County Toughens Building Permit Process

(Audio) Rockland County Executive Ed Day yesterday took to the Town of Ramapo to announce an Executive Order to prohibit County departments from issuing permits for developments that have not complied with General Municipal Law. On Friday’s Morning Show, Day was discussing issues with the stalled sale of the Sain building, when the topic of overdevelopment in the Town of Ramapo came up. While the order targets the entire county, the announcement was symbolically made near the 197-acre Patrick Farm property by Route 306 and 202 in Ramapo. That’s where developers want to build 479 homes, much of it over an aquifer. During his comments Friday, Day targeted Ramapo specifically…

Audio clip: Ed Day

Day said failure to comply with the County Planning Commissioner could result in the County not issuing permits for such uses as water and sewer connections, wells, rooming houses, drainage, road openings, and others.

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