Planning & Zoning Application Process

Attention:

Due to the number of submissions, please contact the Planning Department to determine the next available agenda. You may contact them via email or by calling 585-742-5040.

Planning Board & Zoning Board Applications for Town Parcels

Applications are accepted and reviewed by Debby Trillaud and Cathy Templar for the town Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals. Information about county planning can be found on the Ontario County website.

The Planning Board

The board reviews site plans, subdivision plans, and special use permit applications and authorizes clearing and grading activities. The review process may also require the board to conduct an environmental review under the SEQR (State Environmental Review Act) guidelines. Additional responsibilities and duties include:

  • Establishes design standards and procedures
  • Guides future growth and development in accordance with established standards and sound planning principles
  • Provides for open spaces
  • Provides the most beneficial relationship between land and buildings and the circulation of traffic

The Zoning Board of Appeals

  • Grants variances when, in the board's opinion, public safety, convenience, and welfare will be served in doing so
  • Reviews applications for relief from any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by the code enforcement officer