[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Forestburgh 5-11-1978 by L.L. No. 2-1978 as Ch. 46 of the 1978 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Pursuant to § 24-0501 of the New York State Freshwater Wetlands Act (Article 24 of the Environmental Conservation Law), the Town of Forestburgh 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 New York State 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 of the procedures, concepts and definitions set forth in Article 24 of the 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.
This chapter, adopted on the aforementioned date, shall take effect upon the filing with the Town Clerk of the Town of Forestburgh 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 Town of Forestburgh.