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Comprehensive Plan

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COVER PAGE and TABLE OF CONTENTS

SECTION I: VISION FOR NEW LEBANON’S FUTURE & SECTION II: INTRODUCTION

SECTION III: GOALS, OBJECTIVES AND STRATEGIES FOR ACHIEVING THE VISION
A. Community Appearance
B. Natural Resources and the Environment
C. Historic Resources
D. Economic Development
E. Housing
F. Tourism
G. Agriculture
H. Traffic and Transportation
I. Recreation
J. Community Facilities and Services
K. Land Use

SECTION IV: BRIEF HISTORY OF NEW LEBANON – POST EUROPEAN CONTACT

SECTION V: PROFILE OF NEW LEBANON IN 2004
A. The People
1. Population
2. School Enrollment
3. Housing
4. Employment
5. Income and Poverty Levels
6. Assessment and Taxes
B. Government
1. Local Laws
2. Town Buildings and Properties
3. Services
4. Roads and Highways
5. Emergency Services
6. Budgets
C. Educational Resources
1. Schools
2. Library
D. Commerce
1. Business Activity
2. Agriculture
3. Traffic
4. Development
E. Tourism, Recreation and Cultural Resources
1. Cultural Resources
2. Tourism
3. Recreational Resources
F. The Land and Natural Resources
1. Topography
2. Soils
3. Wetlands
4. Flood Plains
5. Open Spaces
6. Water Resources
7. Air
G. Land Use and Zoning
1. Zoning
2. Land-use Patterns

SECTION 6: ACTION ITEM SUMMARY AND CHECKLIST

MAP 1: AGRICULTURAL LAND

MAP 2: AQUIFERS

MAP 3: BEDROCK GEOLOGY

MAP 4: EXISTING LAND USE

MAP 5: GENERAL SOILS (SURFICIAL GEOLOGY)

MAP 6: HISTORIC SITES

MAP 7: NATIONAL LAND COVER

MAP 8: PROTECTED LAND

MAP 9: RESTRICTIVE SOILS

MAP 10: SATELLITE IMAGE (currently not available)

MAP 11: SLOPES

MAP 12: TOPOGRAPHY

MAP 13: WETLANDS

MAP 14: ONE HUNDRED YEAR FLOOD PLAIN

MAP 15: ZONING

APPENDIX A: SURVEY

APPENDIX B: SURVEY RESULTS

APPENDIX C: WORKSHOP RESULTS

APPENDIX D: ISSUES SUMMARY

APPENDIX E: RESTRICTIVE SOIL TYPES

APPENDIX F: SAMPLE RIGHT-TO-FARM LAW

APPENDIX G: NYS AGRICULTURE & MARKETS LAW, ARTICLE 25A – FOOD AND AGRICULTURE INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT

APPENDIX H: SAMPLE ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL FORMULA

APPENDIX I: EXAMPLE OF A CONSERVATION SUBDIVISION