Planning & Community Development

The Planning & Community Development Department is responsible for:

  • Site Plan Review
  • Subdivision Review
  • Comprehensive Planning
  • Town Plan Implementation
  • Updating Zoning and Subdivision Regulations
  • Development Guidance
  • Staff to the Planning Board

Our Team

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Contact Information

(518) 562-6850
Fax: (518) 563-8396


The Planning Department works with the Planning Board.

Application Forms

Affidavit (Download to Use Fillable PDF)
Long Form SEQRA – Part1 (PDF)
Long Form SEQRA – Part2 (PDF)
Long Form SEQRA – Part3 (PDF)
Short Form SEQRA (PDF)
SEQRA Form Assistance (external link)
Site Plan Application (Download to Use Fillable PDF)
Subdivision Application (Download to Use Fillable PDF)

3% Escrow Fee Forms
(after planning board approval)

Comprehensive Plan (No Appendix) (PDF)
Comprehensive Plan Appendix II (PDF)
Comprehensive Plan Appendix III (PDF)

2011 Recreation Master Plan

2013 Economic Development Plan

2016 Local Waterfront Revitalization Plan

2019 Town Center Smart Growth Plan

2021 Route 3 Corridor Plan

PlattsburghSmartGrowthReport 11.8.21

Visit the Mining Information page for more information.