Village of Great Neck, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Great Neck 1-17-2006. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Fees, deposits and insurance — See Ch. 275.
A. 
General Code, LLC, 781 Elmgrove Road, Rochester, NY 14624 (toll free: 1-855-436-2633), designated as the exclusive sales agent of the Village for the sale of Code books and supplements, shall charge $150 for a Code book and $75 per year for supplements.
B. 
The Village zoning pamphlet, with supplements for one year, shall cost $40.
C. 
The Village Zoning Map shall cost $5.
The fee for an annual license for an amusement device shall be $125.
For a permit to post a handbill or poster, the fee shall be $50, plus a deposit of $500 to assure removal of all posters on public property.
A. 
For a permit to move a building, the fee shall be $300.
B. 
Insurance shall be provided in the following amounts, in accordance with the insurance provisions set forth below, together with a hold harmless and indemnification agreement:
(1) 
Public liability coverage for bodily injury in the amount of not less than $1,000,000/$2,000,000.
(2) 
Property damage in the amount of not less than $100,000/$300,000.
(3) 
Damage caused to any public street or other public property in the amount of not less than $100,000.
[Amended 8-18-2009]
A. 
The application fee for a sign on a building, other structure or pole, or awning or canopy shall be $200.
B. 
For a permit to maintain a sign on a building, other structure or pole, or awning or canopy, after the first year, the annual fee shall be $100.
[Amended 12-4-2007]
A. 
Specific fees (all residential and nonresidential).
(1) 
Decks, driveways, patios, walkways, and other paved areas.
[Amended 8-19-2008; 4-21-2015]
(a) 
For the installation, enlargement, or other alteration of a deck:
[1] 
Application fee: $100.
[2] 
Additional fee: $1 per square foot of new or changed deck area (including the stairs).
(b) 
For any new driveway, patio, walkway, or other paved area of 200 square feet or more.
[1] 
Application fee: $100.
[2] 
Additional fee: $1 per square foot of new paved area.
[3] 
All new and enlargements of a driveway, patio, walkway, or other paved area within any twelve-month period shall be accumulated and deemed part of the same work in calculating said 200 square feet.
(c) 
For the replacement of an existing impervious driveway, the fee shall be $200.
(d) 
For sealing or resurfacing over and without removing an existing impervious driveway, no permit shall be required.
(e) 
Reinspection fee for Subsection A(1)(a) and (b) of $100 for every required additional inspection resulting from incomplete construction.
(f) 
Additional plan review required by an applicant's changes, additions, or revisions to previously approved plans that substantially change the scope of work as determined by the Building Department: There shall be an additional fee of the lesser of the original permit fee or $500.
(2) 
Small renovations and small additions, including but not limited to commercial nonstructural improvements, whether for a tenant or the owner's own use.
(a) 
Small additions (less than 200 square feet):
[1] 
Application fee: $200.
[2] 
Additional fee: $2 per square foot of new, changed, and/or improved floor area.
(b) 
Small renovations (involving changes of less than 1,000 square feet), whether or not the renovations are structural:
[1] 
Application fee: $200.
[2] 
Additional fee: $2 per square foot of changed floor.
(c) 
For all repairs, renovations, and maintenance work which do not involve floor area construction other than upon or between existing walls:
[1] 
Application fee: $200.
[2] 
Additional fee: 1% of the actual construction cost.
(d) 
Reinspection fee for Subsection A(2)(a), (b), (c), and (d) of $200 for every required additional inspection resulting from incomplete construction.
(e) 
Additional plan review required by an applicant's changes, additions, or revisions to previously approved plans that substantially change the scope of work as determined by the Building Department: There shall be an additional fee of the lesser of the original permit fee or $1,000.
[Added 8-19-2008]
(3) 
For the installation of an outdoor compressor used in connection with an air-conditioning system pursuant to § 575-170.2 or an electric generator pursuant to § 575-170.3, the fee shall be $150.
[Added 11-1-2011[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: This resolution also redesignated former Subsection A(3) through (7) as Subsection A(4) through (8), respectively.
(4) 
For all other construction (new, additions, and renovations).
(a) 
Application fee: $300.
(b) 
Additional fee: $3 per square foot of new, altered, or otherwise renovated floor area.
(c) 
Reinspection fee for Subsection A(4) of $300 for every required additional inspection resulting from incomplete construction.
(d) 
Additional plan review required by an applicant's changes, additions, or revisions to previously approved plans that substantially change the scope of work as determined by the Building Department: There shall be an additional fee of the lesser of the original permit fee or $1,500.
