Town of Greenburgh, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Greenburgh as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 1-14-1969]

§ 475-1 Purpose.

A. 
This ordinance is adopted for the sole purpose of setting forth those procedures necessary for the establishment of an orderly arrangement, by chapter, article and section number, of all the existing ordinances, local laws, regulations and codes of the Town of Greenburgh, and once so established, for the maintenance of such arrangement.
B. 
In order to effect such arrangement, it is necessary to assign to each existing ordinance, local law, regulation and code a chapter and, in some cases, an article number, and that the sections of such ordinances, local laws, regulations and codes must be renumbered by duly adopted amendment so that they will conform to such orderly arrangement.
C. 
It is expressly declared that it is the intent of the Town Board, by means of this ordinance, to establish an orderly arrangement, by chapter, article and section number, of all the existing ordinances, local laws, regulations and codes of the Town of Greenburgh. No substantive change is intended or desired, and the substantive portions of the now existing ordinances, local laws, regulations and codes of the Town of Greenburgh shall retain their full force and effect.

§ 475-2 Chapter and article numbers assigned. [1]

Pursuant to § 475-1, the following ordinances, local laws, regulations and codes, without any substantive change, are hereby assigned chapter and article numbers as hereinafter indicated:
Ordinance
Date Adopted
Chapter Number Assigned
General Provisions Ordinance
January 14, 1969
Chapter 1
Building Code
June 16, 1953
Chapter 5
Dance Halls and Cabarets
January 18, 1955
Chapter 8
Dogs
June 14, 1955
Chapter 10
Electrical Code
June 2, 1959
Chapter 13
Excavations and Soil Removal:
Art. I
August 1, 1961
Chapter 15
Art. II
October 9, 1956
Fire Prevention Bureau
April 17, 1945
Chapter 17
Fire Prevention Code
March 6, 1951
Chapter 18
Hawkers and Peddlers
April 22, 1968
Chapter 21
Hotels, Motels, Rooming Houses, Etc.
June 9, 1953
Chapter 23
Housing Code
October 17, 1961
Chapter 24
Hunting
February 11, 1947
Chapter 26
Large Scale Developments
February 13, 1957
Chapter 30
Littering
April 15, 1958
Chapter 32
Memorial Day
April 5, 1960
Chapter 35
Peace and Good Order
November 22, 1949
Chapter 38
Plumbing Code
June 16, 1953
Chapter 40
Sanitation Law
July 20, 1965
Chapter 43
Streets and Sidewalks
Chapter 45
Art. I
October 19, 1954
Art. II
January 13, 1948
Subdivision Regulations
October 18, 1960
Chapter 47
Surface Drainage
July 16, 1946
Chapter 48
Taxicabs
June 2, 1959
Chapter 51
Tourist Parks and Camps
March 16, 1939
Chapter 53
Transient Shows
October 24, 1944
Chapter 55
Unnecessary Noise
November 17, 1964
Chapter 57
Vehicle and Traffic
Chapter 59
Art. I
July 24, 1951
Art. II
January 10, 1950
Art. III
November 18, 1952
Art. IV
October 15, 1963
Art. V
February 2, 1965
Art. VI
July 14, 1932
Art. VII
February 4, 1954
Art. VIII
October 11, 1960
Art. IX
June 30, 1953
Art. X
November 9, 1954
Art. XI
October 21, 1952
Art. XII
December 17, 1957
Art. XIII
June 2, 1932
Art. XIV
June 30, 1932
Art. XV
January 20, 1939
Art. XVI
April 22, 1952
Art. XVII
May 24, 1955
Art. XVIII
October 19, 1954
Art. XIX
April 10, 1956
Art. XX
June 4, 1957
Art. XXI
April 5, 1960
Art. XXII-XXVI
November 25, 1952
Water Conservation
July 13, 1965
Chapter 62
Weeds and Rubbish Removal
June 26, 1951
Chapter 63
Zoning
August 6, 1957
Chapter 65
[1]
Editor's Note: For each of the ordinances cited in this section, a separate ordinance was also adopted on January 14, 1969, which designated the old section numbers and the corresponding new section numbers of the ordinances, as they were renumbered and as they appear in the Code as a result of the codification adopted herein. These ordinances are on file and available for examination in the office of the Town Clerk. Also, all original ordinances, local laws, regulations and amendments thereto are available in the Town Clerk's office.

