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Tucked away in the beautiful Hudson Valley of Upstate NY

Planning Board

Liberty Farms- Special event venue, variance and special use permit

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Short EAF
Site Plan
Zoning Variance App

Chair: Geoffrey French | email

Aaron Groom – Deputy Chair | email
Dan Barufaldi | email
Stephanie Lazar | email
Larry Machiz | email
Gary Ocean | email
Jen Stoner | email

To make an Application to the Planning Board, the proposed usage must first be reviewed by Zoning Enforcement Officer (ZEO) Christopher Keefe [email protected]. He will issue a determination as to whether it is in compliance with zoning ordinances.

The Planning Board meets the first Wednesday of each month. Meetings are held at the Town Hall and begin at 7pm.  Members of the public are always welcome.

Planning Board applications will be taken by the ZEO Christopher Keefe Tuesday or Thursday 9 am to 11 am or by appointment.

Click here for Planning Board Meeting Minutes

Application Forms and Fee Schedules are available for download here.

Town of Ghent Code is available on line.

Art OMI Inc. 2019 application and documents to Ghent Planning Board for a Modification to a Special Permit

Art Omi 2005 Special Permit and Site Plan Approval
Art Omi EAF
Art Omi NYS DEC Acknowledgement of NOI
Art Omi NYS DEC SPDES Permit and Letter from Pat Prendergast
Art Omi NYS Parks & Rec Opinion
Art Omi Special Use Permit Application
Art Omi Traffic Study
Benenson Center Expansion Project Narrative
Ray Jurkowski January site plan review
Ray Jurkowski November site plan review
Special Use Permit Application
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Town of Ghent Planning Board Minutes Meeting of December 4, 2019
Town of Ghent Planning Board Minutes Meeting of November 6, 2019
SUP2019 Table Comparison

CCPB Rec Letter Town of Ghent PB Art Omi Inc Spring 2-18-2020
Ghent FD Letter regarding access
Crandell Theatre Letter
May 1 Letter from Geoffrey French
May 5 Letter from Geoffrey French
Ten more letters as one PDF
Thirteen more letters as one PDF