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FAA Makes Big Change to Drone ID Law

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a new rule in the Federal Register requiring small drone owners to display the FAA-issued registration number on an outside surface of the aircraft. Previously, owners and operators were permitted to place or write registration numbers in an interior compartment. The rule is effective on February 25, 2019.  After this date, the registration ID must be in place for any flight.

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Potential Septic System Upgrade Requirement for Property Transfers in Shelter Island

By now, nearly all East End realtors are aware of Suffolk County and local laws requiring upgrades of septic systems to more technologically advanced – and more expensive (about $20,000 before rebates), on-site wastewater treatment systems. These systems significantly reduce the amount of nitrogen and nitrates that ultimately find their way into well water and local waterways. Such regulations have already been enacted in East Hampton Town, which requires these systems for all new construction, and similar proposals are being discussed in Sag Harbor Village and East Hampton Village. Continue reading Potential Septic System Upgrade Requirement for Property Transfers in Shelter Island