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Planning Board


Please be advised all Planning Board meetings will be held virtually until Jan 15, 2022.

Mission Statement

New York State Town Law gives authority to the Town Board to appoint a Planning Board. In Amherst, the Planning Board consists of seven (7) members. Each member serves a seven (7) year term, with one member’s term expiring at the end of every calendar year. There is no term limit for Planning Board members.

The powers of the Amherst Planning Board are:

Review and approval of site plans
Review and approval of subdivision applications
Review and approval of coordinated sign plans
Review of rezoning applications and recommendation to the Town Board
Participation in the development of Comprehensive Plans
Review of any matter referred by the Town Board and report to the Town Board


*Please be advised that the Planning Board Public Hearing Items are now available on the IQM2 / Minutetraq Website and are part of the meeting agenda packet.


Supplemental Information


Disclosure Information


Liaison

Jacqualine G. Berger, Councilmember


Members

Robert J. Gilmour (C)  term expires  12/31/2023

Michael J. Chmiel, Esq. (M)  term expires  12/31/2025

Dal  Giuliani (M)  term expires  12/31/2024

Carrie Kahn (M)  term expires  12/31/2028

BrittanyLee Penberthy (M)  term expires  12/31/2027

Joseph P. Raffaele, Jr. (M)  term expires  12/31/2022

Harbinder Singh Gill (M)  term expires  12/31/2022

Key

(C) Chairperson
(CC) Co-Chairperson
(M) Member
(O) Resource Person
(S) Secretary
(V) Vice Chairperson


Meeting Location

Amherst Municipal Building
5583 Main St, Williamsville, NY 14221

To verify, please call (716) 631-7013.


Meeting Dates

Thu., January  13, 2022,  06:30 PM

Thu., February  17, 2022,  06:00 PM

Thu., March  17, 2022,  06:30 PM

Thu., April  21, 2022,  06:30 PM

Thu., May  19, 2022,  06:30 PM

Thu., June  16, 2022,  06:30 PM

Thu., August  18, 2022,  06:30 PM

Thu., September  22, 2022,  06:30 PM

Thu., October  20, 2022,  06:30 PM

Thu., November  17, 2022,  06:30 PM

Thu., January  19, 2023,  06:30 PM

About Amherst

The Town of Amherst was established in 1818 and celebrated its 200th Anniversary in 2018. The town has a geographical area of 53.6 square miles and a population of greater than 122,000. Amherst community videos.

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  • General Information:
    (716) 631-7000
  • Email:
    toainfo@amherst.ny.us
  • Address:
    Municipal Building (Town Hall)
  • 5583 Main Street
  • Williamsville, NY 14221