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ENB Region 8 Completed Applications 12/26/2007

Ontario County


Canandaigua Lake Watershed Council
205 Saltonstall St
Canandaigua, NY 14424


Sucker Brook Watershed
Sucker Brook - From North St to Buffalo St to Elementary St
Canandaigua, NY 14424

Application ID:


Permit(s) Applied for:

Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Canandaigua, Ontario County

Project Description:

The Canandaigua Lake Watershed Council, in partnership with the Canandaigua School District, proposes to construct two stormwater wetlands and stabilize segments of banks on Sucker Brook to address localized existing flooding issues and improve the water quality of this tributary to Canandaigua Lake. The first stormwater wetland will be constructed on school district property at Pearl Street North of the Primary/Elementary School. The second stormwater wetland will be constructed on the Canandaigua Wine facility on Buffalo Street. Streambank stabilization work will be conducted between Clark and Parish Street. Work proposed is a result of NYS Department of State Environmental Protection Fund grant to study stormwater management in the Sucker Brook Watershed. Partial funding of this project has been provided by the NYSDEC Environmental Protection Fund's Water Quality Improvement Program. The projects have been coordinated with the Buffalo District US Army Corps of Engineers who have determined that an individual 401 Water Quality Certification is required from the Department.

Availability of Application Documents:

Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection during normal business hours at the address of the contact person. To ensure timely service at the time of inspection, it is recommended that an appointment be made with the contact person.

State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:

Project is an Unlisted Action and will not have a significant impact on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. A coordinated review was performed.

SEQR Lead Agency: Canandaigua City Council

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

A cultural resources survey has been completed. Based on information provided in the survey report, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have no impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. No further review in accordance with SHPA is required.

Coastal Management:

This project is not located in a Coastal Management area and is not subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.

Opportunity for Public Comment:

Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Jan 10, 2008.


Robert I Shearer
NYSDEC Region 8 Headquarters
6274 East AVON-LIMA Rd
Avon, NY 14414

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