Village of Clayton, NY
Jefferson County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Clayton 8-18-1987 by L.L. No. 6-1987.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Fishing — See Ch. 72.
Harbor management — See Ch. 85.
Swimming — See Ch. 112.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 120.
[1]
Editor's Note: This local law also superseded former Ch. 58, Docking, adopted 8-29-1978 by L.L. No. 5-1978, as amended.
Due to the limited number of Village docks available for use by residents and transients and due to increased use of said docks, the Board of Trustees of the Village of Clayton has found it necessary to regulate the use of the various Village docks in order to determine a fair and equitable use by all persons involved.
[Amended 5-11-1993 by L.L. No. 2-1993; 5-28-1997 by L.L. No. 4-1997]
Docking at the Village of Clayton docks on the northerly side of Riverside Drive in the general area between Merrick Street and Mary Street shall be limited to three consecutive hours between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. each day. Open docking shall be allowed from 8:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. Fees shall be established in accordance with § 58-6.
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 58-3, John Street dock, was repealed 5-28-1997 by L.L. No. 4-1997.
[Amended 5-11-1993 by L.L. No. 2-1993; 5-28-1997 by L.L. No. 4-1997]
Docking at the Village of Clayton dock at the southwest end of Mary Street shall be available for boaters between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. each day and shall be limited to three consecutive hours. Overnight docking is available from 8:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. Twenty-four-hour docking is permitted only if the fee is prepaid and is limited to no more than three continuous days. All dockage will be subject to the control of the Dock Master. The dock will be reserved for use by the Antique Boat Museum for the purpose of its Annual Antique Boat Show on such dates and times as are set by the Board of Trustees by resolution yearly.
[Amended 5-11-1993 by L.L. No. 2-1993; 5-28-1997 by L.L. No. 4-1997]
The launching ramp at the southwest end of Mary Street shall be available for use by the public. Fees shall be established in accordance with § 58-6.
[Amended 5-11-1993 by L.L. No. 2-1993; 5-28-1997 by L.L. No. 4-1997]
The rates for §§ 58-2, 58-4 and 58-5 above shall be in effect from the Friday before Memorial Day through Labor Day each year. All rates shall be established by Board of Trustee resolution each year, prior to May 15. If no resolution is enacted, the rates will revert to those of the prior year.
[Amended 5-11-1993 by L.L. No. 2-1993]
A. 
Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall be subject to a fine of not more than $250 or imprisonment for a term of not more than 15 days, or both.
B. 
This chapter shall be enforced by the Village Dock Master who shall be appointed by the Village Board on an annual basis. In accordance with Municipal Home Rule Law § 10, Subdivision 4(a), and Criminal Procedure Law § 150.20, Subdivision 3, the Village Dock Master shall also have the power to issue and serve appearance tickets in connection with the performance of his duties in enforcing any statute, local law, ordinance, rule or regulation relating to the dockage and launching of boats, as well as refuse and garbage disposal at those facilities.
C. 
The issuance and service of appearance tickets by the Village Dock Master shall have the same force and effect as if served by a peace officer. Appearance tickets shall be of a form and content acceptable under and shall be issued in accordance with Article 150 of the Criminal Procedure Law of the State of New York and may be placed upon each boat found in violation or delivered to the violator in person. Any boat left at the dock for more than two days after the issuance of a uniform traffic ticket shall be towed therefrom and stored at the owner's expense.