Planning Department

Responsible for

All matters pertaining to the interpretation and application of the Town's zoning ordinance.

The Town Planner also prepares or coordinates the preparation of information that leads to periodic updates to the Town's Official Map, Zoning Map, and Comprehensive Plan. The Town Planner serves as staff for the Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, Conservation Advisory Council, Niskayuna Economic Development Committee, Tree Council, Complete Streets Committee, Architectural Review Board, and the Town Board on planning- and zoning-related matters. The Town Planner also researches grant opportunities and coordinates and prepares grant applications.

The Assistant Town Planner serves as staff for the Planning Board, Conservation Advisory Council, Tree Council, Complete Streets Committee and is responsible for the minutes of their meetings, coordinating their agendas and assisting the Town Planner.

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Laura Robertson, AICP Town Planner
Clark Henry Assistant Town Planner
Jean Foti Planning Clerk