Town of Goshen, NY
Orange County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Goshen as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 10-5-1978 by L.L. No. 1-1978]

§ 1-1 Legislative intent.

The local laws, ordinances and resolutions of the Town of Goshen referred to in § 1-2 of this local law shall be known collectively as the "Code of the Town of Goshen," and the various parts and sections of such local laws, ordinances and resolutions shall be distributed and designated as provided and set forth in § 1-2 of this local law.

§ 1-2 Distribution of local laws, ordinances and resolutions.

Derivation Table
(Section numbers with asterisks in the second column have not been repeated in he first column because they are section numbers which relate to titles, effective dates or severability clauses, which sections are not pertinent to the codification. For titles, refer to the first column; for severability, refer to § 1-6 hereof.)
New Number
(chapter, title, article, section)
Old Number
(source)
Adoption Date
Chapter 8, Claims Approval
Resolution
8-17-1955
§ 8-1
Unnumbered
Chapter 19, Local Laws, Adoption of
L.L. No. 1-1966
10-13-1966
§ 19-1
Sec. 1
§ 19-2
Sec. 2
§ 19-3
Sec. 3
§ 19-4
Sec. 4
§ 19-5
Sec. 5
Sec. 6*
Chapter 26, Ordinances, Publication of
L.L. No. 4-1974
5-23-1974
§ 26-1
Unnumbered
Chapter 32, Recreation Commission, Joint
8-8-1968
§ 32-1
Sec. 1
§ 32-2
Sec. 2
§ 32-3
Sec. 3
§ 32-4
Sec. 4
§ 32-5
Sec. 5
§ 32-6
Sec. 6
§ 32-7
Sec. 7
§ 32-8
Sec. 8
§ 32-9
Sec. 9
Sec. 10*
Chapter 46, Bingo
L.L. No. 2-1977
8-25-1977
Article I
§ 46-1
Sec. 1
Article II*
Chapter 49, Building Construction
Resolution
8-17-1955
§ 49-1
Unnumbered
§ 49-2
Unnumbered
Chapter 55, Dogs
L.L. No. 1-1977
2-10-1977
§ 55-1
Sec. 1
§ 55-2
Sec. 2
§ 55-3
Sec. 3
§ 55-4
Sec. 4
§ 55-5
Sec. 5
§ 55-6
Sec. 6
§ 55-7
Sec. 7
§ 55-8
Sec. 8
Sec. 9*
Sec. 10*
Chapter 58, Environmental Quality Review
L.L. No. 4-1977
3-24-1977
§ 58-1
Sec. 1
§ 58-2
Sec. 2
§ 58-3
Sec. 3
§ 58-4
Sec. 4
§ 58-5
Sec. 5
§ 58-6
Sec. 6
§ 58-7
Sec. 7
§ 58-8
Sec. 8
§ 58-9
Sec. 9
§ 58-10
Sec. 10
Sec. 11*
Chapter 60, Fire Prevention
9-17-1974
§ 60-1
Sec. 1
§ 60-2
Sec. 2
§ 60-3
Sec. 3
§ 60-4
Sec. 4
§ 60-5
Sec. 5
§ 60-6
Sec. 6
§ 60-7
Sec. 7
§ 60-8
Sec. 8
Sec. 9*
§ 60-9
Sec. 10
Sec. 11*
Sec. 12*
Chapter 62, Freshwater Wetlands
L.L. No. 2-1976
9-9-1976
§ 62-1
Sec. 1
§ 62-2
Sec. 2
Chapter 63, Games of Chance
L.L. No. 3-1977
8-25-1977
Article I
§ 63-1
Sec. 1
§ 63-2
Sec. 2
§ 63-3
Sec. 3
§ 63-4
Sec. 4
§ 63-5
Sec. 5
§ 63-6
Sec. 6
§ 63-7
Sec. 7
§ 63-8
Sec. 8
§ 63-9
Sec. 9
§ 63-10
Sec. 10
§ 63-11
Sec. 11
§ 63-12
Sec. 12
§ 63-13
Sec. 13
Article II*
Chapter 65, Highway and Sidewalk Defects, Notice of
L.L. No. 1-1975
5-8-1975
§ 65-1
Sec. 1
§ 65-2
Sec. 2
§ 65-3
Sec. 3
§ 65-4
Sec. 4
§ 65-5
Sec. 5
Sec. 6*
Chapter 73, Peddling and Soliciting
6-5-1958
§ 73-1
Sec. 1
§ 73-2
Sec. 2
§ 73-3
Sec. 3
§ 73-4
Sec. 4
§ 73-5
Sec. 5
