Effective July 1, 2009, applicants who are conducting work affecting ground covering on certain coastal water-sensitive areas must provide the Department with additional required items. These required items apply to New Buildings, Horizontal Enlargements, or other work in the following zones:
Tidal Wetlands Maps
Freshwater Wetlands Maps
Coastal Erosion Hazard Area Maps
These required items include an annotated Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) wetland or coastal erosion map and a DEC permit or jurisdictional determination, if applicable. Applications that have not received Plan Exam Approval (P Status) on or after July 1, 2009 must submit these required items. Read more about this initiative (PDF) and the process (PDF) the applicant must follow to fulfill this new required item.
For your convenience, the Buildings Department has included copies of State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) maps. The Department is not responsible for any errors, omissions, scale distortion or other inaccuracies that may be contained within these maps. Should you have any questions or concerns regarding these images, please contact the DEC.