What is SASS?
A SASS is a designated Scenic Area of Statewide Significance. These coastal locations possess unique, highly scenic landscapes that are accessible to the public and recognized for their scenic quality. Six scenic areas of statewide significance covering more than 50 percent of its shoreline have been designated along the Hudson River.
Historic and Scenic Resources Policies: Statewide Scenic Resources
policy 24, prevent impairment of scenic resources of statewide significance, explanation of policy