Town of Haverstraw, NY
Rockland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Haverstraw 4-12-1999 by L.L. No. 6-1999.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
[1]
Editor's Note: This local law supersedes former Ch. 79, adopted 7-28-1997 by L.L. No. 11-1997.

§ 79-1 Fees.

All fees charged by the Town of Haverstraw shall be as follows;
Section
Type
Fee
Ch. 1, General Provisions
§ 1-9
Sale of Code book
$500
Sale of Land Use Regulations
$250
Ch. 48, Alarms
§ 48-5
[Amended 1-28-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013]
Issuance of alarm user permit
$25
§ 48-11
Civil penalty for false alarms
Second false alarm within 12 months
$100
Third false alarm within 12 months
$250
Any additional false alarm in a 12-month period
$500
§ 48-17
Copies of rules, regulations and standards to applicants for alarm user's permit
No fee
Ch. 50, Alcoholic Beverages
§ 50-3
Application for permission for organization to dispense alcoholic beverages on public property
No fee
Ch. 52, Amusement Devices
§ 52-2
Amusement devices (pinball machines; electronic or video games)
$100 per year, per device; fee shall be half for any portion of a year of 6 months or less
Application for transfer of license from one device to another
$25
§ 52-5
Application for amendment of permit
$25
§ 52-7
Renewal of license
Amount then prevailing for the period of renewal
Ch. 56, Auctions
§ 56-3
Public auction permit
$50
§ 56-4
Bond to guarantee delivery of all goods sold
$100
Ch. 63, Blasting
§ 63-5
[Amended 1-28-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013]
Blasting permit
$500
§ 63-6
Certificate of insurance
Personal injury
$1,000,000
Property damage
$500,000
Ch. 72, Dogs
§ 72-3
Dog license
Spayed and neutered dogs
$2.50 plus Local Fee $2.50
Unspayed and unneutered dogs
$7.50 plus Local Fee $2.50
Other license fees
As provided in § 110 of the Agriculture and Markets Law
Ch. 84, Fire Prevention and Building Construction
§ 84-11[1]
[Amended 6-28-1999 by L.L. No. 8-1999; 1-28-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013]
Extension of building permit for one-year period
$200
§ 84-19[2]
[Amended 1-22-2001 by L.L. No. 5-2001]
Building permit fees
[Amended 1-28-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013]
Single-family
$250, plus
$1,000 to $15,000
$150 for certificate of occupancy
$15,000 and over
Add $10 to each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof
Alterations and signs
[Amended 1-28-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013]
$100, plus $150
Up to $1,000
for certificate of occupancy
Over $1,000
Add $10 to each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof
Multigarden apartments, condominiums, commercial, industrial
[Amended 1-28-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013]
Up to $15,000
$300
Each additional $1,000
Add $25 per $1,000 or fraction thereof
Certificate of occupancy
$150 per unit
In-ground pools
[Amended 1-28-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013]
Up to $1,000
$100
Each additional $1,000
$10 per $1,000 or fraction thereof
Certificate of occupancy
$150
Aboveground pools
[Amended 1-28-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013]
$100
Certificate of occupancy
$150
Fences and solid wall
[Amended 1-28-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013]
$1,000 to $10,000
$100
$10,000 and over
$125
Certificate of compliance
$150
Photocopy of certificate of occupancy and/or violation search
$150
Demolition
[Amended 1-28-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013]
First $1,000 of cost of removal
$200
Each additional $1,000 of cost of removal
$15
Reinspection for failed or missed inspection
[Amended 1-28-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013]
$100
Building permit extension, valid for one year (after 2 years, a new permit is required)
[Amended 1-28-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013]
$200 for additional year extension
Alarm user permits
[Amended 1-28-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013]
$50
Lightweight construction signs:
[Amended 1-28-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013]
Red: not sprinkled single-family, two-family small sign:
$50
Blue: sprinkled commercial, multiple dwelling, large sign
$50
Residential re-roof permit, including certificate of compliance, GIS and all administrative costs
[Added 12-12-2016 by L.L. No. 4-2016]
$150
Residential electric service/meter pan/riser wire upgrade permit, including certificate of compliance, GIS and all administrative costs
[Added 12-12-2016 by L.L. No. 4-2016]
$150
§ 84-50
[Amended 1-28-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013]
Inspection fees
Class B-1 permanent occupancy
$150 per inspection, per building
Buildings containing two or more dwelling units
Apartment houses and apartment hotels
Garden apartments
Community residences
Class B-2 transient occupancy (hotel/motel)
10 rooms
$200
Each additional room
$10
Class B-3 multiple-dwelling, senior citizen housing
Each three-living-unit cluster
$80
Each additional living unit
$20
Class B-4 adult residential care, health care facility
10 beds
$200
Each additional bed
$10
C-1 business (offices), C-2 mercantile, C-3 industrial and C-4 storage
Area (square feet)
0 to 5,000
$100
5,001 to 10,000
$300
10,001 to 25,000
$1,000
25,001 to 50,000
$1,500
50,001 to 75,000
$2,000
75,001 to 100,000
$2,500
100,001 to 125,000
$3,000
Class C-5 place of assembly
Capacity (in persons)
0 to 50
$100
51 to 100
$150
101 to 300
$200
301 and over
$1.00 per person
Ch. 100, Junk and Dealers
§ 100-3
Junk dealer or junkyard license
$50
Ch. 103, Landfill and Refuse Removal
§ 103-8
Liability insurance
Bodily injury
$250,000/$500,000
Property damage
$50,000
Late payments by collectors
Service charge of 5% for each 15-day period or portion thereof that payment is late
§ 103-9
Collection of refuse
Private residences, excluding multiple dwellings
Refuse, wastes and rubbish (includes a maximum pickup of 4 garbage pails twice per week)
$27.89 per month including tax
Each garbage pail over the maximum of 4
$0.50 per pail
Senior citizens listed with the Assessor's office to receive a tax abatement
10% discount
Multiple dwellings
To be negotiated between the owner and the collector of garbage
Commercial establishments
To be negotiated between the owner and the collector of garbage
Ch. 123, Peddling and Soliciting
[Amended 8-9-1999 by L.L. No. 11-1999]
§ 123-10
Hawking, peddling, canvassing or soliciting license
$50
Ch. 127, Property Maintenance
§ 127-4
Snow plowing permit
$25
§ 127-9
Landscaper's permit
$25
Substitute or replacement certificate
$10
Ch. 130, Records, Public Access to
§ 130-9
Inspection of records
No fee
Search for records
No fee
Certifications pursuant to Ch. 130
No fee
Copies of records
$0.25 per page
Photocopies not exceeding 9 by 14 inches
Copies of records other than photocopies which are 9 by 14 inches or less
The actual copying cost, excluding fixed agency costs such as salaries
Ch. 140, Soil Erosion and Sediment Control
§ 140-13
Schedule A
Application for land disturbances from construction activities
Residential subdivision
$200 per lot
Residential site plan and other residential land disturbance, including off-site improvements
Up to 1/2 acre
$350
1/2 to 2 acres
$500
2 to 5 acres
$700 plus $100 per acre
Over 5 acres
$1,000 plus $100 per acre
All nonresidential development with any land disturbance
Up to 10,000 square feet
$350
10,001 square feet to 2 acres
$600
2 to 5 acres
$700 plus $100 per acre
5 to 15 acres
$700 plus $100 per acre
Over 15 acres
$1,000 plus $100 per acre
Ch. 147, Streets and Sidewalks
§ 147-7
Escrow deposit for excavations where estimate of work exceeds $250
10% of the cost of the estimated work in excess of $250
Bond (at the discretion of the Superintendent of Highways)
100% of the estimated cost of the project
§ 147-8
Permit for excavations by non-public-service company or municipal district
Typical 3-foot (plus or minus) by 5-foot (plus or minus) opening
$50
1/2 road opening
$150
Full road opening
$300
Longitudinal opening along length of roadway
$1 per square foot
Inspections until opening is capped and accepted
$25 per inspection
Driveway opening permit
No fee
Permit for excavations by public-service company
$50
Inspections until opening permit is released
$25 per inspection
