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Local Laws & Ordinances

Zoning Ordinance-

Adopted July 19, 2012
The purpose of the Ordinance is: to promote the health, safety and general welfare of the community; to conserve land and natural resources and, under and pursuant to the laws of the State of New York, to establish zones wherein regulations concerning the use of land and Structures, the density of development, the size of yards, the percentage of a lot that may be occupied, and provisions for parking and control of signs are set forth so as to encourage the appropriate development of the town and the preservation of the rural character of the community in accordance with the Town’s 2005 Comprehensive Plan.

Click Here to learn more about the Zoning Ordinance.

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Subdivision Law-

The purpose of this local law is to provide regulations and standards for the future growth and development of the town and to afford adequate facilities for the housing, transportation, distribution, comfort, convenience, safety, health and welfare of the population of the town and to insure orderly growth and development of land in the town including the conservation, protection and proper division parcels of land.  Click the link below to learn more about the Subdivision Law.

Click here to learn more about our Subdivision Law.

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Design Guidelines-

Our subdivision law works in concert with our Design Guidelines.  Design guidelines convey the community’s vision for how development should fit into the community’s landscape and contribute to its character and quality of life. At the same time, design guidelines must also respect and support the efforts of those proposing projects in the town.

Click here to learn learn more about our Design Guidelines.

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Stormwater Management-

Stormwater Management is required for construction sites that disturb as little as 5,000 square feet of area, and possibly less on sensitive sites (A Notice of Ground Disturbance Form must be completed before every project). These standards / practices are designed to confine the construction site stormwater, water borne pollutants, and sediment via effective erosion and sediment control and stormwater retention structures.

Click Here to learn more about Stormwater Management.

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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