[Added 8-19-2008]
(5) 
"Floor area," as used in this section, shall include:
[Amended 2-21-2012]
(a) 
All of the floor area defined in § 575-212 of the Village Code; and
(b) 
When any area of a roof is proposed to be used for anything other than a thermal-moisture barrier and/or common rooftop mechanical equipment, water towers, stairs, and/or elevator penthouses, which, in the opinion of the Building Inspector, are commonly incidental to the main structure, that area of the roof being used for such other use or uses.
(6) 
The reinspection fee shall be applicable in cases where the Building Inspector has been requested to perform an inspection, and upon inspection, finds that the construction is sufficiently incomplete to require another inspection.
(7) 
Upon the filing of an application for a building permit, the applicant shall pay to the Building Department the application fee plus 50% of all additional fees, if any. The balance of the fee shall be paid upon issuance of the permit.
(8) 
The following additional fees shall be required.
(a) 
For a permit for the installation of one or more elevators in or in connection with a building or structure, the fee shall be $300, plus $150 for each elevator in excess of one included in the permit; provided, however, that if such elevator or elevators are part of a new building or alteration for which a permit has been issued, no separate fee shall be charged.
(b) 
For a permit for the demolition of a single or a two-family dwelling, or part thereof, the fee shall be $300.
(c) 
For a permit for the demolition of a garage or shed, or part thereof, that is an accessory to a single- or a two-family dwelling, the fee shall be $100.
(d) 
For a permit for the demolition of all other structures, or part thereof, the fee shall be $500.
(e) 
Notwithstanding the provisions of Subsection A(7)(b), (c), and (d), if the demolition is a necessary part of an alteration for which a permit has been issued, no fee shall be required for such demolition.
(f) 
If authorized by the Board of Trustees, the fee for a permit for a vault or area within street lines or on other Village property shall be determined at the time of the authorization by the Board of Trustees.
(g) 
For issuing a duplicate or certified copy of a building permit, a violation letter, or any other document, the charge, if not otherwise provided, shall be $10 per document, plus $2 for each sheet within each document in excess of one sheet.
(h) 
For a permit to install any new plumbing or drainage work in a building or structure, the fee shall be $100, plus $20 for each fixture. To extend or alter any existing plumbing or drainage work, the fee shall be $100, plus $20 for each additional fixture.
(i) 
For a permit to install a new vertical or horizontal soil, waste or vent pipe or to extend a vent stack, the fee shall be $100.
(j) 
To connect additional fixtures to an existing soil or waste pipe or to replace existing fixtures with others, the fee shall be $100, plus $20 additional for each fixture.
(k) 
For a permit to install a sprinkler or standpipe system in an existing building, the fee shall be $250, plus $20 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of estimated cost as determined by the Nassau County Fire Marshal on approved plans.
(l) 
For a permit to install a fence, the fee shall be $100 for the first 65 feet and $20 for each additional 25 feet or fraction thereof.
(m) 
For a certificate of completion or certificate of occupation search, the fee shall be $75.
(n) 
For issuing a temporary certificate of occupancy, the fee shall be $400.
[Amended 3-6-2012]
(o) 
For a permit for an accessory home office use, the fee shall be $100.
B. 
General provisions.
(1) 
The fees and charges set forth in this section are not refundable, even if the applicant abandons or reduces the scope of the project.
(2) 
Any fee that is based upon an estimate of cost shall be recalculated, at the option of the Village, at the time of the issuance of a building permit. In the event that the revised estimate exceeds the original estimate, the applicant shall pay the additional funds required prior to the issuance of the building permit, certificate of completion, or certificate of occupancy. In determining the actual cost of construction, the Building Inspector may base such determination upon his or her own experience, judgment, and available data, and shall not be bound to the cost of construction stated by the applicant.
(3) 
Upon the extension of any building permit by the Board of Trustees, there shall be a fee of 50% of the original fee, except in those cases when a temporary certificate of occupancy or temporary certificate of completion has been issued, in which case the fee for the extension shall be 10% of the original fee or $100, whichever is greater.
[Amended 8-18-2009; 7-6-2010]
(4) 
All of the fees set forth in § A583-6A shall be doubled in the event that the construction, installation, demolition or other activity, or item or work [hereinafter, within this Subsection B(4), all together referred to as "work"], requiring a permit has been commenced, but not substantially completed, prior to the filing of a completed application for a permit. Upon application to the Board of Trustees, such doubling of the fee may be reduced by the Board of Trustees upon a showing that such work was so minor that the doubling of the fees would be so substantially out of proportion to the additional work to the department that it would amount to an unwarranted penalty, or that the performance of such Work prior to the issuance of the requisite permit was reasonably necessary to save life or property, or for any other reason.
