The best source for current information on local land use and zoning laws is the local municipality. Some municipalities have copies of their comprehensive plan and zoning laws posted on their websites. For others, contact the town or village clerk of the
Information on additional permits required to start a business in New York State and online permit assistance is available at http://www.nys-permits.org/.
Greene County Planning and Economic Development partners with the NYS Department of State and nearby counties to provide training, with events held in the spring and fall. In addition, information on training requirements and training programs is available from several other sources, including the New York Planning Federation and Department of State.
Each year, there is a 30-day review period in September when landowners can request to have land included in Greene County’s Agricultural District. Contact Greene County Planning and Economic Development for more information and to obtain request for inclusion forms.