Wild, Scenic and Recreational Rivers Permit Program: Standards for Issuance
Before a river system permit can be issued, the Department must first determine that:
- The proposed land use or development is consistent with the purposes and policies of the Act and with the provisions of 6NYCRR Part 666;
- The resources specified in Section 666.2(e) will be protected and the proposed activity will not have an undue adverse environmental impact;
- No reasonable alternative exists for modifying or locating the proposed activity outside of the designated river area; and
- Actions proposed to be undertaken by state agencies are designed to preserve, protect or enhance the resources and values of designated rivers.