Altamont, NY, Comprehensive Plan

November 2006

By: Village of Altamont Comprehensive Planning Committee

Table of Contents

Outdoor Lighting

Solar Energy

Outdoor Lighting

The village master plan’s section on Natural Resources includes a goal of minimizing noise, air, and light pollution (part C, Goal 2), with an objective of adopting a lighting ordinance to minimize light pollution (Objective 2.1.a).

solar energy

The Natural Resources Section of this plan includes a number of specific recommendations related to supporting solar energy use:

  • Explore and implement solar power for municipal facilities (Objective 5.1.b.ii).
  • Establish development regulations that encourage solar energy use (Objective 5.1.b.iii).
  • Encourage and offer incentives for shared residential solar energy systems (Objective 5.1.b.iv).
  • Purchase green power (Objective 5.1.b.v).


Altamont, NY

2010 Population: 1,720

2010 Population Density: 1,450.25/square mile