Planning and Development

Department page for Planning and Development.

Contact Information

Frederick J. Hanss

Phone: 315-265-1670

Fax: 315-265-6020



Village of Potsdam Downtown & Waterfront Revitalization Plan 2012 (PDF – 32.6 MB)

2003 Potsdam Town/Village Joint Corridor Access Managment Study (PDF – 13.6 MB)

Downtown Improvement Fund Application (PDF – 301.8 KB) Property owners in Downtown Potsdam may apply for loans from this fund.  This application contains details of the fund, application requirements, and a blank form.

Microenterprise Loan Application (PDF – 661.2 KB) The Potdsam Microenterprise Revolving Loan Fund was created to assist microenterprises – small businesses, with five or fewer employees including the owner, with capital to start or expand a business within the Town and Village of Potsdam and areas within the Village of Norwood. Information and instructions are downloaded with the application.

Technical Memorandum – NYS Route 11 NC Access Improvements (PDF – 9.1 MB) The North Country Access Improvements (the study) is a transportation scoping study for the New York State Route 11 corridor (Route 11). This technical Memorandum is prepared for a proposed new roadway alternative built to Interstate standards on a new alignment between the City of Watertown, located in Jeffereson County, New York, and the City of Plattsburgh, located in Clinton County, New York.

Space Available for Lease or Sale (DOCX – 19.3 KB)