Town of Owasco, NY
Cayuga County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Owasco as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 3-8-1989 by L.L. No. 1-1989]
This local law:
A. 
States the legislative intent of the Town Board in adopting the Code.
B. 
Provides for the distribution and renumbering of local laws, ordinances and certain resolutions in the Code by means of a derivation table and for the designation of such renumbered legislation as the "Code of the Town of Owasco."
C. 
Repeals local laws and ordinances of a general and permanent nature not included in the Code, except as provided.
D. 
Saves from repeal certain local laws, ordinances and resolutions and designates certain matters not affected by repeal.
E. 
Retains the meaning and intent of previously adopted legislation.
F. 
Provides for the filing of a copy of the Code in the Town Clerk's office.
G. 
Provides for certain changes in or additions to the Code, including amendments to Chapter 150, Zoning.
H. 
Prescribes the manner in which amendments and new legislation are to be incorporated into the Code.
I. 
Requires that Code books be kept up-to-date.
J. 
Provides for the sale of Code books by the town and the supplementation thereof.
K. 
Prohibits tampering with Code books, with offenses punishable by a fine of not more than $250 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both.
L. 
Establishes penalties for offenses against any chapter or article of the Code for which another penalty is not specifically provided.
M. 
Establishes severability provisions with respect to the Code generally.
N. 
Provides that this local law will be included in the Code as Chapter 1, Article I.
O. 
Adopts the "Code of the Town of Owasco," the Table of Contents of which is as follows:
CHAPTER TITLE
1.
General Provisions
Article I Adoption of Code
7.
Defense and Indemnification of Officers and Employees
11.
Ethics, Code of
20.
Ordinances, Publication of
40.
Auctions
50.
Building Construction and Fire Prevention
56.
Burning, Open
62.
Circuses and Carnivals
68.
Environmental Quality Review
78.
Flood Damage Prevention
82.
Freshwater Wetlands
86.
Games of Chance
98.
Notification of Defects
104.
Peace and Good Order
108.
Peddling and Soliciting
122.
Streets and Sidewalks
Article I Throwing Garbage on Streets
Article II Street Openings
126.
Subdivision of Land
130.
Taxation
Article I Physically Disabled Tax Exemption
Article II Senior Citizens Tax Exemption
136.
Trailers and Tourist Camps
144.
Water
150.
Zoning
[1]
Editor's Note: A complete copy of the Code of the Town of Owasco as originally published followed the text of this section.