Downtown Overlay Zones

The Downtown overlay zone (DOZ) provides an expedited and coordinated review of development proposals prior to formal submission to the Inc. Village of Hempstead Planning Board. The DOZ Site Plan Review process includes two pre-submission conferences to assist the applicant with Site Plan/Subdivision approval process before submission of the full application to the Planning Board.

For more information please use the links below or email your question to   

DOZ Overview Sheet

DOZ Pre-Application Site Plan Review Form

Community Benefits Agreement

Downtown Overlay Zone - Article XXVI Section 139-200 to 139-220

Hempstead Pre-Qualification Form for Contractors -English & Spanish

Frequently Asked Questions - FAQ