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Dryden: Places of Interest & Recreational Activities

DSIA double sided map with a street index map helping you find your way around town and to local places of interest like parks, state forests, nature preserves, and more on one side. On the other side shows a guide to the local recreational activities that can be found around town.

Click here to view the map **(2 page pdf –7mb)**



The News from Town Hall…….

Newsletter 06/07/13

Newsletter 05/16/13



Previous issues can be found here

NYSDEC: Twin Sheds Unit Management Plan

DECThis Unit Management Plan (UMP) has been developed to strategically guide the management activities on the State Forests in the Twin Sheds Unit for the next 20 years, with a review scheduled after 10 years. The 5,002 acre Unit is comprised of the Hammond Hill and Yellow Barn State Forests. Covering about 8 square miles, the Forests are located in the Tompkins County towns of Caroline and Dryden.

Click here to learn more

Dryden Zoning Interactive Map

zoneCurious about the new zoning law that was adopted in July?  Want to know what zone your home, business, or land falls under the new zoning? 
Check out the new interactive zoning map here.

To learn more about the amended Zoning ordinance and Subdivision Local Law click here.


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 Implementation

Dryden Lake Park Pavilion Reservations

Interested in signing up for using the pavilion at Dryden Lake Park? Call 607-844-8888 x240 and speak to Dianna or download the reservation form directly.

Ithaca.com: 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.

Click Here for more information

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