Town of Southold, NY
Suffolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Southold 5-3-1994 by L.L. No. 7-1994. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Junkyards — See Ch. 166.
Littering — See Ch. 174.
Scavenger wastes — See Ch. 215, Art. I.
Garbage, rubbish and refuse — See Ch. 233, Art. I.

§ 211-1 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the terms used herein are defined as follows:
SALVAGE CENTER
Any location where a private collection of items, exclusive of municipal recyclables, is gathered, reused, recycled, reclaimed and processed for eventual disposal off site.

§ 211-2 Permit required.

No person shall engage in or conduct a salvage center on real property within the Town of Southold, either for himself or for and on behalf of any other person, directly or indirectly, without first obtaining a permit therefor as hereinafter provided.

§ 211-3 Application and fee.

A. 
The Town Board may grant a permit for a salvage center. Each applicant for a permit hereunder shall execute under oath an application therefor to be supplied to him by the Town Clerk, which shall contain the following information:
(1) 
Location of the operation.
(2) 
Size and location of access and parking.
(3) 
Location and kind of containers or receptacles.
(4) 
Storage facilities.
B. 
The application shall be accompanied by a fee of $300.

§ 211-4 Parking and access.

Each salvage center shall provide a macadam or crushed rock base for parking and access.

§ 211-5 Permit provisions.

The permit shall be granted for the period of time specified by the Town Board. The permit shall contain such conditions as may be necessary to ensure that the proposed operation will not have an adverse effect on the environment, the character of the area or the operations of the Town. The permit shall provide that the operation shall be conducted pursuant to the terms of the permit or the Town Code, and, upon failure to do so, the permit may be revoked forthwith. Failure to obtain all state, federal or county permits required for this application shall be a basis for immediate revocation of this permit.

§ 211-6 Penalties for offenses.

[Amended 1-16-2007 by L.L. No. 3-2007]
The permittee who commits or permits the commission of any violation of the permit or any person committing an offense of any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a violation and shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $2,500 or a period of imprisonment not to exceed 15 days, or both such fine and imprisonment. Each day such offense shall continue or be permitted to exist shall constitute a separate an additional offense.