[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Great Neck Estates 3-3-1980 by L.L. No. 1-1980 (Ch. 60 of the 1981 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 3-5-1984 by L.L. No. 5-1984; 3-5-1984 by L.L. No. 6-1984; 5-14-1990; 5-21-1996; 8-17-1998; 9-19-2002; 4-14-2003; 6-9-2003; 12-3-2003; 4-12-2004 by L.L. No. 1-2004; 11-3-2004; 12-13-2004; 11-12-2005; 12-1-2011]
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the following fees shall be applicable in the Village of Great Neck Estates:
[Amended 3-14-2005; 6-10-2013]
Editor’s Note: This resolution also provided that, in addition to the fee for any such review by the Architectural Review Board which, in the opinion of the Chair of the Board, will require the services of professional consultants, the applicant shall also be required to reimburse the reasonable fees and expenses incurred by the Village for professional consultants for such review, and the Village Clerk shall require the applicant to pay a deposit toward such fees and expenses in the same manner as provided in Village Code § 109-1B(2) and (5).
Payment or reimbursement of consulting and other fees.
Whenever, in the judgment of the Board of Trustees or any other Village board or agency which is considering or reviewing an application or conducting review pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act, it is necessary to retain the services of one or more independent consultants to assist in such consideration or review, the fees or expenses reasonably incurred by the Village for the services of such consultant(s) shall be reimbursed to the Village by the applicant.
The Village Administrator may require any such applicant to pay a reasonable advance deposit to the Village, in an amount not to exceed $10,000 unless otherwise authorized by the Board of Trustees. Such deposit may be applied by the Village to payment of fees or expenses incurred by the Village as described in this section, and which the applicant is required to pay or reimburse. At any time the current balance of such deposit is $5,000 or less, the Village Administrator is authorized to require a reasonable additional deposit, in an amount not to exceed any amount which may be required for the initial deposit.
[Amended 5-11-2015 by L.L. No. 5-2015]
In addition to the consulting fees described in this section, the applicant is also responsible to pay or reimburse, and any deposit required hereunder may be applied to, fees or costs incurred by the Village for publication of legal notices, stenographic transcripts of proceedings, and reasonable legal fees incurred by the Village for the processing or review of any application for which a deposit for consultants' fees is required pursuant to this section.
No approval of any application, permit, certificate of occupancy or certificate of completion shall be issued or effective with respect to any application until all required fees and/or deposits have been paid to the Village.
Upon written request from an applicant upon or after the completion of processing any application for which a deposit was made, and upon the payment of all expenses to which that deposit may be applied, the Village Administrator may return any unexpended balance of such deposit.
Editor's Note: This resolution also provided that it would be effective immediately, would apply to all applications pending upon such effective date, or filed on or after such effective date, and would not affect the responsibility of any person or entity to pay or reimburse fees or expenses incurred by the Village prior to the date of its adoption.
[Added 6-12-1989 by L.L. No. 7-1989]
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Board of Trustees may, from time to time, by resolution, amend or change any fee described in § 109-1 of this Code or add any additional fee for any matter in the discretion of the Board of Trustees. Any fee so established or changed or amended may thereafter be changed, established or amended by resolution of the Board of Trustees, and any such fee so established, changed or amended shall supersede any previous fee established for the same item or application.
[Added 1-9-1995; amended 2-11-2002]
Where any work or other activity is commenced prior to issuance of a required permit for such work or activity, the fee for the permit shall be three times the fee otherwise provided for in this chapter.
[Added 4-12-1996; amended 4-14-2003; 4-12-2004; 5-14-2018]
By order of the Board of Trustees, effective June 1, 2018, parking permit fees will be as follows: