Town of Guilford, CT
New Haven County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Guilford 4-17-2006. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 272.
Zoning — See Ch. 273.
The following types of property are hereby designated as open space land in accordance with the Comprehensive Plan of Development and Conservation:
A. 
All land classified as farm land under the provisions of Section 12-107c of the Connecticut General Statutes.
B. 
All land classified as forest land under the provisions of Section 12-107d of the Connecticut General Statutes.
C. 
All portions of tracts of land in the Town of Guilford that are unencumbered by buildings or structures and related site improvements, and are in excess of either 80,000 square feet in area or twice the minimum lot size of the zone district in which the parcel of land is located, whichever is less (except when the minimum lot size per zoning is 80,000 square feet or more, then any portion greater than the minimum lot size); provided, however, that none of the following are designated as open space land:
(1) 
Any building lot in a subdivision approved by the Guilford Planning and Zoning Commission;
(2) 
All land area in a planned residential development approved by the Guilford Planning and Zoning Commission, except as land in such development may be unimproved and designated as open space on the approved development plan; and
(3) 
All land zoned industrial or commercial.