||Services provided by the Department of Economic Development & Planning:
Site selection for new and expanding businesses county wide
Coordination with the Lewis County IDA on development packages
Business development resources including information about and administration of the Empire Zone program
Grant writing and administrative services
Technical assistance on planning and zoning issues to local municipalities and the public Information including census, demographic data, and flood plain data for local governments and the public
Expertise on land use, comprehensive planning, community development
Expertise on other topics related to agriculture, environmental impact assessment, housing and transportation, recreation and disaster recovery.
Administers the state directed Agricultural District Program, and Federal Housing Assistance
Fulfills the statutory requirements for NYS General Municipal Law Article 239
Provides staff support to Lewis County Planning Board and Lewis County Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Committee.
Provides county representation on regional boards
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