Village of Round Lake, NY
Saratoga County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Round Lake as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 6-16-2002 by L.L. No. 3-2002]

§ 1-1 Legislative intent.

In accordance with Subdivision 3 of § 20 of the Municipal Home Rule Law, the local laws, ordinances and certain resolutions of the Village of Round Lake, and consisting of Chapters 1 through 180, together with an Appendix, as they appear herein, shall be known collectively as the "Code of the Village of Round Lake," hereafter termed the "Code." Wherever reference is made in any of the local laws, ordinances and resolutions contained in the "Code of the Village of Round Lake" to any other local law, ordinance or resolution appearing in said Code, such reference shall be changed to the appropriate chapter title, chapter number, article number or section number appearing in the Code as if such local law, ordinance or resolution had been formally amended to so read. Regulations and policies promulgated under such local laws, ordinances and resolutions are not made local laws by the adoption of the Code, and the same shall continue in full force and effect. Maps previously promulgated under such local laws, ordinances and resolutions remain a part of such local laws, ordinances and continue in full force and effect.

§ 1-2 Continuation of existing provisions.

The provisions of the Code, insofar as they are substantively the same as those of local laws, ordinances and resolutions in force immediately prior to the enactment of the Code by this local law are intended as a continuation of such local laws, ordinances and resolutions and not as new enactments, and the effectiveness of such provisions shall date from the date of adoption of the prior local law, ordinance or resolution. All such provisions are hereby continued in full force and effect and are hereby reaffirmed as to their adoption by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Round Lake, and it is the intention of said Board that each such provision contained within the Code is hereby reaffirmed as it appears in said Code. Only such provisions of former local laws and ordinances as are omitted from this Code shall be deemed repealed or abrogated by the provisions of § 1-3 below.

§ 1-3 Repeal of enactments not included in Code.

All local laws and ordinances of a general and permanent nature of the Village of Round Lake in force on the date of the adoption of this local law and not contained in such Code or recognized and continued in force by reference therein are hereby repealed from and after the effective date of this local law.

§ 1-4 Enactments saved from repeal; matters not affected.

The repeal of local laws and ordinances provided for in § 1-3 of this local law shall not affect the following classes of local laws, ordinances, rights and obligations, which are hereby expressly saved from repeal:
A. 
Any right or liability established, accrued or incurred under any legislative provision of the Village of Round Lake prior to the effective date of this local law or any action or proceeding brought for the enforcement of such right or liability.
B. 
Any offense or act committed or done before the effective date of this local law in violation of any legislative provision of the Village of Round Lake or any penalty, punishment or forfeiture which may result therefrom.
C. 
Any prosecution, indictment, action, suit or other proceeding pending or any judgment rendered prior to the effective date of this local law, brought pursuant to any legislative provision or the Village of Round Lake.
D. 
Any franchise, license, right, easement or privilege heretofore granted or conferred by the Village of Round Lake.
E. 
Any local law or ordinance of the Village of Round Lake providing for the laying out, opening, altering, widening, relocating, straightening, establishing grade, changing name, an improvement, acceptance or vacation of any right-of-way, easement, street, road, highway, park or other public place, within the Village of Round Lake or any portion thereof.
F. 
Any local law or ordinance of the Village of Round Lake appropriating money or transferring funds, promising or guaranteeing the payment of money or authorizing the issuance and delivery of any bond of the Village of Round Lake or other instruments or evidence of the Village's indebtedness.
G. 
Local laws or ordinances authorizing the purchase, sale, lease or transfer of property, or any lawful contract or obligation.
H. 
The levy or imposition of special assessments or charges.
I. 
The annexation or dedication of property.
J. 
Any local law or ordinance relating to salaries and compensation.
K. 
Any local law or ordinance amending the Zoning Map.
L. 
Any local law or ordinance relating to or establishing a pension plan or pension fund for municipal employees.
M. 
Any local law or ordinance or portion of a local law or ordinance establishing a specific fee amount for any license, permit or service obtained from the Village.
N. 
Any local law adopted subsequent to April 17, 2002.
O. 
Senior Citizens Tax Exemption Resolution adopted on March 2, 1994.

§ 1-5 Severability.

If any clause, sentence, paragraph, section, article, chapter or part of this local law or of any local law, ordinance or resolution included in this Code now or through supplementation shall be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such judgment shall not affect, impair or invalidate the remainder thereof but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, section, article, chapter or part thereof directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment shall have been rendered.

§ 1-6 Copy of Code on file.

A copy of the Code has been filed in the office of the Village Clerk of the Village of Round Lake and shall remain there for use and examination by the public until final action is taken on this local law, and if this local law shall be adopted, such copy shall be certified by the Village Clerk of the Village of Round Lake, and such certified copy shall remain on file in the office of said Village Clerk to be made available to persons desiring to examine the same during all times while said Code is in effect. The enactment and publication of a summary of this local law, coupled with the availability of a copy of the Code for inspection by the public, shall be deemed, held and considered to be due and legal publication for all purposes.

§ 1-7 Amendments to Code.

Any and all additions, deletions, amendments or supplements to any of the local laws, ordinances and resolutions known collectively as the "Code of the Village of Round Lake" or any new local laws or resolutions, when enacted or adopted in such form as to indicate the intention of the Board of Trustees to be a part thereof, shall be deemed to be incorporated into such Code so that reference to the Code shall be understood and intended to include such additions, deletions, amendments or supplements. Whenever such additions, deletions, amendments or supplements to the Code shall be enacted or adopted, they shall thereafter be included in the copy of the Code maintained in the Village Office by the Village Clerk.

§ 1-8 Code book to be kept up-to-date.

It shall be the duty of the Village Clerk to keep up-to-date the certified copy of the book containing the Code of the Village of Round Lake required to be filed in the office of the Village Clerk for use by the public.

§ 1-9 Sale of Code book; supplementation.

Copies of the Code may be purchased from the Village Clerk of the Village of Round Lake upon the payment of a fee to be set by resolution of the Board of Trustees. Initially, a copy of the Code shall be $75 including maps or $50 without maps.

§ 1-10 Penalties for tampering with Code.

Any person who, without authorization from the Village Clerk, changes or amends, by additions or deletions, any part or portion of the Code of the Village of Round Lake or who alters or tampers with such Code in any manner whatsoever which will cause the legislation of the Village of Round Lake to be misrepresented thereby or who violates any other provision of this local law shall be guilty of an offense and shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine of not more than $250 or imprisonment for a term of not more than 15 days, or both.

§ 1-11 Changes in previously adopted legislation; new provisions.

Substantive changes to previous local laws have been made in the new Code of the Village of Round Lake. Consistent therewith, all references to "Building Official" and "Building Inspector" are changed to "Code Enforcement Officer."

§ 1-12 Incorporation of provisions into Code.

The provisions of this local law are hereby made Article I of Chapter 1 of the Code of the Village of Round Lake, such local law to be entitled "General Provisions, Article I, Adoption of Code," and the sections of this local law shall be numbered §§ 1-1 to 1-13, inclusive.

§ 1-13 When effective.

This local law shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State of the State of New York.