§ 73-6
Sec. 6
§ 73-7
Sec. 7
§ 73-8
Sec. 8
§ 73-9
Sec. 9
§ 73-10
Sec. 10
§ 73-11
Sec. 11
§ 73-12
Sec. 12
§ 73-13
Sec. 13
§ 73-14
Sec. 14
Sec. 15*
Sec. 16*
Sec. 17*
Chapter 79, Sewers
L.L. No. 1-1969
5-8-1969
Article I
§ 79-1
Sec. 1.1
Article II
§ 79-2
Sec. 2.1
Article III
§ 79-3
Secs. 3.1, 3.2
Article IV
§ 79-4
Sec. 4.1
Article V
§ 79-5
Secs. 5.1 through 5.16
Article VI
§ 79-6
Secs. 6.1 through 6.11
Article VII
§ 79-7
Sec. 7.1
Article VIII
§ 79-8
Sec. 8.1
§ 79-9
Sec. 8.2
§ 79-10
Sec. 8.3
Article IX
Sec. 9.1*
Article X
Sec. 10.1*
Chapter 81, Streets and Sidewalks
Article I, Street and Road Specifications
Resolution
9-11-1969
§ 81-1
Unnumbered
Chapter 83, Subdivision of Land
Resolution
6-13-1974
Article I
Article I
§ 83-1
A
§ 83-2
B
§ 83-3
C
§ 83-4
D
Article II
Article II
§ 83-5
Unnumbered
Article III
Article III
§ 83-6
Unnumbered
§ 83-7
Sec. 1
§ 83-8
Sec. 2
§ 83-9
Sec. 3
§ 83-10
Sec. 4
§ 83-11
Sec. 5
§ 83-12
Sec. 6
§ 83-13
Sec. 7
§ 83-14
Sec. 8
§ 83-15
Sec. 9
Amended 12-8-1977
Article IV
Article IV
§ 83-16
Unnumbered
§ 83-17
Sec. 1
§ 83-18
Sec. 2
§ 83-19
Sec. 3
§ 83-20
Sec. 4
§ 83-21
Sec. 5
§ 83-22
Sec. 6
§ 83-23
Sec. 7
§ 83-24
Sec. 8
§ 83-25
Sec. 9
Article V
Article V
§ 83-26
Sec. 1
§ 83-27
Sec. 2
§ 83-28
Sec. 3
§ 83-29
Sec. 4
Article VI
Article VI
§ 83-30
Sec. 1
§ 83-31
Sec. 2
§ 83-32
Sec. 3
§ 83-33
Sec. 4
§ 83-34
Sec. 5
Article VII
Article VII
§ 83-35
Sec. 1
§ 83-36
Sec. 2
§ 83-37
Sec. 3
§ 83-38
Sec. 4
§ 83-39
Sec. 5
§ 83-40
Sec. 6
Sec. 7*
Sec. 8*
Table of Soil Groups
Table of Soil Groups
Chapter 89, Vehicles and Traffic
Article I, Snow Emergencies
L.L. No. 1-1972
4-10-1972
§ 89-1
Sec. 1
§ 89-2
Sec. 2
§ 89-3
Sec. 3
Sec. 4*
§ 89-4
Sec. 5
Sec. 6*
Sec. 7*
Chapter 93, Water
L.L. No. 1-1971
1-25-1971
Article I
Article I
§ 93-1
Sec. 1
Article II
Article II
§ 93-2
Sec. 2.1
Article III
Article III
§ 93-3
Sec. 3.1
§ 93-4
Sec. 3.2
Article IV
Article IV
§ 93-5
Sec. 4.1
Article V
Article V
§ 93-6
Sec. 5.1
§ 93-7
Sec. 5.2
§ 93-8
Sec. 5.3
§ 93-9
Sec. 5.4
§ 93-10
Sec. 5.5
§ 93-11
Sec. 5.6
§ 93-12
Sec. 5.7
§ 93-13
Sec. 5.8
§ 93-14
Sec. 5.9
Article VI
Article VI
§ 93-15
Sec. 6.1
§ 93-16
Sec. 6.2
§ 93-17
Sec. 6.3
§ 93-18
Sec. 6.4
§ 93-19
Sec. 6.5
§ 93-20
Sec. 6.6
§ 93-21
Sec. 6.7
Article VII
Article VII
§ 93-22
Sec. 7.1
§ 93-23
Sec. 7.2
§ 93-24
Sec. 7.3
§ 93-25
Sec. 7.4
Article VIII
Article VIII
§ 93-26
Sec. 8.1
§ 93-27
Sec. 8.2
§ 93-28
Sec. 8.3
§ 93-29
Sec. 8.4
§ 93-30
Sec. 8.5
§ 93-31
Sec. 8.6
§ 93-32
Sec. 8.7
Amended 9-17-1974 by L.L. No. 6-1974
§ 93-33
Sec. 8.8
§ 93-34
Sec. 8.9
§ 93-35
Unnumbered
Added 9-17-1974 by L.L. No. 6-1974
Article IX
Article IX
§ 93-36
Sec. 9.1
§ 93-37
Sec. 9.2
Amended 9-17-1974 by L.L. No. 6-1974
§ 93-38
Sec. 9.3
Amended 9-17-1974 by L.L. No. 6-1974
§ 93-39
Sec. 9.4
Amended 9-17-1974 by L.L. No. 6-1974
§ 93-40
Sec. 9.5
Article X
Article X
§ 93-41
Sec. 10.1
§ 93-42
Sec. 10.2
Amended 9-17-1974 by L.L. No. 6-1974
§ 93-43
Sec. 10.3
