ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 04/10/2002
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ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 04/10/2002

Richmond County
Applicant: John Discala
3155 Amboy Rd
Staten Island, NY 10306-
Facility: Central Park East Estates -Block 6431
Pollion & Kenwood Aves
Staten Island, NY -
Application ID: 2-6404-00601/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Article 25 Tidal Wetlands
Article 34 Coastal Erosion Management
Project is Located: Staten Island, Richmond County
Project Description:
The applicants propose to construct a 25-unit subdivision of detached houses with associated streets, paving, utilities and landscaping, on an approximately 17 acre property formerly known as Spanish Camp located northeast of Poillon Avenue, southeast of of Kenwood Avenue, southwest of Sequine Pond and northwest of Raritan Bay on Staten Island. The center of the site was a bungalow colony now demolished. The northwestern and northeastern edges of the project site contain freshwater wetlands; along the southeastern borders lie tidal wetlands. The applicants propose, as part of the subdivision, to restore, leave undeveloped and to deed restrict or transfer to the NYC Parks Department all wetlands on the property along with naturally vegetated buffer areas ranging in width from 30 to over 100 feet. The restoration of damaged undeveloped portions of the site will include revegetation with native species. In addition to Central Park East Estates, the applicants include the following; Ovas Building Corp., Edwin Cobos, Perry Criscitelli, Nick Criscitelli, Esther DiVirgilio, Gene Foreman, Mike Forzano, Nunzio Lanza, Sal Marcello, Regina Markow, Joseph Parlagreco, Vincent Rao and Tonino Solimine.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination: Project is an Unlisted Action and will not have a significant impact on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. A coordinated review was performed.
SEQR Lead Agency: NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination: A cultural resources survey has been completed. Based on information provided in the survey report, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) has determined that the proposed activity will have an impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. The department must consult further with OPRHP before making a final decision regarding the issuance of the permit.
Coastal Management: This project is located in a Coastal Management area and is 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 Apr 26 2002.
Contact: John F. Cryan
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21St Street
Long Island City, NY 11101

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