Ulysses hoping to put zoning debate to bed

“It’s been a very long process,” said John Zepko, environmental planner for the Town of Ulysses, referring to the years it has taken the Town to develop new zoning laws that—for now—appear to be ready to pass pubic muster and a vote by the Ulysses Town Board.

In advance of a public hearing Nov. 18, in the last week in October Ulysses held three open houses at the Ulysses Town Hall regarding the proposed changes in the draft local zoning laws.



“The Town is trying to come closer to recommendations that align with the comprehensive plan and agriculture protection plan—lands that need to be preserved and enhanced, that sort of thing,” explained Zepko at one of the zoning open houses, on the afternoon of Oct. 30.

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