Amended 9-17-1974 by L.L. No. 6-1974
§ 93-44
Sec. 10.4
§ 93-45
Sec. 10.5
Added 9-17-1974 by L.L. No. 6-1974
Article XI
Sec. 11.1*
Article XII
Sec. 12.1*
Chapter 97, Zoning
L.L. No. 2-1973
1-22-1973
Article I
Article I
§ 97-1
Sec. 1.1
Article II
Article XI
§ 97-2
Sec. 11.1
Article III
Article II
§ 97-3
Sec. 2.1
§ 97-4
Sec. 2.2
§ 97-5
Sec. 2.3
§ 97-6
Sec. 2.4
§ 97-7
Sec. 2.5
Article IV
Article III
§ 97-8
Sec. 3.1
§ 97-9
Sec. 3.1.1
Amended 9-17-1974 by L.L. No. 5-1974
§ 97-10
Sec. 3.1.2
§ 97-11
Sec. 3.1.3
Amended 8-6-1973 by L.L. No. 4-1973; 9-17-1974 by L.L. No. 5-1974
Article V
Article III
§ 97-12
Sec. 3.2
§ 97-13
Sec. 3.2.1
§ 97-14
Sec. 3.2.2
Amended 8-6-1973 by L.L. No. 4-1973
§ 97-15
Sec. 3.2.3
Article VI
Article III
§ 97-16
Sec. 3.3
§ 97-17
Sec. 3.3.1
§ 97-18
Sec. 3.3.2
Amended 8-6-1973 by L.L. No. 4-1973
§ 97-19
Sec. 3.3.3
Article VII
Article III
§ 97-20
Sec. 3.4
§ 97-21
Sec. 3.4.1
§ 97-22
Sec. 3.4.2
Amended 4-16-1974 by L.L. No. 2-1974
§ 97-23
Sec. 3.4.3
Article VIII
Article III
§ 97-24
Sec. 3.5
§ 97-25
Sec. 3.5.1
§ 97-26
Sec. 3.5.2
Article IX
Article III
§ 97-27
Sec. 3.6
§ 97-28
Sec. 3.6.1
§ 97-29
Sec. 3.6.2
§ 97-30
Sec. 3.6.3
§ 97-31
Sec. 3.6.4
§ 97-32
Sec. 3.6.5
§ 97-33
Sec. 3.6.6
Article X
Article III
§ 97-34
Sec. 3.7
§ 97-35
Sec. 3.7.1
§ 97-36
Sec. 3.7.2
§ 97-37
Sec. 3.7.3
Article XI
Article III
§ 97-38
Sec. 3.8
§ 97-39
Sec. 3.8.1
§ 97-40
Sec. 3.8.2
§ 97-41
Sec. 3.8.3
§ 97-42
Sec. 3.8.4
Article XII
Article III
§ 97-43
Sec. 3.9
§ 97-44
Sec. 3.9.1
Amended 5-13-1976 by L.L. No. 1-1976
§ 97-45
Sec. 3.9.2
§ 97-46
Sec. 3.9.3
§ 97-47
Sec. 3.9.4
Article XIII
Article III
§ 97-48
Sec. 3.10
§ 97-49
Sec. 3.10.1
Amended 9-17-1974 by L.L. No. 5-1974
§ 97-50
Sec. 3.10.2
Amended 9-17-1974 by L.L. No. 5-1974
§ 97-51
Sec. 3.10.3
Amended 9-17-1974 by L.L. No. 5-1974
§ 97-52
Sec. 3.10.4
Article XIV
Article III
§ 97-53
Sec. 3.11
§ 97-54
Sec. 3.11.1
§ 97-55
Sec. 3.11.2
§ 97-56
Sec. 3.11.3
§ 97-57
Sec. 3.11.4
§ 97-58
Sec. 3.11.5
§ 97-59
Sec. 3.11.6
Article XV
Article III
§ 97-60
Sec. 3.12
§ 97-61
Sec. 3.12.1
§ 97-62
Sec. 3.12.2
§ 97-63
Sec. 3.12.3
Article XVI
Article IV
§ 97-64
Sec. 4.1
Amended 4-16-1974 by L.L. No. 2-1974
Article XVII
Article V
§ 97-65
Sec. 5.1
Amended 8-6-1973 by L.L. No. 4-1973
§ 97-66
Sec. 5.2
§ 97-67
Sec. 5.3
§ 97-68
Sec. 5.4
§ 97-69
Sec. 5.5
§ 97-70
Sec. 5.6
§ 97-71
Sec. 5.7
Added 4-16-1974 by L.L. No. 2-1974
Article XVIII
Article VI
§ 97-72
Sec. 6.1
§ 97-73
Sec. 6.2
§ 97-74
Sec. 6.3
§ 97-75
Sec. 6.4
Article XIX
Article VII
§ 97-76
Sec. 7.1
§ 97-77
Sec. 7.2
§ 97-78
Sec. 7.3
§ 97-79
Sec. 7.4
Article XX
Article VIII
§ 97-80
Sec. 8.1
§ 97-81
Sec. 8.2
§ 97-82
Sec. 8.3
Article XXI
Article IX
§ 97-83
Sec. 9
§ 97-84
Sec. 9.1
§ 97-85
Sec. 9.2
Article XXII
Article X
§ 97-86
Sec. 10.1
Amended 8-6-1973 by L.L. No. 4-1973
Article XXIII
Article XII
§ 97-87
Sec. 12.1
Article XIII
Sec. 13.1*
Article XIV
Sec. 14.1*
§ 97-88
Article XV

