VILL. OF SAVONA v. Knight Settlement Sand & Gravel, Inc.

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88 N.Y.2d 897 (1996)

669 N.E.2d 813

646 N.Y.S.2d 655

Village of Savona, Appellant, v. Knight Settlement Sand & Gravel, Inc., Respondent.

Court of Appeals of the State of New York.

Decided June 11, 1996.

Brian C. Flynn, Hammondsport, for appellant.

Robert H. Plaskov, Bath, for respondent.

Chief Judge KAYE and Judges SIMONS, TITONE, BELLACOSA, SMITH, LEVINE and CIPARICK concur.

*899MEMORANDUM.

The order of the Appellate Division should be reversed, with costs, and the case remitted to that Court for consideration of issues raised but not considered on the appeal to that Court.

As this Court recently held in Matter of Gernatt Asphalt Prods. v Town of Sardinia (87 N.Y.2d 668), the Mined Land Reclamation Law does not preempt a municipality's authority, by means of its zoning powers, to regulate or prohibit the use of land within its municipal boundaries for mining operations. Thus, the Appellate Division improperly dismissed the complaint on that ground.

On review of submissions pursuant to section 500.4 of the Rules of the Court of Appeals (22 NYCRR 500.4), order reversed, with costs, and case remitted to the Appellate Division, Fourth Department, for further proceedings in accordance with the memorandum herein.