Town of LeRoy, NY
Genesee County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of LeRoy 6-26-1989. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Junkyards — See Ch. 96.
Refuse disposal — See Ch. 122.
Zoning — See Ch. 165.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
USED TIRES
Any type of rubber tire that has been mounted and attached to any type of vehicle or equipment.
The storage of used vehicle tires is prohibited in all districts, with the following exceptions:
A. 
Automobile dealerships, automotive garages, trucking companies, excavating companies, tire manufacturers, tire recapping and recycling operations and repair shops may store up to 200 used tires, provided that such storage takes place entirely within the building or buildings or outside and effectively screened with a fenced enclosure to eliminate visibility from surrounding properties at street levels and from public streets.
B. 
Farms may store up to 200 used tires, provided that such storage takes place entirely within the farm buildings, except for in bunker silos, where a maximum of 500 may be allowed.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
C. 
The Town Board of the Town of LeRoy may grant a special permit for entities engaged in any of the uses set forth in Subsection A or B above for storage of additional tires.
(1) 
In granting such special permit, the Town Board shall specifically consider the following:
(a) 
Risk of fire, such as fire lanes and proof of adequate fire protection.
(b) 
Adequate screening from view from highways and adjoining property.
(c) 
Impact on the environment.
(d) 
Such other items as the Board may deem desirable or appropriate.
(2) 
In granting such permit, the Board shall be empowered to impose such conditions as it deems necessary, convenient and/or appropriate to control any noise, traffic, dust, smoke, glare, fire hazard, possibility of pollution of the air or water or any other condition it finds.
D. 
Private homeowners and tenants of apartments may store up to 10 used tires, provided that such storage takes place entirely within the building.
Any person, firm or corporation who or which violates the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of an offense and, upon conviction, shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $250, 15 days' imprisonment, or both, for each offense. Each day that the provisions of this chapter are violated shall constitute a separate offense.
[1]
Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).