DEC & Commercial Septic Systems

Steuben County


The Switzerland Inn LLC
10 Main St
Penn Yan, NY 14527


Switzerland Inn
14109 Keuka Village Rd
Hammondsport, NY 14840

Application ID:


Permit(s) Applied for:

Article 15 Title 5 Excavation & Fill in Navigable Waters
Article 17 Titles 7 & 8 P/C/I SPDES - Surface Discharge

Project is Located:

Wayne, Steuben County

Project Description:

The applicant proposes to upgrade the existing wastewater treatment system for The Switzerland Inn, located approximately 1,000' north of the intersection of NYS Route 54 and NYS Route 230. The project includes installation of a new 40' discharge pipe and removal of 35' of existing water line. The disturbed area is 40' by 4'. The proposed upgraded system consists of anaerobic treatment in septic tanks followed by a single pass sand filter, with a design flow of 5,395 gallons per day. The receiving water: Keuka Lake, a class AA(TS) water.

Availability of Application Documents:

Filed application documents, and Department draft permits where applicable, are available for inspection under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law during normal business hours at the address of the contact person.

State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) Determination:

Project is an Unlisted Action and will not have a significant impact on the environment. A Negative Declaration is on file. A coordinated review was not performed.

SEQR Lead Agency: None Designated

State Historic Preservation Act (SHPA) Determination:

The proposed activity is not subject to review in accordance with SHPA. The application type is exempt and/or the project involves the continuation of an existing operational activity.

Coastal Management:

This project is not located in a Coastal Management area and is not subject to the Waterfront Revitalization and Coastal Resources Act.

DEC Commissioner Policy 29, Environmental Justice and Permitting (CP-29)

It has been determined that the proposed action is not subject to CP-29.

Opportunity for Public Comment:

Comments on this project must be submitted in writing to the Contact Person no later than Jun 22, 2018.


Teresa Diehsner
NYSDEC Headquarters
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233

To Preserve and Protect Keuka Lake