(5) 
All of the fees set forth in § A583-6A shall be tripled in the event that the construction, installation, demolition, or other activity, or item or work [hereinafter, within this Subsection B(5), all together referred to as "work"], requiring a permit has been substantially completed prior to the filing of a completed application for a permit. Upon application to the Board of Trustees, such tripling of the fee may be reduced by the Board of Trustees upon a showing that such work was so minor that the tripling of the fees would be so substantially out of proportion to the additional work to the department that it would amount to an unwarranted penalty, or that the performance of such work prior to the issuance of the requisite permit was reasonably necessary to save life or property, or for any other reason.
(6) 
Subsections B(4) and (5) of this section shall not be applicable to any applicant who has applied for a permit and paid the appropriate fee prior to January 1, 2019, and who has not been issued a notice of violation by the Building Department prior to making such application.
[Added 11-7-2017 by L.L. No. 7-2017[2]]
[2]
Editor's Note: This local law also provided for the renumbering of former Subsection B(6) as Subsection B(7).
(7) 
Whenever an applicant proposes construction that is not based upon a prescriptive design set forth in either the New York State Building Code, the manufacturer of the material proposed to be used, or another source acceptable to the Building Inspector, at the option of the Building Inspector, such design shall be referred to the Consulting Engineers for the Village for their review and comments, and the applicant shall reimburse the Village for the cost of such review. A deposit in the amount of $1,000 shall be paid in advance by the applicant toward such reimbursement, and additional deposits, depending upon the scope of such engineering review, shall be paid as directed by the Building Inspector.
[Added 2-21-2008]
For the filing of domestic partnerships registration, the fee shall be $40.
For a tag sale, the fee shall be $35.
For a permit to strip or remove sod or topsoil, the fee shall be $50 for an area not exceeding 2,500 square feet and $25 for each additional 2,000 square feet.
[Added 5-7-2013]
Each written statement filed with the Department of Housing of the Village pursuant to § 321-50 of this Code shall be accompanied by a fee calculated as follows:
A. 
For any building with one to four dwelling units within it, the fee shall be $100.
B. 
For any building with five to eight dwelling units within it, the fee shall be $200.
C. 
For any building with nine or more dwelling units within it, the fee shall be $500.
A. 
For an application to register for commercial landscaping, which shall include the first year, the fee shall be $35.
B. 
For each annual renewal of the registration, the fee shall be $25.
For a license to peddle or solicit, the fee shall be $100.
[Amended 12-15-2009]
A. 
Application fees.
(1) 
The application fee for a plumber's license shall be $100.
(2) 
The application fee for a master or employing plumber's license shall be $150, in addition to the amount set forth in Subsection A(1) herein.
B. 
Annual registration renewal.
(1) 
For registration in January, the fee shall be $80.
(2) 
For registration other than in January, the fee shall be $130.
C. 
For a duplicate certificate of registration, the fee shall be $10 for each certificate.
A. 
The fee for redemption of abandoned property, except abandoned motor vehicles, shall be $50 plus all associated costs.
B. 
The fee for redemption of abandoned motor vehicles shall be $200, plus:
(1) 
If stored on Village-owned property, a per-diem storage fee of $10.
(2) 
If stored elsewhere other than on Village-owned property, all associated costs.
A. 
There shall be no fee charged for the following:
(1) 
Inspection of records.
(2) 
Search for records.
B. 
The fee for copying records shall be $0.25 per page for photocopies not exceeding nine inches by 14 inches.
C. 
The fee for copies of records not covered by Subsection B of this section shall be the actual reproduction costs, excluding fixed costs of the Village for employee salaries, plus 20% of such costs if reproduction is contracted to a third party to cover the costs of preparing the purchase order and processing the payment to the third party.
A. 
For each building sewer permit and inspection, the fee shall be $300 for a single-family dwelling or a two-family dwelling and $500 for all other buildings.
B. 
For each building sewer disconnection, the fee shall be $300 for a single-family dwelling or a two-family dwelling and $500 for all other buildings.
[Amended 5-1-2012]
A. 
