The City of Plattsburgh is excited to announce SmartCode Plattsburgh! This spring, SmartCode Plattsburgh initiated a holistic review and update of the City of Plattsburgh’s codes to foster improvements in zoning, subdivision, and related land use regulations. The project is still in its early stages, but is expected to be completed by August 2024.
The Saranac Riverwalk is now open to both pedestrians and cyclists and includes a 10-foot wide multi-use path, two overlooks, improved lighting, and extensive landscaping. Residents and visitors alike can now enjoy views of the Saranac River as well as increased connectivity to the City’s trail network, which will now stretch nearly unbroken from MacDonough Park to George Angell Drive.
At the Thursday September 7th Common Council meeting, City Councilors voted to adopt the City’s Comprehensive Plan, a document that sets the City’s vision for an equitable, vibrant, resilient community, steeped in history and culture, with walkable neighborhoods and abundant mix of housing options with an emphasis placed on affordable, safe and accessible housing. The last Comprehensive Plan that was adopted by the Common Council was revised in 1999.
As the summer comes to a close, The City of Plattsburgh’s Public Works Department is still working hard to complete the aggressive road resurfacing schedule for this paving season. In addition, the City will be adding to the scope of streets slated for repaving, including sections of Cornelia, Broad and Durkee Streets.