Community Development & Conservation

A pond with trees with autumn leavesThe Department of Community Development and Conservation (also known as Planning and Zoning) performs a variety of functions, including:

  • Processing land use development applications (applicant questions, resident awareness, support for Boards of the Town)
  • Preparing grant applications
  • Preparing planning studies and zoning ordinance amendments

The Town Board, Planing Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, Historic & Landmark Preservation Board, Antenna Review Board, Conservation Advisory Council and Hartsdale Contextual Review Committee constitute land use Boards and Committees of the Town.