[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Hastings-on-Hudson as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Fire prevention — See Ch. 143.
No gasoline pump shall be installed, maintained, operated, suffered or permitted to remain on any public street or sidewalk in the village unless a permit therefor has been issued by the Board of Trustees.
No permit to install, maintain or operate a gasoline pump shall be issued except to a person lawfully conducting a gasoline service station in connection with which a gasoline pump or pumps were maintained and operated on the public street or sidewalk at the time of the adoption of this article, and no such permit shall be issued for the maintenance and operation of any gasoline pump except inside of the curb immediately adjacent to the premises on which such gasoline service station is operated, nor shall a permit be issued for the maintenance and operation of more than two pumps in connection with any gasoline service station.
Permits shall be issued for a calendar year expiring on December 31 of each year, upon application of the person conducting a gasoline service station, which application shall be approved by the owner of the premises on which such station is conducted upon payment of a fee to be determined by the Village Board by resolution and set in the fee schedule. Such permit shall be revocable by the Board of Trustees at any time, and for the year 1957 shall be issued from the effective date of this article to January 1, 1958, at the same fee prescribed for the calendar year.
No gasoline pump shall be maintained or operated so as to obstruct or impede passage of any sidewalk, except that if the sidewalk extends to the curb, such pump shall extend not more than 30 inches from the curb unless the Board of Trustees specifically provides for a different location in the permit to be issued, and no automobile or other vehicle being serviced from such gasoline pump shall be parked or permitted to be, in whole or in part, on any sidewalk, nor shall any equipment or other articles be displayed for sale or left standing or be placed anywhere in the area of the street or between the curb and property line of the building.
Violation of the provisions of this article shall be punishable by revocation of operator's permit or permits and by a fine of $25 for each day during which the violation exists.
No person, firm or corporation, including any division, subsidiary or affiliated entity, shall be allowed to store in bulk more than an aggregate of 20,000 gallons of gasoline in the Village of Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- An inflammable mixture, liquid or any substance or compound which will emit an inflammable vapor at a temperature below 100° F., when tested in a Tagliabue open cup tester.
Any person, firm or corporation violating this article shall be subject to a penalty of not more than $250, 30 days' imprisonment or both. Each day of such storage shall constitute a separate violation.