As part of the approval, nearly 27 acres of open land along Fish Brook will also be given to the town.
When Rolling Green was first presented in 2011, another large affordable housing project on Shattuck Road came before the same board. That project was denied by the board in September, and the decision is being appealed.
The approval of Rolling Green comes a month ahead of yet another affordable housing development coming before the Zoning Board. That project, which seeks to build 20 detached single family homes off of South Main Street, is slated to come before the board in January, according to Anderson.