Planning Board Members

The Planning Board consists of five members appointed by the Mayor for a three year term. The presence of three members constitutes a quorum of the Board, and the concurring vote of three members is required to carry out any action.

Board Members

  • Albert DeSalvo, Chair
  • Chris Ellis Jr. 
  • Glinnesa Gailliard
  • Martin Hull
  • Roman Kuchera

The Planning Board reviews site plans that are submitted by Applicants who are interested in developing or altering land within the City of Albany for residential, commercial or other uses pursuant to §27 of NYS General City Law and the City's Unified Sustainable Development Ordinance.

Planning Board Contact

Zach Powell
Department of Planning & Development
200 Henry Johnson Blvd
First Floor  |  Suite #3
Albany, NY 12210
Phone: (518) 434-5271
Fax: (518) 434-5294
General Email: