N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law Section 17-1731
Revocation or modification of permits


* 17-1731. Revocation or modification of permits.

1.

Every permit for the discharge of sewage from a sewer system or for the discharge of refuse or waste matter from a shop, factory, mill or industrial establishment, shall when necessary to conserve the public health, be revocable or subject to modification or change by the commissioner on due notice after an investigation and hearing and an opportunity for all interested therein to be heard thereon being served on the public authorities of the municipality owning and maintaining the sewer system, or on the proprietor, lessee or tenant of the shop, factory, mill or industrial establishment.

2.

Plans for any such modification shall be submitted to and approved by the department.

3.

The length of the time after receipt of the notice within which the discharge of sewage or of refuse or waste matter shall be discontinued may be stated in the permit, but in no case shall it exceed two years in the case of a sewer system, or one year in the case of a shop, factory, mill or industrial establishment, and if the length of time is not specified in the permit, it shall be one year in the case of a sewer system, and six months in the case of a shop, factory, mill or industrial establishment.

4.

On the expiration of the period of time prescribed after the service of a notice of revocation, modification or change from the commissioner, the right to discharge sewage or refuse or waste matter into any of the waters of the state shall cease and terminate and the prohibition of section 17-1701 against such discharge shall be in full force as though no permit had been granted, but a new permit may thereafter again be granted as hereinbefore provided. * NB Expired September 1, 1973

Source: Section 17-1731 — Revocation or modification of permits, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ENV/17-1731 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 22, 2024).

17‑1701
Definition of sewage
17‑1703
Contamination of salt wells
17‑1704
Discharge of sewage and other offensive matter from new or renovated wastewater disposal systems to the surface waters of the Owasco lake...
17‑1705
Discharge of sewage into Wallkill Creek prohibited
17‑1707
Discharge of sewage into the Susquehanna near Binghamton prohibited
17‑1709
Discharge of sewage and other offensive matter into Lake George and Skaneateles lake prohibited
17‑1710
Deposit of garbage or other refuse on or in waters of the Owasco lake watershed extending from the city dam on the outlet to the existing...
17‑1711
Deposit of garbage or other refuse on or in waters of Lake George and Skaneateles lake and their tributaries prohibited
17‑1713
Discharge of sewage and other offensive matter into Brant Lake, Loon Lake, Friends Lake and Schroon Lake prohibited
17‑1715
Discharge of sewage and other offensive matter into Oneida Lake prohibited
17‑1717
Order to discontinue pollution of waters
17‑1719
Actions by municipalities to prevent discharge of sewage into waters
17‑1721
Reports of municipal authorities to local boards of health
17‑1723
Reports of proprietors of industrial establishments
17‑1725
Permission to discharge sewage
17‑1727
Permission to discharge refuse or waste matter from industrial establishments
17‑1729
Permits for conduit or discharge pipes
17‑1731
Revocation or modification of permits
17‑1733
Record of permits
17‑1735
Violations
17‑1737
Legal construction and limitations
17‑1739
Repeal of provisions
17‑1741
Sewerage
17‑1743
Reporting of spills of liquids stored in bulk
17‑1745
Sewage from vessels

Accessed:
Jun. 22, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 17-1731’s source at nysenate​.gov

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