Regular Planning Board Meeting





Comp Plan Update comment deadline extended to March 3

Visit the project website at Dryden2045.org to comment on the draft goals and strategies.  In addition to providing input you can also download public workshop materials, view recordings of recent workshops and sign up to receive updates.  Thank you for participating in the process of updating our Town’s Comprehensive Plan.



Staff Liaison:   Ray Burger
Town Board Liaison:  Dan Lamb
Jason Leifer, Alternate

Meetings are open to the public and are held at 6 pm on the 4th Thursday of the month at the Dryden Town Hall.

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

Current members and their term expiration year:
John Kiefer,  Chairman (2020)
Thomas Hatfield (2021)
Daniel Bussmann (2026)
Craig Anderson (2025)
Joseph Wilson (2024)
David Weinstein (2023)
Anthony Salerno (2022)

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  ny-law-creatibg-planning-board  regarding creation of planning boards

Local Law establishing  training-for-boards  for Planning Board members