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
ajor areas of responsibility include:
  • City planning and zoning
  • Community and economic development
  • Historic preservation
  • Transportation planning
  • Neighborhood revitalization
  • 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.

American Rescue Plan

ARP Community Survey

Online ARPA Community Surveys must be completed by 11:59 PM Friday, October 22nd 2021

• Completed hard copy surveys may be returned to City Hall, 105 Jay St. Schenectady, NY 12305 at the Mayor’s Office (Room 111) or Department of Development (Room 14) by 4pm, Friday, October 22nd 2021. Mailed survey must be received prior to end date.

For more information regarding the American Rescue Plan Act: 

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Stockade Flood Resilience Project                                           (FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program)

Link to Project Website

Public Notices

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