As many of you know, HUD, the monitor has deemed that Croton (by way of Harmon re-zoning, the mayor has admitted that the village got into trouble over the special permit in Harmon re-zoning, an issue the board was repeatedly warned about by residents--they were warned about the bedroom restrictions provision too) is one of several communities that engage in "exclusionary" zoning.
You may therefore have an interest in this article. It goes without saying that our officials continue to say next to nothing to the public about what comes next. Freedom of Information requests have been submitted; awaiting responses.
EXCERPTS FROM THE DAILY VOICE ARTICLE ON HUD, THE HOUSING SETTLEMENT, POSSIBLE LAW CHANGES; click on the link below to read the entire article:
"On the other hand, the Town of Mamaroneck has modified its zoning and
been removed from the list of seven. Of the six remaining, five have
been talking to Johnson, without the county’s involvement, to help
remove its exclusionary zoning, Kaplowitz said.
“We understand many of these communities are
right on the cusp of, and in fact will be legislating some changes to
their exclusionary zoning,” he said.
While Croton, Lewisboro, Pound Ridge, the Town of Ossining and Pelham
Manor have all started those talks, Harrison “isn’t as far along,”
according to Kaplowtiz.
The hope is that when Johnson completes his report in August that he
will find no exclusionary zoning because the six communities will have
modified their zoning. "
READ MORE HERE
YOU MAY ALSO HAVE AN INTEREST IN http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2014/05/a-52914-update-on-175-old-post-road.html