The purpose of this District is to attract corporate office, research activities in a college-campus like environment which will be achieved through zoning and landuse regulations, limited types of uses, large open spaces, increased setback requirements and compatible architectural and landscape standards. All primary and accessory buildings must be sited to blend with the environment with a minimum amount of change to the existing vegetation and topography.
The Office Park District encompasses the following are within the Town of Wilton:
A building may be erected, altered or used and a lot may be used or occupied for any of the following purposes and in accordance with the following provisions:
Minimum lot size five (5) acres with a minimum of two (2) acres excluding wetlands and water bodies. (Amended March 1992, March 2020.)
Two hundred (200) feet on a Class V or better road. (Amended March 1999.)
Two hundred (200) feet from all park lines. Individual lot front setback of at least one hundred (100) feet with side and rear setbacks of fifty (50) feet.
Two (2) stories with a maximum height above mean lot terrain of thirty-five (35) feet.
Maximum of forty-thousand (40,000) square feet gross floor area on the ground floor, cumulative of all building and parking areas on the lot. (Amended March 1999.)
Ingress and egress shall only be from one (1) access road leading to a State Highway.
One parking space for each one and two-tenths (1.2) employees based upon the highest expected employee occupancy.
All land within one hundred (100) feet of Blood Brook shall be retained in its natural state except for foot trails.
As a condition of granting final site plan approval for a development upon a lot in this District, the lot owner shall obtain Planning Board approval of the exterior architectural design of such structures. In connection therewith, the Planning Board shall require the lot owner to provide it with graphic renderings, photographs or three-dimensional models to depict the proposed development. In undertaking its review and approval, the Planning Board shall consider the location, alignment, and spacing of new buildings in relation to existing and future development of adjoining lots. In addition, the Planning Board shall consider the positioning and configuration of the proposed buildings on a lot or lots, the use of required setbacks, open space and buffer mechanisms and the lot owner's campus type layout and buildings requirements.
To encourage open space development in a manner that allows greater open spaces the following provisions may be applied. The intent of this section is to allow greater flexibility in this district while encouraging the retention of the area's rural character.