The Department of Development is responsible for long-range planning for the City of Schenectady, as well as the day to day administration of various City, State and Federally-funded programs geared toward the physical and economic renewal of the City.
Major areas of responsibility include:
City planning and zoning
Community and economic development
Grants procurement and monitoring
Community Development & Neighborhood Revitalization
The Department of Development is responsible for the administration of the Federal Consolidated Plan, which includes funding from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), the Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG), and the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME). Below are a number of reports and applications that pertain to these programs.