Planning Board

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Erin Costa, Clerk
Tel: (518) 392-1651

Planning Board Members:

Erin Costa – Clerk
Gabriella Sperry- Chairperson (2016-2022)
Jonathan Catlett (2017)
Frank Haimbach (2017-2023)
Angus Eaton (2017-2019)
Aven Kerr (2015-2021)
Cindy Meyers (2015-2021)
Robert Walker (2017-2018)

Monday and Thursday 9:30-3 PM


Planning Board Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM


See annual calendar below

For Meeting Minutes: See this Page

For all other meeting minutes, please see the minutes pages listed under the Departments Menu and also listed under the Archives.


Zoning Board of Appeals, and Planning Board

Town of Chatham
Columbia County
New York


PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that the Town of Chatham Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) and the Town of Chatham Planning Board have scheduled a joint Public Hearing to be held on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 7:00 PM at the Chatham Town Hall located at 488 Rt. 295, Chatham, NY.  The Flying Deer Nature Center, a not-for-profit organization, seeks permission to operate a year-round recreational facility nature center and summer camp, primarily for children, on certain property located at 122 Daley Road in the Town of Chatham (Tax Parcel No. 57.-1-25). In connection with that proposed project, the Flying Deer Nature Center has pending: (1) an application to the ZBA for a special use permit; and (2) and application to the Planning Board for site plan approval. At the joint Public Hearing, the ZBA and the Planning Board will accept public comments on both applications.

Copies of the both applications, and associated materials, are available for public review at the Chatham Town Hall during the following hours – Mondays, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM; and Thursdays from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Dated: June 12, 2017

Kandace Eaton, Chairperson
Zoning Board of Appeals

Gabriella Sperry, Chairperson

Planning Board

Planning Forms and Applications



Checklist Page 1 and Page 2

Short Environmental Assessment Form Appendix B and Appendix C

Site Plan Review

Agricultural Site Plan



*Please note that Agenda submissions must be received by 3 PM on the date listed*






Planning Board meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month.


Month                           Meeting Date              *Agenda  deadline

JANUARY                            10th                      December 26th


FEBRUARY                        14th                      January 30th


MARCH                                14th                      February 27th


APRIL                                   11th                      March 27th


MAY                                      9th                        April 24th


JUNE                                     13th                      May 29th


JULY                                     11th                      June 26th


AUGUST                               8th                        July 30th  


SEPTEMBER                      12th                     August 28th


OCTOBER                           10th                      September 25th


NOVEMBER                       14th                     October 30th


DECEMBER                        12th                      November 27th