Town of Milo, NY
Yates County
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To protect the clean, wholesome, safe and attractive environment of the community, the Code Enforcement Officer and the Planning Board shall take the following factors into consideration in granting or denying an operating permit and a special use permit for a junkyard:
The type of road servicing the junkyard or from which the junkyard can be seen;
Natural or artificial barriers protecting the junkyard from view;
The nature and development of surrounding property;
Whether or not the proposed location will affect the public health and safety by reason of offensive or unhealthy noise, odors, smoke or other causes;
The proximity of floodplains, groundwater supplies and public water supplies;
Any recommendations from the Yates County Soil and Water Conservation District pertaining to erosion control and stormwater issues;
The availability of municipal fire protection and the adequacy of the water supply for fire protection purposes;
The amount and type of junk to be stored or deposited in the junk storage area(s); and
Any record the owner has of convictions for larceny or receiving stolen property.