Town of Milo, NY
Yates County
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Scope. Unless otherwise expressly stated, the following abbreviations, acronyms and definitions shall, for the purpose of this chapter, have the meanings shown in this chapter.
B. 
Interchangeability. Words used in the present tense include the future; words stated in the masculine gender include the feminine and neuter; the singular number includes the plural and the plural, the singular.
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Terms defined in other codes. Where the terms are not defined in this chapter and are defined in local, state or federal law, such terms shall have the meanings ascribed to them as in such law.
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Terms not defined. Where terms are not defined by the methods authorized by this chapter, such terms shall have the ordinarily accepted meanings such as the context applies.
Abbreviation/Acronym
Term
AHJ
Authority having jurisdiction
FEMA
Federal Emergency Management Agency
HUD
United States' Department of Housing and Urban Development
ICC
International Code Council
NEC
National Electrical Code
NYCRR
New York Codes, Rules and Regulations
NYS
New York State
NYSED
NYS Department of Education
NYSDEC
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
NYSDOH
NYS Department of Health
NYSDOS
NYS Department of Sstate
NYSDOT
NYS Department of Transportation
OFPC
NYS Office of Fire Prevention and Control
SEQRA
State Environmental Quality Review Act
UL
Underwriters Laboratories
YCSWCD
Yates County Soil and Water Conservation District
ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS
Those charges incurred by the Town in processing and reviewing applications or other actions pertaining to the administration and enforcement of this chapter including but not limited to:
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Attorney fees.
B. 
Appraisal fees.
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Engineering fees.
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Land survey fees.
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Any other costs incurred by the Town.
AGENT
A person who shall have charge, care or control of any structure as owner, or agent of the owner, or as executor, executrix, administrator, administratrix, trustee or guardian of the estate of the owner. Any such person representing the actual owner shall be bound to comply with the provisions of this chapter to the same extent as if that person was the owner.
APPROVED
Acceptable to the Code Enforcement Officer or other AHJ.
APPROVED AGENCY
This term shall bear the same meaning as "approved agency" that is defined in the Uniform Code.
ASSISTANT CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER
A public officer designated by the Town Board who shall assist the Code Enforcement Officer with the administration and enforcement of this chapter or any other applicable law.
AUTHORITY HAVING JURISDICTION (AHJ)
An organization, office or individual responsible for enforcing the requirements of a code or standard, or for approving equipment, materials, an installation, or a procedure.
BUILDING PERMIT
A permit issued pursuant to the applicable provisions of this chapter. This term shall also include a building permit which is renewed, amended or extended pursuant to any applicable provision of this chapter.
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION AND/OR OCCUPANCY
A certificate issued pursuant to the applicable provisions of this chapter.
CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER
A public officer designated by the Town Board who is charged with the administration and enforcement of this chapter or any other law assigned to such officer.
CONDEMN
To adjudge unfit for occupancy.
CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS
Written, graphic and/or pictorial documents prepared or assembled for describing the design, location and/or physical characteristics of the elements of work that is the subject of a building permit.
COUNTY
Yates County, New York.
DEPARTMENT
The Department of Code Enforcement and Administration of the Town.
ENERGY CODE
The New York State Energy Conservation Construction Code as defined in 19 NYCRR, Chapter XXXIII, Subchapter B, as currently in effect and as hereafter amended from time to time or any successor rules, regulations or statutes.
ENERGY CODE SUPPLEMENT
The Energy Code Supplement published by the New York State Department of State as currently in effect and as hereafter amended from time to time or any successor rules, regulations or statutes.
FLOOD DAMAGE PREVENTION LAW
The Flood Damage Prevention Law of the Town of Milo[1] as currently in effect and as hereafter amended from time to time or any successor rules, regulations or statutes.
IMMINENT DANGER
This term shall bear the same meaning as "imminent danger" that is defined in the Uniform Code.
JUSTIFIABLE CAUSE
A reasonable ground for belief that certain alleged facts exist and those facts would induce a prudent public officer, acting within the scope of his or her duties, to believe a cause for the extension of an application, certificate, notice, order or permit is appropriate and proper.
LAND SURVEYOR
An individual who is a licensed land surveyor (LS) in accordance with Article 145 of the Education Law of NYS.
LOT OF RECORD
Lands designated as a separate lot on a plat or deed recorded in the Office of the County Clerk.
MULTIPLE RESIDENCE LAW
The Multiple Residence Law of NYS as currently in effect and as hereafter amended from time to time or any successor rules, regulations or statutes.
NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE (NEC)
NFPA 70, National Electrical Code, as referenced in the Energy Code and/or the Uniform Code.
NOTICE OF VIOLATION-ORDER TO REMEDY
An order issued by the Code Enforcement Officer pursuant to the applicable provisions of this chapter.
