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ENB - Region 7 Notices 11/18/2015

Negative Declaration

Tompkins County - The Town of Ulysses Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law to Amend Code of the Town of Ulysses, Chapter 212 to Add Solar Energy Systems will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The purpose of this local law is to facilitate the development and operation of renewable energy systems based on sunlight, because it is in the public interest to provide for and encourage renewable energy systems and a sustainable quality of life, in accordance with the Town of Ulysses Comprehensive Plan. Solar energy systems are appropriate in all zoning districts when measures are taken, as provided in this chapter, to minimize adverse impacts on neighboring properties and protect the public health, safety and welfare.

The local law defines Major and Minor Solar Collection Systems; Allows Minor systems in all of the zoning districts; Allows Major systems after site plan approval in all districts except Lakeshore, Marina, and Park/Recreation; Includes standards for minor systems; and Includes standards for major systems.

The project is located throughout the Town of Ulysses, New York.

Contact: Darby Kiley, Town of Ulysses, 10 Elm Street, Trumansburg, NY 14886, Phone: (607) 387-9778 extension 222, E-mail:

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