Village of Lawrence, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Lawrence 4-14-1958 by Ord. No. 159. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 70.
Gardeners — See Ch. 110.
Licenses and permits — See Ch. 125.

§ 174-1 Permit required.

[Amended 4-13-1988 by L.L. No. 5-1988]
No lawn sprinkler system shall be hereafter installed unless and until an application for a permit therefor shall have been filed with the Village Administrator and a permit shall have been issued as provided in this chapter.

§ 174-2 Other provisions to apply.

The provisions of Chapter 212, Zoning and Chapter 70, Building Construction and Fire Prevention, relating to the form and contents of the application, the issuance of a permit and appeals and applications for a variance and all administrative provisions shall apply, except that there shall be a permit fee of $10.

§ 174-3 Conditions.

[Amended 4-13-1988 by L.L. No. 5-1988]
In addition to any other requirements elsewhere provided, the following conditions shall be complied with:
A. 
No sprinkler heads and no part of the system shall be constructed or maintained on property of the Village.
B. 
Installations shall be so arranged that water shall not be projected on the streets or sidewalks.
C. 
Installations shall be so arranged that there can be no contamination of the public water supply.

§ 174-4 Compliance of existing systems.

Existing systems which fail to comply with the requirements of this chapter shall be altered so as to comply therewith on or before the following dates:
A. 
As to sprinkler heads: June 1, 1958.
B. 
As to avoidance of contamination of the public water supply: June 1, 1958.
C. 
In other respects: June 1, 1959.

§ 174-5 Failure to comply.

Any system, or part thereof, heretofore or hereafter constructed, altered or maintained, which fails to comply with the requirements of this chapter shall constitute a violation of this chapter and is hereby declared a public nuisance and may be abated by the Building Inspector or any other officer, agent or employee of the Village as a public nuisance.

§ 174-6 Penalties for offenses.

[Amended 4-13-1988 by L.L. No. 5-1988; 9-11-2002 by L.L. No. 5-2002]
Any person committing an offense against any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be guilty of a violation pursuant to the Penal Law of the State of New York, punishable by a fine up to a maximum of $1,000 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. The continuation of an offense against the provisions of this chapter shall constitute, for each day the offense is continued, a separate and distinct offense hereunder.