Are there any wetlands or floodplain on the property?There are no inland wetlands or watercourses on the property. There are no areas of 100-year flood plain on the property as determined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Has the Town considered the traffic impact?Yes, the Town conducted a traffic study which evaluated the development of the site in accordance with the most detailed concept plan. The study can be found on the Town web site at the following link: Traffic Study.
Has there been a professional market study performed?
Yes, Realty Concepts performed an extensive market analysis. You can view the market study through the Town's website.
Link: Market Analysis
Has there been any input from Farmington residents into the process?
Yes, the Town conducted public workshops and meetings over the past 3 years. Over 500 residents have participated in one way or another. All workshops and meetings included extensive public notice and participation. The design workshops were on: March 26th, 2015- over 200 participants, March 27th 2015 ' over 60 participants, March 28th 2015 - over 100 participants, September 11, 2015 - over 100 participants. The public participation process won a state-wide award from the Connecticut Chapter of the American Planning Association.
Link: Main Report
Link: Executive Summary
What about the neighboring properties? Who owns them? Are they available?The adjoining properties are owned by the Farmington Historical Society and Norton Lane Properties Inc.