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A Message from the Supervisor

“Welcome to Islip, the 3rd largest town in New York State, but with an endearing small town feel. We are so proud of our town…our beaches, golf courses, marinas, parks, housing opportunities for all, businesses, industrial parks, healthcare and educational institutions including our own Islip MacArthur Airport that provides many job opportunities. I sincerely hope you find this website helpful.” - Angie

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT

Long Island Businesses in Phase One Set to Reopen: CLICK HERE

Long Island Businesses in Phase One are set to reopen Wednesday, May 27th. Please access the NY Forward links below, which outline qualifying businesses and guidance.

  1. The Reopening Process
  2. Reopening New York
  3. New York Forward Business Reopening Lookup Tool
  4. Industries Reopening by Phase


Temporary Outdoor Dining Permit Application

Canopy / Tent Permit
Application

COVID-19 Temporary Application Requirements


The Town of Islip Department of Planning and Development is responsible for enhancing the quality of life for its residents and creating an environment that allows businesses to grow through comprehensive planning that balances social, economic and environmental goals. The Department of Planning and Development consists of five divisions – Planning, Building, Engineering and Contracts, Economic Development and Zoning Board of Appeals. In order to accomplish its mission, the Department focuses on the following:

  • Comprehensive Plan and Long-Range Planning
  • Environmental Assessments and Impact Review
  • Capital Improvement Programming
  • Grant Programming and Implementation
  • Geographic Information Systems (Computer mapping)
  • Surveying and Mapping
  • Flood Plain Management
  • Building Permit Review and Inspections
  • Engineering Site Plan Review and Inspections
  • Contract Administration
  • Permit Reviews for: Subdivisions and Road Openings, Planning Board Special Permits, Site Plan review, Town Board Change of Zone, Wetlands and Watercourses, and Land Clearing
  • Economic Development
  • Zoning Board of Appeals Administration

View Town of Islip Zoning Map

ZONING MAP

Zoning is a tool that municipalities use to regulate the use and development of properties. This link will take you to the Town of Islip Zoning Map, where you can see the underlying zoning of a property and the regulations associated with that zone. All information presented on this site is subject to verification by the departments or agencies responsible for producing, entering, and updating that data for the Town of Islip.

View How to Navigate the Zoning Viewer


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IMPORTANT NOTICE:

New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code (the “Uniform Code”), and State Energy Conservation Construction Code (the “Energy Code”) updates went into effect May 12, 2020. Regulated parties submitting building permit applications must comply with the 2020 NYS Code Books.