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Planning and Development

Ron Meyer Commissioner This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Town Hall
655 Main St
Islip, New York 11751
(631) 224-5450
(631) 224-5444 (FAX)

THANKSGIVING EVE HOURS:
The Permits Department will be temporarily suspending its evening hours for the Thanksgiving Holiday, and will be closing at 4:00pm on Wednesday, November 21, 2018. Our evening hours will resume on Wednesday, November 28.


The Town of Islip Department of Planning and Development is responsible for enhancing the quality of life for its residents and creating an environment that allows businesses to grow through comprehensive planning that balances social, economic and environmental goals. The Department of Planning and Development consists of five divisions – Planning, Building, Engineering and Contracts, Economic Development and Zoning Board of Appeals. In order to accomplish its mission, the Department focuses on the following:

  • Comprehensive Plan and Long-Range Planning
  • Environmental Assessments and Impact Review
  • Capital Improvement Programming
  • Grant Programming and Implementation
  • Geographic Information Systems (Computer mapping)
  • Surveying and Mapping
  • Flood Plain Management
  • Building Permit Review and Inspections
  • Engineering Site Plan Review and Inspections
  • Contract Administration
  • Permit Reviews for: Subdivisions and Road Openings, Planning Board Special Permits, Site Plan review, Town Board Change of Zone, Wetlands and Watercourses, and Land Clearing
  • Economic Development
  • Zoning Board of Appeals Administration


PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT DIVISIONS
Planning Division : (631) 224-5450 
Building Division:  Permits:  (631) 224-5466  Records:  (631) 224-5470
Engineering Division:  (631) 224-5360
Zoning Board of Appeals : (631) 224-5489
Economic Development : (631) 224-5512