John-Paul Rodrigues Operations Center
101 Route 9A - P.O. Box 1166
Ossining, NY 10562

phone (914) 762-8419
fax (914) 944-0195

The John-Paul Rodrigues Operations Center can only be reached from the Southbound lane of Route 9A and is between Route 134 and Route 133. The Town Building Department is on the second floor.

Planning/Architectural Review Board Members: Ching Wah Chin (Chair), Greg McWilliams (Vice Chair), Gareth Hougham, Jim Bossinas, Carolyn Stevens
Consultants: Frederick P. Clark Associates, Inc. and Daniel Ciarcia, P.E., Consulting Engineer

folder Planning Board Projects page

pdf Planning Board Calendar 2018 (390 KB)

pdf Application for Planning Board (21 KB)

  document Planning Board - Application Fees (40 KB)

pdf Planning Board Procedures (12 KB)

pdf Town Zoning Map (Updated 2014) (665 KB)

folder Planning Board Meeting Minutes - Document Archive

Town Planning Board Meeting - Videos on YouTube

Contact the Planning/Architectural Review Board using this form

Town Planning Board Meetings - Video Archive

2018 Videos

October 17, 2018
October 3, 2018
September 5, 2018
August 1, 2018
July 18, 2018
June 20, 2018
June 6, 2018
May 16, 2018
April 18, 2018
April 4, 2018
February 21, 2018
January 17, 2018

2017 Videos

December 6, 2017
October 18, 2017
July 11, 2017
June 21, 2017
May 17, 2017
May 3, 2017
April 19, 2017
April 5, 2017
February 15, 2017

2016 Videos

December 21, 2016
November 16, 2016
November 2, 2016
October 19, 2016
October 5, 2016
September 21, 2016
July 20, 2016
July 6, 2016
June 22, 2016
June 15, 2016
June 1, 2016
May 18, 2016
April 20, 2016

2015 Videos

December 16, 2015
November 18, 2015
October 21, 2015
October 6, 2015
August 5, 2015
July 15, 2015
June 24, 2015
May 6, 2015
April 29, 2015

2014 Videos

None Available


The Planning Board usually meets the first and third Wednesday of each month, with the first meeting of the month serving as a "Work Session"- both meetings are open to the public. Meetings are held at the Ossining Operations Center, 101 Route 9A, at 7:30 pm.

Applications heard include:

  • Subdivision Approval 
  • Site Plan Approval 
  • Wetlands Permits 
  • Steep Slopes Permits 
  • Filling and Grading Permits 
  • Conditional Use Permits 
  • Rezoning 

A pre-planning review fee is required, payable to the Town of Ossining, if you would like to discuss your application with the Planning Board Chairman, Town Engineer and Town Planner before being placed on the agenda. Please refer to the pdf Fee Schedule (39 KB) for this information.

Please review the application materials carefully and understand that payment of all fees associated with your application is imperative.

Application materials to be discussed at a Planning Board meeting must be submitted to the Building & Planning Department according to the schedule which establishes the submission date deadlines deadlines for the respective Planning Board meetings. You will not appear on the Planning Board agenda if you have failed to submit or apply by the deadlines. Application and Schedules available for download as PDF at top/bottom of this page.

Further, projects will no longer be automatically carried over from Planning Board meeting to Planning Board meeting.  Applicants must request to be placed on an upcoming agenda no later than the submission date deadlines on the attached schedule.

Applications to the Planning Board must be submitted by the Monday of the week prior to the meeting. The hearing request form may be obtained online, on the  Applications & Publications page, or at the Building Department, Ossining Operations Center, 2nd floor.

The  pdf Planning Board Schedule of Fees (54 KB) explains the various application review fees. The Short Environmental Assessment Form for the NY State Environmental Quality Review may also be downloaded.

A copy of the hearing request form accompanied by a filing fee and associated application fee (please see the pdf Fee Schedule (39 KB) for more information), a PDF and 4 hard copies of an accurate, intelligible plan of the property must be submitted by the Monday before the meeting to:

Planning Board Chairman
Town of Ossining
Route 9A - P.O. Box 1166
Ossining, NY 10562

Inquires regarding the above policies should be directed to Sandy Anelli at (914)762-8419 at the Building & Planning Department.

Directions to the John Paul Rodrigues Operations Center (Armory, Rte 9A) – Building Department, Zoning Board, Planning Board

Village of Ossining Intermunicipal Agreement
IMA Proposal to the Town of Ossining
Highway Department, Building Department and Planning Department

The Springsted Report of the Public Works Analysis commissioned by the Village of Ossining, Town of Ossining and the Village of Briarcliff Manor from ICMA was instituted to examine how best to provide Public Works service to all three municipalities.

pdf Download – Village of Ossining IMA Proposal to the Town of Ossining (331 KB) (May 7, 2011)
pdf Download – Town of Ossining Response to the Village IMA Proposal (32 KB)  (May 10, 2011)