For a dumpster permit, the fee shall be $100, plus $20 per day for each day or fraction thereof that the dumpster shall remain upon public property beyond three days. In addition to the fee prescribed, there shall be a deposit set by the Superintendent of Public Works, required to cover the cost of repair of any municipal street or sidewalk or other property damage caused by the dumpster or its delivery or removal.
B. 
The following shall apply to nonmunicipal collectors of solid waste: For each nonmunicipal collector of solid waste license, the annual license fee shall be:
(1) 
If issued prior to March 1: $100 for each period, running from September 1 through August 31.
(2) 
If issued on or after March 1: $75 for each period, running from September 1 through August 31.
[Amended 7-16-2013]
A. 
For placing building materials or other substances upon the public streets or any other public places, the deposit shall be as set forth by the Superintendent of Public Works.
B. 
For a permit to disturb or alter a municipal street:
(1) 
The fee shall be $200, plus $20 per day that the work continues beyond 30 days from the date of issuance of the permit.
(2) 
Insurance shall be provided in the following amounts, in accordance with the insurance provisions set forth below, together with a hold harmless and indemnification agreement:
(a) 
Public liability coverage for bodily injury in the amount of not less than $250,000/$500,000.
(b) 
Property damage in the amount of not less than $100,000/$300,000.
(c) 
Damage caused to any public street or other public property in the amount of not less than $10,000.
(3) 
The applicant shall be liable for and shall pay the following costs that may be incurred by the Village in processing the application and overseeing the work:
(a) 
Engineering fees.
(b) 
Legal fees for the Village Attorney.
(4) 
There shall be a deposit for the fee and costs as set forth by the Superintendent of Public Works. In lieu of making the aforesaid deposit, a water company, gas company or cable, electric, or telephone company, or special district may post a surety company bond in the sum of not less than $50,000.
C. 
For a permit to construct, obstruct or reconstruct a curb, curb cut, gutter, sidewalk, or driveway:
(1) 
The fee shall be $200, plus $20 per day that the work continues beyond 120 days from the date of issuance of the permit.
(2) 
Insurance shall be provided in the following amounts, in accordance with the insurance provisions set forth below, together with a hold harmless and indemnification agreement:
(a) 
Public liability coverage for bodily injury in the amount of not less than $100,000/$300,000.
(b) 
Property damage in the amount of not less than $50,000/$100,000.
(c) 
Damage caused to any public street or other public property in the amount of not less than $2,000.
(3) 
The applicant shall be liable for and shall pay the following costs that may be incurred by the Village in processing the application and overseeing the work:
(a) 
Engineering fees.
(b) 
Legal fees for the Village Attorney.
(4) 
There shall be a deposit for the fee and costs as set forth by the Superintendent of Public Works. In lieu of making the aforesaid deposit, a water company, gas company or cable, electric, or telephone company, or special district may post a surety company bond in the sum of not less than $50,000.
D. 
For erecting, maintaining, or otherwise placing a newsrack in a public street:
(1) 
For the application, which shall include the first year, the fee shall be $100.
(2) 
For each annual renewal, the fee shall be $50.
(3) 
Insurance shall be provided in the following amounts, in accordance with the insurance provisions set forth below, together with a hold harmless and indemnification agreement:
(a) 
Public liability, single-limit bodily injury and property damage, in the amount of not less than $1,000,000.
(b) 
Damage caused to any public street or other public property in the amount of not less than $2,000.
E. 
In the event a newsrack is impounded, the impound fee shall be $150.
For an application to demonstrate that a site can provide surface water retention, the fee shall be $200 plus costs of site inspection.
A. 
For each taxicab or limousine license, the annual license fee shall be:
(1) 
If issued prior to March 1: $100 for each period, running from September 1 through August 31.
(2) 
If issued on or after March 1: $75 for each period, running from September 1 through August 31.
B. 
For each application for a driver's license to operate a taxicab or limousine, the fee shall be $25.
For each application for a telecommunications license or franchise, the fee shall be $300.
A. 
For an application to remove, destroy, or substantially alter the habitat of a tree, the fee shall be $50 for the first tree for which a permit is sought and $10 for each additional tree, unless such removal is a necessary part of an alteration or improvement to such property for which a building permit has been issued.
B. 
Where it appears to the Village Building Inspector that the services of an arborist may be required, the applicant shall pay the Village Clerk an additional sum of $120 to reimburse the Village for such services.
C. 
