Contact Information:
Eden Town Hall
Attn: Building Department
2795 East Church Street
Eden, New York 14057

(716) 992-3576
(716) 992-4131 (Fax)

Code Enforcement Officer
David Rice 


Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday  

8am-3pm                                     

 

Pond Permit Application

Permit Fee is $250.00


The Following is from The Eden Town Code In Regards to Ponds:

Chapter 225: Zoning

Article VI: Supplementary Regulations

§225 – 32: Supplement Use Regulations

Paragraph N: Ponds

[Added 6-13-2001 by L.L. No. 4-2001]

(1) Definitions. As used herein, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:

POND

Any man-made body of water (other than a store-bought, pre-fab type of decorative reservoir or basin), with a surface area greater than 100 square feet and/or a depth of more than 18 inches.

(2) Regulations.

(a) Exemptions. Retention or detention ponds specified, designed and/or approved as part of an approved site plan or subdivision development or otherwise mandated and/or owned by the Town of Eden are exempt from this article.

(b) General.
[1] No pond shall be constructed without a building permit issued pursuant to this article.

[2] No pond shall be constructed on any property located within the Hamlet Residential (HR), Office Business (OB), Local Business (LB), General Business (GB) or General Industrial (GI) Zoning Districts nor on a lot with a total area of less than three acres. All ponds shall meet the bulk requirements for Use Group h of the Town of Eden Table of Bulk Regulations.

[3] All ponds shall be maintained so as to assure that they do not become offensive to neighboring properties by reason of stagnation, algae, mosquito breeding and similar conditions.

[4] No pond may adversely interfere with or impede the natural flow of water nor adversely impact any floodplain or wetland area.

[5] No pond shall be constructed without site plan approval by the Eden Planning Board.

[6] All new ponds shall conform to the requirements of and be approved by the Soil Conservation Service (SCS) of the United States Department of Agriculture or its successor agency.

[7] If the SCS is not available for assistance with the pond design (or at the option of the applicant), the pond shall be designed by a licensed professional engineer. In the event the pond is designed by a licensed professional engineer, the site plan application shall be accompanied by a pond design report meeting the following requirements:

[a] Include test pit information from site (soil types, groundwater levels, etc.).

[b] Reference SCS standards.

[c] Illustrate how the pond will maintain appropriate water depths.

[d] A survey map depicting the pond and test pit locations (follow site plan requirements); illustrate any inflow or outflow piping/ditches and the location of any ditches, swales and watercourses on the site.

[e] Detail the pond components (inlet and outlet controls, side slopes, emergency spillways, etc.).

[f] Any other information required by the Planning Board.

Building Permit - Pond Permit

1. OWNER

Address
Address
City
State/Province
Zip/Postal
Applicant Is:

2. CONTACT INFO (if same as above list “same”)

3. CONTRACTOR INFORMATION

Address
Address
City
State/Province
Zip/Postal

4. CONTRACTOR WORK

Are wages being paid for performance of this work (are you hiring a Contractor?)
IF YES, the contractor needs to provide proof of NYS Worker’s Compensation and Disability benefits.
ACCEPTABLE PROOF

  • - Form DB121.1 NYS Disability
  • - CEE 200 for NYS Disability & Workers Compensation Exemption
  • - Form C105.2 or U-26.3 Workers Compensation
  • IF NOT hiring a contractor or Doing the work yourself - An Affidavit of Exemption is required –
    CLICK HERE TO VIEW & DOWNLOAD AFFIDAVIT OF EXEMPTION FORM

5. PROPOSED PROJECT (check all that apply)

6. PROJECT DESCRIPTION (basic, use, size and cost of what is being proposed)
Pond Dimensions

$

7. STARTED WORK

Has any work included in the application been started or completed

8. POND DESIGNED BY

Designer
Address
Address
City
State/Province
Zip/Postal
Check All That Are Applicable

9. APPLICATION CERTIFICATION:

In consideration of the permit applied for, the undersigned hereby agrees that he/she will comply with the Code of New York, Town of Eden Code and any other laws which may be applicable that he/she will preserve the establishment of lot lines, disclose all information to the Code Enforcement Officer, and that he/she will not use nor permit to be used the structure by the application until a Certificate of Occupancy (CO) or Certificate of Compliance (C/C) is legally issued.

10. INCLUSIONS

All documents and information required on the checklist MUST be submitted with this application.
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