City of Cortland, NY
Cortland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Cortland 8-5-1980 by Ord. No. 1980-3 (Ch. 12, Art. VIII, of the 1969 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 11.
Hazardous materials in wastewater discharge — See Ch. 289.

§ 226-1 Legislative intent.

The purpose of this chapter is to prohibit the transportation and/or storage of high-level radioactive materials into or through or storage within the City in order to protect the safety of the public.

§ 226-2 Prohibited acts.

No high-level radioactive materials shall be transported into or through or stored within the City. Only spent reactor fuel elements shall be deemed to be high-level radioactive material as prescribed by this chapter.

§ 226-3 Presumptions.

When any vehicle is placarded RADIOACTIVE by word or symbol, such placarding shall constitute a presumption that such vehicle or container may contain or may be carrying high-level radioactive material as prescribed by § 226-2.

§ 226-4 Penalties for offenses.

[Amended 4-2-2002]
The violation of this chapter shall be a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less than $1,000 and/or imprisonment for up to one year, or both. Additionally, the provisions of § 1-22 of the Code of the City of Cortland shall be applicable hereto.

§ 226-5 When effective.

This article shall take effect 30 days following its adoption pursuant to the provisions of the Cortland City Charter.