[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Rockville Centre 5-1-2014 by L.L. No. 5-2014. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Ordinances, When to take effect — See Ch. 38.
Editor’s Note: This local law also superseded former Ch. 30, Adoption of Local Laws, adopted 2-22-1971 by L.L. No. 1-1971 as Ch. 79 of the 1971 Code and passed at referendum.
Pursuant to authority granted in the New York Municipal Home Rule Law, the provisions of New York Village Law § 7-706(1) are hereby superseded and amended in their application to the Village of Rockville Centre.
Except as otherwise provided in this section, notice of public hearings for the adoption of local laws (other than zoning laws) shall be given by publication and posting at least three days prior to the date of commencement of such public hearing. Notice of public hearings for the adoption of zoning laws shall be given by publication and posting at least five days prior to the date of commencement of such public hearing.
Such notice by publication shall be given by the Village Clerk by causing the same to be published once in the official newspaper designated for such purpose, and in any other manner required by law. The Board of Trustees may designate one or more newspapers in place of or in addition to the official newspaper for publication of any such notice or notices. Notice by posting shall be given by posting at the Village Hall and in such other locations as may be customary, and at such locations otherwise required by law, and in any other manner designated by the Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees also may require other notice as it may deem appropriate in any particular case.
Notice of each such hearing, other than by publication or posting, also shall be given as required by any other applicable law.
Each such notice shall contain the title of the proposed local law. Such notice may also include any explanatory statement which the Village Clerk determines to be appropriate and which is in a form approved by the Village Attorney.
Proof of publication and posting of such notice of public hearing shall be filed in the office of the Village Clerk.
Village Law § 7-706(5) is hereby amended and superseded in its application to the Village of Rockville Centre, and the following is enacted in its place and stead: "5. Filing. Every zoning law and every amendment thereto (excluding any map incorporated therein) shall be entered or incorporated by reference in the minutes of the Village Board of Trustees. The Village shall not be required to publish a copy, summary or abstract thereof, or any map incorporated therein, in the official newspaper, nor shall the Village be required to post a copy of such local law or amendment together with a summary or abstract of any map incorporated therein. Such minutes shall identify the adopted local law and any map adopted in connection with such local law or amendment."