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PROJECT: WHITE ROCK ROAD (JULY 2008)

SKETCH DEVELOPMENT:

WHITE ROCK ROAD - 5-LOT SUBDIVISION (R-3 ZONING).  “COMMENCE WORK PERMIT”

GRANTED BY PUTNAM VALLEY BUILDING DEPARTMENT ON MAY 9, 2006

DEVELOPER:  AUTH, STEVE; SSR DEVELOPMENT; 227 CANOPUS HOLLOW RAD, PUTNAM VALLEY;

914-528-2688

LOCATION: BARGER STREET AND WHITE ROCK ROAD

CURRENT LOCATION:  WETLANDS AND STEEP SLOPES

SCHOOL DISTRICT:

TAX MAP # 73.-2-30

PROJECT REQUIRES WETLANDS PERMIT AND MAJOR GRADING PERMIT.

Applicant proposes to build 5 residential, one-family houses on 28.4 acres.  Filed Wetland Application.  Property has a small stream.  Slopes on site exceed 20% grade.  Site is located in a town regulated environmental management district.  Each lot to be serviced by SSDS and drilled wells with access off a proposed 1,700 ft +/- private road.  State Environmental Quality Review shows that only 19% of the site is “moderately well drained” and 81% of the site as “poorly drained.”  Some 32% of the project site sits in slope areas greater than 15% grade.  3,500 cubic yards of earth is expected to be removed from the site and blasting is required.

As of the July 28, 2008 Planning Board meeting, the applicant and his engineer must make a site visit on Aug. 11th with the town officials to review site work not in compliance with what was approved and major erosion issues at the site. No further work can be done prior to resolving those issues.