The Planning Board is an independent body comprised of appointed members by the Town Board.The Board’s review powers are conferred, and also limited, by statutory framework of state laws and the Town’s zoning ordinance. Virtually all new development within the town, whether residential or commercial subdivision maps and/or site plan proposals are subject to the Board’s review and approval.Procedurally, such development proposals or applications are subject to a public hearing, conducted by the Board, which provides an opportunity for neighbors, Town residents and other members of the community to fully comment on the development proposal.

Planning Board Members

John Constable, Chairman
Mary Lou Christiana, Esq
Douglas Hart
Paul Lonstein
Don Odom
Don Schmalzle
Frank Wood
Arkady Aleksandryants

Useful Links

Meeting Dates & Location
Meeting Agendas
Meeting Minutes
Long Environmental Form
Short Environmental Form
Site Plan Application
Timber Harvest Application
Subdivision Application

Dharmakaya Buddhist Hermitage project

SEQRA Findings
Dharmakaya Documents
Architectural Plans
Landscape Plans


Barbara Paes, Secretary

Mailing Address
108 Canal Street
P.O. Box 671
Ellenville, NY 12428

(845) 647-6570 x251

(845) 647-1824