Queensbury Considering Waterfront Low-Impact Development

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New rules may be coming for the waterfront residential zone.

New houses and substantial renovations could be required to follow the low-impact development rules. They range from restoring the natural shoreline and using only native vegetation to banning coal tar-based sealants on driveways.

Lake George Waterkeeper Chris Navitsky presented the guidelines to the Queensbury Town Board at Monday’s workshop meeting. He had suggested they consider incentives to encourage developers to follow low-impact development.

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