North Country Tourism Destination Workbook
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
Environmental Assessment Form
2012 Lewis County CEDS Annual Progress Report
"Lyons Falls Mill Redevelopment Project"
Potential Boonville Power
Lewis County Comprehensive Plan - October 2009
7th Annual Lewis County Survey of the Community - March 2014
Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS)2012 - April 2012
2011 Strategic Tourism Report - January 2011
Link to Lyons Falls Brownfield Opportunity Area:
The mission of the Lewis County Department of Economic Development and Planning, at the direction of the Lewis County Board of Legislators, is to provide services to our municipalities, organizations, businesses and citizens to ensure that carefully planned and successful development occurs within the County in accord with the Lewis County Comprehensive Plan.
In support of this mission, the Department will provide assistance and resources to Lewis County municipalities and organizations for community development, project planning, zoning, and grant writing and administration. We will work with businesses to provide information and guidance to meet their business development needs and to create growth in our County. The Department will also provide general information and resources to citizens for various planning, zoning and economic development issues.
Coordination with the Lewis County IDA on development packages
Business development resources including information about and administration of the Empire Zone program
Grant writing and administrative services
Technical assistance on planning and zoning issues to local municipalities and the public
Information including census, demographic data, and flood plain data for local governments and the public
Expertise on land use, comprehensive planning, community development
Expertise on other topics related to agriculture, environmental impact assessment, housing and transportation, recreation and disaster recovery.
Administers the state directed Agricultural District Program, and Federal Housing Assistance
Fulfills the statutory requirements for NYS General Municipal Law Article 239
Provides staff support to Lewis County Planning Board and Lewis County Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Committee.
Provides county representation on regional boards