[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson 9-20-1976 by L.L. No. 1-1976. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Pursuant to § 24-0501 of the New York State Freshwater Wetlands Act (Article 24 of the New York Environmental Conservation Law), the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson 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 Wetland 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 wetland up to 100 feet from the boundary of such wetland. Such regulatory authority shall be undertaken and exercised in accordance with all 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.
This chapter shall take effect upon the filing with the Clerk of the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson of the final Freshwater Wetland Map by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation pursuant to § 24-0301 of the Freshwater Wetland Act, applicable to any or all lands within the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson, as may be amended from time to time.
This Law shall, on the local level, be administered by the Code Enforcement Officer and the Planning Board and, if indicated, also by the Zoning Board and the Village Board.
Editor's Note: Pursuant to a decision by the Village, the title "Building Inspector" has been changed to "Code Enforcement Officer" throughout the chapter.