Region 9 SEQR and Other Notices Region 9 SPDES Renewals

ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 03/21/2007

Chautauqua County

Applicant: Chautauqua County
Co Office Bldg
Mayville, NY 14757
Facility: Chautauqua County Airport
3163 Airport Dr
Jamestown, NY 14733
Application ID: 9-0638-00125/00004
Permit(s) Applied for: Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Project is Located: Ellicott, Chautauqua County
Project Description:
The applicant proposes safety improvements at the existing Chautauqua County Airport to meet Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) standards. The proposed project will extend safety areas from approximately 400 feet in length to approximately 1,000 feet in length, and 500 feet in width which will impact a total of 1.98 acres of federally regulated wetland.  To mitigate for the permanent loss of 1.98 acres of waters of the United States, the applicant proposes to construct 4.83 acres of wetland and enhance 1.77 acres of existing wetland.  The mitigation site is located at the New York State Conewango Swamp Wildlife Management Area, west side of Swamp Road in the Town of Conewango, Cattaraugus County.  A Freshwater Wetland Permit is required for the mitigation site disturbances to the regulated 100-foot wide adjacent areas of State regulated Freshwater Wetlands Nos. RA-9 and RA-4, (DEC Application ID: 9-0428-00058/00001).  The Chautauqua County Airport is located at the facility address above, which is approximately 2.5 miles north of the City of Jamestown.
Availability of Application Documents:
Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law during normal business hours at the address of the contact person.
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:
Chautauqua County Dept of Public Works
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 no impact on registered or eligible archaeological sites or historic structures. No further review in accordance with SHPA is required.
Coastal Management:
This project is not located in a Coastal Management area and is not 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 06, 2007.
Contact: Mary E Hohmann
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany SUB-OFFICE
182 East Union - Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
(716)372-6242
r9dep@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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