Home Rule and Municipal Control

        NEW YORK STATE'S TOWN LAW 272A
          The participation of citizens in an open, responsible and flexible planning process is essential to the designing of the optimum town comprehensive plan.

        Zoning and the Comprehensive Plan
          "The comprehensive plan should provide the backbone for the local zoning law." A publication from the NYS Department of State.

Home Rule and Municipal Control
        Home Rule (NYS)
        Home Rule -Powerpoints and Videos
        Planning for Fracking
        Legal Opinion
        The Takings Claim
        Local Ordinances
        Road Use
        Lawsuits: The Town of Dryden
        Lawsuits: The Town of Middlefield
        Related Case Law
        Comprehensive Plans
        The Town of Callicoon Draft Comprehensive Plan
        Sierra Club v Village of Painted Post