Planning Board

About the Planning Board

The Planning Board makes determinations on Major Site Plans and Subdivisions. The Planning Board also advises the Common Council on Rezoning Requests, Special Use Permits, Planned Unit Developments, and Adaptive Reuse Permits.  

Planning Board Public Meetings

The next regularly scheduled Planning Board meeting will be held via Videoconferencing. Anyone who wishes to attend may do so via videoconferencing here

Join online at

  • Meeting Number: 173 504 2665
  • Password: PublicComment

Join by phone

  • +1-415-655-0001 US Toll
  • Access code: 173 504 2665

Public comments regarding an application may be submitted in writing (via email at or by hard copy document mailed to the Planning Board, 920 City Hall, Buffalo, NY 14202) or at the public meeting by attending online or calling into the videoconference by telephone. Written public comments are required to be submitted and received at least 24 hours prior to the meeting start time. Written comments are strongly encouraged.


  • James Morrell, Chair
  • Horace A. Goia
  • Martha Lamparelli
  • Andrew Malcolm
  • Michael Rembis, PhD
  • Cynthia Schwartz