City of North Tonawanda LWRP


The City of North Tonawanda Local Waterfront Revitalization Program is a locally prepared comprehensive land and water use plan for the City's natural, public, and developed waterfront resources along the Niagara River and the Barge Canal.

The City of North Tonawanda LWRP refines and supplements the State's Coastal Management Program and provides a comprehensive framework within which critical waterfront issues can be addressed and planned waterfront improvement projects can be pursued and implemented.The approval history of City of North Tonawanda LWRP will be published in a final public notice.

The highlighted text is a download link for the fulll City of North Tonawanda LWRP document.

The links below provide easy access to each part of the City of North Tonawanda LWRP, as approved in 1988:

1988 City of North Tonawanda LWRP:

Section I. Waterfront Revitalization Area Boundary

Section II. Inventory and Analysis

Section III. Waterfront Revitalization Program Policies

Section IV. Proposed Land and Water Uses

Section V. Techniques for Local Implementation

Section VI. State and Federal Actions and Programs Likely to Affect Implementation

Section VII. Consultation with Other Affected Agencies

Section VIII. Activities to Secure Local Commitment

Appendix A. Results of Local Waterfront Revitalization Program Survey

Appendix B. Waterfront Zoning District

Appendix C. LWRP Consistency Law

Appendix D. Procedures for Coordinating State and Federal Consistency Determinations

The City of North Tonawanda recently completed a draft amendment to its LWRP, which proposes to enhance public access to the waterfront and expand water-dependent recreation opportunities by planning for the construction of non-motorized boat launches and way-finding signage at three locations along the Erie Canal and redeveloping Gratwick Riverside Park Marina.