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Planning and Development is responsible for overseeing the activities of the Building Code Administration as well as the Planning Board and the Zoning Board of Appeals.

CONTACT

David Woodin, P.E., PTOE

Planning Director

PH: 518.888.6982

HOURS

Mon:

  8:00AM - 5:00PM

  Closed for Lunch 12:00 - 1:00

Tues, Thurs:

  8:00AM - 12:00PM

Wed:

  8:00AM - 11:00AM

 
TOWN CODE RESOURCES

Donald Boyajian, Jr., Esq.

Legal Counsel

Dreyer Boyajian LaMarche Safranko

Ed Hernandez, P.E.

Town Designated Engineer

Adirondack Mountain Engineering

Nan Stolzenburg, AICP CEP

Planning Consultant

Community Planning &
Environmental Associates

Vacant

Recording Secretary

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town of waterford planning board

The Planning Board is comprised of five members, to serve for overlapping five-year terms. The Chairman shall be one of the five members and shall be designated as such by the Town Board annually. Vacancies shall be filled in like manner; provided, however, an unexpired term shall be filled for such unexpired term only.

 

Authority is granted to the Planning Board to approve, approve with modifications or
disapprove site plans, subdivision plans and lot line adjustments prepared to specifications set forth in regulations found within Chapters 131 (Site Plan Review) and A166 (Subdivision Regulations) of the Waterford Town Code.

 

Meetings are held on the second Monday of every month at Town Hall with an agenda meeting at 7:00 PM and the Regular Meeting at 7:30 PM. Note - August Meeting is held at the Waterford Harbor Visitor Center.

MEMBER SINCE:

TERM EXPIRES:

David Woodin, P.E., PTOE

Chairman

January 1988

December 2019

Robert Lefebrve

Member

January 1989

December 2023

Harriett Fusco

Member & Board Secretary

January 2002

December 2020

David Wendth

Member

February 2003

December 2022

Peter Fletcher

Member

February 2006

December 2021

Vacant

Alternate Member

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Below are excerpts from the Town of Waterford code, specifically those that Town Planning and the Town Planning Board adhere to.

This chapter shall apply to the appointment, terms, functions and powers of alternate members appointed to serve on the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals in the Town of Waterford.

Planning Board

This chapter specifies the number of Town Planning Board members, their terms of office and the manner of their appointment.

Site Plan Review

The Planning Board is authorized and empowered to approve site plan review. It is the intent of this chapter to promote the health, safety and general welfare of the Town.

Waterfront Revitalization

This chapter is known as the "Town of Waterford Waterfront Consistency Law". The purpose of this chapter is to provide a framework for agencies or boards of the Town of Waterford to consider the policies and purposes contained in the Local Waterfront Revitalization Program when reviewing applications for actions or direct agency actions located in the waterfront area; another purpose of the law is to assure that such actions and direct actions are consistent with the said policies and purposes.

Subdivision Regulations

The Planning Board is authorized and empowered to approve plats showing lots, blocks or sites, with or without streets or highways, to approve the development of entirely or partially undeveloped plats already filed in the office of the Clerk of the county and to approve preliminary plats.

 
 
 
 

INFORMATION

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CONTACT

TOWN SUPERVISOR: 518.235.8184
TOWN CLERK: 518.235.8282
TOWN COURT: 518.237.6788
TOWN POLICE: 518.237.3341
TOWN SUPERVISOR: JACK E. LAWLER
TOWN CLERK: MARY SHANNON CARRIGAN
WATERFORD TOWN HALL
65 BROAD STREET, WATERFORD, NEW YORK 12188

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