The Planning Division administers planning projects such as site plan review, development consultation, zoning ordinance interpretation, subdivision, comprehensive planning, historic preservation, and ordinance implementation. The Planning Division is located at City Hall.
The Planning Division is a service offered to the people of Gardiner. The purpose of the Planing Division is a combination of two primary service oriented objectives:
1.) Provide development consultation for planning projects associated with site plan review, subdivision, land use ordinance interpretation, coordination with outside agencies, and Historic Preservation staff support.
2.) The Planning Division is responsible for long range planning activities including comprehensive planning, infrastructure development, zoning studies, environmental preservation, open space, zoning ordinance revision, neighborhood revitalization studies, and master planning.
It is the charge of the Planning Division to provide the plans, policies and ordinances that allow development consistent with State and Federal laws in as streamlined a fashion as possible, and that move the City closer to its goals as directed by the Mayor and City Council.