6 CRR-NY 663.1NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 6. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
CHAPTER X. DIVISION OF WATER RESOURCES
SUBCHAPTER A. GENERAL
ARTICLE 1. MISCELLANEOUS RULES
PART 663. FRESHWATER WETLANDS PERMIT REQUIREMENTS
6 CRR-NY 663.1
6 CRR-NY 663.1
663.1 Purposes.
(a) It is the public policy of the State, as set forth in the Freshwater Wetlands Act, to preserve, protect and conserve freshwater wetlands and the benefits derived therefrom, to prevent the despoliation and destruction of freshwater wetlands, and to regulate use and development of such wetlands to secure the natural benefits of wetlands, consistent with the general welfare and beneficial economic, social and agricultural development of the State. It is the purpose of this Part to implement that policy by establishing regulations that:
(1) define the procedural requirements to be followed in undertaking different activities in wetlands and in areas adjacent to wetlands;
(2) establish standards governing the issuance of permits by the department pursuant to the act; and
(3) govern the department's implementation of the act.
(b) The system of wetlands classification upon which this Part is based is presented in Part 664 of this Title. That Part, which is administered by the department, describes the benefits of wetlands cited in the act and the characteristics associated with them.
(c) The statewide minimum land-use regulations for freshwater wetlands are contained in section 665.7(g) of this Title. They are set forth in section 663.4(d) of this Part for the convenience of permit applicants, and will be referenced in this Part where appropriate.
6 CRR-NY 663.1
Current through November 30, 2020
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