Resources

Below are useful links of interest:

 

Common Acronyms

We've put together a list of common acronyms for you.


City of Yonkers Website
www.yonkersny.gov

Energy Star
Information about Energy Star building practices and rating systems
www.energystar.gov

Historic District Council (NYC)
Valuable information about historic preservation
www.hdc.org

Hudson River Community Association (HRCA)
www.hudsonrivercommunityassociation.org

Historic River Towns of Westchester
www.hudsonriver.com/rivertowns

National Trust for Historic Places
www.preservationnation.org

New York State Energy Research and Development Agency
www.nyserda.org

New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
www.nysparks.state.ny.us

Philipse Manor Hall
Yonkers' premiere historic building
www.philipsemanorfriends.org

Project for Public Spaces
A not-for-profit that works with municipalities to design their public spaces. PPS has an excellent newsletter
www.pps.org

Sarah Lawrence College Center for the Urban River at Beczak
www.centerfortheurbanriver.org

Scenic Hudson

www.scenichudson.org

Sustainable Hastings
www.sustainablehastings.org

Sustainable Hudson Valley
www.sustainhv.org

Sustainable Westchester
www.sustainablewestchester.org

Riverkeeper
www.riverkeeper.org

River Communities Coalition of Yonkers (RCCY)
www.rccy.org

US Green Building Council
LEED building and rating systems
www.usgbc.org

Westchester County
Environmental information
www.westchestergov.com/environment.htm

Westchester County Board of Legislators
www.westchesterlegislators.com

Westchester Land Trust
www.westchesterlandtrust.org

Yonkers Land Conservancy
www.yonkerslandconservancy.org

Yonkers Historical Society
www.yonkershistory.org
 

 

Resources

 

State Environmental Quality "Cookbook"
A SEQRA guidebook provided by the New York State Department of Environmental Protection (PDF)

 

Meeting Schedules

Yonkers Planning/Zoning/Landmarks/Yonkers Green City Advisory Committee

Note: Schedules DO change. Check www.yonkersny.gov  City Calendar to be sure!

Meetings are held at City Hall in the 4th floor conference room or in one of the 4th floor Chambers.

Planning Board: 2nd Wednesdays at 5:30 pm
Zoning Board of Appeals: 3rd Tuesdays at 6 pm
Landmarks Preservation Board: 1st Wednesdays, 7 pm
Yonkers Green City Advisory Committee: 3rd Wednesdays, 6:30 pm