Align Town land use and development planning

Goal 45. Align Town land use and development planning

With the adop­tion of this Plan, New Cas­tle is align­ing its plan­ning poli­cies with those of the region­al plans dis­cussed above, includ­ing Westch­ester 2025, the MHREDC Strate­gic Plan, and the MHREDC Sus­tain­abil­i­ty Plan. This Plan has posi­tioned the Town to under­take zon­ing changes that encour­age devel­op­ment which is con­sis­tent with region­al sus­tain­abil­i­ty objec­tives such as increas­ing hous­ing afford­abil­i­ty, enabling tran­sit-ori­ent­ed devel­op­ment, and pre­serv­ing open space and biodiversity.

Related Principle: Responsible Regionalism