Commercial and/or Industrial Uses
This application applies to new or expanded commercial uses and/or industrial uses. Commercial uses would include stores, offices, lodging facilities, warehousing and distribution facilities, commercial maintenance facilities, tourist attractions, recreational facilities available for a fee, and other types of retail or commercial service establishments. Industrial uses would include the manufacturing, production or assembly of goods or materials and associated waste disposal areas. It is the appropriate application for saw mills, pallet mills, chipping mills and similar wood using facilities While many of these uses are separately defined in the APA Act, they have some common impact characteristics. The application questions are appropriate for the various types of projects generally considered as "commercial uses" and "industrial uses." Please note that for a new commercial use in an existing commercial use structure, a general permit application is available and may be applicable.
You can contact the APA at 518-891-4050 for assistance in determining what form you may need to fill out.