[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Huntington Bay 8-17-1976 by L.L. No. 3-1976. Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter shall be known as the "Freshwater Wetlands Protection Law of the Incorporated Village of Huntington Bay."
It is declared to be the public policy of the Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Huntington Bay to conserve freshwater wetlands and the benefits derived therefrom, to prevent the despoliation and destruction of freshwater wetlands and to regulate the development of such wetlands in order to secure the natural benefits of freshwater wetlands, consistent with the general welfare and beneficial economic, social and agricultural development of the Incorporated Village of Huntington Bay. It is further declared to be the policy of the Board of Trustees of said village to exercise its authority pursuant to Article 24 of the State Environmental Conservation Law.
The procedures and concepts set forth in Article 24 of said Environmental Conservation Law of the State of New York, as filed with the Secretary of State of the State of New York, are hereby adopted by reference pursuant to the provisions of Section 24-0501, Subdivision 3, of said law, reserving the right to rescind or amend such adoption and simultaneously adopt a local Freshwater Wetlands Protection Law in accordance with the provisions of Article 24.