New CT Zoning Laws Look to Increase Housing Diversity and Affordability

Robinson & Cole LLP

Zoning laws are changing in Connecticut. The goal? To make housing more affordable and accessible for everyone. -

Nearly a century ago, the Connecticut Legislature adopted the “Standard Zoning Enabling Act” (now Chapter 124 of the General Statutes), which authorizes municipalities to enact local zoning regulations. More than three decades ago, Connecticut adopted an affordable housing bill (Section 8-30g et seq. of the General Statutes), which aims to expand the stock of affordable housing by limiting the discretion of municipalities to deny proposals unless there are serious public health and safety concerns that cannot be mitigated.

Please see full Publication below for more information.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Robinson & Cole LLP | Attorney Advertising

Written by:

Robinson & Cole LLP

Robinson & Cole LLP on:

Reporters on Deadline

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:
*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.
Custom Email Digest
- hide
- hide

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, track anonymous site usage, store authorization tokens and permit sharing on social media networks. By continuing to browse this website you accept the use of cookies. Click here to read more about how we use cookies.