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Suffolk County Planning Commission

The County Planning Commission is comprised of 15 members who are nominated by the County Executive and are confirmed by the County Legislature. Of the 15 Commissioners, one represents each of the ten towns in Suffolk, one represents villages with population under 5000, one represents villages with population over 5000 and there are three at large representatives. County law also requires that the Commission members collectively reflect a variety of backgrounds including in law, business, real estate, labor, environmental action and transportation.  

 Suffolk County Planning Commissioners

Jennifer Casey
Chair
Town of Huntington

Adrienne  Esposito
Vice Chair
Villages over 5,000 Population

Samuel Chu
2nd Vice Chair
Town of Babylon

Rodney Anderson
At Large 

Michael Kelly
Town of  Brookhaven

Vacant
Town of East Hampton

Matthew Chartrand
Town of Islip 

John Condzella
Town of Riverhead 

Nicholas Gould Morehead
Town of Shelter Island

John Finn
Town of Smithtown 

Vacant
Town of Southampton

Thomas J. McCarthy
Town of Southold

Michael Kaufman
Villages under 5,000 Population

Errol Kitt
At Large 

Kevin G. Gershowitz
At Large


 

The Commission has the responsibility under State and County law to:

  • Review site plans and zoning actions meeting certain jurisdictional requirements such as within 500 feet of county or state roads, municipal boundaries and/or estuaries (see Commission Jurisdictional Map below)
  • Establish a Comprehensive Plan for Suffolk County
  • Recommend land use and planning policies to Suffolk’s towns and villages
  • Report annually to the legislature on the status of the County
  • Adopt rules to oversee the County Planning & Environment Division

Important Links

A14-26 Fees for Matters Referred to the Suffolk County Planning Commission.

Notices, Agendas, Minutes & Staff Reports

Annual Reports, Guidebooks & Model Codes

Jurisdictional Map

Suffolk County Planning Commission Rules of Proceedings - 2017

Downtown Economic Development - Parking Symposium - 2012

Proposed Recommendations To PSEG/LIPA RE: Utility Solar Installations

Model Utility Solar Code - 2015

2019 Meeting Schedule, Notices & Minutes

The Suffolk County Planning Commission meets on the first Wednesday of every month at 2:00 pm unless otherwise indicated.

MEETING DATE NOTICE AGENDA SUMMARY AUDIO Minutes+
2019
January 8, 2019 (2) Notice Agenda Summary  
February 6, 2019 Notice Agenda Summary  
March 6, 2019 Notice Agenda Summary  
 April 3, 2019 Notice Agenda Summary  
 May 1, 2019 Notice Agenda Summary  
 June 5, 2019 Notice Agenda Summary  
 July 10, 2019 * Notice Agenda Summary  
 August 7, 2019 Notice Agenda Summary  
 September 4, 2019 Notice Agenda Summary  
 October 2, 2019 Notice Agenda Summary  
 November 6, 2019 Notice Agenda Summary  
 December 4, 2019 Notice Agenda Summary  
 January 8, 2020 Notice Agenda Summary  

* Second Wednesday due to 4th of July Holiday

2018 Meetings

MEETING DATE NOTICE AGENDA SUMMARY AUDIO Minutes+
2018
January 3, 2018 (2) MEETING CANCELED Notice Agenda Summary
February 7, 2018 (3) Notice Agenda Summary
March 7, 2018 (2) MEETING CANCELED Notice Agenda Summary
March 15, 2018 (3) Notice Agenda Summary
April 4, 2018 (2) MEETING CANCELED Notice Agenda Summary
May 2, 2018 (3) Notice Agenda Summary
June 6, 2018 (2) Notice Agenda Summary
July 11, 2018 (3) Notice Agenda Summary
August 1, 2018 (2) Notice Agenda Summary
September 12, 2018 (4) MEETING CANCELED Notice Agenda Summary
October 10, 2018 (4) Notice Agenda Summary
November 7, 2018 (3) MEETING CANCELLED Notice Agenda Summary
November 15, 2018 (4) Notice Agenda Summary
December 5,2018 (2) Notice Agenda Summary

2017 Meetings

MEETING DATE NOTICE AGENDA SUMMARY AUDIO Minutes+
2017
January 4, 2017 (2)*
* Notice: New Time 10:00
Notice Agenda Summary
February 1, 2017 (3) Notice Agenda Summary
March 1, 2017 (2) Notice Agenda Summary
April 5, 2017 (2) Notice Agenda Summary
May 3, 2017 (3) Notice Agenda Summary
June 7, 2017 (2) Notice Agenda Summary
July 12, 2017 (3) Notice Agenda Summary
August 2, 2017 (2) Notice Agenda Summary
September 13, 2017 (4) MEETING CANCELED Notice Agenda Summary
September 15, 2017 (1) (Work Session - Heartland Town Square) Notice
September 19, 2017 (2) (Public Hearing - Heartland Town Square) MEETING CANCELED Notice
September 25, 2017 (2) MEETING CANCELED Notice
October 4, 2017 (2) Notice Agenda Summary
November 1, 2017 (3) Notice Agenda Summary
December 6, 2017 (2) Notice Agenda Summary

(1) Department of Economic Development and Planning, H. Lee Dennison Building, 100 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, NY. Seth Hubbard Memorial Conference Room and Arthur Kunz Library, 2nd Floor

(2) Rose Caracappa Auditorium, William Rogers Building, 725 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Hauppauge, NY, Google map location

(3) Maxine S. Postal Auditorium, Evans K. Griffing Building Riverhead County Center, 300 Center Drive, Southampton, NY, Google map location

(4) Alternate Location and/or time; see Notice for details.

+ Audio recordings of the Suffolk County Planning Commission are available upon request.

Planning Commission Meetings Archive

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Suffolk County Government

H. Lee Dennison Bldg

100 Veterans Memorial Hwy
P.O. Box 6100
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Riverhead County Center

County Road 51
Riverhead, NY 11901