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ENB - Region 9 Notices 11/29/2017

Notice of Acceptance of Final GEIS

Erie County - The Town of Amherst Town Board, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Town of Amherst Bicentennial Comprehensive Plan Amendments. The Final GEIS is available from the Town of Amherst Town Clerk's Office; the Town of Amherst Planning Department and on line at:

The action involves proposed amendments 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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