[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Nissequogue during codification; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. III. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Building Department — See Ch. 8.
Building construction — See Ch. 51.
Environmental quality review — See Ch. 62.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 71.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 101.
Trees and other flora — See Ch. 111.
Waterways — See Ch. 123.
Zoning — See Ch. 128.
Editor's Note: This chapter supersedes provisions voted upon by the Board of Trustees on 8-29-1976 and amended 10-21-1976.
Pursuant to § 24-0501 of the New York State Freshwater Wetlands Act (Article 24 of the New York Environmental Conservation Law), the Village of Nissequogue 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 wetlands 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, with the following exceptions: additions and modifications (§ 24-0501 Subdivision 3 provides for a specification of any exceptions, additions and modifications to the procedures of Article 24).
This chapter shall take effect upon the filing with the Clerk of the Village of Nissequogue of the final Freshwater Wetlands Map by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation pursuant to § 24-0301 of the Freshwater Wetlands Act, applicable to any or all lands within the Village of Nissequogue.
The Board of Trustees shall administer the Freshwater Wetlands Law as it pertains to the Village of Nissequogue and shall promulgate such rules and regulations it feels necessary for the proper administration of the wetlands program as it applies to the Village.
The Building Department and the Building Inspector will, from time to time, make the inspections necessary for proper enforcement of the Wetlands Protection Law.