Land Use Law Update - CT

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Land Use Law Update - CT

  1. 1. SNEAPA Conference 2011 Legal Update: Connecticut Providence, Rhode Island October 20, 2011 Tel. (860) 251-5606 Email: [email_address] Christopher J. Smith, Partner Shipman & Goodwin LLP
  2. 2. SNEAPA Conference 2011 Legal Update - Connecticut <ul><li>Bozrah v. Chmurynski </li></ul><ul><li>Public Act Nos. 11-5 and 11-79 </li></ul><ul><li>New court procedures for land use appeals </li></ul>
  3. 3. Bozrah v. Chmurynski <ul><li>C.G.S. §8-12 </li></ul><ul><li>CT’s zoning enforcement enabling legislation </li></ul>
  4. 4. Public Act No. 11-5 (Effective May 9, 2011) <ul><li>Site plan, subdivision and wetlands approvals </li></ul><ul><li>5 + 5 Rule </li></ul><ul><li>9 + 5 Rule </li></ul>
  5. 5. Public Act No. 11-79 (Effective October 1, 2011) <ul><li>Performance bonding </li></ul><ul><li>Site plan and subdivision approvals </li></ul>
  6. 6. Public Act No. 11-79 (Effective October 1, 2011) <ul><li>Timing/Phasing </li></ul><ul><li>Form/ 10% Contingency </li></ul><ul><li>Release </li></ul><ul><li>Long-term maintenance </li></ul>Performance bonds:
  7. 7. New Court Procedures For Land Use Appeals <ul><li>Standing Order (In effect) </li></ul><ul><li>Practice Book §14-7A: E-filing (Effective Jan. 1, 2012) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Christopher J. Smith, Partner Shipman & Goodwin LLP Tel. (860) 251-5606 Email: [email_address] Questions?

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