Planning Service Alternatives for the Town of Canandaigua

The Canandaigua NY Town Board asked CGR to review its planning services and suggest alternative models. A growing community navigating the tensions of expanding residential development and desires for preservation, the town has experienced a 130% increase in expenditures for its planning, code, and zoning functions since 2000. CGR conducted interviews, reviewed 12 comparable communities, and outlined 4 alternative structures for improving planning services.

Report Date: Jun 2009
Author(s): Charles Zettek , Jaime Saunders
Subject(s): Program Evaluation , Government Management
Location: Ontario, New York