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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Project Summary

The applicant proposes the construction of a proposed 2,230 sf staff housing building at Camp Walden, 429 Trout Lake Road (185.00-1-32). The project is located in the RCL3 Zoning District and is designated as Low Intensity Use on the Adirondack Park Land Use and Development Plan. The applicant requires an area variance seeks from the Town of Bolton Zoning Board of Appeals: 1) Excavation for buildig - 6' maximum, 9.4' proposed.  The project will require Site Plan Review from the Town of Bolton Planning Board.  The proposed building will be three stories (22 bedrooms) and is located in the area of the existing resident cabins.  The requested cut is to provide windows for proposed rooms.  The project will be connected to a new onsite wastewater treatment system (sized for 2,730 gpd) and proposes stormwater management with 2 dry wells.  

Waterkeeper Perspective

The Waterkeeper felt there was information missing from the application necessary to render a decision, specifically alternatives, compliant stormwater management and wastewater treatment system approval.  


Waterkeeper Comments

See comment letter to the Town of Bolton Planning Board November 2012.

Next Meeting

The application was on the agenda of the November 12, 2012 Town of Bolton Zoning Board of Appeals meeting. At the Zoning Board meeting, the applicant stated the building was proposed to be located close to the camper cabins, which offered slope constraints.  The applicant realized te stormwater plan would be reviewed by the Town Engineer and the wastewater treatment system required review from the NYSDOH and NYSDEC.   The Zoning Board approved the variance request without conditions (6-0).


Related Town

Waterkeeper Comments Document

Project Address

429 Trout Lake Road
Bolton Landing, NY 12814