County Planning Board


  • Second Thursday of each month, 7:00 P.M.
  • Zoom or Livingston County Government Center in Geneseo, depending on the meeting date.  Please check the County's Agenda Center for the County Planning Board meeting agenda.

About the Planning Board

Section 239-l, m and n, of the New York State General Municipal Law requires municipal boards to refer certain development applications, proposed zoning changes, and comprehensive master plans to the County Planning Board for review before taking final action.

Purpose of the New York State General Municipal Law

The purpose of the law is to encourage local decision-makers to consider the inter-community and county-wide impacts of local land use changes and add a regional perspective to local land use decisions. The process allows local officials to take advantage of the professional planning expertise at the county level. In addition, it helps the County Planning Board follow development trends throughout the county.

Local officials who should be aware of the law's requirements include town supervisors, village mayors, town and village clerks, zoning enforcement officers, members of local planning boards, town and village boards, and zoning boards of appeals.

Zoning Referrals

View a guide outlining the zoning referral process as it operates in Livingston County.