John J. Lynch AICP
John J. Lynch AICP
John J. Lynch AICP
John J. Lynch AICP

SEQRA & NEPA IMPACT / ECONOMICS / FISCAL / PERMITTING / PLANNING

►Diligent, competent, equal-handed service, attention to detail, time and budgetary commitments, a versatile skill set, mediating standpoint and common sense judgment have been hallmarks of over 25 years in the planning profession.  

 

  • A wide range of environmental, land use planning, permitting, environmental and development advisory capabilities.  
  • Learn more about the practice in the Resume, and Services and Projects pages.
  • NYC, Westchester, Hudson Valley, Long Island and New Jersey

 

►Since 1987.

 

►Take a look at the list of municipal and private-sector clients on the Clients and Municipalities page. 

 

►Whether you are an attorney, architect or engineer, consultant or consulting firm, municipal official, developer or development professional, call us to discuss how we can help you reach your goals.

Services

►Can we do any of the following for you, your organization or agency?  

 

We can:

  • Work with applicants, property-owners, municipal officials, review boards & government agencies to address development issues. 
  • Prepare and review environmental and regulatory documents.
  • Perform reliable fiscal and economic analyses.
  • Coordinate the activities of other professionals.
  • Work with regulatory agencies to obtain permits and licenses, and changes to resource mapping.
  • Provide thoughtful, informative guidance for planning and development projects.  Focus efforts and make efficient use of limited resources. Develop thoughts and vet ideas.  Understand and articulate competing viewpoints.
  • Meet your time and budgetary commitments. 
  • Reduce the time needed to become familiar with NYS's new SEQRA forms.
  • Advocate for good planning, sound development, a greater range of options for current and future generations, and conservation of land and energy.
  • Evaluate a proposal or a plan.  
  • Identify needs, strengths, weaknesses, opportunities or threats.  
  • Research, organize, evaluate and present complex information.

 

►For agency clients specifically, we can:

  • Assist with grant applications and administration
  • Work with and back up staff for planning & zoning administration
  • Free up staff time for other tasks
  • Organize and manage information and department activities
  • Review environmental documents such as EISs
  • Draft ordinances and code amendments
  • Prepare, edit and revise policy documents
  • Prepare background studies and opportunities analyses
  • Meet with applicants and citizen committees
  • Work effectively with municipal staff and other consulting professionals
  • Mediate the interests of applicants, municipal and agency departments and staff, and board members
  • Develop the record for projects under review to support prudent, timely and substantiated decision-making.  

 

►Want to see what else we can do for you? Detailed information is in the Statement of Qualifications below.  See the Services and Projects pages for information on specific services and projects.  

 

►A quick snapshot of John Lynch's core competencies is provided in the skills-oriented resume below.  See the resume web-page for other resumes and additional information.  

Skills and Experience
John Lynch AICP Skills Resume.docx
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Statement of Qualifications
J Lynch Statement of Qualifications, Jul[...]
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View John Lynch's profile on LinkedIn

*See below and the BLOGS & LINKS AND INFO pageS FOR INTERESTING, USEFUL INFORMATION.

Westchester Municipal Planning Federation

INRIX Traffic Scorecard

Scenic Hudson's Sea Level Rise Mapper

"Bronx Irish at the Ramparts", 1984 documentary about changing northwest Bronx & Back in the Bronx presentation

NYC Channel 7 Eyewitness News Special: Climate Chaos

US Green Building Council -- Neighborhood Development Resources

Westchester County, New York Mapping / GIS Resources

NYS DEC Online Interactive Mapping

Look up your family in a 1940's phone book or just see pictures of the old neighborhood.   

Check out www.1940snewyork.com/

PlannersWeb web-site

City Limits

City Limits is a New York City-based non-profit that strengthens community engagement on civic, economic, and social justice issues. Since 1976, we’ve fulfilled our mission by publishing investigative journalism, documentary photography, creating new media and convening conversations that increase public awareness.  

Real Estate - Crain's New York Business News Feed

Salt fines | Quality-of-life criminal reforms | Gawker seeks buyer (Sun, 29 May 2016)
The city can start fining chain restaurants up to $600 beginning June 6 for not using a salt-shaker icon on menus to warn customers of foods that contain more sodium than doctors recommend. The rule... To view the full story, click the title link.
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It's battle of the band promoters on Randall's Island this summer (Sun, 29 May 2016)
This summer, it’s Kanye versus Kendrick in New York City. The famous hip-hop artists will each headline rival three-day music festivals on Randall’s Island. The competing shows by the two... To view the full story, click the title link.
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Adore Me showroom | Paloma Rocket craft beer | Fendi SoHo reopening (Sun, 29 May 2016)
Companies that would like to have details of openings published should submit descriptions following this format to fortherecord@crainsnewyork.com, with “New in Town” in the subject... To view the full story, click the title link.
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GOOD

Celebrate 100 Years Of National Parks With This Stunning Road Trip (Mon, 30 May 2016)
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What Would Happen If Humans Disappeared? (Sun, 29 May 2016)
It’s good news for the Earth
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The GOOD Report Card: “Lady Dynamite” Rules, James Bond Gender-Bends (Fri, 27 May 2016)
Always the Bond Girl never the Bond—until now
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96-Year-Old Dr. Heimlich Saves Woman’s Life Using His Famous Maneuver (Fri, 27 May 2016)
Talk about being in the right place at the right time 
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Forgotten NY

Ephemeral New York

Contact:

John J. Lynch AICP
14 Spring Street
Hastings on Hudson, NY 10706


Phone:  914 478 0800

 

333 Pearl Street

New York, NY 10038

 

Cell:  917 647 2855

 

E-mail:

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