Bill S7734-2011

Relates to the regulation of the manner of construction and location of boathouses, moorings and docks in the town of Ulysses

Relates to the regulation of the manner of construction and location of boathouses, moorings and docks in the town of Ulysses in the county of Tompkins.

Details

Actions

  • Jun 22, 2012: referred to environmental conservation
  • Jun 21, 2012: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Jun 21, 2012: PASSED SENATE
  • Jun 21, 2012: HOME RULE REQUEST
  • Jun 20, 2012: ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1445
  • Jun 15, 2012: REFERRED TO RULES

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Memo

BILL NUMBER:S7734

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the navigation law, in relation to the regulation of the manner of construction and location of boathouses, moorings and docks

PURPOSE: To authorize the Town of Ulysses to use its zoning powers to regulate boathouses, moorings and docks.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Subdivision 2 of Section 46-a of the Navigation Law is amended to allow the Town of Ulysses in Tompkins County to adopt, amend and enforce local laws, rules and regulations not inconsistent with the laws of this state or the United States, with respect to the restriction and regulation of the manner of construction and location of boathouses, moorings and docks in any waters within or bounding the respective municipality to a distance of fifteen hundred feet from the shoreline.

JUSTIFICATION: The Town of Ulysses has requested that the town be authorized to regulate boathouses, moorings, and docks pursuant to Section 46-a of the New York State Navigation Law. This will enhance the Town of Ulysses' ability to "preserve and protect the Town's natural and environmental resources" as outlined in their Comprehensive Plan.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to State.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 7734 IN SENATE June 15, 2012 ___________
Introduced by Sen. O'MARA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the navigation law, in relation to the regulation of the manner of construction and location of boathouses, moorings and docks THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 46-a of the navigation law, as amended by chapter 278 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: (2) The local legislative body of the village of Sodus Point and the town of Huron in the county of Wayne, the villages of Croton-on-Hudson and Mamaroneck and the town of Cortlandt in the county of Westchester, the town of Stony Point in the county of Rockland, the town of Grand Island in the county of Erie, the towns of Conesus, Geneseo, Groveland and Livonia in the county of Livingston, the towns of Irondequoit, Webster, and Penfield in the county of Monroe, the village of Greenwood Lake and the town of Warwick in the county of Orange, the town of Carl- ton in the county of Orleans, the village of Sackets Harbor in the coun- ty of Jefferson, and the villages of Union Springs, Aurora and Cayuga and the towns of Genoa and Ledyard in the county of Cayuga, the [town] TOWNS of Ithaca AND ULYSSES in the county of Tompkins, the city of King- ston and the village of Saugerties in the county of Ulster and the town of Porter in the county of Niagara, and the village of North Haven in the county of Suffolk may adopt, amend and enforce local laws, rules and regulations not inconsistent with the laws of this state or the United States, with respect to the restriction and regulation of the manner of construction and location of boathouses, moorings and docks in any waters within or bounding the respective municipality to a distance of fifteen hundred feet from the shoreline. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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