§ 1-3 Repeal of local laws and ordinances not contained in Code.

The local laws and ordinances of a general and permanent nature enacted or adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Goshen and not included in the Code of the Town of Goshen and in force on the date of the adoption of this local law are hereby repealed as of the effective date of this local law, except as hereinafter provided.

§ 1-4 Local laws, ordinances and resolutions saved from repeal; matters not affected by repeal.

The repeal of local laws and ordinances provided for in § 1-3 of this local law shall not affect the following classes of local laws, ordinances, resolutions, rights and obligations, which are hereby expressly saved from repeal:
A. 
Any right or liability established, accrued or incurred under any legislative provision of the Town of Goshen prior to the effective date of this local law, or any action or proceeding brought for the enforcement of such right or liability.
B. 
Any offense or act committed or done before the effective date of this local law in violation of any legislative provision of the Town of Goshen, or any penalty, punishment or forfeiture which may result therefrom.
C. 
Any prosecution, indictment, action, suit or other proceeding pending or any judgment rendered prior to the effective date of this local law and brought pursuant to any legislative provision of the Town of Goshen.
D. 
Any franchise, license, right, easement or privilege heretofore granted or conferred by the Town of Goshen.
E. 
Any local law, ordinance or resolution of the Town of Goshen providing for the laying out, opening, altering, widening, relocating, straightening, establishing of grade, changing of name, improvement, acceptance or vacation of any right-of-way, easement, street, road, highway, park or other public place within the Town of Goshen, or any portion thereof.
F. 
Any ordinance or resolution of the Town of Goshen appropriating money or transferring funds, promising or guaranteeing the payment of money or authorizing the issuance and delivery of any bond of the Town of Goshen or other instrument or evidence of the Town's indebtedness.
G. 
Local laws, ordinances or resolutions authorizing the purchase, sale, lease or transfer of property, or any lawful contract or obligation.
H. 
The levy or imposition of special assessments or charges.
I. 
The dedication of property.
J. 
Any local law, ordinance or resolution relating to salaries.
K. 
Any local law, ordinance or resolution adopted subsequent to August 25, 1977.

