6 CRR-NY 608.7NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 6. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
CHAPTER V. RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER E. WATER REGULATION
PART 608. USE AND PROTECTION OF WATERS
6 CRR-NY 608.7
6 CRR-NY 608.7
608.7 Permit application review.
(a) The department will review applications, plans, and other supporting information submitted and may:
(1) grant a permit approving the manner and extent to which alterations are proposed to be made to water resources of the State;
(2) grant a permit with conditions as necessary to protect the health, safety, or welfare of the people ofthe State, and its natural resources; or
(3) deny a permit.
(b) The department's review will determine if proposed alterations to water resources of the State are consistent with standards contained in section 608.8 of this Part, considering issues such as:
(1) the environmental impacts of a proposal, including effects on;
(i) aquatic, wetland, and terrestrial habitats; unique and significant habitats; rare, threatened and endangered species habitats;
(ii) water quality, including such criteria as temperature, dissolved oxygen, suspended solids;
(iii) hydrology, including such criteria as water velocity, depth, discharge volume, flooding potential; and
(iv) water course and waterbody integrity, including such criteria as erosion, turbidity, and sedimentation;
(2) the adequacy of design and construction techniques for structures;
(3) operational and maintenance characteristics;
(4) the safe commercial and recreational use of water resources;
(5) the water dependent nature of a use;
(6) the safeguarding of life and property; and
(7) natural resource management objectives and values.
6 CRR-NY 608.7
Current through March 31, 2021
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