Development Projects Within Critical Resource Areas - Listed by Tax Map Number

Updated through 10/17/12

"Critical Resource Areas" or CRAs are identified in the Pine Barrens Plan in Volume 1, Chapter 4, and
the statutory basis for this is found in ECL Article 57, Sections 0121(6) and 0123(2)(a) (see these references in this pdf file).
Please note that all CRAs are located within the Compatible Growth Area of the Pine Barrens.
Please see the "resolution" links below or contact the Commission office for details.

Active items are shown in boldface.


Suffolk County
Tax Map


Project Sponsor(s)



Final Result

Brookhaven Town (District 200)

No projects.






Riverhead Town (District 600)

There are no CRAs defined in Riverhead in the Pine Barrens Plan.

Southampton Town (District 900)


Critical Resource Area #S4 in Plan

Douglas Schmeider and Ocean Hills at Red Creek

Major residential subdivision of 14 lots.

West of Red Creek Road, south of Red Creek Circle, Hampton Bays.

Approved 1/3/96


Critical Resource Area #S5 in Plan

Red Creek Vistas

Residential subdivision of 13 lots

5 Red Creek Road, Hampton Bays.

Approved 6/20/07


Critical Resource Area #S8 in Plan

Rosko Farms Residential Subdivision

Residential subdivision of 8 lots.

South side of NYS Route 27 (Sunrise Highway) south to the north side of the Long Island Rail Road right of way, in East Quogue.

Approved 7/20/05

276-3-1 and 2
(CGA portion of parcels only)

Critical Resource Area #S10 in Plan

Westhampton Property Associates

Depth expansion of an existing sand mine.

East of Speonk-Riverhead Road, 500 feet east of 5th Avenue, north side of CR 71, Remsenberg/Speonk.


Summary Counts


Brookhaven Town

Riverhead Town

Southampton Town
(there are no CRAs defined in the two villages in the Pine Barrens Plan)



No CRAs.

4 Approved

4 Approved