         11              19 days $805            7
 19 days $720

You can find agendas, minutes and legal notices at www.middletownplanning.com

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