OPERATING PERMIT
A permit issued pursuant to the applicable provisions of this chapter. This term shall also include an operating permit which is renewed, amended or extended pursuant to any applicable provision of this chapter.
OWNER
Any person, agent, operator, firm or business entity having a legal or equitable interest in the property as recorded in the official records of the county as holding title to the property.
PERSON
A natural person, heirs, executors, administrators or assigns, and includes a firm or business entity, its or their successors or assigns, or the agent of any of the aforesaid.
PREMISES
A lot of record, plot or parcel of land, easement, right-of-way or public way, including any structures thereon.
PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER
An individual who is a licensed professional engineer in accordance with Article 145 of the Education Law of NYS as currently in effect and as hereafter amended from time to time or any successor rules, regulations or statutes.
PUBLIC UTILITY COMPANY
This term shall bear the same meaning as "public utility company" that is defined in Article 1 of the Public Service Law of NYS as currently in effect and as hereafter amended from time to time or any successor rules, regulations or statutes.
REGISTERED ARCHITECT
An individual who is a registered architect in accordance with Article 147 of the Education Law of NYS as currently in effect and as hereafter amended from time to time or any successor rules, regulations or statutes.
REGISTERED DESIGN PROFESSIONAL
An individual who is a registered architect or a professional engineer.
SEWERS LAW
The Sewers Law of the Town of Milo[2] as currently in effect and as hereafter amended from time to time or any successor rules, regulations or statutes.
SITE PLAN
A plan that outlines the use and development of any tract of land.
SPECIAL INSPECTOR
This term shall bear the same meaning as "special inspector" that is defined in the Uniform Code.
STATE ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY REVIEW ACT (SEQRA)
The rules, regulations and procedures set forth in 6 NYCRR Part 617, SEQRA, as currently in effect and as hereafter amended from time to time or any successor rules, regulations or statutes, which implements Article 8 of the Environmental Conservation Law of NYS, where such state law establishes the requirement for environmental review of actions approved, funded or directly undertaken by state or local government.
STEEP SLOPES LAW
The Protection of Steep Slopes Law of the Town of Milo[3] as currently in effect and as hereafter amended from time to time or any successor rules, regulations or statutes.
STOP WORK ORDER
An order issued pursuant to the applicable provisions of this chapter.
TEMPORARY CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION AND/OR OCCUPANCY
A certificate issued pursuant to the applicable provisions of this chapter.
THIRD-PARTY AGENCY/INSPECTOR
An approved agency, special inspector or a qualified person approved by the Code Enforcement Officer. For clarification purposes, such agency/inspector may be a registered design professional, a NYS certified code enforcement officer, or other person whose experience and training has been demonstrated to the satisfaction of the Code Enforcement Officer. Such agency/inspector shall certify the results of his/her inspection to the Code Enforcement Officer.
TOWN
The Town of Milo, New York.
TOWN ASSESSOR
The Town Assessor of the Town.
TOWN ATTORNEY
The Town Attorney of the Town.
TOWN BOARD
The Town Board of the Town.
TOWN CLERK
The Town Clerk of the Town.
TOWN ENGINEER
The Town Engineer of the Town.
TOWN SUPERVISOR
The Town Supervisor of the Town.
UNIFORM CODE
The New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code as defined in 19 NYCRR, Chapter XXXIII, Subchapter A, as currently in effect and as hereafter amended from time to time or any successor rules, regulations or statutes.
UNIFORM CODE SUPPLEMENT
The Uniform Code Supplement published by the New York State Department of State as currently in effect and as hereafter amended from time to time or any successor rules, regulations or statutes.
UNSAFE BUILDINGS OR EQUIPMENT
This term shall bear the same meaning as "unsafe buildings or equipment" that is defined in the Uniform Code.
UTILITY COMPANY
This term shall bear the same meaning as "utility company" that is defined in Article 1 of the Public Service Law of NYS as currently in effect and as hereafter amended from time to time or any successor rules, regulations or statutes.
WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT LAW
The Wastewater Management Law of the Town of Milo[4] as currently in effect and as hereafter amended from time to time or any successor rules, regulations or statutes.
WATER LAW
The Water Law of the Town of Milo[5] as currently in effect and as hereafter amended from time to time or any successor rules, regulations or statutes.
ZONING LAW
The Zoning Law of the Town of Milo[6] as currently in effect and as hereafter amended from time to time or any successor rules, regulations or statutes.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 204, Flood Damage Prevention.
[2]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 279, Sewers.
[3]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 287, Steep Slopes.
[4]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 331, Wastewater Management.
[5]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 336, Water.
[6]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 350, Zoning.