Town and Village of Waterford LWRP


The Town and Village of Waterford Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP) is a locally prepared comprehensive land and water use plan for the Town and Village's natural, public, and developed waterfront resources along the Mohawk and Hudson Rivers and the old Champlain Canal.

The Town and Village of Waterford LWRP provides a comprehensive framework within which critical waterfront issues can be addressed, and planned waterfront improvement projects can be pursued and implemented. The Town and Village of Waterford LWRP was adopted by the Village of Waterford Board of Trustees on September 13, 2008 and the Town of Waterford Town Board on September 8, 2009, and approved by the New York State Secretary of State on April 20, 2010.

The highlighted text is a download link for the full Town and Village of Waterford LWRP document.

The links below provide easy access to each part of the Town and Village of Waterford 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 Proposed Projects

Section V. Techniques for Local Implementation of the Program

Section VI. State Actions and Programs Likely to Affect Implementation

Section VII. Local Commitment and Consultation

Appendix A. Definitions and Local Consistency Laws

Appendix B. Waterfront Overlay Districts

Appendix C. Site Plan Review Law

Appendix D. Zoning Code Change

To increase access to the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers and the NYS Canal System, the Town of Waterford has constructd a floating dock system for non-motorized boaters at the "The Point", just south of the Fourth Street Bridge.