Public Meetings Scheduled for the Smart Growth Plan 2019 Review

Written by on May 7, 2019

Press Release:

As part of its 2019 triennial review, the Genesee County Department of Planning will hold a series of public meetings to present and gather comments on the draft revisions to the Smart Growth Plan. There will be three meetings as follows:

Monday, June 17, 2019 6:30 PM Pembroke Community Center 116 E. Main St., Corfu, NY 14036

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 6:30 PM Pavilion Town Hall, 1 Woodrow Dr., Pavilion, NY 14525

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 6:30 PM Genesee County Building 2 – Large Conference Room 3837 W. Main Street Rd., Batavia NY 14020

On May 9, 2001 the Genesee County Legislature adopted the Smart Growth Plan. The Plan is a mitigating action of potential significant environmental impacts of the Genesee County Water Supply Project upon the viability of agriculture in Genesee County. Smart Growth Development Areas throughout the county were designated based on their access to transportation, minimal conflict with County Agricultural Districts and State regulated wetlands, feasibility of extending public water service, and the potential for extending public infrastructure to support development. The Plan requires that it be reviewed every three years by the Legislature and that recommendations for its revision be made at that time.

During this review, the Town of Pavilion proposed changes to the Development Area Boundaries. Two substantive text changes are also being proposed as part of this review. The meeting will focus on the modifications being recommended to the County Legislature by the Planning Department.

For individuals with disabilities, requests for reasonable accommodations should be made with at least five days’ notice. Call the Genesee County Planning Department at (585) 815-7901 or email at

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