§ 1-5 Meaning and intent of previously adopted legislation unchanged.

In compiling and preparing the local laws, ordinances and resolutions of the Town for publication as the Code of the Town of Goshen, as distributed and designated in the table in § 1-2 hereof, no changes in the meaning or intent of such local laws, ordinances and resolutions have been made.

§ 1-6 Severability.

If any clause, sentence, paragraph, section, Article or part of this local law or of any local law or ordinance cited in the table in § 1-2 hereof shall be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such judgment shall not affect, impair or invalidate the remainder thereof, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, section, Article or part thereof directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment shall have been rendered.

§ 1-7 Copy of Code on file.

A copy of the Code of the Town of Goshen, in loose-leaf form, has been filed in the office of the Town Clerk of the Town of Goshen and shall remain there for use and examination by the public until final action is taken on this local law. If this local law shall be adopted, such copy shall be certified by the Town Clerk of the Town of Goshen by impressing thereon the Seal of the Town of Goshen, and such certified copy shall remain on file in the office of said Town Clerk, to be made available to persons desiring to examine the same during all times while the said Code is in effect.

§ 1-8 Amendments to Code.

Any and all additions, deletions, amendments or supplements to any of the local laws, ordinances and resolutions known collectively as the "Code of the Town of Goshen," or any new local laws, ordinances or resolutions, when enacted or adopted in such form as to indicate the intention of the Town Board to be a part thereof, shall be deemed to be incorporated into such Code so that reference to the "Code of the Town of Goshen" shall be understood and intended to include such additions, deletions, amendments or supplements. Whenever such additions, deletions, amendments or supplements to the Code of the Town of Goshen shall be enacted or adopted, they shall thereafter be printed and, as provided hereunder, inserted in the loose-leaf book containing the said Code as amendments and supplements thereto. Nothing contained in this local law shall affect the status of any local law, ordinance or resolution contained therein, and such local laws, ordinances or resolutions may be amended, deleted or changed from time to time as the Town Board deems desirable. Legislation originally adopted by resolution may be amended by local law, ordinance or resolution. Legislation originally adopted by ordinance may be amended by local law or ordinance. Legislation originally adopted by local law may be amended only by another local law.

§ 1-9 Code book to be kept up-to-date.

It shall be the duty of the Town Clerk to keep up-to-date the certified copy of the book containing the Code of the Town of Goshen required to be filed in the office of the Town Clerk for use by the public. All changes in said Code and all local laws, ordinances and resolutions adopted by the Town Board subsequent to the enactment of this local law in such form as to indicate the intention of said Town Board to be a part of said Code shall, when finally enacted or adopted, be included therein by temporary attachment of copies of such changes or local laws, ordinances or resolutions until such changes or local laws, ordinances or resolutions are printed as supplements to said Code book, at which time such supplements shall be inserted therein.

§ 1-10 Sale of Code book; supplementation.

Copies of the Code book containing the Code of the Town of Goshen may be purchased from the Town Clerk of the Town of Goshen upon the payment of a fee to be set by resolution of the Town Board, which may also arrange by resolution for procedures for the periodic supplementation thereof.

§ 1-11 Penalties for offenses.

Any person who, without authorization from the Town Clerk, changes or amends, by additions or deletions, any part or portion of the Code of the Town of Goshen, or who alters or tampers with such Code in any manner whatsoever which will cause the legislation of the Town of Goshen to be misrepresented thereby, or who violates any other provision of this local law, shall be guilty of an offense and shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine of not more than $250 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than 15 days, or both.

§ 1-12 Incorporation of provisions into Code.

The provisions of this local law are hereby made Chapter 1 of the Code of the Town of Goshen, to be entitled "General Provisions, Article I, Adoption of Code," and the sections of this local law shall be numbered §§ 1-1 to 1-13 inclusive.

§ 1-13 When effective.

This local law shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State of the State of New York.