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Village Board of Ossining, New York adopts both Comprehensive Plan and New Form Based Code

| July 9, 2021

BFJ Planning was the lead consulting firm for both of these efforts.  BFJ Planning also produced the Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS) covering the impacts of adopting both measures.  The entire team embarked on the bulk of this work during an unprecedented pandemic which contributed to many challenges, as well as some...

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Parsippany Set to Consider Permitting Some Cannabis-Related Businesses

| June 3, 2021

BFJ Principal Susan Favate, AICP, PP who serves as Township Planner for Parsippany-Troy Hills, is part of a cannabis working group to formulate a zoning and licensing strategy to allow certain classes of cannabis-related businesses in limited areas, balancing economic development opportunities with protection of residential neighborhoods and...

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the Suffolk News Bayport Hamlet Study

| January 5, 2021

BFJ is proud to have worked with the Town of Islip and the Bayport community on this well-received project.

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P’ville Explores Regulating House Size After Large Residence Goes Up

| November 18, 2020

BFJ is excited to continue our long-standing relationship with the Village of Pleasantville, assisting in a zoning study of single-family districts to ensure that new homes are consistent with the Village’s small-scale character.


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EXCLUSIVE: Massive development for downtown Yonkers unveiled

| November 9, 2020

BFJ is pleased to represent the City of Yonkers in the environmental review of this transformative project.

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Mt. Kisco Planning Vice Chair Steps Aside From Solar, Cell Tower Review

| November 9, 2020

BFJ is happy to be back in Mount Kisco, advising the Planning Board on their environmental review of solar farm and cell tower applications on South Bedford Road.


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BFJ Newsletter

| May 12, 2020

To our Clients, Partners, and Colleagues:

As we continue to navigate through the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, we hope that you are all safe and well. Our thoughts go out to those who have been directly affected by this global health crisis, and we are deeply appreciative of the front-line workers...

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Hoboken Wins Smart Growth Award

| June 6, 2019

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Parsippany holds educational forum to update the Master Plan

| November 28, 2018

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City of Newburgh Locally Adopts LWRP!

| July 10, 2017

After a multi-year planning process, the City of Newburgh on July 10, 2017, locally adopted a comprehensive update to its 2001 Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP). The LWRP strengthens the City’s role in protecting and managing its valuable water and waterfront resources. This update, prepared by BFJ Planning, incorporates a harbor...

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