Village of Lancaster, NY
Erie County
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[Adopted 4-30-1970 by L.L. No. 1-1970 (Ch. 127, Part 3, of the 1976 Code)]
This article shall apply to the entire sewer system of the Village of Lancaster, New York.
The sewer system of the said Village of Lancaster, for which sewer rents are hereinafter established and imposed, shall include the sewers; manholes; intercepting sewers; sewage pumping, treatment and disposal works; and any other plants, works or equipment and accessories within the Village which are used or useful in connection with the collection, treatment or disposal of sewage and waste and which are owned, operated or maintained by the Village as part of the public system.
[Amended 6-29-1976 by L.L. No. 11-1976; 4-28-1980 by L.L. No. 6-1980; 4-14-2003 by L.L. No. 2-2003; 7-14-2003 by L.L. No. 5-2003; 9-8-2003 by L.L. No. 6-2003; 12-22-2003 by L.L. No. 9-2003]
A. 
In addition to any other fees or charges provided by law, the owner of any parcel of real property shall pay a sewer rent.
B. 
Rates.
[Amended 7-11-2005 by L.L. No. 7-2005; 3-28-2016 by L.L. No. 3-2016[1]]
(1) 
Subject to Subsection C, annual sewer rent for single-family dwellings or properties with a classification of "210" shall equal the sum of the following: an amount equal to $1.10 per linear foot of frontage and an amount equal to 0.00090 of assessed value of said parcel.
(2) 
Subject to Subsection C, annual sewer rent for two-family dwellings or properties with a classification of "220" shall equal the sum of the following: an amount equal to $1.10 per linear foot of frontage and an amount equal to 0.00180 of assessed value.
(3) 
Annual sewer rent for a three-family multiple unit or properties with classification codes ranging from "230" through and including "299" shall equal the sum of the following: an amount equal to $1.10 per linear foot of frontage and an amount equal to 0.00195 of assessed value.
(4) 
Annual sewer rent for commercial properties or properties with classification codes ranging from "400" to "499" shall equal the sum of the following: an amount equal to $1.10 per linear foot of frontage and an amount equal to 0.00195 of assessed value.
(5) 
Annual sewer rent for recreation and entertainment properties or properties with classification codes ranging from "500" to "599" shall equal the sum of the following: an amount equal to $1.10 per linear foot of frontage and an amount equal to 0.00195 of assessed value.
(6) 
Annual sewer rent for community service properties or properties with classification codes ranging from "600" to "699" shall equal the sum of the following: an amount equal to $1.10 per linear foot of frontage and an amount equal to 0.00195 of assessed value.
(7) 
Annual sewer rent for industrial properties or properties with classification codes ranging from "700" to "799" shall equal the sum of the following: an amount equal to $1.10 per linear foot of frontage and an amount equal to 0.00250 of assessed value.
[1]
Editor's Note: This local law provided an effective date of 6-1-2016.
C. 
The maximum annual sewer rent for single-family dwellings or properties classified as "210" shall be $175, and the maximum annual sewer rent for two-family dwellings or properties classified as "220" shall be $300.
[Added 7-11-2005 by L.L. No. 7-2005; amended 3-28-2016 by L.L. No. 3-2016[2]]
[2]
Editor's Note: This local law provided an effective date of 6-1-2016
There shall be imposed an additional charge of 10% for the failure to pay any sewer rent bill during the period when due, and each charge remaining unpaid shall be added on to the following bill simultaneously with water meter billing.
On or before the first day of May in each year, the Village Clerk-Treasurer shall submit to the Board of Trustees a statement showing the names of the owners of property who have not paid the sewer rent as provided or prescribed herein and the amount of such delinquency. Such amounts shall be levied as taxes upon the several properties owned by the persons named in such statement and shall be shown in a separate column in the tax roll under the name of "Sewer Rents." Such sewer rents may also be collected in the manner prescribed in Subdivision 4 of § 452 of the General Municipal Law.