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ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 03/31/2021

Erie County


NYS Dept of Transportation
50 Wolf Rd - POD 4-1
Albany, NY 12232


St Rte 78 Highway Rehab
St Rte 78 from French Rd to Werhle Dr
Lancaster, NY 14086

Application ID:


Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 24 Freshwater Wetlands

Project is Located:

Lancaster, Erie County

Project Description:

DEC has received complete application for a project to upgrade pedestrian facilities alongside NY Route 78 from French Rd to Wehrle Dr which will permanently impact 0.52 acres of the 100-foot regulated adjacent area of NYSDEC Freshwater Wetland LA-5.

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.

DEC Commissioner Policy 29, Environmental Justice and Permitting (CP-29)

It has been determined that the proposed action is not subject to CP-29.

Opportunity for Public Comment:

Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Apr 15, 2021.


Kerri L Picard-DePriest
NYSDEC Region 9 Headquarters
270 Michigan Ave
Buffalo, NY 14203

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