§ 475-3 Town Clerk responsibilities.

A certified copy of the renumbered ordinances, local laws and regulations of the Town of Greenburgh and amendments thereto shall be kept on file with the Town Clerk. It shall be the duty of the Town Clerk or someone authorized by him to insert in their designated places all amendments or laws which indicate the intention of the Town Board to make the same a part of such renumbered ordinances, local laws and regulations when such amendments and laws have been printed or reprinted in page form, and to extract from such copy all provisions which may, from time to time, be repealed by the Town Board. Said certified copy of the ordinances, local laws and regulations of the Town of Greenburgh shall be available to all persons desiring to examine the same during office hours at the Town Hall.

§ 475-4 Severability.

Should this ordinance or any part thereof be rendered invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such judgment shall not affect the validity of any existing ordinance, local law or regulation of the Town of Greenburgh, or any amendments thereto, and all such ordinances, local laws or regulations and prior amendments thereto shall remain in full affect.

§ 475-5 Chapter number designated; when effective.

This ordinance shall be designated as Chapter 1,[1] and shall take effect immediately.
[1]
Editor's Note: Said chapter number was changed during the reformat of the Code in 1999. See Art. II of this chapter.
[Adopted 6-9-1999 by L.L. No. 4-1999]

§ 475-6 Adoption of renumbering.

The local laws, ordinances and resolutions of the Town of Greenburgh of a general and permanent nature adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Greenburgh on January 14, 1969, as revised, codified and consolidated into chapters, articles and sections by General Code Publishers Corp. as set forth below, and as renumbered to consist of Chapters 100 through 660, together with an Appendix, are hereby approved, adopted, ordained and enacted as the "Code of the Town of Greenburgh," hereafter known and referred to as the "Code."
Distribution Table
Chapter in 1969 Code
Chapter in 1999 Code
1
General Provisions
475
2A
Alarm Systems
300
3
Animal Control
310
4
Bingo
Repealed
5
Building Code
100
5A
Building Permit and Occupancy Fees
100
7
Community Development and Conservation Department
495
7A
Comptroller Department
510
8
Cabaret Law
330
8A
Connections to Sewers
160
8B
Conservation Law
520
8C
Consumer Protection Board
Repealed
8CC
Contractors
150
8D
Contracts, Public
527
8E
Defense and Indemnification of Public Officials and Employees
560
9
Demolition Law
340
9A
Department of Public Safety
565
9B
Deposits on Construction of Homes
Repealed
13
Electrical Code
110
13A
Environmental Quality Review
200
14
Ethics, Code of
570
15
Excavations and Soil Removal
210
15A
Flood Damage Prevention
220
16
Freedom of Information
360
16A
Fees
230
16B
Fingerprints
350
16C
Firearms and Longbows
355
17
Fire Prevention Bureau
100
18
Fire Prevention Code
100
20A
Gasoline Service Station Law
370
21
Peddlers and Solicitors
390
23
Hotels, Motels, Rooming Houses, Etc.
373
24
Housing Code
Repealed
29
Landscaping and Screening Maintenance
Repealed
32
Liability of Town
590
35
Memorial Day
Repealed
38
Noise Law
38A
Parks and Recreational Facilities
600
38B
Parks and Recreation Department
600
39A
Political Advertising
Repealed
40
Plumbing Code
140
40
Plumbing Code Supplement
100
41
Plumbing Code Administration
140
41A
Publication of Ordinances
610
42
Public Works Department
620
42A
Residency Requirements
640
42B
Retirement Benefits
Repealed
43
Sanitation Lab
410
43A
Sign and Illumination Law
240
43B
Solid Waste Disposal
Repealed
44
Streams and Watercourses
270
45
Streets and Sidewalks
430
47
Subdivision Regulations
250
47A
Summonses
650
48
Sunday Activities, Entertainment and Exhibitions
Repealed
49
Shopping Carts
Repealed
50
Taxation
440
51
Taxicabs
450
53
Tourist Parks and Camps
455
54
Traffic Violations Bureau
660
55
Transient Shows
Repealed
56
Trees
260
57
Unnecessary Noise
380
59
Vehicles and Traffic
460
62
Water Conservation
465
63
Water Supply
470
64
Wetlands, Freshwater
280