The Planning Division provides comprehensive urban planning and planning review services to the City of New Rochelle. The planning staff advises the Mayor and City Council on current and long-term land use and development issues, makes recommendations, and conducts studies in relation to the desirable planning and development of the City.


 Functions of the Planning Division include:
  • Assurance of satisfaction of conditions required for plan approval
  • Comprehensive planning
  • Coordination of inter-agency review, public notification, and preparation of environmental findings associated with land use projects
  • Economic development 
  • Grant writing and administration
  • Neighborhood planning
  • Oversight and review of site plan, subdivision, and special permit applications to the New Rochelle Planning Board 
  • Special projects and research