Planning Board

***NOTE: Due to COVID-19, the Planning Board will temporarily suspend the requirement for paper applications. Please submit all application materials as .pdf documents via email to ***

***Temporary Board Meeting Procedures due to COVID-19 Virus***

Temporary Email Address for Planning Board Comments:

Planning & Zoning Calendar

​Regularly scheduled meeting dates and deadlines.
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Application Materials

Site Plan Review Checklist
Site Plan Review Application
Subdivision Application
Historic Site Review Application
Short EAF
Full EAF
EAF Mapper Tool
EAF Workbook Help

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Application Archives

View Most Recent Board Applications (PDF) | View All Archived Applications


  • James A. Abdallah, Chairperson
  • Maurica Gilbert, Regular Member
  • Derek Rosenbaum, Regular Member
  • Richard Perry, Regular Member
  • Reg Carter, Regular Member
  • Curt Gervich, Alternate Member
  • Loretta Rietsema, Alternate Member


The Planning Board is a 5-member board plus alternate members appointed by the Mayor. New York State General City Law gives authority to the City Common Council to appoint a Planning Board. Each member serves a 5-year term, with one member’s term expiring at the end of every calendar year. There is no term limit for Planning Board members.

The Planning Board reviews Site Plans, Historic Site Alterations and Subdivisions for code compliance and gives final approvals. The Board reviews all current and proposed ordinances and amendments pertaining to Subdivisions, Site Plans and Historic Site Plan Reviews. The Board reviews zoning requests and makes recommendations to the Council for final adoption. The Board makes reports and recommendations relating to the Master Plan and development of the City of Plattsburgh.

***Temporary Board Meeting Procedures due to COVID-19 Virus***