City of Plattsburgh, NY
Clinton County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Plattsburgh 3-23-2016 by L.L. No. 4-2016 (Ch. 4 of the 1989 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
A. 
The City shall be divided into six wards numbered consecutively one through six.
B. 
The wards shall be divided into one or more election districts in accordance with the New York State Election Law.
A. 
Boundaries. (See ward descriptions and boundaries enacted by Common Council Resolution 25 Oct 2012 in accordance with Charter §§ C1-4.C.4; L.L. No. 4 of 2016 in accordance with Charter § C3-3.)
B. 
Ward descriptions/boundaries:
[NOTE: The stated boundary lines follow the center lines of streets unless otherwise stated in the description. The point of beginning for such ward boundary descriptions is generally the northeasterly corner of each ward and proceeds in a counterclockwise direction.]
WARD 1
COMMENCING at the western intersection of Underwood Avenue and Sandalwood Way, thence proceeding northerly to the Saranac River;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING westerly and southerly along the bank of the Saranac River to the municipal boundary with the Town of Plattsburgh;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING southerly on said municipal boundary and following said municipal boundary as it proceeds easterly to a point on the shore of Lake Champlain;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING northerly along the shoreline of Lake Champlain to a point where said shoreline intersects an easterly extension of the center line of Hamilton Street which crosses the D&H Railway right-of-way to a point on the shore of Lake Champlain;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING westerly on said extension of the center line of Hamilton Street to the intersection with Club Road;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING southerly and westerly on deed-created buffer zone between Fort Brown Drive and Hamilton Street to the intersection of the Buffer Zone and Peru Street (New York State Route 9);
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING southerly on Peru Street to the intersection with South Platt Street and South Peru Street;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING southwesterly on South Peru Street to Monty Street;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING westerly on Monty Street to Bushey Boulevard;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING southerly then westerly on Bushey Boulevard to the intersection with South Catherine Street;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING southerly on South Catherine Street to Underwood Avenue;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING westerly on Underwood Avenue to the western (second) intersection with Sandalwood Way, the point or place of beginning.
WARD 2
COMMENCING at the intersection of Broad Street and South Catherine Street thence proceeding westerly on Broad Street to the intersection with Rugar Street;
THENCE PROCEEDING southwesterly on Rugar Street to a point equidistant between Hood Hall and Mason Hall;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING southerly along the extension of a line from the point equidistant between Hood Hall and Mason Hall, through a point equidistant between deFredenburgh Hall and Moffit Hall;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING southeasterly to the center of the Saranac River;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING southerly then westerly along the Saranac River, including all islands in this section of the River to the point where an extension of the westernmost portion of Sandalwood Way meets the River;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING southerly along Sandalwood Way to the intersection with Underwood Avenue;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING easterly on Underwood Avenue to the intersection with South Catherine Street;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING northerly on South Catherine Street to the intersection with Bushey Boulevard;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING easterly then northerly on Bushey Boulevard to the intersection with Monty Street;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING easterly on Monty Street to the intersection with South Peru Street;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING northerly on South Peru Street to the intersection with South Platt Street and Peru Street (New York State Route 9);
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING northerly on Peru Street to a point where an extension of Water Alley would meet Peru Street;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING westerly to Pine Street;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING northerly on Pine Street to the intersection with Battery Street;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING westerly on Battery Street to the intersection with South Catherine Street;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING northerly on South Catherine Street to the intersection with Broad Street, to the point or place of beginning.
WARD 3
COMMENCING at the intersection of Broad and Cornelia Streets;
THENCE PROCEEDING westerly on Cornelia Street to the municipal boundary between the City of Plattsburgh and the Town of Plattsburgh;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING southerly on said municipal boundary line to a point where said boundary intersects the northerly bank of the Saranac River;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING both easterly and northerly along the northern bank of the Saranac River to a point where an extension of a line from Rugar Street equidistant between Hood Hall and Mason Hall, and equidistant between deFredenburgh Hall and Moffit Hall meets the Saranac River;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING northwesterly along said line between deFredenburgh Hall and Moffitt Hall and between Hood Hall and Mason Hall to its intersection with Rugar Street;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING northeasterly on Rugar Street to Broad Street;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING northwesterly on Broad Street to the point or place of beginning.
WARD 4
COMMENCING at the intersection of the northerly municipal boundary line between the City of Plattsburgh and Town of Plattsburgh and New York State Route 22;
THENCE PROCEEDING westerly on said municipal boundary to a point where said boundary turns southerly at an interior angle of approximately 90°;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING southerly, westerly and southerly on said municipal boundary to New York State Route 3 (aka Cornelia Street);
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING easterly on New York State Route 3 to the intersection with North Catherine Street;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING northerly on North Catherine Street (New York State Route 22) to point of place of beginning.
WARD 5
COMMENCING at a point on the westerly shore of Lake Champlain at the municipal boundary between the City of Plattsburgh and Town of Plattsburgh;
THENCE PROCEEDING westerly on said municipal boundary to New York State Route 22;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING southerly on New York State Route 22 (aka North Catherine Street) to Elm Street;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING easterly on Elm Street to Margaret Street;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING southerly on Margaret Street to Cornelia Street;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING easterly on Cornelia Street (which joins City Hall Place and becomes Cumberland Avenue after crossing the D&H Railway Bridge) to the D&H Railway right-of-way;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING southeasterly on said right-of-way to a point on northerly bank of Saranac River;
THENCE PROCEEDING easterly and northerly along the northerly bank of Saranac River and westerly shoreline of Lake Champlain to the point or place of beginning.
WARD 6
COMMENCING at intersection of Margaret Street and Elm Street and proceeding westerly on Elm Street to North Catherine Street;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING southerly on North Catherine Street to Cornelia Street;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING westerly on Cornelia Street to the intersection with Broad Street;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING easterly on Broad Street to the intersection with South Catherine Street;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING southerly on South Catherine Street to the intersection with Battery Street;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING easterly on Battery Street to the intersection with Pine Street;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING southeasterly on Pine Street to a point across the street from the intersection with Water Alley;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING along an extension the center of Water Alley across the Saranac River to Peru Street;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING northerly on Peru Street to the deed-created buffer zone behind Fort Brown Drive that had been the border of the former Air Force base;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING northeasterly on that buffer zone to the intersection with Club Road and Jay Street;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING southeasterly to a point where said shoreline intersects an easterly extension of the center line of Hamilton Street which crosses the D&H Railway right-of-way to Lake Champlain;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING northerly and westerly along the shore of Lake Champlain and the Saranac River to a the Railway right-of-way;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING northerly along that right-of-way across the Saranac River to the intersection with Cornelia Street/Cumberland Avenue;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING westerly on Cornelia Street/Cumberland Avenue to the intersection with Margaret Street;
THENCE TURNING AND PROCEEDING northerly on Margaret Street to the intersection with Elm Street, the point or place of beginning.
047 Ward Boundary Map 6-1-13.tif