Village of Southampton, NY
Suffolk County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Southampton as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Brush, obnoxious growth and trash — See Ch. 41.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 59.
Littering — See Ch. 74.
[Adopted 6-3-1938]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to burn trash, rubbish or other combustible material or to make, cause or assist in making any fire for the burning of trash or rubbish or any fire commonly known as a "bonfire" within the fire zone described in Chapter 43, Building Construction, Article II, Fire Zone Designated.
[Amended 1-29-1982 by L.L.No. 1-1982]
B. 
This article shall not apply to fires in any regularly installed stove, furnace or heating plant in any building in said territory or any incinerator approved in writing by the Fire Marshal of the Village.
[Amended 5-10-2007 by L.L. No. 4-2007]
[Added 5-10-2007 by L.L. No. 4-2007]
No person shall set fire to any grass lot, brush lot or meadow in the Village of Southampton, and no person shall undertake to burn off any such lot or meadow unless a permit shall have been previously obtained from the Fire Marshal of the Village consenting thereto.
[Added 1-29-1982 by L.L. No. 1-1982; amended 3-8-2012 by L.L. No. 1-2012]
It shall be unlawful for any person to place or store any trash, garbage or rubbish outside of a building on property used for nonresidential use in the VB (Village Business) District, the HB (Highway Business) District, the OD (Office Business) District or the HRO (Hampton Road Office) District, as defined in the Village Zoning Code (Chapter 116), unless all of the following provisions are complied with:
A. 
Such trash, garbage or rubbish shall be placed and contained in a secure covered container. The top or cover of such container shall remain closed at all times except when trash, garbage or rubbish is actually being placed in such container or being removed from such container for removal from the premises.
B. 
Such container shall be screened from view on all sides by a stockade or similar fully closed fence enclosure at least six feet high. Such fence enclosure shall remain closed at all times except when trash, garbage or rubbish is actually being placed in such container or being removed from such container for removal from the premises.
[Amended 1-29-1982 by L.L. No. 1-1982; 7-11-2002 by L.L. No. 1-2002]
Any person committing an offense against any provision of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be guilty of a violation pursuant to the Penal Law of the State of New York, punishable by a fine not exceeding $1,000 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. The continuation of an offense against the provisions of this article shall constitute, for each day the offense is continued, a separate and distinct offense hereunder.
[Adopted 6-3-1938]
No person shall convey any slops, garbage, filth, waste or junk through any public street or place without a license from the Board of Trustees.
[Amended 1-29-1982 by L.L. No. 1-1982]
The fee for such license shall be $25 per year, and the same may be canceled by the Board of Trustees should the licensee scatter any glass or other waste in any public street or place or use an open receptacle for conveying the same.
[Amended 1-29-1982 by L.L. No. 1-1982; 7-11-2002 by L.L. No. 1-2002]
Any person committing an offense against any provision of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be guilty of a violation pursuant to the Penal Law of the State of New York, punishable by a fine not exceeding $1,000 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. The continuation of an offense against the provisions of this article shall constitute, for each day the offense is continued, a separate and distinct offense hereunder.