Village of Amityville, NY
Suffolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Amityville 12-14-2009 by L.L. No. 34-2009.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Fire Department — See Ch. 12.
Alarm systems — See Ch. 36.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 81.
Open fires — See Ch. 85.
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Editor's Note: This local law provided that it shall take effect on January 2, 2010, subject to acceptance and filing by the Secretary of State.

§ 83-1 Interference with Fire Department prohibited.

It shall be unlawful for any person at the time of any fire in the Village to interfere with, obstruct or hinder the work or operation of the Fire Department in the following manner:
A. 
By failing to move over and give the right-of-way to any fire apparatus responding to an alarm or by passing any fire apparatus while such apparatus is in motion.
B. 
By stopping or parking any vehicle so as to obstruct any fire hydrant within 300 feet of a fire.
C. 
By failing to move any vehicle from the vicinity of any fire upon orders to do so from any police officer, Fire Department officer or fireman.
D. 
By going or remaining within any fire lines without the permission of the Chief or Assistant Chiefs of the Fire Department.

§ 83-2 Obstruction of hydrants.

It shall be unlawful for any person to obstruct or injure any fire hydrant in the Village or throw or pile snow or ice around or directly in front of any hydrant.

§ 83-3 False alarms.

It shall be unlawful for any person to knowingly or recklessly make or raise a false cry of fire.