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Eoin Wrafter

Planning and Development
27 High Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Voice (845) 486-3600   Fax (845) 486-3610
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  • Agricultural State of the County 2017
    This new annual report from our Agricultural Navigator highlights recent activities, trends and happenings in agriculture. It includes a snapshot of the industry, our top commodities, and the diversity of our products. View the entire report here.
  • Land Use Training Series Focused on Economic Development
    We partnered with Pace Land Use Law Center to offer two training sessions recently that focused on economic development: 

View The Land Use System: Setting the Stage (.pdf) presentation
View Economic Devlopment: The Power of the Plan (.pdf) presentation


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The Department of Planning and Development helps to maintain and enhance the County's quality of life. The Department is responsible for countywide planning, coordination of economic development activities, planning assistance to local governments, and comprehensive mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) data.Planning and Development Mission Statement image 

Significant projects and programs include:

The Department also provides administrative oversight and support to the Traffic Safety and STOP-DWI programs, the Department of Solid Waste, the Criminal Justice Council and several community agencies, which provide a wide range of programs for the County's residents, businesses, and visitors.

View a listing of staff for the entire department.


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