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NYS Department of State: Division of Local Government Services
This NYS Division of Local Government Services publishes many guidance materials that are available on their website. Topics covered include: general local government, building code and property maintenance, legal memoranda, planning and land use regulation, resource protection, local government efficiency and other publications of interest.
NYS Department of State, Office of Planning and Development
Contains links to NYS planning resources including Model Local Laws to Increase Resilience
NY DEC Climate Smart Communities
The program provides guidance to local governments on best practices for mitigating and adapting to climate change.
RPA Regional Planning Association
RPA operates in the interconnected 31-county New York-New Jersey-Connecticut metropolitan region
Scenic Hudson uses "land acquisition, support for agriculture, citizen-based advocacy and sophisticated planning tools to create environmentally healthy communities, champion smart economic growth, open up riverfronts to the public and preserve the [Hudson] valley’s inspiring beauty and natural resources."
APA New York Metro Area Chapter
Planners post RFPs (Request for Proposals) and on this website so it is a good place to see which municipalities are looking to revise some part of their planning code, comprehensive plan, etc.
APA New York Upstate Chapter
Planners post RFPs (Request for Proposals) and RFQs (Requests for Qualifications) on this website so it is a good place to see which municipalities are looking to revise some part of their planning code, comprehensive plan, etc.
New York Land Use Tools:Counties, Cities, Towns and Villages
A 2008 survey of land use planning and regulations in New York State, compiled by the New York Legislative Commission on Rural Resources.