Village of Roslyn, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Roslyn as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Sewers and sewage disposal — See Ch. 385.
Storm sewers — See Ch. 397.
Stormwater management and erosion control — See Ch. 400.
[Adopted 4-15-2014 by L.L. No. 5-2014]
The purpose of this article is to protect the Village's water supply from being depleted and to comprehensively manage the water supply within the Village to prevent a potential threat to the safety and well-being of the Village's citizens.
It shall be the duty and responsibility of the Superintendent of Buildings of the Village or his designated agent to enforce the provisions of this article as hereinafter provided. Officers of the Village Building Department and all persons enumerated in § 9-3 of this Code shall be empowered to issue summonses or appearance tickets for any violation of the provisions of this article.
Lawn sprinkling and irrigation of any outdoor lawn, field, garden, hedge, shrub or tree, whether by automatic system, manual sprinklers or hand watering, shall be permitted only during hours determined from time to time by resolution of the Board of Trustees. Lawn sprinkling shall be prohibited during periods of precipitation.
All properties with odd-numbered addresses shall be permitted to sprinkle only on odd-numbered days of the month. All properties with even-numbered addresses or which do not have any street address shall be permitted to sprinkle only on even-numbered days of the month.
The following restrictions shall apply to automatic sprinkler systems:
All newly installed systems must have moisture sensors approved by the Department of Public Works.
All systems installed without a Village permit must obtain such permit within one year from the effective date of this article.
All home car washing must be done with hoses fitted with spray nozzles with automatic shutoff.
Fire hydrants shall not be operated or utilized without prior receipt of a license therefor from the Village. This subsection shall not apply to fire departments and units of local government.
All irrigation systems and other hose connections to the potable water supply shall utilize a backflow prevention device approved by the Department of Public Works.
If any section, subsection or provision of this article or the application of such section, subsection or provision to any person or circumstances shall be held invalid, illegal or unconstitutional, the validity of the remainder of this article and the applicability of such section, subsection or provision to other persons or circumstances shall not be affected thereby.