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ENB - Region 3 Notices 4/18/2012

Negative Declaration

Orange County - The Town of Highlands Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Highlands Water District #2 Increase to Maximum Expenditure will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The Town of Highlands Water District #2 was established in August, 2000, and was subject to a maximum expenditure of $3,700,000 by order of the Department of Audit and Control of the New York State Comptroller's Office; and the initial work done in Water District #2 did not fully build out the system and the proposed infrastructure; and now new facilities in the amount of approximately $2,400,000 are to be placed within the existing district requiring an increase to maximum expenditure. The project is located in the Town of Highlands, New York.

Contact: Mervin R. Livsey, Town of Highland, 254 Main Street, Highland Falls, NY 10928, Phone: (845) 446-4280.


Positive Declaration and Public Scoping

Westchester County - The Town Board of the Town of Greenburgh, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Eastview Holdings, LLC Rezoning Request may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. A public scoping session will be held on April 25, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. at the Town of Greenburgh Town Hall,177 Hillside Avenue, Greenburgh, NY . The action involves a request for amendments to the Zoning Ordinance and Zoning Map of the Town of Greenburgh creating a new Planned Economic Development (PED) zoning district and to rezone an approximately 100 ± acre site to the proposed new zone, in order to allow for the development of buildings on the site.

The Site consists of three (3) zoning districts; approximately 10 acres of the premises fronting on Route 100C is Zoned M-10 (Multi-Family), 61.68 acres on the south and east of the interior loop road is zoned M-6 (Multi-Family), and the balance of the premises is zoned OB (Office Business), which is a mixed use district which permits residential use (one-family dwellings at the density of the R-10 zoning district). The proposed project consists of rezoning the property to the proposed new PED zoning district to permit flexibility in the design and development of a planned commercial center containing diverse commercial uses that are intended to promote the economic and efficient use of land.

The Applicant has submitted a petition (the "Proposed Action") to rezone the Site, in accordance with the provisions of Section 285-64A of the Zoning Ordinance of the Town of Greenburgh, and requests an amendment to the Zoning Ordinance and Zoning Map of the Town of Greenburgh.

The project is located at 777 Old Saw Mill River Road, Tarrytown, Town of Greenburgh, New York.

Contact: Thomas Madden, Town of Greenburgh, 177 Hillside Avenue, Greenburgh, NY 10607, Phone: (914) 993-1505, E-mail: tmadden@greenburghny.com.


Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS and Public Hearing

Orange County - The Village of Tuxedo Park Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Overton Subdivision. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on May 21, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Village of Tuxedo Park Village Office, 80 Lorillard Road, Tuxedo Park, NY 10987. Written comments on the Draft EIS will be accepted until June 4, 2012. The Draft EIS is available from the following:

Village of Tuxedo Park Planning Board Office
Village Hall, 80 Lorillard Road
Tuxedo Park, NY 10987
Phone (845) 351-4745 Ext. 32.

Tuxedo Park Library
227 Route 17
Tuxedo Park, NY 10987
Phone (845) 351-2207

The online version of the Draft EIS is available at the following publicly accessible website: http://tuxedopark-ny.gov/.

The action involves a 10 lot subdivision with site plan approval pursuant to Section 17-3(C) and other applicable sections, for the future placement of a single-family home on each lot. The Applicant is proposing to subdivide the property and sell the resulting lots individually; homes will be constructed by individual purchasers and not by the Applicant. The approved site plan being sought at this time will determine such factors as maximum appropriate building envelope for the placement of the home on the lot, the driveway location, and the area of disturbance for each lot. The approved site plan will also address any mitigation or conditions required to address visual, impacts, including any factors dealing with architectural features (for example, roof color, building height). In the future, each lot purchaser will have to obtain further site plan approval for the placement of the proposed home, such approval to be issued by the Planning Board as well as the Board of Architectural Review pursuant to Section 17-3(B) of the Village Code and other applicable sections. Such home design will have to comply with any applicable conditions of the site plan to be issued at the time of subdivision approval, unless an amended site plan approval is issued for the lot.

