City of Olean, NY
Cattaraugus County
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CROSS REFERENCES
Boards, commissions, etc., § 2-81 et seq.
Signs, § 3-21 et seq.
Buildings, building regulations and fire prevention, ch. 6.
Flood damage prevention, ch. 9.
Historic preservation, ch. 11.
Subdivision regulations, ch. 22.
Trailers, trailer camps and tourist camps, ch. 25.
Zoning, ch. 28.
STATE LAW REFERENCES
Statute Local Governments § 10(7).
Municipal planning, General City Law § 26 et seq.
Official map, General City Law § 26.
Planning boards, General City Law § 27 et seq.
Mandatory provisions, General City Law § 32.
Approval of plats, General City Law §§ 32, 33.
General Municipal Law § 234 et seq.

Sec. 18-1 Official map.

[Code 1971, § 24-1]
(a) 
The map prepared by the department of public works, dated July 31, 1951, and approved by the city planning commission on June 25, 1952, is adopted as the official map of the city.
(b) 
The official map of the city adopted by subsection (a) of this section is hereby declared to be established to conserve and promote the public health, safety, and general welfare of the citizens of the city.
(c) 
The clerk of the city is hereby directed and empowered to file with the clerk of the county a certificate attesting that the city has established an official map or plan.

Sec. 18-2 through Sec. 18-20. (Reserved)

Sec. 18-21 Created; composition; terms of members.

[Code 1971, § 24-2]
There is hereby created under the General City Law of the state and under the powers vested in the common council, a planning board of and for the city. Such board shall consist of seven members; two members to hold office for a term of three years, three members to hold office for a term of two years, and two members to hold office for a term of one year. Such members of the board hereby created shall hold office according to the provisions of General City Law art. 3 [§ 26 et seq.].

Sec. 18-22 Approval of plats.

[Code 1971, § 24-3]
For the purpose of providing for the future growth and development of the city and affording adequate facilities for the housing, transportation, distribution, comfort, convenience, safety, health, and welfare of the city, the planning board of the city is hereby authorized and empowered to approve all future plats showing lots, blocks or sites, with or without streets or highways.

Sec. 18-23 Filing of certificate in office of county clerk.

[Code 1971, § 24-4]
The city clerk is hereby empowered and directed to file a certificate in the office of the county clerk attesting to the creation of the planning board and specifying that the city clerk is the officer of the city who shall issue on behalf of the city the certificate of failure of the planning board to take action on any application for approval of a plat pursuant to General City Law art. 3 [§ 26 et seq.].

Sec. 18-24 Powers.

In addition to the powers granted under General City Law art. 3 [§ 26 et seq.], the planning board has all powers granted to planning commissions under General Municipal Law art. 12-a [§ 234 et seq.].