New York Executive Law Section 884 - Permit coordination in assistance to applicants.

* 884. Permit coordination and assistance to applicants. 1. Any applicant for permits required for a business undertaking, project or activity may confer with the office to obtain assistance in the prompt and efficient processing and review of applications.

2. The office shall, so far as possible, render such assistance; and the director may designate an officer or employee of the office to act as an expediter with the purpose of:

(a) facilitating contacts for the applicant with state agencies responsible for processing and reviewing permit applications;

(b) arranging conferences to clarify the interest and requirements of any such state agency with respect to permit applications;

(c) considering with state agencies the feasibility of consolidating hearings and data required of the applicant;

(d) assisting the applicant in the resolution of outstanding issues identified by state agencies, including delays experienced in permit review; and

(e) coordinating federal, state, and local permit review actions to the extent practicable.

* NB Authority of office terminated per 893 December 31, 1995

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