[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Bergen 8-30-1976 by L.L. No. 2-1976. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Pursuant to § 24-0501 of the New York State Freshwater Wetlands Act (Article 24 of the New York Environmental Conservation Law), the Town of Bergen 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 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 New York 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.
This chapter shall be effective upon filing with the Secretary of State of New York, subject to implementation upon the filing with the Clerk of the Town of Bergen of the final Freshwater Wetlands Map by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation pursuant to Article 24 of the New York Environmental Conservation Law.