The Planning Department manages the City's long range plans and develops ordinances and policies that implement these plans, and manages land development applications. Our mission is to shape the physical development of the City. We work closely with land developers and builders to ensure careful and thoughtful compliance with all City codes, policies and ordinances. In doing so, we help to establish safe and attractive residential neighborhoods and businesses.
The New York Department of City Planning has proposed more permissive zoning regulations for the neighborhood just to the south of Amazon's future home in Long Island City.
In a distant and expensive future, there are two new ways to get across the San Francisco Bay without a car. One will have a much better view.
Portland has approved a plan that clears the way for $36 million in bike and other transportation safety projects in the city's downtown.
As it exists today, Chicago's real estate transfer tax is a flat tax that charges the same percentage for modest homes and mansions.