The Town of Southold 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 Hashamomuck Pond, Gardiners Bay, Peconic Estuary and Long Island Sound.
The Town of Southold 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 Town's LWRP was originally approved in 2005, and subsequently amended to reflect those new designations of or approved modifications to the narratives and boundaries of Significant Coastal Fish and Wildlife Habitats (SCFWHs) located within the Town of Southold, including the Mattituck Inlet Wetlands and Beaches, Fishers Island Beaches, Pine Islands, and Shallows, and the Goldsmith Inlet and Beach, Pipes Cove Creek and Moores Drain, and Dumpling Islands and Flat Hammock. The approval history of Town of Southold LWRP will be published in a final public notice.
The highlighted text is a download link for the full Town of Southold LWRP document.
The links below provide easy access to each part of the Town of Southold LWRP, as amended:
The 2005 Town of Southold LWRP provides a historic perspective on the evolution of the Town’s waterfront revitalization efforts.
The Town of Southold has made significant efforts to address local and regional water quality issues, revising Town code to better manage polluted stormwater runoff and constructing capital improvements to stormwater infrastructure.