[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Wawayanda as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Adoption of Local Laws
Article II When Ordinances Take Effect
[Adopted 12-29-1969 by L.L. No. 1-1969]
No local law shall be adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Wawayanda until a public hearing has been held thereon in its final form before such Town Board not less than three nor more than 30 days after public notice has been given of the time and place of the holding of such public hearing. Such notice shall be given by the Town Clerk by causing the same to be published once in the official newspaper of the Town. Such notice shall contain the title of the proposed local law and a brief explanatory statement thereof.
The Town Clerk shall cause to be printed or otherwise reproduced copies of such proposed local law and shall, not later than the day such notice is published, post one such copy, together with the notice of hearing, on the signboard at his office and shall also make copies of such proposed local law available at his office for inspection by and distribution to any interested person during business hours.
The Town Clerk shall forthwith, upon the adoption of a local law by the Town Board, post a copy thereof on the signboard at his office and shall, within 10 days after such adoption, cause the local law or an abstract thereof describing the same in general terms to be published in the official newspaper of the Town.
[Amended 4-8-1993 by L.L. No. 2-1993]
Each local law shall be numbered consecutively, beginning with number one for each calendar year. When a local law is finally adopted and certified copies thereof are required by § 27 of the Municipal Home Rule Law to be filed in the offices of the Town Clerk and the Secretary of State, the Town Clerk shall accordingly assign to such local law its appropriate number.
[Adopted 4-8-1993 by L.L. No. 2-1993]
Section 133 of the Town Law, as last amended by Chapter 657 of the laws of 1991, is hereby amended in its application to the Town of Wawayanda, County of Orange and State of New York, to read as follows:
§ 133. When ordinances shall take effect.
Every ordinance and every amendment to an ordinance hereinafter adopted or approved by the Town Board of the Town of Wawayanda shall be entered in its minutes, except that it shall not be necessary to enter in its minutes any map adopted or approved in connection with a zoning ordinance or amendment, and a notice setting forth the title and a brief description of every such ordinance or of every such amendment to an ordinance shall be published once in the official newspaper of the Town or, if there is none, in a newspaper designated by the Town Board having general circulation in the Town once, and the affidavit of such publication shall be filed with the Town Clerk. Such ordinance or amendment shall take effect 10 days after such publication; but such ordinance or amendment shall take effect from the date of its service as against a person served personally with a copy thereof, certified by the Town Clerk under the corporate seal of the Town and showing the date of its passage and entry in the minutes. No ordinance or amendment previously adopted or approved by the Town Board of the Town of Wawayanda to which the provisions of this article are applicable shall be void for failure of posting and/or filing affidavits of posting.