Pencil Sketch of Town Hall by Mary Ann Barr 2021

Pencil sketch by Mary Ann Barr 2021

The Town of Danby in New York

Town Hall, 1830 Danby Road, Ithaca, NY 14850

Call the Town Court 607-277-0095
Town Court Hours Mon-Tue 8am-11am
Call the Town Clerk 607-277-4788
Town Clerk Appointments 11am–6pm Mon–Fri

Planning & Zoning

The Town Planner's role is to work with property owners who may want or need to make an application for subdivision, site plan review, special permit, or variances.

The Danby Planning & Zoning Office coordinates town planning & development review processes as overseen by the Town Board, Planning Board, Board of Zoning Appeals, and the Conservation Advisory Council.

Town Planning is generally broad and includes such topics as environmental protection, stormwater management, comprehensive planning, mapping, and coordination with other planning agencies.

Development review includes accepting, review and processing applications for subdivisions, site plans, special use permits and other land use requests.

The Planning and Zoning Office also coordinates with the Building and Code Enforcement Office regarding zoning compliance for building permits, including aspects such as allowable uses, required setbacks from property lines, and structure locations.

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The Town of Danby sits on the traditional & ancestral land of the Gayogoho:no’ (Cayuga Nation), one of the five nations to first form the Haudenosaunee. Indigenous peoples were largely forced out of Upstate New York by the Sullivan-Clinton Expedition in 1779. The land that would become the Town of Danby was a part of the Watkins and Flint Purchase, a 336,380 acre patent granted by New York State to numerous eastern investors in 1794. 

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