Chapters

This Comprehensive Plan focuses on land use: the development and protection of the natural and built environment. It represents both a contract and a guide. It is a contract with the community, clearly stating the current and future land use goals and objectives for the Village. It is a guide to…
This Chapter provides a brief overview of the history of the Village of Moravia, focusing on the settlement patterns, industries, and culture that helped to shape the Moravia we know today.
 This Chapter provides an overview of population figures, demographic data (such as age, race, and worker composition), and housing characteristics for the Village of Moravia. Specific topics are: 3.1 Population Characteristics (Total Population; Age; Race). 3.2 Economic Characteristics (Income;…
There are several natural resources, features, and attractions in Moravia that provide both unique opportunities and challenges. This chapter documents land, water, and ecological resources and explains how they impact land use and land use decisions in the Village. Topics discussed in this Chapter…
Several community resources and land uses provide important community services that make Moravia livable and allow the Village to thrive. Schools, parks, hospitals, and community events are examples of the services and opportunities that collectively comprise a community’s Social Infrastructure.…
A community’s transportation system is often more diverse than just the road network. How we get around can vary based on internal and external factors, but ensuring multiple options is part of what allows a community to thrive. Topics discussed in this Chapter include: 6.1 Introduction/Background…
This Chapter provides an overview of the facilities, utilities, & infrastructure provided by the Village to the general public. Public services are identified … 7.1 Community Facilities (Moravia Central School District; Powers Library; Summer Program; Community Center; Police, Fire, & Emergency…
This Chapter takes a look at economic characteristics and factors affecting commerce and business in Moravia. The Chapter focuses on the Downtown area, considered the economic engine of the Village. Topics include: 8.1 Economic Development (Existing Workforce; Earnings by Industry Sector; Existing…
This Chapter reviews the natural hazard history in the Moravia area and identifies future risks as well as established and potential response measures, avoidance measures, and mitigation measures. The specific topics in this Chapter are: 9.1 Overview 9.2 Natural Event History and Vulnerability…
This Chapter reviews the natural hazard history in the Moravia area and identifies future risks as well as established and potential response measures, avoidance measures, and mitigation measures. The specific topics in this Chapter are: 9.1 Overview 9.2 Natural Event History and Vulnerability…
This Chapter presents an overview of land use characteristics and zoning regulations that guide the operation and development of property in the Village.  Land Uses described herein are based on classifications made by the Village assessor for tax purposes.  Specifically, this Chapter…