Connecticut Laws - Title 25 Water Resources. Flood And Erosion Control
Sec. 25-109f. Standards for preservation.

Sec. 25-109f. Standards for preservation. (629)(1-click HTML)

(a) Within ninety days after establishment, the commission shall: (1) Hold public hearings for the purpose of developing minimum standards to preserve the area within the conservation zone as hereinafter provided; (2) using as guidelines whatever standards may be applicable, including those set down for estuarine sanctuaries by the Department of Commerce under the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, (P.L. 92-583), prepare minimum standards for the regulation of the usage of property within the conservation zone consistent with the purposes of sections 25-109c to 25-109k, inclusive, and for the protection and development, for purposes of said sections, of such property by means of land coverage, frontage, setback, design and building height and the regulation of the cutting of timber, burning of undergrowth, removal of soil or other earth materials and the dumping or storing of refuse to prevent deterioration of the natural or traditional riverway scene, provided such standards shall not discourage constructive development and uses of such property, which are consistent with the purposes of said sections; (3) present such standards, with relevant findings as to whether the plan of development and zoning ordinances and planning and subdivision regulations, relating to land within the conservation zone of each town conform with such standards and, if not, specifying the particulars in which they do not conform, to the conservation commissions, zoning commissions, planning commissions and planning and zoning commissions of each town. (630)

(b) The commissions of each town referred to in subsection (a) of this section shall study the standards established and shall, within ninety days of such submission, submit to its legislative body, recommendations as to whether the town should vote to be governed by the provisions of sections 25-109c to 25-109k, inclusive. Failure of a commission to make such recommendations within the time limited therefor shall be deemed a recommendation that the town should vote to be so governed. Such legislative body shall vote as to whether the town shall be governed by the provisions of said sections. (631)


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