Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Negative Declaration

Chautauqua County - The Town of Hanover, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Hanover Water Systems Improvement Project will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the cleaning and lining of approximately 41,184 linear feet of existing water main in the water distribution system in the Town of Hanover and the Hamlet of Irving. Cleaning and lining will be performed only to those water mains that have had a history free of multiple breaks and leaks. Approximately 10,575 linear feet of new 12 and 16 inch diameter water transmission main as well as 23,353 linear feet of 8 and 10-inch diameter water transmission main will be installed. The Hanover Water Systems Improvement Project will involve the replacement of water mains in the Barone Drive, Adam Street, Allegany Road, and Hartford Road areas. It will also involve the replacement of water mains within Sunset Bay along Pleasant Drive, Parkway Avenue, Breeze Avenue, Columbia Road, Erie Street, Willow Avenue, Seneca Street, Exchange Street and Ontario Road. A new water main will be installed from the existing water storage tank which will include a replacement along the length of Jackson Street and segments of Route 5 and Route 20. New mains will also be installed to create loops along Adam and Buffalo Streets and within Sunset and Hanford Bays. The project will also include the cleaning and lining of some existing water mains. The project is in the Town of Hanover and the Hamlet of Irving.

Contact: Greg McCorkhill, 640 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY 14203, phone: (716) 856-5636, fax: (716) 856-2545, E-mail: greg_mccorkhill@urscorp.com

Erie County - The Town of Tonawanda, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Tonawanda Waterfront Rezoning and LWRP Amendment will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The Town of Tonawanda conducted a land use study for the waterfront area in order to determine appropriate uses. As a result of that study, the Town is recommending new zoning regulations in order to be in conformance with the recommendations and conclusions of the study, and to support economic development goals for the waterfront. The Town’s LWRP (Local Waterfront Revitalization Program) was also amended to reflect new conditions. The proposed action consists of the new zoning regulations for the waterfront area and the amendments to the LWRP.

The area affected by this action is located along the Niagara River waterfront in the Town of Tonawanda, north of Sawyer Avenue and west and north of the Route 290/190 corridor, including the area north of Route I-290 and west of the rail corridor parallel to Military Road.

Contact: Andrew C. Reilly, Wendel Duchscherer Architects & Engineers, 95 John Muir Drive, Suite 100, Amherst, NY 14228, phone: (716) 688-0766, fax: (716) 625-6825.

Positive Declaration

Erie County - The Town Board of the Town of Orchard Park, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed White Arrow Service Station may have a significant adverse impact on the environment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement must be prepared. The action involves the development of a 1,750 sq. ft., 4 pump service automotive station and convenience store on a .49 acre parcel located near the northwest corner of New Armor Duells and Chestnut Ridge roads in the Town of Orchard Park. The petitioner is also requesting variances to allow front yard parking, an entrance drive to be located within 300 feet of a residential zone and road frontage of less than 175 feet, as required by Town Code.

Contact: Sarah K. desJardins, Town of Orchard Park, S4295 South Buffalo Street, Orchard Park, NY 14127, phone: (716) 662-6433.

Notice Of Acceptance Of Final Generic EIS

Erie County - The Village of Hamburg Board of Trustees, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Generic Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Village of Hamburg Comprehensive Plan. The action involves the Village Board adoption of the Village of Hamburg Comprehensive Plan. The Village of Hamburg has undertaken the preparation of a comprehensive plan. This plan was prepared in response to the desire of the community to protect the character of the Village; and to encourage new residential, commercial/office, and light industrial development in a planned manner that will preserve important environmental and social/cultural resources. This action also includes certain ancillary activities including the amendment of the Village's zoning code to enact the measures recommended in the Comprehensive Plan.

Contact: David W. Fountaine, Village of Hamburg, 100 Main Street, Hamburg, NY 14075-4988, phone: (716) 649-0200, Ext. 3015, E-mail: dfountaine@villagehamburg.com