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“Welcome to Islip, the 3rd largest town in New York State, but with an endearing small town feel. We are so proud of our town…our beaches, golf courses, marinas, parks, housing opportunities for all, businesses, industrial parks, healthcare and educational institutions including our own Islip MacArthur Airport that provides many job opportunities. I sincerely hope you find this website helpful.” - Angie

A Draft Environmental Impact Statement is a required step in the State-mandated SEQRA (State Environmental Quality Review Act) process. The Town Board of the Town of Islip, as lead agency, has deemed the applicant/project sponsor’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) to be complete and ready for public review, which solely indicates that the DEIS addresses the issues identified in the Final Scope. This acceptance allows for public review and comment and does not mean that the lead agency concurs with the conclusions of the document, nor does it commit the lead agency to an approval of the proposed action.

The acceptance of the DEIS for public review is a procedural step and is the public’s opportunity to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. All public comments will be included in the formal record. In accordance with 6 NYCRR Part 617, this commences review by the public, involved and interested agencies. This review and input is essential to the Town Board’s evaluation of the proposed action, and all comments must be addressed by the applicant in the next step of the process.

The proposed action involves a petition by the applicant for rezoning of the subject property from its existing Residence AAA district to a newly-created PDD-GS zone to allow the development of a 1,365-unit rental residential community, of which 217 units would be set aside as “affordable” housing units. The proposed project would include on-site stormwater controls and sanitary wastewater treatment systems, connections to public water supplies, interior recreational and accessory amenities (available to the residents of the proposed development, including interior open spaces, outdoor pool/patio areas, and an internal walking trail network). It also proposed a 25-acre open space area along the perimeter of the site, in which a pedestrian path is proposed, which would be available to the public.

Comments on the Island Hills Draft Environmental Impact Statement:

The Town of Islip encourages public participation. Please send all written comments to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Town Board Public Hearing on the Island Hills Draft Environmental Impact Statement:

A Town Board Public Hearing will be held on December 1, 2021 at 5 pm, located at Islip Town Hall West, 401 Main Street, Islip, NY 11751. The Public Hearing will also be streamed live over the Internet. Click here to view the Public Notice.


Island Hills DEIS Documents: