The Mission of the Division of Planning and Community Development is to
facilitate the design and implementation of effective projects and programs
created to improve the economy, environment, and physical infrastructure of the
County. Our mission is addressed by providing quality technical assistance to
local municipalities in land use, economic development, housing, farm land
protection, and environmental protection. We also offer our research and
analytical capabilities to assist the County Manager and Legislature, the Town
Supervisors, and other County departments in making policy decisions.
The Division of Planning and Community Development consists of a team of
professionals dedicated to promoting a good quality of life in Sullivan
County. The professional staff is also devoted to building collaborative
relationships that will foster creative problem-solving and address emerging
development issues in the County.
- To produce and distribute information for creative
- To develop and foster collaborative partnerships between
Towns, Villages, Hamlets and the private sector for the creation of long term
economic stability with a focus on quality of life and the environment.
- To plan for the future by providing research and grant
assistance from a team of professionals.
- To provide resources and financial tools for the
attraction, creation and retention of sustainable business.
- To provide direction, technical assistance and focus for
local community groups and assist with the visioning process for the
revitalization of downtown and Main Street corridors.