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ENB - Region 1 Notices 8/19/2015

Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Suffolk County - The Town of Brookhaven Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Arboretum at Farmingville The Final EIS is available from the Office of the Brookhaven Town Clerk; the Sachem Public Library; the Middle Country Public Library; the Town of Brookhaven Division of Environmental Protection and on line at:

The action involves an application for a change of zone and relief of covenant and restrictions to permit the redevelopment of a 65.24 ± acre property, from the currently developed agricultural and related commercial uses to a mixed-use residential and commercial development. The proposed development consists of the construction of approximately 294 residential units; two 12,000 ± square foot commercial buildings; a 7,500 square foot recreational club house for residents; a 7,728 ± square foot sewage treatment plant (STP) with 150,000 ± gallons per day (gpd) capacity; 307 parking spaces situated in multiple parking fields throughout the subject property, single and double driveways and personal garages; internal driveways; and associated appurtenances. An approximately 4.69 ± acre public park area is also proposed. Access to the subject property would be from an access point located along Horseblock Road and another from Henry Street on the east side of the property. Additionally, an emergency access drive would connect to the Alamo Drive to the west. The project is located on the south side of Horseblock Road (County Route 16) approximately 811 feet west of Hanrahan Avenue in the hamlet of Farmingville, Town of Brookhaven, New York.

Contact: Peter E. Fountaine, Town of Brookhaven, One Independence Hill, Farmingville, NY 11738, Phone: (631) 451-6455, E-mail:

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