For 100 decades, the Connecticut condition law that governs zoning, statute 8-2, has outlined what our municipalities should do, might do and might not do as they build their area zoning laws. COVID has created tremendous shifts in lifestyle, perform and transportation behaviors. Even for individuals who want matters to continue to be just as they are, the way we stay will keep on to evolve and our zoning regulations, contained in 8-2, should evolve, as perfectly.
Improve is not coming modify is right here. The influx of new people to Fairfield County in the course of the earlier yr is reversing the a long time-long loss of inhabitants that has harm Connecticut’s financial system. Our populace is growing older, and pretty much 40 % of Connecticut’s 18- to 34-calendar year-olds are dwelling at property with their moms and dads. Housing demands are transforming, and the marketplace displays this shift. Our local weather is modifying, inserting increased pressures on our environment, specially in coastal communities like my own. Financial inequality is modifying, and not for the much better, exacerbated by COVID. Fairfield County, in accordance to U.S. census details, is the most economically segregated county in the country, with Connecticut No. 3 among the states.