[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Lancaster as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 11-11-1974 by resolution (Ch. 27, Art. I, of the 1976 Code)]
The Board of Trustees of the Village of Lancaster declares it to be its official policy that any or all department heads, employees, officers and officials of said Village shall, as a basic prerequisite to the holding of any of the above-mentioned positions, be a resident of the Village of Lancaster at all times during their employment by said Village.
[Amended 9-13-2004 by L.L. No. 5-2004]
The only exceptions to the above-mentioned policy shall be those exceptions approved by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Lancaster upon a showing by any particular employee, department head, officer or official of said Village that the requirement of residency causes an undue hardship to said individual and upon a finding by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Lancaster that it would be in the best interests of all interested parties to exempt said employee, department head, officer or official from the terms and conditions of its policy statement. Only residents of the County of Erie may apply for the exception set forth herein.