City of Little Falls LWRP



The City of Little Falls Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP) is a locally prepared comprehensive land and water use plan for the City's natural, public, and developed waterfront resources along the Mohawk River and the Canal System.

The City of Little Falls LWRP provides a comprehensive framework within which critical waterfront issues can be addressed and planned waterfront improvement projects can be pursued and implemented. The Little Falls LWRP was adopted by the City's Common Council on December 6, 2005 and approved by the New York State Secretary of State on December 22, 2010.

The highlighted text is a download link for the fulll City of Little Falls LWRP document.

The links below provide easy access to each part of the City of Little Falls LWRP, as approved in 2010:

Section I. Waterfront Revitalization Area Boundary

Section II. Inventory and Analysis

Section III. Waterfront Revitalization Program Policies

Section IV. Proposed Land and Water Uses and Projects

Section V. Local Techniques for Implementation

Section VI. State Action and Programs Likely to Affect Implementation

Section VII. Local Commitment and Consultation

Appendix A. Waterfront Consistency Review Law

Appendix B. Guidelines for Notification and Review of State Agency Actions

Appendix C. Amendment to the Little Falls Zoning Law

Appendix D. Standards for Docks on the Canal System

Map Gallery

After completing waterfront improvements to Benton’s Landing on Loomis Island (shown above), the City of Little Falls is developing an engineering feasibility analysis for a pedestrian bridge across the Erie Canal at the same location, while building a marina facility to include the Terminal Building at the Canal Harbor, on the south side of the canal.