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Planning Board


The Planning Board is responsible to consider, review, and act on applications for preliminary and final subdivision and site plan.  Further, the Board has the authority to approve, approve with conditions, or deny applications for Environmental Protection Overlay District (EPOD) permits, conditional use permits, and special permits as authorized by Chapter 29 of the Town of Penfield Zoning Ordinance.

The Planning Board is a five-member body that meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month.
Board members serve 3-Year terms (January 1 through December 31). 

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Allyn "AJ" Hetzke  Bill Bastian Jim Burton Robert Kanauer Terry Tydings
Term: 2021-23 Term: 2020-23 Term: 2019-21 Term: 2020-22  Term: 2021-23
Chairman Vice-Chairman      
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Videos produced through Town of Penfield Television available on You Tube

If the most recent meeting does not appear, click on the box (three lines and play icon) located in the right hand corner of this video player to see all Planning Board meetings available.

The first meeting of the month begins with a worksession at 6:30 pm, which adjourns at 7:00 pm for a public hearing. Following the public hearing the Board resumes the worksession to discuss all tabled matters before them. The second meeting of the month is designated as a worksession. The Board meets once per month during the months of July, August, November and December.

All meetings are open to the public. If you would like to submit comments to the Planning Board, please send them to the Planning Department.

Please contact the Planning Department for more information at (585) 340-8640 or

Documents and Links

Online Documents

Meeting Agendas and Minutes (including submission deadlines)
Planning Board Design Guidelines (under Plans and Studies)
Application Forms and Procedures (under Forms)
Required Fees and Sets of Plans (under Brochures)
Town of Penfield Property Under Review (Postcard Notifications)

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3100 Atlantic Ave, Penfield, New York, 14526 - (585) 340-8600
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