Section 97.6 - Initial review of actions

97.6 Initial review of actions. Upon receipt of an application for a funding or approval action, the department shall:

(a) determine whether the action is subject to SEQR. If the action is an exempt, an excluded, or a type II action, the agency shall have no further responsibilities under this Part;

(b) determine whether the action involves a Federal agency. If the action involves a Federal agency, the provisions of section 97.15 of this Part shall apply;

(c) determine whether the action involves one or more other agencies.

(1) if the action is a type I action, the provisions of section 97.7 of this Part shall govern the designation of lead agency;

(2) if the action is an unlisted action, the provisions of section 97.8 of this Part shall govern the designation of lead agency;

(d) determine whether the action is located in the coastal area. If the action is either a type I action or an unlisted action and is in the coastal area, the provisions of 19 NYCRR Part 600 shall apply.
 

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