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ENB Region 9 Completed Applications 03/15/2023

Chautauqua County


John Giacchino


Giacchino Property
W Side Walnut Creek Rd, 870' N of Intersection W/ Rte 83
Forestville, NY 14062

Application ID:


Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 5 Stream Disturbance

Project is Located:

Arkwright, Chautauqua County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to install rock riprap, an engineered rock riffle and three bendway weirs along 200 linear feet of a tributary of Walnut Creek (Standard AA) to prevent further erosion of the streambank. Riprap will be entrenched into the streambed and keyed into the streambank on the upstream and downstream ends of the project. Streambanks will be resloped to a 1:3 vertical to horizontal slope prior to placement of riprap. No excavated material will be taken off-site as part of this project. The project is located at the listed facility location. The Department is seeking public comment on the application prior to making a final decision on permit issuance.

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 not performed.

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 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 Mar 30, 2023.


Matthew J Smith
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany Sub-Office
182 E Union St - Ste 3
Allegany, NY 14706

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