[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Bellerose 10-27-1969 by Ord. No. 55. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The following regulations shall apply in the Apartment and Business District of the Incorporated Village of Bellerose.
No accessory structure or building shall be erected upon the premises for the purpose of containing an air-conditioning unit, equipment, ventilating fans or appurtenances thereto. Such air-conditioning unit, ventilating fans and appurtenant equipment shall be contained within the confines of the main building or mounted on the top of the highest building roof area of such main building.
Any central air-conditioning unit mounted on a roof shall be limited to five tons' or less capacity.
Except in the case of air-conditioning units which service living quarters in apartments, no central air-conditioning unit located on a roof or otherwise outside a building shall be operated prior to 7:00 a.m. or after 9:00 p.m. on any day.
[Amended 12-9-1996 by L.L. No. 3-1996]
No person, firm or corporation shall install, construct or substantially alter any central air-conditioning unit unless a permit therefor is first issued by the Building Inspector or the Deputy Building Inspector of the Village. No such permit shall be granted unless manufacturer's specifications and drawing cuts of such air-conditioning unit are submitted to the Building Inspector and the proposed location of the unit and its appurtenant equipment within or upon the building is shown, along with such other information as the Building Inspector may require. The person making the installation or alteration shall deposit with the Village Clerk the sum of not less than the amount established by the Board of Trustees, by duly adopted resolution to guarantee compliance with the provisions of this chapter.
Within 90 days of the effective date of this chapter, any central air-conditioning unit and its appurtenant equipment located outside the walls of a building or on a roof which is not the highest building roof area of such building shall be relocated within the confines of the main building or mounted upon the highest roof area of the building.
The penalty for any violation of any provision of this chapter shall be a sum of money not exceeding $250; and, in addition thereto, a violation of the same shall constitute and is hereby declared to be disorderly conduct. Any construction or installation in violation of the requirements of this chapter shall be immediately removed or remodeled to conform to the provisions hereof.