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Coronavirus (COVID-19)  Municipal Information

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As of March 18, 2020:

County Planning Agency Review is suspended. 

During the COVID-19 public health crisis, all Planning and Economic Development meetings and events are cancelled until further notice. 

The Planning Office is operating remotely.

If you have any questions you may reach out to County Administration at (518)746-2590                      or contact Pamela Landi at plandi@washingtoncountyny.gov     Planning                                                      & Laura Oswald at loswald@washingtoncountyny.gov       Economic Development

Thank You. 

Planning Agency Description 

Washington County Board of Supervisors' Resolution 98 of 2017 established the Washington County Planning Agency. The Planning Agency takes the place of the previous Washington County Planning Board.  

Planning Agency Members

The Washington County Planning Agency is made up of the Superintendent of Public Works, the County Administrator, and the Chairperson of the Agriculture, Planning, Tourism and Community Development Committee.

Planning and Zoning Referrals

Click here for information on process changes

Planning Agency Meeting Notices & Minutes

General Municipal Law Referrals GML 239

Section 239 of New York State General Municipal Law (GML) requires the referral of certain local planning actions to the County Planning Agency for the examination of possible inter-municipal impacts. In Washington County, this referral process is managed by the Washington County Planning Agency. 

If you have questions regarding the referral process please feel free to contact the Planning Department for clarification.

Click Here to Link to GML 239 Procedure and Forms Page