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ENB Region 6 Completed Applications 10/21/2015

Oneida County


City of Rome
City Hall Liberty Plz
198 N Washington St
Rome, NY 13440


Northwest Rome Water Project
Oswego Rd, Tannery Rd and St Rte 46/49 (Rome New London Rd)
Rome, NY 13440

Application ID:


Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance
Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Oneida County

Project Description:

The project involves installation of 12,000 linear feet of 12-inch diameter water main along Oswego Road, Tannery Road, and NYS Route 46/49; 3,500 linear feet of 8-inch diameter water main along Wuetrich Road, Hogsback Road, NYS Route 46/49, and Seifert Road. Water main crossings at two protected streams and two crossings of one unprotected stream will occur as a result of the proposed project. Installation of water main will occur within the 100-foot adjacent area of NYSDEC mapped freshwater wetlands VE-2, VE-4, and VE-12. No direct impacts to NYSDEC mapped wetlands will occur as a result of the proposed project.

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.

This project is subject to the Department's Environmental Justice Policy and an enhanced public participation plan has been prepared and accepted as a component of application completeness. As part of the plan, a document repository has been established near the project area that contains application and project related materials. Information on the repository location and other outreach components of the plan is available from the identified DEC contact.

State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:

Project is a Type I action and will not have a significant effect on the environment. A coordinated review with other agencies was performed and a Negative Declaration is on file.

SEQR Lead Agency: Rome City Council

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

The proposed activity is not subject to review in accordance with SHPA. The application type is exempt and/or the project involves the continuation of an existing operational activity.

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 Nov 05, 2015.


Todd J Phillips
NYSDEC Region 6 Utica Sub-Office
State Office Bldg - 207 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13501

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