[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Tonawanda: Art. I, 7-15-1974 as Chapter 14 of the 1974 Code of the Town of Tonawanda. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 7-15-1974 as Chapter 14 of the 1974 Code of the Town of Tonawanda]
This article shall be known as the "Excavated Lands Ordinance of the Town of Tonawanda, County of Erie, State of New York."
The Town Superintendent of Highways or other appropriate officials of such town, upon the direction of the Town Board, shall fill in excavated lands and property if, after a hearing, the existence of such lands and property were deemed by the Town Board to constitute a hazard to public safety, provided that 30 days' notice shall be given by registered mail addressed to the owner of record of such lands and property at the address shown on the last preceding assessment roll and provided that such excavated lands and property are not filled by or on behalf of such owner within such period, and it is further enacted that the cost thereof shall be assessed against such lands and property in accordance with the provisions of § 157 of the Highway Law.