- 6 pm
- Albany Community Development Agency
200 Henry Johnson Boulevard
Albany, NY 12210
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the moratorium on public gatherings, meetings will be held via YouTube until further notice.
2021 Meeting Dates*
|January 12 W||April 13 W||July 13 W||October 12 W|
|January 26 M||April 21 M||July 27 M||October 26 M|
|February 9 W||May 11 W||August 10 W||November 9 W|
|February 23 M||May 25 M||August 24 M||November 23 M|
|March 9 W||June 8 W||September 14 W||December 7 W|
|March 23 M||June 29 M||September 28 M||December 14 M|
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
The Planning Board consists of five members appointed by the Mayor for a three year term. The presence of three members constitutes a quorum of the Board, and the concurring vote of three members is required to carry out any action.
- Albert DeSalvo, Chair - Expires 12/31/23
- Chris Ellis Jr. - Expires 12/31/25
- Glinnesa Gailliard - Expires 12/31/22
- Martin Hull - Expires 12/31/24
- Roman Kuchera - Expires 12/31/21
The Planning Board reviews site plans that are submitted by Applicants who are interested in developing or altering land within the City of Albany for residential, commercial or other uses pursuant to Section 27 of New York State General City Law and the City's Unified Sustainable Development Ordinance.
The Planning Board reviews requests for Development Plan Review, Demolition Review and Major Land Subdivisions.
- Development Plan Review is required for all project proposals exceeding certain thresholds in the Unified Sustainable Development Ordinance, which includes all new commercial, industrial and institutional construction.
- Demolition of buildings that are not located within Historic Districts, is also subject to review and approval by the Planning Board.
The Board also considers approval of major subdivisions and Condition Use Permits.
The Board’s mission is to ensure that
- Development proposed for environmentally, aesthetically or ecologically sensitive areas of the City will reflect and consider the same
- Development proposed within the City is compatible with the orderly development of the immediate neighborhood and surrounding areas
- Proposed development will be planned so as not to discourage the appropriate development or lessen the value of other parcels of land in the vicinity