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Table I - Referral of Complete Applications

The table below is provided for your convenience. The actual language of statutes involved must be checked to determine which actions to refer. Download or print a pdf file of Table 1.

Submissions should also include a completed referral submission form and application materials, as submitted to local board or full text/map of zoning code and comprehensive plan amendments.

Type of Planning/Zoning ActionLocational Trigger for Referral
 Comprehensive Plan

Adoption or amendment.

Status of comprehensive and related plans 

Affecting land anywhere in municipality
 Zoning Ordinance or Map
Adoption or amendment Affecting land anywhere in municipality
 Subdivision Plan
Where new street or drainage line will connect directly into state or county road or county drainage channel
 Site Plan**

Proposing 5,000 square feet or more of new or renovated floor area or 10,000 square feet or more of land disturbance.

 

 ** Additional requirement of NYS General Municipal Law: notice to be provided 30 days prior to agency action.

Affecting property within 500 feet of:

  • The boundary of a city, town or village;
  • The boundary of an existing or proposed state or county park or any other state/county recreation area;
  • The right-of-way of an existing or proposed state or county road;
  • An existing or proposed county drainage channel line;
  • The boundary of state-or county-owned land on which a public building/institution is located;
  • The boundary of a farm located in an agricultural district
 Special Use Permit/Use Variance
Changing use classification of property and proposing 5,000 square feet or more of new or renovated floor area or 10,000 square feet or more of land disturbance. Affecting land anywhere in municipality
 Official Map
Adoption or amendment  Affecting streets or drainage lines connecting directly into state or county road or county drainage channel