Town of Cortlandt, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Cortlandt 4-16-1985 as Res. No. 99-85. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 131.
Dangerous buildings — See Ch. 135.
Explosives and blasting — See Ch. 161.
Fireworks — See Ch. 171.
[Amended 11-5-1987 by Res. No. 203-87]

§ 44-1 Enforcement of standards.

Subchapter C of the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code shall be enforced by the Director of Code Enforcement or his designee.

§ 44-2 Fire Inspector.

A Fire Inspector shall be appointed by the Town Board. Anyone so appointed on a full-time basis shall be subject to examination to determine his qualifications. His appointment shall continue during good behavior and satisfactory service, and he shall not be removed from office except for cause after public hearing as required by law. Any such person shall report to the Director of Code Enforcement.

§ 44-3 Assistant Fire Inspector.

An Assistant Fire Inspector shall be appointed by the Town Board, who shall work under the supervision of the Director of Code Enforcement, his duties, hours and rates of pay to be established by the Town Board. Anyone so appointed on a full-time basis shall be subject to examination to determine his qualifications. His appointment shall continue during good behavior and satisfactory service, and he shall not be removed from office except for cause after a public hearing as required by law.

§ 44-4 Board established; membership.

[Amended 11-5-1987 by Res. No. 203-87]
The Fire Advisory Board, which is hereby established, shall consist of two (2) Town Board members; a Fire Commissioner, or his designee, and the Fire Chief, or his designee, from each of Montrose, Verplanck, Continental Village, Croton-on-Hudson, Mohegan Lake and Peekskill; the Director of Code Enforcement; and one (1) officer from the Town of Cortlandt Police Department.

§ 44-5 Appointment of Fire Commissioners.

A Fire Commissioner from each of the above-mentioned districts shall be recommended by the Board of Fire Commissioners of each district and shall be appointed by the Town Board for a term of two (2) years. The Town Supervisor shall designate the Town Board members who will serve.

§ 44-6 Chairman.

The Chairman of the Fire Advisory Board shall be elected from and by the members of the Fire Advisory Board at their first meeting following the adoption of this chapter, and every January thereafter. The Chairman shall hold office for one (1) year.

§ 44-7 Duties.

The Fire Advisory Board shall advise the Town Board on all policy matters concerning fire prevention.

§ 44-8 Assistance of other officials.

The Fire Advisory Board may request and shall receive so far as may be necessary, in the discharge of its duties, the assistance and cooperation of other officials of the town.[1]
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Editor's Note: Original § 34-3, entitled "Fire Marshals," § 34-4, entitled "Fire lanes," and § 34-5, entitled "Penalties for offenses," all of which immediately followed this section, were deleted at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.