Ideally New Rochelle

With an unparalleled location, superb quality of life, diverse and talented residents and a focused business climate, New Rochelle is experiencing the transformation of a lifetime.

The Department of Development plans and guides the physical advancement of the City. The Department of Development proposes and manages projects that enhance the built environment and improve the City's quality-of-life. Priorities include economic development, affordable housing, and the preservation of older neighborhoods and historic buildings.

Technical planning advice is provided to the City Council, Planning Board, Zoning Board, and City departments and agencies upon request. In addition, the Department plans and coordinates all public and private development projects.


The Department provides the following services:

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