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City officials reconsidering building heights

'Gut reaction is we don't need the height limit'

City officials are wondering whether Shelton really needs a height limit on buildings, whether it should limit height to various construction types in zones, and whether the definition of a building "story" should be removed from zoning qualifications altogether.

Those were the questions bandied about by members of the Shelton City Council and staff members at a work session Dec. 12 at the Shelton Civic Center.

The current height limits in the city are:

■ 30 feet and two stories in neighborhood residential zones.

■ 45 feet in the airport industrial zone.

■ 60 feet in the public servic...

 

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