Planning Board 101. How much do you Know ?. Let’s Find Out!!. Take the next 10-15 minutes to take this quiz to gauge your knowledge…. 1. State law allows for municipalities to authorize the use of alternate members in the event :. That a regular member is absent
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How much do you Know?
For alternates to fill in for sick or absent members, the local government must pass a local law superseding and amending state law.
The correct answer is that state law requires all planning board members to complete at least four hours of training per year.
All of the above: Meant to serve as the foundation for all zoning regulations; a document or culmination of materials that provide an outline for orderly growth; and a land use plan.
The only item that does not describe site plan review is the issuance of a certificate of appropriateness.
Subdivision regulations may not establish minimum lot sizes - that is a function of zoning.
The Open Meetings Law requires notice and access to the media and public. Meetings may not be restricted to residents of the community. Currently, background material does not have to be provided to the public, but it may be accessed through a Freedom of Information Law request.
SEQRA review is the responsibility of the lead agency.
The correct answer is that a member of the local governing board may not also serve on the planning board.
A site visit is not subject to the requirements of the Open Meetings Law if there is less than a quorum of the full board, or less than a quorum of an officially appointed committee of the board.
Referral to the County Planning agency is done so certain projects will be considered on a regional level, using the expertise and knowledge of the county planning agency.