Planning & Development

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The Planning Division provides a broad range of services to City residents, property owners, business owners, developers, elected and appointed officials, and other City departments. Among the areas in which the division is most active are: housing; site plan review; economic development; geographic information management (i.e., mapping); neighborhood planning; transportation and parking; recreation and open space; environmental management; long-range planning; historic preservation; community design and amenity/quality of life; and grants development and administration.

Services Provided:

Boards Served

Community Development (Ithaca Urban Renewal Agency)

Community Investment Incentive Tax Abatement Program (CIITAP) 

Current City Planning Projects

Economic Development

GIS/Mapping, Demographics, & Zoning Maps/Information ("Most Frequently Requested Maps")

Historic Preservation

Neighborhood Planning

Plans & Studies

Site Plan Review Application Process & Forms

Site Plan Review Project Applications Received (2010-Current)

Subdivision Application Process & Forms

Subdivision Applications Received (2012-Current)