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Planning Board

Staff Liaison:   Dave Sprout
Town Board Liaison:  Deborah Cipolla-Dennis
Jason Leifer, Alternate

Meetings are open to the public and are held at 7 pm on the 4th Thursday of the month at the Dryden Town Hall.

There are 7 members on the Planning Board. PB members serve seven (7) year terms, with one term expiring each year.

Current members and their term expiration year:
Joseph Laquatra, Jr.,  Chairman (2017)
Craig Anderson (2018)
Martin Hatch (2019)
Thomas Hatfield (2021)
David Weinstein (2016)
Marty Mosley (2022)
John Kiefer (2020)

The Planning Board is responsible for reviewing and taking action on site plan review applications and most land subdivision applications. During the review process, the Planning Board is required to use the Town’s Zoning Ordinance, Subdivision Law, Design Guidelines and SEQR as the criteria in forming their decisions.
The Planning Board works on other land use issues including reviewing and when necessary revising the town Comprehensive Plan. The Planning board pays consistent attention to promoting development consonant with the Comprehensive Plan.

The official copy of the Planning Board minutes are available at the Town Clerk’s Office.
Some minutes are available online.

Enabling Legislation NYS Town Law regarding creation of planning boards

Local Law establishing training requirements for Planning Board members
(old law)

P: 607-844-8888 
F: multiple - check with the department 

Department Extensions:
Town Court- ext1
Planning-Code- ext2
Town Clerk- ext3
Recreation- ext4
Highway-DPW- ext5
Town Supervisor- ext6
Bookkeeping-Personnel- ext7