Village of Port Chester, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Port Chester as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 1-4-2016 by L.L. No. 3-2020]
A Village street may be designated with an honorary name either by petition signed by at least 70% of the number of owners of real property (as shown on the last tax roll) adjoining the street or portion of street proposed for such designation, or on the initiative of the Board of Trustees.
The following factors shall be used for consideration of a street or portion thereof to be designated with an honorary name:
The person to be honored shall be deceased;
The length of time the person resided in the Village of Port Chester;
The person's tie or connection to the street to be named;
The historical significance of the person and his/her contributions and accomplishments at the local, state or national level;
The person's personal qualities and character; and
Any other relevant factor that would demonstrate extraordinary and highly acclaimed involvement linked to the Village.
Upon review of a particular matter, the Board of Trustees may, in its discretion, designate a street or portion thereof with an honorary name and impose such conditions as it may deem appropriate. Such action shall be in the form a resolution.