Town of Clifton Park, NY
Saratoga County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Clifton Park 8-19-1996 by L.L. No. 5-1996. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Dumps and dumping — See Ch. 97.

§ 165-1 Purpose.

It is hereby declared to be the policy of the Town of Clifton Park to safeguard the right of its residents within the privacy of their residences to be free from intrusive unwanted sounds which may jeopardize the well-being, public health, comfort, convenience, safe being and welfare of its citizens and the peace and quiet of its inhabitants. The provisions and prodivisions hereinafter obtained, and enforcement provisions hereinafter obtained, shall not be utilized or construed in any matter so as to deny any rights or privileges granted and recognized by the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States.

§ 165-2 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
OTHER DISTRICT
Business Non-Retail District (B-1 and B-2); Neighborhood Business Districts (B-3); Highway Business Districts (B-4); Corporate Commerce Districts (B-5); Public/Institutional/Recreational District (PIR); Light Industrial Districts (L-I); Land Conservation Districts (L-C); Planned Development Districts (PDD).
[Added 10-15-2001 by L.L. No. 15-2001; amended 11-9-2015 by L.L. No. 12-2015]
REFUSE-COLLECTING ACTIVITIES
The loading or unloading of refuse-collecting vehicles.
REFUSE-COLLECTING VEHICLE
Any motor vehicle designed to compact and/or transport refuse.
RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT
Any district defined in the Zoning Ordinance[1] of the Town of Clifton Park as a "residential district," including but not limited to Agricultural/Rural Residential 3 Districts (R-3); Residential 1 Districts (R-1); Residence Districts (R-1); Residence Business Districts (R-B); and Special Residential Districts (S-R).
[Amended 10-16-2006 by L.L. No. 17-2006]
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 208, Zoning.

§ 165-3 Prohibitions.

[Amended 10-15-2001 by L.L. No. 15-2001]
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a refuse-collecting vehicle for the purpose of refuse-collecting activities in a residential district within the Town, or in any other district in the Town within 500 feet of a residence, during the hours of 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. daily.

§ 165-4 Complaint; filing and specifications.

[Amended 10-15-2001 by L.L. No. 15-2001]
Any person who observes a violation of this chapter may file a complaint under oath or an affirmation with a Justice of the Town of Clifton Park or with the Highway Superintendent or Zoning Enforcement Officer specifying the nature of the violation, the date and time thereof, a complete description of the vehicle and operator, including the license plate number, if known. Two complaints, each originating from separate households, shall be required as the basis for enforcing the provisions of this chapter.

§ 165-5 Penalties for offenses.

Any person, firm, association or corporation who violates any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of an offense punishable by a fine of not more than $250 and/or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days. Each violation of this chapter shall be a separate offense.

§ 165-6 Severability.

Should any provision of this chapter be declared illegal or unconstitutional by a court of competent jurisdiction to the extent that the other provisions of this chapter can be implemented without such illegal or unconstitutional provision, such other provisions shall remain in effect.

§ 165-7 When effective.

This chapter shall take effect immediately.