Erie County Amendments, Map 12
Geographic Area Covered:
Portions of one quadrangle map, Map 12 of 31.
Quad Maps Affected by the Amendment:
Towns Affected by Amendment:
Towns of Orchard Park and West Seneca; Village of Blasdell
Nature of Amendment:
Addition of Wetland BU-17, a Class 2 wetland.
Adjustment to boundaries of Wetlands BU-4, BU-5, BU-9, BU-10, BU-11, BU-12 and BU-13. Wetland BU-13 will change from Class 2 to Class 1.
Addition of Wetland BU-4a, BU-4b and BU-4c, all Class 2 wetlands, and wetlands of Unusual Local Importance (ULI) because the wetlands provide important wildlife habitat and open space benefits in an urbanized area. Their urbanized location contributes to substantially to its significance of providing important natural, recreational, educational, scientific, open space, and aesthetic benefits. The wetlands have been documented as breeding habitat for a rare salamander in the Lake Erie watershed of New York State.
February 22, 2012
Email Region 9
Deadline to Submit Comments:
Comment period has ended.
Notice of Amendment & Public Hearing:
Environmental Notice Bulletin
Where to View the Maps:
- DEC Erie County Wetland Amendment Maps
- Environmental Resource Mapper
- County, City, Town, and Village Clerk's offices for the area where the wetlands are located.
- DEC Region 9 Office in Buffalo
Where to Get Digital Data for the Amendments:
Cornell University Geospatial Information Repository (CUGIR)