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Planning Department

Planning Department

The Chemung County Planning Department provides planning coordination and research services required by the County Executive, the County Legislature, other County departments, and local units of government within the county. The Department provides the following primary services:

  • Review of municipal land use and planning matters referred to the Chemung County Planning Board
  • Economic and community development planning services
  • Assistance in grants solicitation, environmental review, and intergovernmental coordination
  • Transportation planning services
  • Dissemination of Census data, labor and employment information, and maps documenting population characteristics, land features, and development patterns
  • Assistance to property owners in obtaining property flood hazard determinations required for real property sale and financing transactions under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).



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Chemung County

"It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to, the virtual entrance to various programs and services available through Chemung County government. This site was designed to provide you with “user-friendly” access to a variety of links to different offices and organizations that are involved with tourism, economic and community development, transportation, health and social services.Thank you for visiting!"

Chemung County
203 Lake Street
Elmira, NY 14901

County Executive Christopher Moss