Cruz Development Corporation is requesting Detailed Site Plan (DSP) review for property located on the north side of Branchville Road, west of its intersection with University Boulevard and Rhode Island Avenue.

The purpose of the DSP is to construct a 7-story, 81-unit apartment building with 130 parking spaces (35 surface and 95 structured). The proposed density is 37 dwelling units per acre. This project is proposed to be affordable housing financed with bonds from the State Department of Housing and Community Development. Residents will need to meet income eligibility requirements.

The Planning Board is scheduled to hear the DSP on July 23rd. Since the Worksession on July 7th, City staff has met with the Applicant and a representative of the Branchville Volunteer Fire Department to develop mutually agreeable conditions. The City Council will consider the approval of Detailed Site Plan 19042 with conditions at tonight’s Council meeting.