Where available, you can submit a form by entering information in the appropriate text fields and clicking the Submit button, or you can download forms and fill them out when it's convenient for you. Many of the forms still require your signature; please either mail or deliver these to our offices.
Please note, most Dutchess County forms are available as PDF documents. This format requires that you have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your PC. Click on the Adobe Acrobat Reader icon to download a free copy of this software.
The 239 Planning/Zoning Referral - EXEMPTION COMMUNITIES Form (.pdf) is a new form for municipalities who have signed an intermunicipal agreement with Dutchess County to exempt certain actions from needing to be referred. Click here for more information about referral exemptions.
The 239 Planning/Zoning Referral Standard Form (.pdf) is for GML 239-m submissions.
Read the Community Development Block Grant Municipal Application Instructions (.pdf). The following instructions relate specifically to Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) municipal activities.
In an effort to encourage and facilitate investment and job creation, Dutchess County has established a consolidated and expedited permitting and review process for "priority projects." Download this file for complete instructions and application.
The Continuum of Care (CoC) Consolidated Application consists of three parts, the CoC Application, the CoC Priority Listing, and all the CoC’s project applications that were either approved and ranked, or rejected. All three must be submitted for the CoC Consolidated Application to be considered complete. Visit the Continuum of Care web page to download the application and the Continuum of Care Rental Assistance Forms.
Dutchess County Coordinated Entry is a process to ensure that all people experiencing a housing crisis have fair and equal access and are quickly identified, assessed for, referred, and connected to housing and assistance based on their strengths and needs. To download forms, visit the Continuum of Care web page.
This funding is available for the creation and preservation of affordable housing to low and moderate income residents throughout Dutchess County. Applications are available through an annual competitive application cycle. Visit the HOME Investment Partnership Program page for HOME Policies and Procedures; HOME Investment Partnership Application; HOME TimeLine; HOME Income Eligibility and Rent Limits; HOME Utility Allowances;, and Letter of Support Request Procedure for Developers.
The purpose of the Senior Citizen Owner-Occupied Property Rehabilitation Program (.pdf) is to upgrade existing owner-occupied housing by providing assistance to low and moderate-income senior citizen households to complete rehabilitation on properties with code violations.
The SEQRA Circulation Form (.pdf) is the cover sheet for any SEQRA materials being circulated to Dutchess County Planning that aren't part of a zoning referral submission.
A Subordinations Request Form (.pdf) is often required when an owner wants to refinance a property or take out a home improvement loan. The bank/mortgage agency providing the new loan wants to be in the first lien position and will require that the County subordinate their superior lien to the new loan. See Subordination Guidelines (.pdf)