City of Cortland, NY
Cortland County
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Whenever the requirements of this chapter is at variance with the requirements of any other lawfully adopted rules, regulations or ordinances, the more restrictive, or that imposing the higher standards, shall govern.
This chapter shall be enforced by the City Code Enforcement Officer. No building permit or certificate of occupancy shall be issued by the Code Enforcement Officer except where all the provisions of this chapter have been complied with.
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No permit for the erection of any building shall be issued unless a street giving access to such proposed structure is an existing street or unless such street appears on a recorded plat approved by the Planning Commission.
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No such permit shall be issued unless such street has been suitably improved or where a performance bond has been posted to cover the full cost of such improvement.
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No public municipal street utility or improvement shall be constructed in any street until it has become a public street.
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Subject to the discretion of the Common Council, a subsurface utility or improvement operated for revenue by the City or by a special district may be constructed in a private street, provided that a public easement satisfactory to the Common Council is obtained for such utility or improvement.
Any person, firm or corporation who violates, disobeys, neglects or refuses to comply with or who resists the enforcement of any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of an offense and, upon conviction thereof, shall be subject to a fine or imprisonment.
[Amended 5-4-2010 by Res. No. 101-2010]
Any violation of this chapter is an offense punishable by a criminal penalty of a fine of $250 or by an imprisonment for a period of 150 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, or a civil penalty of a fine of $1,000 for each offense. Each day a violation is continued shall be deemed a separate offense.