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Varna Plan Implementation

The town is actively moving forward with implementing the Varna Community Development Plan that was adopted in December, 2012. The town’s goal is to help initiate investment and spur development that will enhance and improve the overall quality of life for the Varna community. Click the link below to find out more about the STEP program. Varna Plan...

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Varna Community Development Plan Document

Hamlet of Varna Community Development Plan:
On December 20, the Town Board adopted the Varna Plan and Zoning amendments which include the Design Guidelines and Landscape Standards and zoning map” These documents can be found here:


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Read More Plan Envisions Changes for Varna

In 2005 The Dryden Planning Board composed a comprehensive development plan for the Town of Dryden. Subsequently, in the Dryden community recognized the need for a plan that is unique to developing the hamlet of Varna. According to Jane Nicholson, AICP Planner, of the Dryden Planning Department, “the Comprehensive Plan is essentially a framework that helps guide the community over period of ten to twenty years. Once a Comprehensive Plan is complete, it is up to the community to implement it. In the case of Varna, it was recognized by the town that with increasing development pressures in the Varna vicinity and availability of water/sewer, that Varna required its own plan. Additionally, there would be a zoning amendment that would help the community grow and develop while maintaining its character.”

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New York State Historic Sites Photographic Catalog

Ever pass one of those blue and yellow roadside signs and wonder what it’s for? What used to be there? How many more are there? Are there any in my neighborhood? This is why we created New York Historic, a photographic catalog of New York State historic sites. You can browse our growing map of historic sites, search by county or keyword, and read all about New York’s most influential people and places, each with excellent photos. You have the opportunity to sign up to leave comments and further information, or join our community and help hunt for historic sites yourself.
New York Historic Photographic Catalog of State Historic Sites

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