City of Rensselaer LWRP



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

The City of Rensselaer 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 Rensselaer LWRP was published in a final public notice.

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

The links below provide easy access to each part of the City of Rensselaer LWRP, as approved in 1987:


Section I. 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 Federal, State, Regional, and Local Agencies

Section VIII. Local Commitment

Appendix. Natural Characteristics

Appendix. Development Characteristics

Appendix. Transportation Improvement Policy

Appendix. Local Law

The City of Rensselaer is updating its Local Waterfront Revitalization Program and developing plans for a public walkway along a proposed private mixed use development located on the Hudson River.