The four DOZ overlay zones do not replace the underlying zoning rules and regulations that currently exist in the DOZ. They provide an alternative option for landowners to use in developing and redeveloping their land and buildings within the DOZ.
The Village of Hempstead has begun work on a new master plan that will take the past decade into account as officials prepare for the next 10 years.
The village’s Community Development Agency is heading the project, which dovetails with a $1.5 million state anti-poverty grant that’s aimed at decreasing the number of residents who live in poverty.
The CDA provides programs to improve both the residential and commercial sectors within the Village of Hempstead. The CDA provides assistance to public service organizations, to reduce blight, and improve opportunities for low and moderate income residents.