Last Updated On:

Monday, November 2, 2009

Project Summary

The applicant proposes to construct a single-family residence on Dark Bay.  The property had previously been clear cut with significant erosion and runoff issued which have impacted neighbors at Lake George.  The proposal includes improvements to the driveway.  A major stormwater management plan has been prepared and a permit has been issued by the Lake George Park Commission.  An on-site wastewater treatment system is proposed away from the lake.  The Planning Board expressed concern about runoff issues and vegetative replanting.

Waterkeeper Perspective

The Waterkeeper has concerns about the adequacy of the stormwater management system and revegetating of the site.

Waterkeeper Comments

The Waterkeeper provide verbal comments at the October 14, 2009 Planning Board meeting focusing on concerns of the concentrated flow discharge from the swale on steep slope above the lake and requested a level spreader.  Additional planting should be provided.

Next Meeting

The Town of Putnam Planning Board has scheduled a public hearing on Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 7:00 PM.  Town of Putnam Planning Board approved the Site Plan at their October 14, 2009 meeting with the condition of Lake George Park Commission Stormwater Permit and providing a level spreader at the discharge point above the lake.

Related Town

Project Address

Dark Bay
Putnam, NY 12861