Village of
New York Mills
Oneida County, NY
 Laws 

PART II GENERAL LEGISLATION Chapter 200, ZONING, ARTICLE VI, Administration

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200-26.  Enforcement.

 

This chapter shall be enforced by the Code Enforcement Officer who shall also be known as and designated in this chapter as the "Zoning Officer." He shall not grant a permit for any building or use on premises where the proposed erection, alteration, relocation, or use would be in violation of this chapter, all other provisions of the Municipal Code, rules and regulations of the Village, or any of its officers, boards, agencies, commissions and departments, the laws of the State of New York, and the ordinances, laws, rules and regulations of any other political entity having jurisdiction over the subject matter. The Zoning Officer shall make such inspections of buildings or premises as are necessary to carry out his duties. No permit nor certificate of occupancy required hereunder shall be issued by the Zoning Officer except in compliance with all applicable provisions of this chapter or as directed by the Board of Appeals under the provisions of Article VII herein and all other applicable provisions of law. 

 

200-27.  Building permit.

 

No building shall hereafter be erected, relocated or altered as to outside dimensions or so as to permit a change in its use and no excavation for any building shall be begun unless and until a permit therefor has been issued by the Zoning Officer, or by the Board of Appeals wherever it is provided in this chapter that the approval of the Board of Appeals is required. In addition to the requirements of this chapter, no permit shall be issued except in accordance with the provisions of the Building Codes of New York and Chapter 70, entitled "Building Construction," and in particular Article III thereof and the payment of fees as prescribed therein.

 

 *Note:
Application shall be made to the Code Enforcement Officer on forms provided by him ( 70-14).  

 Work under building permit must be commenced within six months and completed within one year unless extensions are granted ( 70-16).  

 Building permit fees are as set from time to time by resolution of the Board of Trustees ( 70-17).    

 

200-28.  Certificate of occupancy. 

 

A.  No building or other structure, hereafter erected, altered, extended, enlarged or restored, shall be used or occupied or changed in use, until the provisions of Article IV, entitled "Certificate of Occupancy," of Chapter 70, entitled "Building Construction," of this Municipal Code are complied with and that such building or structure or proposed use complies with all other provisions of this Municipal Code, rules and regulations of the Village or any of its officers, boards, agencies, commissions, and departments, the laws of the State of New York, and the ordinances, laws, rules and regulations of any other political entity having jurisdiction over the subject matter.

 

  

 *Note: Certificate of occupancy shall be issued within 30 days after application to Code Enforcement Officer ( 70-23B). Before issuance, an inspection must be made ( 70-22). A temporary certificate may be granted under certain circumstances ( 70-24).    

 

B.  The use of a building or premises shall not be deemed to have changed because of temporary vacancy or change of ownership or tenancy.   

 

200-29.  Completion of existing buildings.

 

Nothing herein contained shall require any change in the plans, construction, or designated use of a building actually under construction legally at the time of the passage of this chapter or any amendment hereto, and which entire building shall be completed within one year from the date of the passage of this chapter or any amendment hereto. 

 

200-30.  Violations.

 

Violations of this chapter shall be subject to the provisions of applicable law. Each week a violation continues shall constitute a separate additional violation. Upon determination by the Zoning Officer that a violation of this chapter exists, he shall send written notice to the last known owner of record of the property, as determined by the assessment records, informing said owner of the violation of specific provisions of this chapter and stating that action is to be taken by said owner to remove such violation in 20 days; or proceedings to compel compliance with this chapter will be instituted. Any violation of this chapter may also be enjoined pursuant to law.