The New York Planning Federation

                                 80th Annual Conference

                  is going to be held at The Sagamore Resort

                                   in Bolton Landing, NY

                        from April 22nd to April 24th 2018.


Tenative Session topics are provided below. The final schedule will be displayed here once complete. If you would like to register please fill out the form below. If you would like to be a Sponsor or Exhibitor, please feel free to fill out the registration form or contact us at or call 518-512-5270 for any questions. We are in the process of filling our presenter spots, so if you'd like to present at our 80th conference, please call or email us.

Some of the topics sessions this year are as follows below:

Regulating Food Trucks, Case Law Updates, Zoning for Alternative Energy, Planning and ZBA Roundtable Discussion (open forum questions), Planning and Zoning Board Basics, Code Audits for Water Quality/Green Infrastructure,Mock Planning Board or ZBA Session, Regulating Air BnB's, Agricultural and Land Use Law, Foil & OML, Understanding Article 78's, Growth Analysis and Mitigation, Common Mistakes in the SEQRA and Land Use Processes, Local Code Enforcement and Prosecution, Relationship between the Comp Plan and Zoning Code, Planning, Zoning, and Redeveloping Obsolete Sites, Everything you need to know about Siting Solar, Urban Agriculture and Land Use.

If you would like to review the hotel rates, we have included them below.  If you would like to make hotel reservations please use the link on the registration form or call the Sagamore at 518-644-9400 and let them know you're with the New York Planning Federation Conference.   We hope to see you there!!


**Click Here for the 2018 Conference Registration Form**

**Click Here for the Exhibitor Registration Form**

**Click Here for the Awards Nomination Form**

Hotel rates are listed below:

  • Lodge Rooms -                               $119.00
  • Lodge Suite -                                   $159.00
  • Main Hotel Room (Tradition) -      $139.00
  • Main Hotel Room (Lake View) -   $159.00





Thank you for attending the 79th Annual New York Planning Federation Conference

Materials from our presenters provided to us are listed below: 

EVSE Implementation Presentation NYPF 03-28-17

DEC presentation on Part 617 changes

2016 Case Law Summary Update

Got Junk presentation 03.27.17

Mark Schachner ZBA DECISION MAKING 03-27-2017 FINAL

RLUIPA Zoning 2017

Randall Arendt - Ideas on Form Based Regulations for Smaller Communities

Chapter 12 - Designing Better Streets RA 5.8.14-Randall Arendt

Fire Engines and Street Width - cnu - Randall Arendt

Greener Streets -- PA Township Engineer article Rev. 2.12.10-Randall Arendt

If you have any materials from your presentation you'd like listed on our website please share it with us at  We would like to thank all of our presenters for your presentations, we greatly appreciate your involvement in our annual conference.