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ENB Region 7 Completed Applications 01/29/2020

Tioga County


Francis Dale Gunther


Gunther Property
2351 W Creek Rd
Newark Valley, NY 13811

Application ID:


Permit(s) Applied for:

Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification
Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters

Project is Located:

Candor, Tioga County

Project Description:

Applicant proposes to install 400 linear feet (1,092 tons) of riprap, install three stream barbs (270 tons of rock), plant 1,620 square feet of live willow stakes along the riprap and 2,310 square feet of willow in other areas at the site, and remove approximately 0.5 acre of historic berms on Doolittle Creek, to prevent further lateral migration of the stream and restore floodplain function at the site. The project site is located on property owned by Francis Gunther at 2351 West Creek Road in the Town of Candor, County of Tioga.

Availability of Application Documents:

Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection during normal business hours at the address of the contact person. To ensure timely service at the time of inspection, it is recommended that an appointment be made with the contact person.

State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:

Project is not subject to SEQR because it is a Type II action.

SEQR Lead Agency: None Designated

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

The proposed activity is not subject to review in accordance with SHPA. The application type is exempt and/or the project involves the continuation of an existing operational activity.

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 Feb 13, 2020.


Teresa A Phelps
NYSDEC Region 7 Cortland Sub-Office
1285 Fisher Ave
Cortland, NY 13045

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