Built Environment

Cultural resources, housing, business, community facilities, infrastructure 

 WORKING (July / August/ September 2023) 

This PoCD section will cover the Town’s built environment, assess resources, and establish goals on areas including: 

  • Housing – supply, quality, needs, affordability
  • Economic Development – commercial activity
  • Roads, sidewalks, transit and transportation
  • Infrastructure-utilities, wastewater management, stormwater management
  • Town facilities – schools, town hall, parks, community center
  • Emergency facilities and systems
  • Zoning Regulations

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Considering all of the above, the Planning and Zoning Commission is soliciting feedback about significant events in the past ten years, concerns for the next decade, and goals and hopes from several stakeholders, some of which are listed here: 

  • Economic Development Commission and staff
  • Scranton Memorial Library
  • Historic District Commission & other preservation groups
  • Water Pollution Control Authority
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Ad-hoc Affordable Housing Committee
  • Senior Services & Beach & Recreation Commission
  • Board of Education
  • Citizens at large

Stakeholder Feedback Session

Built Environment Worksheet Discussion on July 6, 2023

The commission will be hosting stakeholder feedback and discussion about the Built Environment at the regular Planning and Zoning Commission meeting on Thursday August 3, 2023 at 7:00 PM. Discussions may continue to future meetings as needed.  

Stakeholders are invited to prepare ideas for the following topics:

  1. Significant events of the past ten years (victories, losses)
  2. Concerns for the next decade
  3. Goals and Hopes

Any stakeholder or member of the public is invited to submit comment about the above topics by emailing the Town Planner, Erin Mannix at mannixe@madisonct.org or by sharing thoughts at the Madison Planning and Zoning Commission meeting on August 3, 2023.