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Proposal would cut density of multi-family housing

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The maximum number of units of multi-family housing per acre would be cut from 20 to 10 and minimum floor area for apartments increased to 750 square feet under a proposal recommended by the Glenville Planning and Zoning Commission. Town officials have expressed concern with what they see as a proliferation of apartment developments in Glenville. Supervisor Chris Koetzle proposed this plan to prevent over saturation of the market with multi-family housing. The revised plan ...


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Cortsmom87
October 15, 2012
6:29 a.m.

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Funny how this comes AFTER Socha was given the go-ahead (offically that is ) to build another housing unit on Route 50.

Cortsmom87
October 15, 2012
11:43 a.m.

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This is another validation of the politics and "good old boy" attitude in Glenville.

"Kevin Corcoran, director of economic development and planning, said under state case law, construction must be started on a project for property owners to claim that their previous approval is still valid. If the zoning ordinance changes and construction has not started, then the project falls under the new zoning law, he said".

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