Town of Somerset LWRP


The Town of Somerset Local Waterfront Revitalization Program is a locally prepared comprehensive land and water use plan for the Town's natural, public, and developed waterfront resources along the Fish Creek and Lake Ontario.

The Town of Somerset 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 Town of Somerset LWRP was published in a final public notice.

The highlighted text is a download link for the full Town of Somerset LWRP document.

The links below provide easy access to each part of the Town of Somerset LWRP, as approved in 2005:

Section I. Waterfront Revitalization Area Boundary

Section II. Inventory and Analysis

Section III. Waterfront Revitalization Policies

Section IV. Proposed Land and Water Uses and Proposed Projects

Section V. Techniques for Local Implementation of the Program

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

Section VII. Local Commitment and Consultation

Appendix A. Town of Somerset Waterfront Consistency Law

Appendix B. Flood Damage Prevention Law

The Town of Somerset is considering updating its LWRP to identify the current condition of the waterfront, address the recommendations of the updated Comprehensive Plan, identify necessary modifications in land uses within the coastal area, propose development opportunities for lands adjacent to the local power plant, assess the proposed use of biomass for producing electricity at the local power plant, identify agricultural uses and the identify ways of preserving of agricultural lands and uses.