Call for Planning Board Member

Interested in serving your community? The City of Plattsburgh Planning Board is seeking an interested city resident to serve as a volunteer alternate member. 

The Planning Board is responsible for reviewing land use applications to ensure they comply with the community's comprehensive plan, vision, and zoning regulations. Project Reviews may include Subdivisions, Site Plan Development, and Historic Site Review. The commitment is approximately 4-6 hours per month, plus 4 hours of annual training.

No experience is required, but a background in architecture, community planning, engineering, environmental studies, or construction is preferred. Training materials are available. To ensure representation across the City, preference may be given to residents from Wards 1 or 2 (US Oval and South Plattsburgh areas).

If this sounds like a good fit for you, please submit a cover letter and resume via email to For questions, please contact the Community Development Office at 518-563-7642 or email