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Town of Varick 

Planning Board

Seneca County:   Town of Varick
Dock Barn


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Linda Mastellar, Chair
5091 East Lake Rd. 315-382-6070
Thomas Björkman, Secty
2886 East Varick 315-549-8421
Lauren Burling
2956 Ernsberger Rd 215-694-6054
Frankie Long
5339 East Lake Rd 315-585-6750
Seth Brandow

784 Yale Farm Rd.

Cindy Lont
East Lake Rd.


The current Subdivision Code was adopted in February 2016. Application form for minor subdivision.  (Fillable docx)

The current Zoning Code was adopted in February 2023. Application for zoning permits.  Fees 

Some changes in the latest code are intended to ease the congestion pressure an maintain the Lakeshore Residential District as a pleasant place to reside.

Our land use regulations are made in accordance with a formal planning process. In 2004-2005 we developed a comprehensive plan that was adopted by the town. You can view the Varick Comprehensive Plan and details of our process. In 2006-07 we made major changes in the Zoning and Subdivision codes, which were adopted on December 4, 2007. Additional amendments have been made in 2008, 2009-10, and 2014-15, 2016, 2018 and 2019. The most recent Zoning code was adopted July 2, 2019.

Varick Land Use Regulations

Are on the Planning and Zoning page.

A Zoning Compliance Permit is needed for most construction and new land uses.
Application and checklist are available at the ZBA website


The regular meeting time is the fourth Thursday of the month. (except the third Thursday in November and December). Meetings are cancelled when there are no items before the board.
7:00 pm at the Varick Town Hall, St. Rt. 96.

Agenda and minutes

Recent agenda, minutes and announcements

Old minutes:

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