Environmental Conservation Law Section 6-0103
1.“Criteria” shall mean the state smart growth public infrastructure criteria provided in § 6-0107 (State smart growth public infrastructure criteria)section 6-0107 of this article.
2.“State infrastructure agency” shall mean the department, the department of transportation, the department of education, the department of health, the department of state, the New York state environmental facilities corporation, the New York state housing finance agency, the housing trust fund corporation, the dormitory authority, the thruway authority, the port authority of New York and New Jersey, the empire state development corporation, the New York state urban development corporation and all other New York authorities. Any subsidiary of, or corporation with the same members or directors as, a public benefit corporation identified in this subdivision shall also be deemed to be within the definition of state infrastructure agency under this article.
3.“Municipal centers” shall mean areas of concentrated and mixed land uses that serve as centers for various activities, including, but not limited to, central business districts, main streets, downtown areas, brownfield opportunity areas, downtown areas of local waterfront revitalization program areas, transit-oriented development, environmental justice areas, and hardship areas. Municipal centers shall also include: areas adjacent to municipal centers, as defined in this subdivision, which have clearly defined borders, are designated for concentrated development in the future in a municipal or regional comprehensive plan, and exhibit strong land use, transportation, infrastructure and economic connections to a municipal center; and areas designated in a municipal or comprehensive plan, and appropriately zoned in a municipal zoning ordinance, as a future municipal center.
Section 6-0103 — Definitions,
https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/ENV/6-0103 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).