Town of Fallsburg, NY
Sullivan County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Fallsburg 8-31-1976 by L.L. No. 76-4 (Ch. 82 of the 1971 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building code enforcement — See Ch. 96.
Building construction — See Ch. 100.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 137.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 218.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 260.
Zoning — See Ch. 310.

§ 141-1 Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to provide for the protection, preservation and conservation of the freshwater wetlands within the boundaries of the Town of Fallsburg, pursuant to and in accordance with all of the proceedings, concepts and definitions set forth in Article 24 of the Environmental Conservation Law and Title 23 of Article 71 of such law relating to the enforcement of Article 24, as such law may from time to time be amended.

§ 141-2 Exercise of authority.

Pursuant to § 24-0501 of the New York State Freshwater Wetlands Act (Article 24 of the Environmental Conservation Law), the Town of Fallsburg shall fully undertake and exercise its regulatory authority with regard to activities subject to regulation under the Act in freshwater wetlands, as shown on the Freshwater Wetlands Map, as such map may from time to time be amended, filed by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation pursuant to the Act, and in all areas adjacent to any such freshwater wetland up to 100 feet from the boundary of such wetland. Such regulatory authority shall be undertaken and exercised in accordance with all of the procedures, concepts, and definitions set forth in Article 24 of the Environmental Conservation Law and Title 23 of Article 71 of such law relating to the enforcement of Article 24, as such law from time to time be amended.