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Project area
General Municipal (GMU) CHAPTER 24, ARTICLE 18-C
§ 970-e. Project area. Based on the results of a survey area study or
studies a legislative body may by resolution select one or more project
areas for redevelopment pursuant to this article and provide for the
preparation of preliminary plans for such redevelopment projects. Such
preliminary plans shall include:

(a) A description of the boundaries of the project area.

(b) A general statement of the land uses, layout of principal streets
and population densities and standards proposed as the basis for the
redevelopment of the project area.

(c) A statement of how the purposes of this article would be achieved
by such redevelopment.

(d) A description of how the preliminary plan for redevelopment
conforms to the master plan of the municipality should such a plan

(e) A general statement of the impact of the project upon residents
thereof and upon the surrounding neighborhood.

(f) A statement of why redevelopment of the project area would not be
undertaken were it not for the purposes and provisions of this article.

(g) To the extent required by article eight of the environmental
conservation law, an environmental impact statement prepared in
accordance with section 8-0109 of such article.

The legislative body shall also provide for the review of such
preliminary plans by the planning agency and any other agency or
department of the municipality with responsibility for zoning or land
use planning. Nothing in this article shall be construed to supersede
the requirements and procedures for the zoning and use of land as may
otherwise be prescribed by law.