Comprehensive Plan Update, Zoning Law, Revisions to Subdivision Law


Town of Amenia, Dutchess County, New York (2004 - 2007)


Updating of comprehensive plan and drafting of new zoning law and amendments to the subdivision regulations to implement the updated comprehensive plan. Major issues included protection of open space, ecosystems, water resources, and rural character, concentrating growth in revitalized hamlet center, affordable housing, and redevelopment issues involving a partially closed state facility. Zoning law contains inclusionary zoning, TND, and TDR provisions. Comprehensive Plan Update and Zoning Law were adopted in July 2007.