Village of South Glens Falls, NY
Saratoga County
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§ 153-35 Amendments authorized.

[Amended 10-28-1992 by L.L. No. 1-1992]
The Board of Trustees may from time to time on its own motion, on petition or on recommendation of the Planning Board amend, supplement or repeal the regulations and provisions of this chapter.
A. 
Hearing. No such supplement or repeal of restrictions and the boundaries of such districts shall become effective until after a public hearing. At least ten-day notice of the time and place of such hearing shall be published in the designated paper of the Village.
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Additional requirements. The procedural requirements set forth herein shall be in addition to the requirements of the provisions of §§ 239-l and 239-m of the General Municipal Law relating to review by a county, metropolitan or regional planning board, the provisions of the State Environmental Quality Review Act under Article 8 of the Environmental Conservation Law and its implementing regulations which are codified in Title 6, Part 617, of the New York Codes. Rules and Regulations and any other general laws relating to land use and any amendment relating thereto.
C. 
Filing. Every zoning law and every amendment (excluding any map incorporated therein) adopted shall be entered in the minutes of the Village Board and the copy, summary or abstract shall be published once in the official newspaper and a copy of such local law or amendment, together with a summary abstract of any map incorporated therein, shall be posted conspicuously at or near the main entrance to the office of the Village Clerk and affidavits of the publication and posting thereof shall be filed with the Village Clerk. Such minutes shall describe and refer to any map adopted in connection with such local law or amendment.
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Effective date. Such local law shall take effect upon filing in the office of the Secretary of State, but such local law or amendment shall take effect from the date of its service as against a person served personally with a copy thereof certified by the Village Clerk and showing the date of its passage and entry into the minutes.

§ 153-36 Review by Planning Board.

Every such proposed amendment or change, whether initiated by the Board of Trustees or by petition, shall be referred to the Planning Board for report thereon before the public hearing hereinafter provided for. If the Planning Board shall fail to file such a report, it shall be conclusively presumed that the Planning Board has approved the proposed amendment, supplement or change.

§ 153-37 Public hearings and notice.

The Board of Trustees, by resolution adopted at a stated meeting, shall fix the time and place of a public hearing on the proposed amendments and shall cause notice to be given as follows:
A. 
Public notice. By publishing a notice at least 10 days in advance of such hearing in at least one newspaper of general circulation in the Village of South Glens Falls. Such notice shall state the date, time and place of such hearing, the general nature of the proposed amendment in such reasonable detail as will give adequate notice to its contents and shall name the place or places where copies of the proposed amendment may be examined.
B. 
Personal notice.
(1) 
By mailing a copy of such notice to every association of residents of the Village which shall have registered its name and address for this purpose with the Village Clerk.
(2) 
A written notice of any proposed change or amendment affecting property within 500 feet of the boundaries of the Town of Moreau shall be given to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors at least 10 days prior to the date of such hearing.
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Opportunity to be heard at hearing. At the public hearing, full opportunity to be heard shall be given to any citizen and all parties in interest.

§ 153-38 Adoption over protest.

In case of an adverse recommendation by the Planning Board against any proposed amendment or in case of a protest signed by the owners of 20% or more of the assessed valuation of the land included in such proposed change; or the land immediately adjacent and extending 500 feet therefrom; or the land directly opposite thereto and extending 500 feet from the street, road or highway frontage of such opposite land, such amendment shall not become effective except by favorable vote of at least four members of the Board of Trustees.