This webinar reviews what constitutes “farm friendly” zoning. You will be provided with examples used across New York State and will hear ideas of what might work in your region.
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Supporting Agriculture With Zoning
Farm Friendly Zoning: Examples and Case Studies
Read About the Speakers
Nan C. Stolzenburg, AICP
Principal Planner and founder of Community Planning & Environmental Associates in Berne, New York, Nan Stolzenburg is a Certified Planner (American Institute of Certified Planners) with a Master’s degree in Regional Planning. She has over 20 years of professional and technical experience in many areas of land use and the environment, with special interests in small town and rural planning, community revitalization, comprehensive planning, and public participation. Her specialty areas include land use planning techniques for rural and small communities, Main Street revitalization, comprehensive plan development, community involvement strategies (visioning and visual preference surveys), zoning and land use regulations, and environmental planning. Ms. Stolzenburg also has degrees in Wildlife Biology (MS and BS). She has developed many comprehensive plans for upstate New York communities some of which have won national and state-level planning awards. View her website.
George Frantz, AICP, ASLA, Principal – George R. Frantz and Associates
George Frantz has over 20 years experience in land use, environmental and community development planning in New York and Pennsylvania. In his private municipal planning practice his primary focus over the past decade has been in general land use planning, park and open space planning, zoning and agricultural lands protection and economic development, primarily in small town and rural communities in New York and Pennsylvania.
Currently he is also Environmental Impact Review Coordinator and State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) liaison for Thomas Associates Architects and Engineers in Ithaca, where he oversees SEQRA and SHPO compliance for public school projects throughout the state. He is a Visiting Lecturer in the Department of City and Regional Planning at Cornell, where he teaches field planning workshop courses in client communities as diverse as Swan Lake, NY, Athens Township, PA, and the 9th Ward of New Orleans. He has a B.S. degree in landscape architecture and a Master’s of Regional Planning degree, both from Cornell University. Read his profile on the Cornell University page.