Village of
New York Mills
Oneida County, NY
 Laws 

PART II GENERAL LEGISLATION Chapter 171, STREETS AND SIDEWALKS, ARTICLE III, Depositing of Snow

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171-13.  Deposit on streets and sidewalks prohibited.

 

No person, firm, corporation, their agent, or their employee shall deposit, place, or strew snow, nor shall any person, firm, corporation, their agent, or their employee cause to be deposited, placed, or strewn any snow or ice upon any sidewalk, street, avenue, or roadway within the Village of New York Mills. 

 

171-14.  Plowing snow across Village streets.

 

No person, firm, corporation, their agent, or their employee shall plow snow across a Village street, causing snow to be deposited onto a Village right-of-way or causing a hazard to the public. 

 

171-15.  Moving snow to another parcel of real estate.

 

No person, firm, corporation, their agent, their employee, or occupant shall remove snow or ice from any parcel of real estate and place it upon another parcel of real estate without the express permission of the owner of the parcel of real estate upon which the snow or ice is to be placed. 

 

171-16.  Snow and ice falling from buildings.

 

The owners or occupants of buildings adjacent to public sidewalks shall take measures to protect the public from the falling snow, ice, or water from such buildings. 

 

171-17.  Removal of snow and ice from sidewalks.

 

The owner or occupant of a parcel of real estate who has placed or caused to be placed snow or ice unlawfully upon any sidewalk must remove the snow or ice within four hours after official notice by the Village Highway Superintendent, Village Codes Officer, or Village police officer. If the snow or ice has not been removed within the four hours, it shall be the duty of the Village Highway Superintendent to remove said snow or ice from such sidewalk and notify the Village Clerk of the expense incurred by the amount of labor, equipment, and materials used. The charge shall not be less than the equivalent of one hour's wage for the highest paid hourly Village Highway Department employee. 

 

171-18.  Reimbursement of costs to Village.

 

The Village Clerk shall promptly present to the owner or occupant of each parcel a bill for the removal of snow and ice as certified by the Village Highway Superintendent. If not paid within 30 days, the cost thereof shall be assessed against the property, added to their tax bill and become a lien thereon, collectible in the same manner as delinquent taxes. 

 

171-19.  Penalties for offenses.  

 

Any person, firm, corporation, their agent, or their employee who shall violate  171-13, 171-14 or 171-15 of this article shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not more than $250, imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both such fine and imprisonment, for each offense. Each day that a violation continues shall be considered a separate offense.