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JUNE 12th, 2023 at 6:30 PM
In person at City Hall
62 Washington Street, Rensselaer, NY 12144


Open Space Plan: First draft of the plan is complete and has been sent to the public and steering committee for comment. After 30 days, the comments will be incorporated into the plan and JMT staff will be requesting the Planning Commission adopt the final plan for use in all future plan review.

Plan can be reviewed at: or


Comments must be sent to Angie Hernandez of JMT engineering no later than 3:00 PM July 12th

Email: Subject line: Rensselaer OSP Public Comment Submission

Old Business:

264 Broadway: Paul Bonacquisti is requesting a special use permit and final site plan for a 3-story mixed use building with 12 apartments and est. 5,000 square feet of commercial space, a public hearing will be held

20 Herrick Street: McManus Partners are seeking a SEQR determination and final site plan approval to convert the property into a mixed-use building with 49 apartments and 7,500 square feet of commercial space 

New Business:

810 Broadway: David Buchanan is requesting site plan approval for a parking lot to support the conversion of a residential building into a mixed-use building that will use 2,500 square feet of commercial space host a licensed adult use marijuana dispensary on the first floor and residential on the second floor. The building has previously received a variance for relief from parking for the residential uses, providing that the use only requires 7 parking spaces to meet parking requirements and 13 are provided in total.

*If no applications are received, there will be no meeting. Please check this site the first week of the month or call the Planning office for more information.

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