New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

06/12/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/12/2024 13:39

City of White Plains - One White Plains Comprehensive Plan

Negative Declaration

Westchester County - The City of White Plains, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed One White Plains Comprehensive Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The Plan focuses on six elements and corresponding topics:

  1. greenWP: Identifies and supports existing environmental resources and green initiatives, with the goal to develop new policies and programs that mitigate climate change, promote sustainable development, and protect ecological systems and the environment. Planning Topics: Environment, Natural Resources, Open Space; Clean Energy; Decarbonization; Climate Resilience.
  2. connectWP: Provides an accessible, safe, pedestrian and multi-modal transportation network in White Plains. Planning Topics: Complete Streets; Bicycle and Micro Mobility Infrastructure; Parking; Transit; Walkability.
  3. playWP: Enhances the network of parks, supports recreational and cultural programming, and expands arts and entertainment options. Planning Topics: Active and Passive Recreation; Arts and Culture; Entertainment; History and Heritage.
  4. liveWP: Promote livable neighborhoods that offer a variety of housing options while also balancing an appropriate mix of neighborhood uses that support the diverse needs of the community. Planning Topics: Housing; Commercial Districts; Land Use and Zoning.
  5. strengthenWP: Allocates public resources to address the physical and social infrastructure needs of the community. Planning Topics: City Governance and Civic Engagement; Physical Infrastructure and City Services; Social Justice and; Equitable Resources
  6. workWP: Supports a diverse economy, attracts jobs, and strengthens the role of White Plains as a regional economic hub. Planning Topics: Economic Development; Major Employers; Regional Economic Trends; Small Business Support; Workforce Development.

    The project is located in the City of White Plains , New York.
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City of White Plains
255 Main Street
White Plains , NY10601

Phone:(914) 422-1300
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