Chapter 1 - Local Planning Unit Description
1.1 Size, location, population - An outline or a table containing
1.1.1 size of the Local Planning Unit in square miles,
1.1.2 location, neighboring Planning Units,
1.1.3 population and number of households in the Local Planning Unit.
1.2 Planning Unit members - A list of all towns, cities, villages, agencies, and authorities included in the Local Planning Unit.
1.3 Seasonal variations and unique circumstances
Paragraphs describing: variations in seasonal usage, variations in seasonal populations, agricultural use, and other unique circumstances in the planning unit.
Unique circumstances can include geographic location, NYC watershed concerns, Adirondack Park influences, borders with other States or countries.
1.4 Lists, maps or tables
A set of lists, maps or tables describing the Planning Unit, including: major population centers, school districts, large retail centers, State or federal parks, large or significant industries, prisons, and colleges, universities and other higher ed. institutions.
1.5 Membership changes
Paragraph describing any changes such as new members or members who have left the original Planning Unit.
TIP: Check the original LSWMP for data and sources.