Update: Cambodian Buddhist Society Appeal Moves Forward

June 23, 2005

Source: The Newtown Bee


On June 23, 2005 The Newtown Bee reported, "Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) members learned June 16 that a long-running court battle over the agency's February 2003 rejection of a proposed Buddhist temple and meeting hall at 145 Boggs Hill Road is progressing at Danbury Superior Court... In March 2003, citing religious freedom, as protected by state and federal law, the Cambodian Buddhist Society of Connecticut, Inc, filed an administrative appeal in court in seeking to overturn the P&Z's rejection of the society's controversial proposal to build a 7,600-square-foot Buddhist temple/meeting hall. Through the appeal, the society seeks to have a judge order the P&Z to approve the temple/meeting hall application and cover the society's legal costs."

See also: Buddhism, Zoning