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ENB - Region 6 Notices 4/19/2017

Negative Declaration

Jefferson County - The City of Watertown City Council, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendment - Section 310-9.1, Downtown Districts will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by the City of Watertown to amend the Code of the City of Watertown, Section 310-1, Paragraph B, Terms Defined; Word Usage, to Add a Definition for "Microbrewery" and to Amend Section 310-9.1, Paragraph B Downtown Districts to Add "Microbrewery" as a Permitted Principal Use. The proposed text amendment to the Zoning Ordinance is a Type I Action under SEQR as it would be the adoption of a change in the allowable uses within any zoning district, affecting 25 or more acres of the district. There are currently 56.91 acres of land that are zoned Downtown District. The project is located throughout the Downtown Districts of the City of Watertown, New York.

Contact: Michael A. Lumbis, City of Watertown, 245 Washington Street, Watertown, NY 13601, Phone: (315) 785-7740, E-mail:

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