§ 147-9
Non-public-service company, general liability insurance policy or certificate of insurance
Occurrence limit
$500,000
Products or completed operations aggregate
$500,000
General aggregate
$500,000
Workers' compensation, statutory coverage
Automobile liability
Bodily injury
$250,000/$500,000
Property damage on each vehicle used
$100,000
Ch. 158, Vehicles and Traffic
[Amended 1-28-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013]
§ 158-33
Storage of impounded vehicles
Inside storage
$50 per day
Outside storage
$30 per day
§ 158-34
Parking violations
Fire zone
$70
Overnight
$30
Handicap
$100
All other
$30
Ch. 162, Wireless Communications Facilities
§ 162-5
Applications to Planning Board for special permit
$250 plus postage
Escrow account to allow Planning Board to retain technical experts
Dependent upon scope of work required
Ch. 167, Zoning
§ 167-44 et seq.
Processing of applications by Planning Board for Site Plan
Informal Presentation
$50
Sketch Review
$50
Preliminary Review
$100 plus $50 for each 1,000 square feet of building floor area
Final Review
$100 plus $50 for each 1,000 square feet of building floor area
Art. XI, Zoning Board of Appeals
[Amended 6-24-2002 by L.L. No. 7-2002]
Variances, special permits, interpretations and any other item requiring the ZBA
Residential
$250
Vacant land
$300
Commercial
$400
§ 167-84
Architectural Review Board applications
Residential
$50 per house
Condominium/apartment/ townhouse
$50 per house
Commercial
$100 for each 1,000 square feet of building floor area up to 5,000 square feet; $2.50 for each 1,000 square feet of building area over 5,000 square feet
§ 167-95
Payment in lieu of planting shade trees in subdivisions
$500 per tree
§ 167-97
Tree replacement escrow account
Number of trees required multiplied by $500
Town Board fees:
[Amended 6-24-2002 by L.L. No. 7-2002]
$ 75
Special permit petition
Zoning Law text amendment petition
$250
Zoning Map amendment petition
$500
Application of Town Law § 278 petition
$250 plus publication costs
Change in Official Map § 273 petition
$250 plus publication costs
Petition for highway abandonment
$100
Ch. A176, Subdivision of Land
[Amended 6-24-2002 by L.L. No. 7-2002; 11-10-2003 by L.L. No. 11-2003; 4-11-2005 by L.L. No. 2-2005]
Informal appearance
$150 minimum per appearance
Sketch plat
$150 + $100/lot
Preliminary plat
$200 + $100/lot plus $60 publication fee if public hearing required
Final plat
$200 + $100/lot plus $60 publication fee
Minor subdivision
Planning Board may waive all or a portion of the fees for subdivisions defined as a subdivision, minor in the Subdivision of Land section of the Town Code
SEQRA
Establishment of escrow account for reimburse- ment of actual cost to Town
Street signs
Actual cost of fabrication as determined by Superintendent of Highways
Inspection
5% of the amount of the performance bond or the estimated cost of required improvements, whichever is greater
Money-in-lieu
Multifamily units
$3,500/lot or dwelling unit in a multifamily unit
1-bedroom
$2,000
2-bedroom
$2,500
3-bedroom
$3,000
Site plan submission
$350 + $200/ 1,000 square feet
Resubmission and/or final
$300
$150 for each additional Planning Board appearance
[1]
Editor's Note: See now § 84-4, Building permits.
[2]
Editor's Note: See now § 84-4, Building permits.

§ 79-2 Land use fees.

[Added 1-24-2005 by L.L. No. 1-2005]
In addition to all other fees set forth in this chapter, the following additional fees shall be added and collected by the Town for the applications set forth herewith:
A. 
Land applications:
(1) 
Zoning Board applications: $50.
(2) 
Planning Board applications: $50.
(3) 
Town Board Zoning applications: $50.
B. 
Building permit fees:
(1) 
Building permit application: $30.
C. 
Certificates of occupancy:
(1) 
Occupancy: $20.

§ 79-3 Blasting and demolition permits; certificates of compliance.

[Added 6-27-2005 by L.L. No. 4-2005]
In addition to all other fees set forth in this chapter, the following additional fees shall be added and collected by the Town for the applications set forth herewith.
A. 
Blasting permits: $10.
B. 
Demolition permits: $10.
C. 
Certificates of compliance: $20.