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Zoning & Planning

Planning Board
Contact Info

Meetings - When:
Planning and Zoning Boards meet on an as-needed basis, usually the last Tuesday (Planning Board) and the last Wednesday (Zoning Board) of the month.

Meetings - Where: Village Annex at 20 Elm Street, Owego, NY

Meetings - Time: Zoning Board meets at 6:00 p.m. Planning Board meets at 7:00 p.m.


The Planning Board is comprised of five members with a five-year term who are appointed by the Mayor subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees. The function of the Planning Board is to advise the Mayor and the Board of Trustees in such matters as site plans, subdivisions, special use permits, zoning amendments, or other development approvals.

Zoning Board

The Zoning Board of Appeals is comprised of five members for a five-year term. The ZBA must follow specific statutory requirements contained in the Village Code. The ZBA is only authorized to hear appeals from a decision made by the Department of Public Works who issues permits and/or enforces zoning.

Zoning Board of Appeals
Planning Board

Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Julie Brown at (585) 287-5777.