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Norwich wants to get “the horse in front of the carriage” with zoning

NORWICH — Residents had a chance Monday to comment on a proposed zoning regulation that would allow a Business Master Plan District to be created on 100 or more acres in the city.

Farmland in the Occum area is being considered for a possible site for a second business park.

The Business Master Plan District was proposed by the Norwich Community Development Corp. as a floating zone that could be applied to large contiguous tracts of land suitable for development as a business park. The land must be at least 100 acre and able to have appropriate road access and

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The Day – Norwich City Council considers Business Master Plan District regulations

Norwich — Residents had their first chance to comment Monday on a proposed zoning regulation that would allow a Business Master Plan District to be created on 100 or more acres in the city, with farmland in the rural Occum area being eyed as a possible site for a second business park.

The City Council public hearing on the zoning regulation was part of the first in-person City Council meeting in more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The council serves as the city’s zoning board.

The Business Master Plan District was proposed by the Norwich Community Development

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