2009 Final Comprehensive Plan and Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement
Below are links to Partnerships and Connections: the Final 2009 Town of Clarkstown Comprehensive Plan and Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS), along with an accompanying Appendix. The Final Comprehensive Plan and Final GEIS addresses the comments received during the comment period from August 25 thru October 2, 2009 on the Draft Comprehensive Plan, Draft GEIS and Appendix, also below.
Printed copies of the Draft and Final Comprehensive Plan and GEIS are also available at the following locations:
On October 20, 2009, the Town Board deemed the Final GEIS complete and
established a 15 day comment period. Comments may be mailed to the Town
Board, attention: Comprehensive Plan Special Board, 10 Maple Avenue, New
City, N.Y.; or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
mailto:email@example.com Comments were accepted thru
November 4, 2009. The Comprehensive Plan was adopted on November 24, 2009.
2009 Comprehensive Plan and Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Comprehensive Plan?
According the NYS Town Law § 272-a, it consists of materials, written or graphic, including maps, charts, studies, resolutions, reports, etc. It identifies goals objectives, principles, guidelines, policies, standards, devices and instruments. It provides for the immediate and long range protection, enhancement, growth and development of the town.
What does it study?
How does it work?
All Town land use regulations must be in accordance with a Comprehensive Plan, once it is adopted. Land use regulations include zoning, subdivision, special use permit or site plan regulations that prescribe scale, location and intensity of development.
What will it tell us?
Have there been other plans?
The first Town of Clarkstown Development Plan was created in 1966. In 1999 the Clarkstown Comprehensive Plan was updated. In 2006 the Clarkstown Town Board established a “Special Board,” composed of members of various town boards and professional staff, to prepare the current Town Comprehensive Plan.
What is so special about this one?
It’s modeled after an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), so when it comes to studying and establishing goals for land use development, it’s the most Comprehensive Comprehensive Plan there is.
What are some of the things our Comprehensive Plan will focus on?
How will it be developed?
How do I find out what’s happening?
How do my ideas become a Town Vision?
Step 1: You provide us with your ideas for the Town Vision
Step 2: Committees collect & analyze your ideas
Step 3: Committees conduct research & technical studies
Step 4: Special Board establishes planning objectives defining Town Vision
Step 5: Special Board develops implementation strategies for the Town Vision
How do I get involved?
7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Kick-Off for Public Participation Identification of Ideas
October 25, 2007
May 15, 2008 Comprehensive Plan Meeting
Presentation & Discussion on Draft Comprehensive Plan
Town Board Adoption of Final Comprehensive Plan
Location: Clarkstown Town Hall
Hamlet Area Workshops:
7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Nanuet, Spring Valley & Bardonia
December 3, 2007
Nanuet High School
Valley Cottage & Upper Nyack
January 10, 2008
Nyack High School
Congers & Rockland Lake
January 24, 2008
Congers Community Center
February 4, 2008
Clarkstown North High School
|West Nyack , Central Nyack & Nyack|
For a list of comments from the workshop
|February 21, 2008||Clarkstown South High School|