Planning and Development

Department page for Planning and Development.

Contact Information

Frederick J. Hanss

Phone: 315-265-1670

Fax: 315-265-6020



Properties available for lease or sale (updated Feb. 2, 2024)

Older Documents

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.