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    Taxonomy Code: TE-4520.1500

    Local government planning offices that gather information on existing physical, social and economic conditions; project future trends; examine alternative courses of action; and develop long and short-term land use plans to guide the growth and revitalization of urban, suburban and rural areas within the community. Planning staff promote effective use of the community's land and resources for residential, commercial, recreational and agricultural purposes; help local officials make decisions about social, economic and environmental problems; plan for the development of parks, schools, public housing and other infrastructure; and address traffic congestion, air pollution, water pollution and a wide variety of other issues that arise as a result of growth and change in a community.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    DEPARTMENT OF PLANNINGProvides professional planning and technical services regarding the Town's land use, environmental choices, infrastructure and cultural and natural resources for all Town elected and appointed Boards and the public.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF PLANNINGTOWN OF EAST HAMPTON
    DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTAdministers the federally funded Community Development Program. Acts as an information center, collecting and collating data on which policy-making decisions are based. Also maintains communications with other jurisdictions so that the town can correlate its programs and projects with village, county, state and regional planning agencies.NassauDEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTTOWN OF HEMPSTEAD
    Environmental/Conservation ServicesProvides the maintenance and enforcement of land development according to the environmental and conservation laws, including assisting the municipalities, organizations and businesses who are growing and establishing new developments or reorganizing within the county.SullivanPLANNING AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENTSULLIVAN COUNTY DIVISION OF PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
    Government-Based ServicesThe Department of Public Works consists of several sub-departments; Building Inspection, Code Enforcement, Planning & Zoning, Parks, Buildings & Grounds, Water Services, Waste Water & Sewer Treatment Plant Operations, & Landfill Operations.SchenectadyPUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENTROTTERDAM TOWN
    LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS-ZONING, SUBDIVISIONS, SITE PLANS, BUILDING PERMITS APPLICATIONSProcesses land development applications including zoning, subdivisions, site plans and building permits.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENTTOWN OF ISLIP
    NASSAU COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSIONPublishes reports on Nassau's changing population, economic climate, status of recreational and health facilities, senior citizens, transportation, land and use provides facts about communities, educational facilities, income, zoning regulations, population, transportation facilities, recreational facilities, etc. holds conferences and public information meetings on topical planning matters reviews all zoning changes and variances that are proposed within 500 feet of a municipal boundary, county or state highway, or public facility authorizes subdivision of land in unincorporated areas of county reviews subdivision maps and inspects public improvements on new subdivisions acts in coordination with Metropolitan Suburban Bus Authority (MSBA), LIRR and Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) for Nassau County.NassauNASSAU COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSIONNASSAU COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

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