The Office of Planning and Development increases resilience and sustainable growth of New York communities by advancing progressive land use solutions, community-based development and building standards and codes. This is accomplished through partnerships with community-based organizations, academia, governments including development, natural resource and social service agencies and other stakeholders.
Thought Leadership for New York’s Economic Future and Community Resilience.
The Division of Planning undertakes planning resulting in catalytic public and private projects that stimulate community revitalization – as identified and prioritized by the New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program (NYRCR), Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) strategies, Local Waterfront Revitalization Programs (LWRP) or Brownfield Opportunity Area (BOA) plans.
Build Resilient Communities and Spur Economic Growth.
The Division of Development uses and grows the Office’s development expertise to implement development projects resulting from Brownfield Opportunity Area (BOA) plans, Local Waterfront Revitalization Programs (LWRP), the New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program (NYRCR), Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) strategies, and other Office initiatives; and, partners with local governments, community-based organizations, neighborhood associations, business leaders, investors, and academia to generate good ideas, align programs, and marshal resources to achieve successful outcomes.
Using Technology to Grow Our Assets.
The Division of Technical Assistance harnesses technologies that can be paired with program development, training, and technical services to elevate the Office’s public profile, provide electronic access to the Department’s assets, help steer staff development, and shape new initiatives and programs.