PUBLIC NOTICE: Tyre Planning Board Meetings and Public Hearings Going Remote Starting January 26, 2021

Notice is hereby given that due to COVID-19 infection risk the Town of Tyre (Seneca County) Planning Board monthly meeting (4th Tuesday of the month) and any required Public Hearings by the Tyre Planning Board will be held remotely until further notice.  Meetings will begin at 6:30 PM and can be accessed via internet at https://cornell.zoom.us/j/99052320180?pwd=TDcrSlE3c3hLYmJWWVAveXF2TThOQT09 or for telephone access please dial 646-518-9805 (toll charges may apply).  If needed, the meeting ID is 990 5232 0180 and the Passcode is 968050.  Once connected, participants will be held in a “waiting room” until admitted by the planning board chairman. 

Questions regarding this notice can be addressed at the Tyre Municipal office at 315-835-0206.

Robert C. Seem, Chairman

Town of Tyre Board Meeting on May 21, 2020 (FULL VIDEO)

Due to the COVID restrictions at the current time, there is no public access to the town board meeting in May 2020. The meeting was live streamed and can be viewed in it’s entirety below:

The meeting can also be viewed by going to Fingerlakes1.com and viewing on their site or on YouTube.

We appreciate your understanding at this time and hope to be resuming public attendance at meetings in the near future!


The Town of Tyre Municipal Building will be closed to the public until further notice due to COVID reports. Town Business will be conducted by phone at: (315)835-0206 or e-mail at: adminassistant@tyreny.com.

You may contact the Tyre Town Justice Courts at: (315)835-0043 or e-mail at: courts@tyre.com. Court personnel may be contacted Monday – Friday from 9:00-4:00 only by phone or e-mail. You may drop off any paperwork in the COURT box outside of the municipal building. Make sure that you sign any forms and your contact information is correct. You will be notified of your next court appearance. Traffic matters may be handled by mail through the Seneca County District Attorney’s Office – see their website for instructions. At this time, we do not know when the justice courts will be able to hear cases. Thank you for your cooperation.

Notice of Planning Board Public Hearing 5/26/2020

Notice is hereby given that the Town of Tyre Planning Board will convene a Public Hearing May 26, 2020 at 6:30 PM at the Tyre Town Municipal Building located at 1082 Gravel Road, Seneca Falls, NY 13148 to review an application for an Amended Site Plan Review submitted by Martin’s Honey Farm and Meadery, LLC (Applicant) located at 2981 State Routes 5&20, Seneca Falls, NY 13148 (Tax Map # 17-1-06.11).  The public will only be able to access the meeting remotely by video or telephone.  Please consult the Town of Tyre website (www.tyreny.com) or call the town office (315-835-0206) for details.  On March 24, 2020 the Planning Board approved an application for a 1920 sq. ft. addition to expand distillery operations.  The Applicant amended the approved plan to move the new building 14 feet to the east.  Under Town of Tyre Local Law #2 of 2015, Site Plan Review, an amended site plan review application must be presented in a public hearing.  Under State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) 6 NYCRR Part 617, the project has been determined to be Type II and thus does not require environmental review.  Application detail can be viewed during normal business hours at the Tyre Town Municipal Building.
Robert Seem, Chairman, Town of Tyre Planning Board