The proposed plans show, for each lot, the features required by section 17-3(C), including proposed building envelope, driveway location, proposed limits of disturbance, areas of wetland disturbance (if any), locations of proposed retaining walls (if any), trees to be removed, proposed water and sewer lines, and proposed stormwater management features.

Each lot will be served by an individual driveway. Lots 1, 4, 5, 6 and 7 will have access from Mountain Farm Road, Lots 2 and 3 will have access from Ivy Road, and Lots 8 through 10 will have access from Camp Comfort Road. Ivy Road will be shown on the subdivision map to be filed in the Orange County Clerk's office as a private road, and will continue to be privately owned.

The proposed action includes subdivision and site plan approval by the lead agency, as well as all local, regional and state approvals necessary to authorize the development of the site in accordance with the proposed development plans, and authorize construction of the structures and accessory development activities thereon. The proposed action and development may also require various permits and approvals from the other involved agencies.

The project is located on Mountain Farm Road and Camp Comfort Road in the Village of Tuxedo Park, New York.

Contact: John C. Ledwith, IV, Village of Tuxedo, 80 Lorillard Road, P.O. Box 31, Tuxedo Park, NY 10987, Phone: (845) 351-4745 Ext. 3, E-mail: jledwith@tuxedopark-ny.gov.


Westchester County - The Town of Mount Pleasant Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Master Plan Update for Pace University Pleasantville Campus. A public hearing on the Draft EIS will be held on May 3, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. at the Mount Pleasant Town Hall, One Town Hall Plaza, Valhalla, NY 10595. Written comments on the Draft DEIS will be accepted at least ten days after close of the Public Hearing. A hard copy of the Draft EIS is available at the Mount Pleasant Town Hall, 1 Town Hall Plaza, Valhalla, NY 10595, the Mount Pleasant Public Library 350 Bedford Road Pleasantville NY, 10570 and on line at: http://www.paceplvmasterplan.com/plan-deis.html.

The action involves a proposal by Pace University for the updating of its master plan at its Pleasantville Campus. The application proposes to consolidate the Briarcliff Manor and Pleasantville programs on the Pleasantville Campus, which will entail the construction of new residence halls, athletic facilities and administrative space. The action will also reconfigure the Campus core, improve the infrastructure and upgrade existing facilities. The action will adhere to sustainable development standards in a manner that is sensitive to the existing environmental conditions of the site and the surrounding community. The Pace University Pleasantville Campus site consists of approximately 200 acres. The project is located at 861 Bedford Road, north side of Bedford Road (NYS Route 117) and east of the Taconic State Parkway, in Pleasantville, Town of Mount Pleasant, New York.

Contact: Jacqui Koenig, Town of Mount Pleasant, 1 Town Hall Plaza, Valhalla, NY 10595, Phone: (914) 769-3155, E-mail: jkoenig@mountpleasantny.com.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Orange County - The Town of Monroe Planning Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Forest Edge Subdivision. The Final EIS is available from the contact person listed below and on line at: http://www.monroeny.org/documents/FinalFEIS.pdf.

The action involves the Town's Subdivision Approval of a proposed 55 lot subdivision on a 24.42 acre property for the purposes of creating single family homes that will be also eligible for the addition of accessory apartments at the owners request. The property will require the creation of public streets to serve the properties and on site stormwater retention, as well as creation of water, sewer and other utilities to serve the site. The project is located on Mountain Road and Forest Road in the Town of Monroe. The property was formally known as the Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall.

Comments on this FEIS must be received by the Planning Board of the Town of Monroe no later than May 23, 2012 to be considered. Comment letters should be addressed to the contact person listed below.

Contact: Mary Bingham, Town of Monroe, Town of Monroe Town Hall, 11 Stage Road, Monroe, NY 10950, Phone: (845) 782-7621, Fax (845) 782-4009.


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