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ENB Region 7 Completed Applications 02/03/2021

Oswego County


Edmund P Backus


Backus Property
123 North Rainbow Shores Tract, Lake Ontario
Sandy Creek, NY 13145

Application ID:


Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 34 Coastal Erosion Management

Project is Located:

Sandy Creek, Oswego County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to construct a vertical wall and sloped rock rip rap for flood protection. A 54-foot vertical wall will be constructed adjacent to the residential structure, followed by 90 feet of sloped rip rap along the remainder of the property. Fill will be added behind the wall and rip rap to raise the grade of the property and protect the septic system and house. All work will be above the Lake Ontario Mean High Water Line.

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:

Cultural resource lists and maps have been checked. The proposed activity is not in an area of identified archaeological sensitivity and no known registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures were identified or documented for the project location. No further review in accordance with SHPA is required.

Coastal Management:

This project is located in a Coastal Management area and is 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 18, 2021.


Kevin M Balduzzi
NYSDEC Region 7 Headquarters
615 Erie Boulevard W
Syracuse, NY 13204

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