Region 2 SEQR and Other Notices Region 2 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 2 Completed Applications 11/12/2003

New York County

Applicant: NYC Economic Development Corp
110 William St
New York, NY 10038 -3901
Facility: East River Ferry Terminals
Battery Maritime Bldg, 34TH St Heliport, E 62ND St, E 75TH St, & E 90TH St
New York, NY 10021
Application ID: 2-6299-00024/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 25 Tidal Wetlands
Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Article 15 Title 5 Marinas & Moorings
Project is Located: Manhattan, New York County
Project Description:
The City of New York, acting through the NYC Department of Transportation, seeks to encourage ferry service along the eastern shoreline of Manhattan by:
  1. Constructing new ferry landing at the Battery Maritime Building (BMB),

Includes the installation of a floating barge (2,000 sq. ft.) and steel float (1,750 sq. ft.) to serve as a docking facility for front- and side-loading passenger ferries. Both barges will be secured by spud piles and connected to the shore by adjustable gangways. Marine construction will be conducted in two phases to accommodate the building's exterior facade renovations.

  1. Constructing new ferry landing at East 75th Street;

Includes the installation of a moored floating barge (3,500 sq. ft.) at the bulkhead to serve as a docking facility for front- and side-loading passenger ferries. The floating barge will be connected to the shore by an adjustable gangway.

  1. Re-introducing a ferry landing at East 62nd Street;

Includes the installation of a moored floating barge (3,500 sq.ft.) to serve as a docking facility for passenger ferries. The floating barge will accommodate front- and side-loading passenger ferries and will be connected to  the shore by an adjustable gangway. Upland construction activities will be completed in two phases to accommodate the future NYSDOT renovations of FDR Drive.

  1. Improving existing ferry landings at East 34th;

Includes the removal of the existing floating barge (3,850 sq.ft.) at the waterfront of East 34th Street, the improvement and expansion of the East 35th Street Pier connected to the shore by a pedestrian bridge, and the installation of two floating barges (3,850 sq. ft. & 3,150 sq.ft.) at the end of the renovated pier, for front- and side-loading passenger ferries. The barges will be secured by spud piles and will be connected to the pier by adjustable gangways.

  1. Improving existing ferry landings at East 90th Streets;
Includes the improvement of the existing ferry landing by installing a floating barge (3,150 sq. ft.) for the docking of front- and side-loading passenger ferries. The barge will be secured by spud piles and connected to the pier with an adjustable gangway. Pier renovations will be completed in two phases: 1) the rehabilitation of the undamaged pier, and 2) the reconstruction of the collapsed section.

State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
Project is a Type I action and will not have a significant effect on the environment. A coordinated review with other agencies was performed and a Negative Declaration is on file.
SEQR Lead Agency:
NYC Economic Development Corp
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
Cultural resource lists and map have been checked. No registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures were identified at the project location. No further review in accordance with SHPA is required.
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 Dec 12 2003.
Contact: Kathryn D McGuckin
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997

Richmond County

Applicant: Michael Adler
Facility: Adler Prop - B 2290/L 15
3629, 3633, 3637, 3641 Richmond Rd
Staten Island, NY 10306
Application ID: 2-6404-00868/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Staten Island, Richmond County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct three two-story one-family houses with driveways within the adjacent area of NYSDEC regulated Class I Freshwater Wetland AR-3 (Richmond Creek). The proposed houses will be located approximately 45 feet from the wetland boundary line. A 25 foot wide deed restricted vegetative buffer area will be established between the wetland and the developed area. The project site is located on Richmond Road between Richmond Hill Road and Lighthouse Avenue, Staten Island, Block 2290, Lot 15.
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 not performed.
SEQR Lead Agency:
None Designated
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
A Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.
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 Dec 12 2003.
Contact: Harold J Dickey
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
hjdickey@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Conrad Schweizer
Facility: Schweizer Prop - B 2263/L 31
St George Rd
Staten Island, NY 10306
Application ID: 2-6404-00896/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Staten Island, Richmond County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to construct a new two-story one family house including an in-ground pool and drywells within the adjacent area of NYSDEC regulated Class I Freshwater Wetland AR-3 (Richmond Creek). The proposed house is located approximately 30 feet from the wetland boundary line as established by NYSDEC in September 1987. A deed restricted vegetative buffer will be established between the development and the wetland. The project site is located on St. George Road, 200 feet east of Hitchcock Avenue, Staten Island, Block 2263, Lot 31.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
Project is not subject to SEQR because it is a Type II action.
SEQR Lead Agency:
None Designated
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
A Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.
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 Dec 12 2003.
Contact: Harold J Dickey
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
hjdickey@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Peter Fiori
Facility: Fiori Prop - B 6552/L 35
230 Arbutus Ave
Staten Island, NY 10312
Application ID: 2-6404-00935/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Staten Island, Richmond County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to demolish an existing house and garage and construct two new one-family houses, including in-ground pool, garage, drywells, sidewalk and street improvements within the adjacent area of NYSDEC regulated Class I Freshwater Wetland AR-12 (Arbutus Lake). One of the proposed houses is approximately 40 feet from the wetland boundary and the proposed pool will be located approximately 20 feet from the wetland boundary. Most storm water from the property will be directed to the wetland and a deed restricted vegetative buffer will be established between the weland and the development. The project site is located at 230 Arbutus Avenue, Staten Island, Block 6552,  Lot 31.
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 not performed.
SEQR Lead Agency:
None Designated
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
A Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.
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 Dec 12 2003.
Contact: Harold J Dickey
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
hjdickey@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Dalip Karpuzzi
Facility: Karpuzzi Prop - B 6583/L 39
1000 Huguenot Ave
Staten Island, NY 10312
Application ID: 2-6404-00966/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Staten Island, Richmond County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to demolish and existing one-story frame house and construct a three-story two-family house. The front portion of the proposed house is located within the adjacent area of NYSDEC regulated Class II Freshwater Wetland AR-36 (Kingdom Avenue).  At the closest point, the proposed house is over 75 feet from the wetland which is located on the opposite side of an existing street. The project site is located at 1000 Huguenot Avenue, Staten Island, Block 6583, Lot 39.
State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:
Project is not subject to SEQR because it is a Type II action.
SEQR Lead Agency:
None Designated
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
A Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.
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 Dec 12 2003.
Contact: Harold J Dickey
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
hjdickey@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Applicant: Arthur Dennis
Facility: Dennis Prop - B 6665/L 120
466 Holton Ave
Staten Island, NY 10309
Application ID: 2-6405-00474/00001
Permit(s) Applied for: Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands
Project is Located: Staten Island, Richmond County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes to demolish an existing detached frame building and accessory building and construct two detached houses on two zoning lots. A proposed sidewalk and driveway fronting the project site is located within the adjacent area of NYSDEC regulated Class I Freshwater Wetland AR-17 (Wolf's Pond). The wetland is located on the opposite side of an existing street. The project site is located at 466 and 474 Holten Avenue, Staten Island, Block 6665, Lots 102 and 121..

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 not performed.
SEQR Lead Agency:
None Designated
State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:
A Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form has been completed. The proposed activity will not impact on registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.
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 Dec 12 2003.
Contact: Harold J Dickey
NYSDEC Region 2 Headquarters
47-40 21ST Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718)482-4997
hjdickey@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Region 2 SEQR and Other Notices Region 2 SPDES Renewals