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ENB Region 7 Completed Applications 11/23/2022

Broome County


Retreat at Bunn Hill LLC
315 Oconee St
Athens, GA 30601


The Retreat at Bunn Hill
791, 803, 813, 817, and 833 Bunn Hill Rd
Vestal, NY 13850

Application ID:


Permit(s) Applied for:

Section 401 - Clean Water Act Water Quality Certification

Project is Located:

Vestal, Broome County

Project Description:

The applicant is proposing 0.152 acres of temporary impacts in addition to 0.279 acres of permanent impacts to federally regulated waterbodies related to the construction of a multi-unit residential development project. Total soil disturbances associated with the construction of residential buildings, access roads, stormwater treatment measures, and site infrastructure will equal approximately 25 acres on multiple parcels totaling just over 42 acres of land. An Individual Section 401 Water Quality Certification, pursuant to the Clean Water Act, is required for this proposal. The project is located between Bunn Hill Road and Jensen Road, approximately 0.6 mile north of the intersection of Bunn Hill Road and Fuller House Road, in the Town of Vestal, Broome County.

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 an Unlisted Action and will not have a significant impact on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. A coordinated review was performed.

SEQR Lead Agency: Vestal Town Board

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

Evaluation using a Structural-Archaeological Assessment Form or other information has concluded that the proposed activity will not impact registered, eligible or inventoried archaeological sites or historic structures.

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 Dec 08, 2022.


Jonathan J Stercho
NYSDEC Region 7 Headquarters
615 Erie Boulevard W
Syracuse, NY 13204

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