ARTICLE IMoving of Buildings (§ 38-1 — § 38-5)
ARTICLE IIUnsafe Buildings; Uniform Code (§ 38-6 — § 38-9)
§ 38-1Permit required; application.
§ 38-2Bonding requirements.
§ 38-4Grounds for refusal to grant permit.
§ 38-5Penalties for offenses.
Authorized by Board. No person shall move a building or other structure upon or across any street of the village unless a permit therefor has been issued by the Village Clerk upon authorization by the Board of Trustees.
Application form. As a prerequisite to securing a permit, an application must be filed with the Village Clerk containing:
Each application shall be accompanied by a certificate of insurance in form approved by the Village Attorney and issued by an insurance company authorized to do business in this state, running to the village and guaranteeing that the applicant has provided coverage in accordance with current village requirements, as determined, from time to time, by the Village Board.
Every application hereunder shall be accompanied by the fee provided in Chapter A102, Fees.
If, to the Board, the moving of the structure seems likely to cause injury to property, trees, electric wires or otherwise cause hardship, inconvenience or seem to be not conducive to public safety or welfare, such permit may be refused, the deposited fees returned and the bonds canceled.
§ 38-6Compliance with Uniform Code required.
§ 38-7Unsafe buildings restricted; procedure for abatement.
§ 38-8Fire hazards.
§ 38-9Penalties for offenses.
All building and other construction within the village shall be in compliance with the provisions of the latest edition of the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code.
No building, cornice, staging or other structure or projection or anything attached to or connected with any building or other structure or any cellar or other excavation shall be allowed to become or remain in an unsafe condition so as to endanger life.
The Mayor shall designate some competent person in the employ of the village to act as inspector under this Article. Such inspector shall promptly investigate any apparent violations of this Article, and in case he finds any violation thereof, he shall promptly serve on the owner or other person having an interest in such property, personally or by registered mail, a written notice setting forth the nature of the violation and a demand that such unsafe building or other structure or excavation be immediately repaired, made safe and secure or torn down, and where the public safety requires immediate action or in case the owner or other interested person fails to make satisfactory arrangements within five days after he is given notice thereof to remedy such condition, the inspector may enter upon the premises with such assistants as may be necessary and cause such unsafe building or other structure or excavation to be repaired, made safe and secure or torn down without delay and the passersby protected at the expense of said owner or other interested party.
Neither the inspector nor his assistants nor the village shall be liable in any action for damages resulting from any such entry or operations, provided that reasonable care is used in the performance of the duties hereby imposed.
Any expense reasonably incurred by the village in this connection, including a charge for the time of any village employee spent in repairing or making safe and secure any such building, structure or excavation or in tearing down the same, shall be paid by such owner or other interested party promptly on demand being made therefor and may be assessed upon the premises involved.
Every building or structure which shall appear to the Fire Chief, the Police Chief, the Fire Inspector or the Building Inspector to be a fire hazard or especially dangerous to any part of the property involved or to the adjoining property in case of fire, by reason of vacancy, defective or delapidated condition, accumulation of flammable refuse or rubbish easily ignited or any other cause shall be held to be unsafe.