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The Town of Oneonta's Planning Board is responsible for reviewing all site plans, special use permits, and subdivision applications to ensure consistency with the town's zoning.

The Board's review includes matters such as water, septic, drainage, lighting, parking, traffic flow, and plantings. Its goal is to apply sound and consistent community planning principles to ensure responsible development. 

Click here to review the Comprehensive Plan

The Zoning Board of Appeals, or “ZBA,” is a vital link in the administration of the Zoning Code. The Board's role is to be a “safety valve” for the resolution of zoning matters that may unreasonably affect the use of real property. The ZBA is a quasi-judicial body whose methods and decision making are governed by New York State law. Its jurisdiction extends to all questions relative to the Zoning Code of Oneonta which fall into one of two categories:

  • Variances
  • Interpretation of an Administrative Decision

Town of Oneonta Zoning Board of Appeals

Meetings: 4th Monday of every month at 07:00pm

Each member has a 5 year term.

Application deadline: 10 days prior to meeting

Town of Oneonta Planning Board

Meetings: 1st & 3rd Monday of every month at 07:00pm

Application Deadline: Monday Two Weeks Prior to Meeting

Each member has a 7 year term. 


Planning Board Members

Joseph M. Camarata, Chair
 Term Expires: 12/31/24
Breck Tarbell
 Term Expires: 12/31/27
Edward Dower
 Term Expires: 12/31/30
Reggie McGuinness
 Term Expires: 12/31/29
Dan Baker
 Term Expires: 12/31/28
Rob Lishansky
 Term Expires: 12/31/25
Jenny Koehn
 Term Expires: 12/31/26
Wendy Cleaveland, Clerk
Town Hall
3966 St Hwy 23,
West Oneonta, NY 13861 
(607) 432 -8606 (office)

 Zoning Board Members

David J. Prouty, Chair
 Term Expires: 12/31/25
David MacClintock
 Term Expires: 12/31/27
Kelly Wilde
 Term Expires: 12/31/24
Donald L Allison, Jr.
 Term Expires: 12/31/28
Allen Black
 Term Expires: 12/31/26
Laura Sause, Clerk


Planning Board / Zoning Board of Appeals (PDF)

Zoning Documents

Planning Documents

Town Attorney

 Rob Panasci

Young / Sommer LLC


office: 518.438.9907 Ext. 251

cell: 518.207.5448

fax: 518.438.9914


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