Application Forms for Land Use Boards

Effective 1/31/21

Due to the status of COVID-19 in our area, the Planning Department is serving the public as follows:


All Land Use Board application documents have been updated as of 1/16/21.  

Please use the PDF-fillable application forms for your application submission.  Instructions and checklists are included in each application document.  Handwritten applications cannot be accepted.  

The 2021 Fee Schedule applies to all applications submitted after January 1, 2021.

SELECT tab below for each Board's application forms.

  1. Design Review Commission
  2. Planning Board
  3. Zoning Board of Appeals


Completed petitions are submitted to the Office of the Mayor

  • Land Use Board application documents should be emailed to Amber Upton,
  • Submit all maps, drawings, or image documents associated with this application in separate files in order to maintain their original scale and image resolution.
  • Application fees and required hard copy materials may be mailed or put in the Planning Office DROP-OFF BOX located in the hallway of the ramp entrance to City Hall.
  • For active Land Use Board applications, staff is available by Zoom appointment and also by phone and email during business hours. 
  • City Land Use Boards meetings held per the published schedule on the website.  The meetings will be held virtually via Zoom videoconferencing.
  1. Susan Barden, AICP

    Principal Planner
    Phone: 518-587-3550, ext. 2493

  2. Amanda Tucker, RA

    Senior Planner
    Phone: 518-587-3550, ext. 2517

  3. Aneisha Samuels-Sanford, MRP

    Senior Planner
    Phone: 518-587-3550 ext 2494

  4. Amber Upton

    Administrative Assistant
    Phone: 518-587-3550, ext. 2533