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ENB - Region 9 Notices 9/27/2017

Negative Declaration

Niagara County - The Town of Lockport Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Local Law Adding Storage Facilities as a Special Use in the Local Business (B-1) Use District will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposed revision to Town Code to add storage facilities as a Special Use in the Town's Local Business (B-1) Use District, provided that such facilities shall not be allowed within 300 feet of any main/major road or street. The project is located throughout the Town of Lockport, New York.

Contact: Mark C. Crocker, Town of Lockport, 6560 Dysinger Road, Lockport, NY 14094, Phone: (718) 439-8520, E-mail:

Notice of Acceptance of Draft GEIS and Public Comment Period

Erie County - The Town of Amherst Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Bicentennial Comprehensive Plan Amendments. Written comments on the Draft GEIS will be accepted until October 27, 2017. The public hearing to be held by the Town Board will be on the Draft GEIS and the subject action on a date to be determined. The Draft EIS is available from the contact listed below; all Amherst Public Libraries and on line at:

The action involves the adoption of the Town of Amherst Bicentennial Comprehensive Plan Amendments. The amendments are proposed primarily to Chapters 3 and 10, "Land Use and Development" and "Focal Planning Areas," and more specifically, Sections 3.3.2 (Commercial and Industrial Uses) and 3.3.3 (Mixed-Use Patterns). The amended Chapter 3 proposes to combine Commercial and Mixed-Use designations, and create a new section to address Special Use Centers. Amendments to Chapter 10 are intended to achieve consistency with those of Chapter 3. The project is located throughout the Town of Amherst, New York.

Contact: Eric W. Gillert, Town of Amherst, 5583 Main Street Williamsville, NY 14221, Phone: (716) 631-7051.

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