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Yorktown Hires BFJ Planning to Assist with Review of Overlay District Zoning

| September 1, 2021

BFJ Planning is excited to kick off the environmental review of two overlay districts in the Town of Yorktown. The zoning is intended to spur economic development in the hamlets of Yorktown Heights and Lake Osceola by encouraging a mix of uses and high-quality design. We look forward to working with Supervisor Matt Slater and Director of Planning...

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One White Plains: City Kicks Off Process To Update Comprehensive Plan

| August 6, 2021

BFJ Planning is thrilled to work with the City of White Plains to update its Comprehensive Plan, One White Plains. Initial efforts are underway to establish a guiding vision for the Plan as well as a public engagement strategy that will promote community participation and representation in the planning process ahead. 

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Village Board of Ossining, New York adopts both Comprehensive Plan and New Form Based Code

| July 9, 2021

BFJ Planning was the lead consulting firm for both of these efforts.  BFJ Planning also produced the Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS) covering the impacts of adopting both measures.  The entire team embarked on the bulk of this work during an unprecedented pandemic which contributed to many challenges, as well as some...

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Parsippany Set to Consider Permitting Some Cannabis-Related Businesses

| June 3, 2021

BFJ Principal Susan Favate, AICP, PP who serves as Township Planner for Parsippany-Troy Hills, is part of a cannabis working group to formulate a zoning and licensing strategy to allow certain classes of cannabis-related businesses in limited areas, balancing economic development opportunities with protection of residential neighborhoods and...

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the Suffolk News Bayport Hamlet Study

| January 5, 2021

BFJ is proud to have worked with the Town of Islip and the Bayport community on this well-received project.

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P’ville Explores Regulating House Size After Large Residence Goes Up

| November 18, 2020

BFJ is excited to continue our long-standing relationship with the Village of Pleasantville, assisting in a zoning study of single-family districts to ensure that new homes are consistent with the Village’s small-scale character.


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EXCLUSIVE: Massive development for downtown Yonkers unveiled

| November 9, 2020

BFJ is pleased to represent the City of Yonkers in the environmental review of this transformative project.

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Mt. Kisco Planning Vice Chair Steps Aside From Solar, Cell Tower Review

| November 9, 2020

BFJ is happy to be back in Mount Kisco, advising the Planning Board on their environmental review of solar farm and cell tower applications on South Bedford Road.


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BFJ Newsletter

| May 12, 2020

To our Clients, Partners, and Colleagues:

As we continue to navigate through the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, we hope that you are all safe and well. Our thoughts go out to those who have been directly affected by this global health crisis, and we are deeply appreciative of the front-line workers...

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Hoboken Wins Smart Growth Award

| June 6, 2019

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