Planning & Economic Development

Braddock Bay

Vision Statement as outlined in the Town 2020 Comprehensive Plan:

“The Town of Greece will continue to grow in a fiscally responsible and sustainable manner, while adapting to changing demographics, market trends, and housing needs. We will foster an environment for economic growth to encourage diverse employment opportunities, meet an increasing demand for goods and services, and expand the tax base. The Town will build up community resiliency and protect its quality infrastructure. We will embrace innovative solutions in government and be responsive to the growing need for public services, while prioritizing quality of life for our residents, now and into the future. Greece will remain a safe, desirable place to do business and for people of all ages to live, work, and play.”

Additional Guiding Land Use Documents:

The Office of Planning & Economic Development oversees a broad range of day-to-day land use review & program management operations including:

CompPlan CommentsEconomic Development

  • Business Placement
  • Regulatory Assistance
  • Outreach & Marketing

Evaluation of current development/redevelopment proposals

  • Commercial
  • Environmental
  • Industrial
  • Residential

Formulation of guiding, short and long-range, land use documents such as:

  • Administer & Evaluate the Town Zoning Ordinance
  • Comprehensive Planning
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Master Planning

Deployment of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

  • ESRI ArcGIS Enterprise
  • Cityworks Asset Management System (AMS)
  • Cityworks Permit, Land, & Licencing (PLL)
  • DJI Drone Technology
  • Manage Digital & Hard Copy Town Maps 

Administer Community Development Block Grant Funds (CGBG)

Other projects as Applicable

  • I.e., U.S. Army Corps of Engineers breakwater project at mouth of Braddock Bay

The Office of Planning & Economic Development Department staff also serves as advisors for the:

Town Board

Reviews Rezonings & Special Use Permits

Planning Board

Reviews Subdivisions & Site Plans

Board of Zoning Appeals

Reviews Area Variances, Use Variances, & Special Use Permits