The Sullivan County Division of Planning & Environmental Management is responsible for the creation of programs that foster orderly development and redevelopment of the County's physical infrastructure in a manner that conserves natural resources while providing economic opportunity for area residents. The Division of Planning also offers technical assistance to local municipalities and assists with the development of land use policies. Located in the historic Catskills Region, sixty miles northwest of New York City, Sullivan County is home to nearly 75,000 year-round residents and an additional 45,000 second-home owners.
Sullivan County's land area is 1,011 square miles and is composed of 15 towns, 6 villages, and more than 30 hamlets. Its physical environment ranges from historic urban centers to bucolic farming communities nestled within an unsurpassed open space network that includes: the Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River, Catskill Park, Basherkill Wetland, and Shawangunk Ridge.
You are invited to explore our web site to get a better understanding of how the Division of Planning and Environmental Management is helping to guide growth and redevelopment in Sullivan County.
Sullivan 2020 Toolbox Index
Available Funding Opportunities
New Business Assistance Program Launched by Sullivan County:
MICROENTERPRISE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
The Division of Planning and Environmental Management announces a new Microenterprise Assistance Program (MAP) to assist owners of small businesses in Sullivan County and people looking to start a business here. The program will provide entrepreneurial training to help small businesses survive and grow, along with low interest loans, subsidies and other forms of support. The program will target the County’s village and hamlet centers; with a priority given to restaurants and food service businesses that typically find it hard to obtain traditional financing but which are essential components of a thriving downtown.
Informational Meetings will be held:
Tuesday November 25, 2014
Tuesday December 9, 2014
6PM - 8PM
Sullivan County Government Center
100 North Street, Monticello, NY
Applications due: Friday, January 16, 2015
Also, see full press release.
For more information, click on the documents below or contact Sullivan County Division of Planning and Environmental Management at (845) 807-0527 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAP Program Guidelines
MAP Program Brochure
Training & Small Business Assistance Application