last update:  Aug 20, 2018


Our Mission

     C.U.P.O.N. of Chestnut Ridge is an inclusive group of concerned residents allied in our shared commitment to keep our community safe and preserve the character of our neighborhood by stopping overdevelopment and illegal building activity in the Village of Chestnut Ridge.   

 Key Objectives:  

 1) Hold Chestnut Ridge elected officials and village administrators accountable for the consistent enforcement of all building codes, zoning laws and permit approval processes   

2) Inform and educate village residents about issues that affect our neighborhood   

3) Keep residents engaged and mobilized for positive change and action   

4) Ensure all residents have a seat at the table and that our voices are heard before village decisions are made    

general information

Upcoming Meetings

CUPON Hillcrest Meeting 

Thursday Aug 23 at 7pm at the Hillcrest Firehouse 

374 North Main St. Hillcrest NY 

All are welcome to watch a Documentary Film entitled

 " America's Holy War" about overdevelopment happening in our area. 

All are invited

Village Zoning Info

 The Village of Chestnut Ridge is  located in the Town of Ramapo Rockland County, New York, north of the  state of New Jersey; east of Airmont; south of Spring Valley and west of  Clarkstown.
Chestnut Ridge was incorporated in 1986. Prior to 1986, Chestnut Ridge was an unincorporated area within the Town of Ramapo. 

Cease and Desist Application

When enrolling in the Cease and Desist list you will have to provide  consent to have your name and address published publicly, including but  not limited to, on the Department of State's website, and understand  this information will be made available to persons requesting a copy of  the Cease and Desist list. 

Click below to go to the Form.

important messages to Chestnut Ridge residents

Proposed Zoning Text Amendments for Places of Worship

 The building containing the residential place of worship shall comply with all applicable building codes of New York State and the zoning code of the Village of Chestnut Ridge.....

Attorney Review - Zoning Amendments for Places of Worship

Proposed Action affects over 90% of the geographic area of the Village. Given the scale of potential development, the density that would come with it, and the potential for staggering changes in the quality of life in the entire Village, its incumbent upon the Village Board to seek public input through the Scoping process

Board of Trustees Rushing Zoning Law Changes that Will Significantly Affect Our Village

Village Board of Trustees meeting, troubling Proposed Zoning Text Amendments affecting land use for religious purposes were added to the agenda. The proposed land use amendments would allow residential places of worship ......

Open Letter on Proposed Zoning Law Changes


The Open Letter is an exercise of our right to free speech as an informed and engaged citizens’ group which required the purchase of space in the Rockland Journal News. It was not an advertisement and should not be characterized as such.......

Memorandum Proposed Local Law Amendment

To Mayor Presti. May 27, 2018. 

A proliferation of houses of worship at the scale permitted by Local Law will negatively impact homeowners by allowing for large structures .........


Contact Us

Email or Write us to the address below about Chestnut Ridge

CUPON of Chestnut Ridge

P.O. Box 394 Nanuet, New York, 10954