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Northport Planning Commission To Talk Zoning Ordinance Redraft, Master Planning Kickoff

By Craig Manning | Feb. 21, 2024

The adoption of an amended zoning ordinance and the kickoff of a new master planning process: The Village of Northport’s planning commission has both of these major items on the meeting docket tonight (Wednesday) at 6pm. Both matters have the potential to shape the next chapter of Northport, with implications ranging from construction and development to alternative energy installations to political signage.

The centerpiece of tonight’s meeting will be a public hearing for a long-in-the-works “redraft” of the Northport zoning ordinance. The planning commission has been working for more than a year to revamp, expand, and modernize the zoning code. The existing ordinance dates back to 2006, though it has ...

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