Town of Weston, CT
Fairfield County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Weston as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Aquifer protection area regulations — See Ch. 207.
Floodplain management regulations — See Ch. 212.
Inland wetlands and watercourses regulations — See Ch. 215.
Subdivision regulations — See Ch. 230.
Zoning regulations — See Ch. 240.
[Adopted 4-5-2006, effective 7-1-2006]
[Amended 6-10-2013]
Pursuant to Connecticut General Statutes § 8-1c, as it may be amended from time to time, the following schedule of fees is hereby adopted. (Connecticut General Statutes § 22a-27j imposes a fee on certain land use applications. The fees listed herein are in addition to the state fee, where applicable.)
Application
Fee
Planning and Zoning Commission
Home occupation
$75
Accessory apartment
$75
All other special permits
$250
Subdivision, per lot
$250
Fill and excavation (less than 1,000 cubic yards)
$150
Fill and excavation (more than 1,000 cubic yards)
$250
Site plan review
$150
Lot development
$100
Zoning permit
$50
Demolition
$100
Zoning amendment
$250
Floodplain application
$100
Aquifer application
$100
Zoning Board of Appeals
Variance
$100
Appeal from Zoning Enforcement Officer
$100
DMV licenses
$100
Conservation Commission
Conservation planner site visit
$50
Administrative review process
$100
Lot (subdivisions only)
$200
Significant activity (<500 square feet)
$300
Substantial activity (>500 square feet)
$600
Subdivisions, commercial activities, and major civil works
$1,000 + $600/lot
[Amended 6-7-2007, effective 7-5-2007; 6-3-2008, effective 7-1-2008]
A. 
The Weston Planning and Zoning Commission, the Weston Zoning Board of Appeals, and/or the Weston Conservation Commission may require the services of outside consultants to evaluate or supplement application materials. Technical areas subject to such services include, but are not limited to, soil studies, water studies, traffic studies, building plans, engineering studies, surveys, etc.
B. 
The decision to require the support service fee shall be by affirmative vote of no fewer than five members of the Planning and Zoning Commission, or no fewer than five members of the Conservation Commission, unless there are only four members qualified to vote, then a unanimous vote is required. The decision to require the support service fee shall be by affirmative vote of no fewer than four members of the Zoning Board of Appeals. The fees for any outside consultant(s) shall be borne entirely by the applicant and shall be deposited with the Town prior to review of such application.
C. 
The applicant shall deposit 150% of the estimated cost of review of such application by such outside consultant(s), based on a preliminary estimate determined by a qualified party or expert, prior to review of such application. Upon completion of the technical review by the outside consultant(s), the Town shall determine the costs incurred for the review and refund the excess monies to the applicant. The applicant will not be responsible for any costs incurred for technical assistance which exceed 150% of the collected estimate. The effective date of this section shall be July 1, 2008. This section shall expire on June 30, 2009, unless sooner extended by specific vote of the Board of Selectmen.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: By vote of the Board of Selectmen on 5-7-2009, the support service fee was extended to 6-30-2011. By vote of the Board of Selectmen on 5-23-2011, the support service fee was extended to 6-30-2013. By vote of the Board of Selectmen on 6-10-2013, the support service fee was extended to 6-30-2017.
Failure to comply with the provisions of this article will result in denial of the application.