Town of Tonawanda, NY
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Tonawanda 4-26-1965 by L.L. No. 1-1965. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Publication of ordinances — See Ch. 24.

§ 16-1 Public hearing required; notice to public.

No local law shall be adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Tonawanda until a public hearing has been held thereon in its final form before such Town Board not less than three nor more than 30 days after public notice has been given of the time and place of the holding of such public hearing. Such notice shall be given by the Town Clerk by causing the same to be published once in the official newspaper of the town. Such notice shall contain the title of the proposed local law and a brief explanatory statement thereof.

§ 16-2 Posting; availability of copies for inspection.

The Town Clerk shall cause to be printed or otherwise reproduced copies of such proposed local law and shall, not later than the day such notice is published, post one such copy, together with the notice of hearing, on the signboard at his office and shall also make copies of such proposed local law available at his office for inspection by and distribution to any interested person during business hours.

§ 16-3 Posting and publication after adoption.

The Town Clerk shall forthwith, upon the adoption of a local law by the Town Board, post a copy thereof on the signboard at his office and shall, within 10 days after such adoption, cause the local law, or an abstract thereof describing the same in general terms, to be published in the official newspaper of the town.

§ 16-4 Filing of proof of publication.

Proof of publication of the notice of public hearing required by § 16-1 hereof and proof of the posting and publication required by § 16-3 hereof shall be filed in the office of the Town Clerk.

§ 16-5 Numbering procedure.

Each local law shall be numbered consecutively beginning with number one for each calendar year. When a local law is finally adopted and certified copies thereof are required by § 27 of the Municipal Home Rule Law to be filed in the offices of the Town Clerk, the State Comptroller and the Secretary of State, the Town Clerk shall accordingly assign to such local law its appropriate number.