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Town of Berne, NY
Albany County
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Type II actions or classes of actions have been determined not to have a significant effect on the environment and do not require environmental impact statements under this Chapter 102. The following are Type II actions or classes of actions:
A. 
Construction or alteration of a single- or two-family residence and accessory appurtenant uses not in conjunction with the construction or alteration of two or more such residences and not in one of the critical areas described in Appendix A for Type I actions.
B. 
The extension of utility facilities to serve new or altered single- or two-family residential structures or to render service in approved subdivisions.
C. 
Construction or alteration of a store, office or restaurant designed for an occupant load of 20 persons or less, if not in conjunction with the construction or alteration of two or more stores, offices or restaurants and if not in one of the critical areas described in Appendix A for Type I actions, and the construction of utility facilities to serve such establishments.
D. 
Actions involving individual setback and lot line variances and the like.
E. 
Agricultural farm management practices consistent with generally accepted principles of farming not involving major changes in existing land forms or use.
F. 
Operation, repair, maintenance or minor alteration of existing structures, land uses and equipment.
G. 
Restoration or reconstruction of a structure in whole or in part being increased or expanded by less than 50% of its existing size, square footage or usage.
H. 
Paving or repaving or existing highways not involving the addition of new travel lanes.
I. 
Street openings for the purpose of repair or maintenance of existing utility facilities.
J. 
Installation of traffic control devices on existing streets, roads and highways other than multiple fixtures on long stretches.
K. 
Mapping of existing roads, streets, highways, uses, ownership patterns and the like.
L. 
Regulatory activities not involving construction or changed land use relating to one individual, business, institution or facility such as inspections, testing, operating certification or licensing and the like.
M. 
Sales of surplus government property other than land, radioactive material, pesticides, herbicides, or other hazardous materials.
N. 
Collective bargaining activities.
O. 
Operating, expense or executive budget planning, preparation and adoption not involving new programs or major reordering of priorities.
P. 
Investments by or on behalf of agencies or pension or retirement systems.
Q. 
Actions which are immediately necessary for the protection or preservation of life, health, property or natural resources, including activities of the Town Fire Department.
R. 
Routine administration and management of agency functions not including new programs or major reordering of priorities.
S. 
Routine license and permit renewals where there is no change in preexisting conditions.
T. 
Routine activities of educational institutions which do not include capital construction.