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Site Plans - SAH Zone
Requirements as to Section 8-30g Units Within an SAHZ.
The site plan for a development in a SAHZ and documents submitted in support of such development shall comply with the requirements set forth below. These requirements shall apply to any sale, rental, resale, purchase and subsequent lease, and conversion to common interest ownership and subsequent resale of the SAHZ development.
a. Workforce units shall be of a construction quality that is comparable to the construction quality of the market-rate units within the development.
b. A workforce unit shall be occupied only as the tenant's primary residence. Subletting shall not be permitted, and such prohibition shall be included in the lease.
c. The developer or its successor may change the designation of the units within the development which are to be workforce units, provided that the minimum setasides as described in Connecticut General Statutes § 8-30g shall be maintained and the development as a whole shall continue to comply with all subsections of this section.
Site Plan Submission Requirements.
Developments pursuant to SAHZ shall require site plan approval. Special case approval is not required.
In conjunction with the submission of an application for approval of a site plan filed contemporaneously with any application for a zone change to SAHZ, the applicant shall submit the following:
a. An independent affordability manager shall be selected, at the applicant's/owner's expense, to verify all affordable units and potential tenants qualify for residence;
b. An affirmative fair housing marketing plan governing the rental of all dwelling units;
c. A sample calculation of the maximum rents of the intended workforce units;
d. A description of the projected sequence in which the workforce units will be built and offered for occupancy, and the general location of such units within the proposed development;
e. Draft lease provisions that will govern the workforce units.

Site and Location of Zone.
An SAHZ shall be located only on land fronting on Surf Avenue, Avon Street and Allen Street, having between 0.5 and 1.0 acre.