City of Albany LWRP



The City of Albany Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP) is a locally prepared comprehensive land and water use plan for the City's natural, public, and developed waterfront resources along the Hudson River and Normans Kill.

The City of Albany LWRP refines and supplements the State's Coastal Management Program and provides a comprehensive framework within which critical waterfront issues can be addressed, and planned waterfront improvement projects can be pursued and implemented. The approval history of City of Albany LWRP was published in a final public notice.

The highlighted text is a download link for the fulll City of Albany LWRP document.

The links below provide easy access to each part of the City of Albany LWRP, as approved in 1991:


Section I. Local Waterfront Revitalization Area Boundary

Section II. Inventory and Analysis

Section III. Waterfront Revitalization Program Policies

Section IV. Proposed Land and Water Uses and Proposed Projects

Section V. Techniques for Local Implementation of the Program

Section VI. State and Federal Actions and Programs Likely to Affect Implementation

Section VII. Consultation with Other Affected Agencies

Section VIII. Obtaining Local Commitment

Appendix A. Inventory of Port Leases

Appendix B. Inventory of Publicly Owned Lands

Appendix C. Survey of Abandoned and Deteriorated Properties

Appendix D. Normans Kill Significant Fish and Wildlife Habitat Information

Appendix E. Waterfront Zoning Classifications Schedule

Appendix F. LWRP Consistency Ordinance

Appendix G. Guidelines for Notification and Review

The City of Albany is currently amending its LWRP to include recommendations of the Albany 2030 plan and an innovative climate change adaptation element.