ENB - REGION 5 NOTICES

Completed Applications
Consolidated SPDES Renewals

Adirondack Park Agency Completed Applications

Applicant: Steve Bradsell

Office: Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891–4050, ext. 207

Contact: Michael P. Hannon

Project Number: 2004-167

Project Title: Steve Bradsell

Location: Seven Hills Road, Town of Northampton, Fulton County

Comment Period Ends: February 17, 2005

Project Description: The project involves the replacement of a pre-existing on-site wastewater treatment system within 100 feet of jurisdictional wetlands. The replacement system is not considered a replacement in kind as the project sponsor is expanding the number of bedrooms in the existing dwelling. The replacement system will be constructed in a different location on the project site but will not be located any closer to the wetlands than the pre-existing system was.


Applicant: Frank J. Barber Jr.

Office: Adirondack Park Agency
P.O. Box 99, Route 86
Ray Brook, NY 12977
Phone: (518) 891–4050, ext. 207

Contact: Michael P. Hannon

Project Number: 2005-0003

Project Title: Frank J. Barber Jr.

Location: Intersection of Manning Road and Belden Road, Town of Dresden, Washington County

Comment Period Ends: February 17, 2005

Project Description: The project involves a firewood processing business, a new commercial use in a rural use land use area on an existing 11.6± acre parcel which currently contains a single family dwelling. Log length firewood would be purchased from local Forestry operations and would be delivered to the project site. The logs would than be cut and split by a firewood processor. The split firewood would be delivered to customers by the project sponsor. Equipment to be used on site includes a Built-Rite Firewood Processor- Model 45 SCP, a John Deere tractor, a pickup truck and a dump trailer. The processing area will be located in an open field on the project sponsors property. A vegetative screening plan has been included in the application to screen the processing area from public roads. Year round operation is proposed, eight to ten hour per day on Saturday and Sunday, and two to three hours in the afternoon, Monday through Friday. No wood processing would occur after sunset and not before 8am on Saturday or Sunday. No bulk fuel storage is proposed. All fuel will be transported in five gallon DOT approved containers. A galvanized collection tank will be placed under the processing unit to contain any drips or spills. The same tank will be utilized while fueling/servicing the processor and other vehicles associated with the business. No lighting, signage or new buildings are proposed.


Negative Declaration

Warren County - The Adirondack Park Agency, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Adirondack Park Agency Approval of Town of Chester Local Land Use Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves review and approval of the Town of Chester's zoning law, subdivision regulations and sanitary code for consistency with Adirondack Park Agency approval of a local land use program pursuant to Section 807 of the Adirondack Park Agency Act and 9NYCRR Part 582. By resolutions dated October 27 and December 28, 2004, the Town of Chester has submitted a proposed new zoning law, subdivision regulations and sanitary code to the Adirondack Park Agency for the purpose of seeking transfer of jurisdiction over Class B regional project review pursuant to Section 807 of the Adirondack Park Agency Act. Upon the Agency's determination, or conditioned determination that it meets the requirements of the APA Act, the Town will proceed to adopt the proposed changes to their zoning law, subdivision regulations and on-site wastewater treatment ordinance. By Town Board resolution #254, dated December 28th, 2004, the Town amended the final zoning law submittal adding the following provisions: (1) any applicant wishing to undertake any such prohibited use shall always have the right to seek authorization from the Town Board through appropriate amendment of this Local Law, which the Town Board shall review with consideration for the economic opportunities, health, safety, and general welfare of the residents of the Town of Chester. Any such proposed amendment must be referred to the Adirondack Park Agency; (2) “Bed and Breakfast - Accessory Use” has been added to the list of Allowed Uses with Zoning Certificate and “Bed and Breakfast - Tourist Accommodation” has been added to the list of allowed uses subject to Site Plan Review in Moderate Intensity, Low Intensity, Rural Use and Resource Management; (3) “Airport/Heliport”, “Community Facility”, “Kennel”, “On-Site Water Bottling Plant”, “Restaurant, Full Service”, and “Tourist Accommodation” are included on the list of uses Subject to Site Plan Review in the Resource Management Use Chart.

Contact: James E. Connolly, Adirondack Park Agency, P.O. Box 99, Ray Brook, NY 12977, phone: (518) 891-4050, fax: (518) 891-3938, E-mail: jcconnol@gw.dec.state.ny.us.