Village of Amityville, NY
Suffolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Amityville as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 49.
Building occupancy — See Ch. 50.
Unsafe buildings — See Ch. 51.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 81.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 88.
Garbage, rubbish and refuse — See Ch. 97.
Plumbing — See Ch. 127.
Sewers — See Ch. 142.
[Adopted 12-14-2009 by L.L. No. 47-2009[1]]
[1]
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.

§ 130-1 Maintenance in accordance with state code.

The police and the Code Enforcement Officer shall enforce the maintenance of commercial property as required under the New York State Property Maintenance Code.

§ 130-2 Notice of violation; failure to correct; assessment of costs; penalties.

A. 
The Code Enforcement Officer shall issue a notice of violation of any of the provisions of this article to the property owner.
B. 
Such notice of violation shall be in writing and shall be served in accordance with § 308 of the Civil Practice Law and Rules, or mailed by certified mail, to the last known address of the property owner.
[Amended 3-8-2010 by L.L. No. 2-2010]
C. 
In the event that the property owner fails to correct such violation within 15 days of the service of such notice, the Village shall cause the necessary maintenance to be performed and shall assess all costs and expenses incurred against such property. Such assessment shall be collected in the same manner that taxes are collected as provided by law.
D. 
The remedy of the Village set forth in Subsection C, immediately above, shall be in addition to the penalties provided in § 1-9.
[Adopted 12-14-2009 by L.L. No. 47-2009[1]]
[1]
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.

§ 130-3 Notice of violation to remove graffiti; failure to remove; assessment of costs; penalties; definitions.

A. 
No owner or occupant of public or private property within the Village shall place graffiti, or suffer or allow same to remain on such property. Said owner or occupant shall remove such graffiti within seven days from the receipt of a written notice of violation from the Village to remove same. Said notice shall be served in accordance with § 308 of the Civil Practice Law and Rules or by certified mail, to the last known address of such property owner or occupant.
[Amended 3-8-2010 by L.L. No. 2-2010]
B. 
If the owner or occupant of privately owned property shall fail to remove such graffiti within said period, the Village shall cause the removal of said graffiti and shall assess all costs and expenses reasonably incurred in connection therewith against such property. Said assessment shall be a lien against such premises and shall be collected in the same manner that taxes are collected as provided by law.
C. 
If the owner or occupant of publicly owned property fails to remove said graffiti within such period, the Village shall cause the removal of such graffiti and the cost thereof shall be a charge against the general fund of the Village.
D. 
The right of the Village to remove graffiti shall be in addition to the penalties provided in § 1-9 of this Code, and the failure to remove such graffiti after receipt of a notice of violation therefor shall subject the violator to the penalties provided therein.
E. 
For purposes of this section, "graffiti" shall be defined as provided in the Penal Law of the State of New York; "public property" shall mean real property owned by the state, county, town, school district, Village or any other municipal or public benefit corporation; and "private property" shall mean property owned by anyone else.