Chemung County Planning Board

Board Overview

In 1973, the Chemung County Planning Advisory Board - or Chemung County Planning Board - was appointed to advise the Planning Commissioner in matters related to comprehensive metropolitan, regional, county, and municipal planning, as established in the County Administrative Code, Section 1403.

The Chemung County Planning Board reviews certain municipal planning and zoning actions, that are referred to it following Article 12-B Section 239-m of the New York State General Municipal Law.

Current Planning Board Members:

  • Henry M. Dalrymple, Chair
  • Elisabeth Corveleyn
  • Arthur L. Jones, III
  • Emma Miran
  • Mark Watts
  • Michelle Podolec
  • Joseph Coletta
  • Scott Shaw
  • Andy Avery, Ex-Officio

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Agendas & Minutes

An agenda is made available prior to the meeting. Minutes become available following approval. Past agendas and approved meeting minutes can be found within their respective tabs below.

The next Planning Board meeting will be held on February 22, 2024 at 3pm in the basement conference room at the Chamber of Commerce Building at 400 E Church St. in Elmira.

Agenda and referral information is available one week prior and be accessed below:

February 22, 2024 Meeting Agenda

February 22, 2024 Meeting Referral Information:

  1. Referral A: Town of Horseheads - Review of proposed zoning text amendment to define setback distance requirements
  2. Referral B:  Town of Horseheads - Request for special use permit  and site plan review to increase roof height of existing commercial garage
  3. Referral C: Town of Chemung - Request for review of proposed adoption of local law for solar
  4. Referral D : Town of Elmira - Request for review of proposed adoption of local law for solar 
  5. Referral E: Town of Erin - Request for special use permit 
  6. Referral F:  Town of Big Flats - Request for review of proposed amendment of existing solar ordinances 
  7. Referral G: Town of Erin - Request for review of proposed adoption of local law to adopt a Comprehensive Plan


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  1. Schedule
  2. Meeting Minutes
  3. Agendas
  4. Referral Materials