Village of Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Hastings-on-Hudson 3-2-2004 by L.L. No. 2-2004. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Fees — See Ch. 22.
Planning Board — See Ch. 45.
Zoning Board of Appeals — See Ch. 76.
Environmental quality review — See Ch. 131.
Signs — See Ch. 234.
Zoning — See Ch. 295.
[Amended 7-24-2007 by L.L. No. 2-2007]
The Board of Trustees, the Planning Board, the Zoning Board of Appeals, or the Village Manager, in the review of any application, may refer such application to such engineering, planning, legal, technical, environmental, or other professionals as the referring board or official deems reasonably necessary to enable it to review the application as required by law.
A. 
At the time of submission of any application, or during the review process, the reviewing board or official may require the establishment of an escrow account from which withdrawals shall be made to reimburse the Village for the costs of professional review services.
[Amended 7-24-2007 by L.L. No. 2-2007]
B. 
The sum deposited shall be held by the Treasurer in a separate account for the benefit of the applicant and will be disbursed by the Treasurer for payment of professional fees in accordance with the usual requirements of the Village for the payment of bills.
C. 
The Board of Trustees, Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, or Village Manager shall not consider or consider further any application for which a deposit is required under this chapter until the Treasurer has certified that the deposit has been made.
[Amended 7-24-2007 by L.L. No. 2-2007]
D. 
If such account is not replenished within 30 days after the applicant is notified, in writing, of the requirement for such additional deposit, the reviewing board or official may suspend its review of the application.
[Amended 7-24-2007 by L.L. No. 2-2007]
E. 
A building permit or certificate of occupancy shall not be issued unless all professional review fees required by this chapter have been reimbursed to the Village.
F. 
After all pertinent charges have been paid, the Village shall refund to the applicant any funds remaining on deposit.
A. 
This chapter shall become effective upon filing with the Secretary of State.
B. 
This chapter shall be applicable to applications pending at the time it becomes effective, unless the reviewing Board shall determine that its application would be impracticable or unjust in the particular circumstances. Where this chapter shall be applicable to a pending application, it shall require an applicant to pay for fees only for services rendered after it shall have become effective.