Town of New Castle, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of New Castle 5-8-2007 by L.L. No. 5-2007. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Zoning — See Ch. 60.
Dumps and dumping — See Ch. 61.
Environmental Protection Overlay regulations — See Ch. 64.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 70.
Garbage, rubbish and refuse — See Ch. 73.
Littering — See Ch. 85.
Solid waste disposal — See Ch. 106.
Steep slope protection — See Ch. 108.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 113.
Tree preservation — See Ch. 121.
Water emergencies — See Ch. 133.
Watercourses — See Ch. 135.
Wetlands — See Ch. 137.
Pursuant to the provisions of § 44-0119 of the Environmental Conservation Law of the State of New York, the Town of New Castle hereby adopts the statement of policies, principles and guides detailed in "The Greenprint for a Sustainable Future... the Westchester Way," the Westchester County Greenway Compact Plan (hereinafter referred to in this chapter as the "Compact Plan"), by which the Town of New Castle becomes a participating community in the Greenway Compact.
Proposals to amend the Compact Plan may from time to time be made by the Hudson River Valley Greenway Communities Council (hereinafter referred to as "Greenway Council") in response to requests from participating communities. Within 90 days of receipt of any such proposal from the Greenway Council, the Town Board of the Town of New Castle shall determine by resolution whether to accept or to reject such proposed amendment. Any proposed amendment so accepted shall be considered an amendment of the Compact Plan as adopted by the Town of New Castle. Any proposed amendment rejected by the Town of New Castle will not be considered to be an amendment of the Greenway Plan for the Town of New Castle, and notice of such rejection shall promptly be provided to the Greenway Council.
It is stated policy of the Town of New Castle that, to the extent the Town amends its current, or enacts new, land use laws and regulations, such new or amended laws and regulations, where appropriate, should take into consideration the Compact Plan's statement of policies, principles and guides, as appropriate.
Nothing in this chapter adopting the Compact Plan, or in becoming a participating community in the Compact Plan is intended, or shall be construed to limit the home rule authority of the Town under state law to make local land use and zoning decisions, to authorize any other entity to supersede the Town's land use laws and regulations or to impose any requirements of the Town, or to prevent the Town in its sole discretion from adopting a local law at a later date for the purpose of withdrawing from the Greenway Compact or Westchester County Greenway Compact Plan.