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Growing a Community Garden Application

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  2. Planning Office

    City Planner ~ Joseph Seman-Graves ~ 518-233-2130 ~ Jseman-graves@ci.cohoes.ny.us

  3. Growing a Community Garden Applicaiton

    Community gardens are a valuable recreational and educational activity. Please read the rules and regulations and start the process by filling out the form below.

  4. Finding a location and getting community support is the hard part, once we have that there will be a few additional items we will ask you to submit including the following:

  5. o A site plan – we want to make sure that your garden meets all of the district’s zoning requirements. Please include a site plan that clearly shows the layout of your raised planter beds, water tap locations, accessory structures, fence, trees and roadways.

  6. o Operating standards – Please review the operating standards (include link to community garden local law) and address the required sections to ensure the garden is safe, well-maintained, and equitable for the all of those wishing to use it.

  7. o Building Materials – what will you use to build your raised beds and accessory structures? Provide a list of proposed building materials and/or pictures of the proposed designs.

  8. o Will there be fees? In order to ensure the garden is offering equitable access to all community members the City will be reviewing and approving any proposed schedule of fees.

  9. Electronic Signature Agreement

    By checking the "I agree" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.

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