In addition to the fee and reimbursement required in Subsections A and B hereof, the applicant shall deposit with the Village Clerk the sum of $1,000 per tree for each tree required by the Village to be planted as a condition of a tree removal permit or of any other permit or approval by any Village Board or Committee. Such deposit shall be waived in any instance where a condition to the issuance of a certificate of occupancy for the use of a principal building includes the planting of such tree or trees. The issuance of a temporary certificate of occupancy shall not affect the waiver. In the event any such required tree is not planted within the time period set forth in such permit or approval, or as otherwise required by the Building Department, Board, and/or Committee, the Village may use such sum, to the extent of all, to purchase and plant such tree or trees. The remainder of the deposit, after such purchase and planting, if any, less any unpaid fine that may be imposed because of such failure by the applicant to timely plant such tree or trees, shall be returned to the applicant.
[Added 4-21-2009]
A. 
Board of Trustees. An application pursuant to Chapter 575 of this Code shall be accompanied by the following fees, costs and deposits:
[Amended 2-21-2008; 5-4-2010; 3-6-2012; 12-4-2012]
(1) 
Fees. Upon the filing of any application to the Board of Trustees, the applicant shall pay the Village Clerk the following sums:
(a) 
Mixed-Use Districts. The fee for filing an application pursuant to § 575-117B(2)(d) of this Code shall be $250.
(b) 
Business A Districts.
[1] 
The fee for filing an application pursuant to § 575-129 of this Code, other than with regard to Subsection F, shall be $250.
[2] 
The fee for filing an application pursuant to § 575-129F of this Code shall be $100.
(c) 
Public utilities and domestic services. An application for a permit pursuant to § 575-151 of this Code shall be accompanied by a fee of $250.
(d) 
Noncommercial swimming pools. An application for a permit pursuant to § 575-152 of this Code shall be accompanied by a fee of $300.
(e) 
Accessory swimming pools. An application for a permit pursuant to § 575-153 of this Code shall be accompanied by a fee of $300.
(f) 
Special exception permits for amateur radio station antennas. An application for a special exception permit pursuant to § 575-159G(3) of this Code shall be accompanied by a fee of $150.
(g) 
Nonconforming uses and noncomplying buildings. An application for a building permit pursuant to § 575-171 of this Code shall be accompanied by a fee of $250.
(h) 
Temporary structures. An application for a permit pursuant to § 575-208 of this Code shall be accompanied by a fee of $200. The initial and each subsequent application, if any, for an extension of such permit shall be accompanied by a fee of $100.
(i) 
Special exception permits for telecommunications towers. A fee of $250 shall accompany an application for a special exception permit pursuant to § 575-242 of this Code.
(j) 
Rezoning. An application for rezoning shall be accompanied by a fee of $500.
(2) 
Costs.
(a) 
On all applications to the Board of Trustees, the applicant shall be liable for and shall pay the following costs that may be incurred by the Village in processing the application:
[1] 
Advertising.
[2] 
Stenographic minutes of meetings and hearings.
[3] 
Engineering costs for the Village Engineer.
[4] 
Legal fees for the Village Attorney, which shall be charged at an hourly rate, approved by the Board of Trustees, multiplied by the number of hours or portions thereof that the office of the Village Attorney actually spends on the application, but in no event in excess of the maximum number of hours set forth below:
[a] 
Application in which no supplemental environmental assessment form or environmental impact statement is required: 20 hours.
[b] 
Application in which a supplemental environmental assessment form or environmental impact statement is required: 100 hours.
[5] 
Recording fees.
[6] 
Planning, sound, traffic, environmental or other specialized study or consultant's fees.
(b) 
All the foregoing fees and costs shall be consistent with fees for services then prevailing in the community.
(3) 
Deposits.
(a) 
In addition to the fee required in Subsection A(1) hereof, the applicant shall deposit with the Village Clerk a sum of money to be used by the Village to defray the costs listed in Subsection A(2) hereof which are actually and necessarily incurred by the Village in processing and reviewing the application. The sum deposited shall be as follows:
[1] 
For a rezoning, where no supplemental environmental assessment form or environmental impact statement is required: the sum of $2,000.
[2] 
For an application pursuant to § 575-129F of this Code, where no supplemental environmental assessment form or environmental impact statement is required: $100.
[3] 
For any application where a supplemental environmental assessment form or environmental impact statement is required or it appears to the Village Clerk that such a statement may be required: the sum of $10,000.
[4] 
In all other cases: $1,000.
(b) 
In the event that the amount of the deposit is insufficient to cover the costs listed in Subsection A(2) hereof, the applicant shall, at such time as is fixed by the Village Clerk, deposit with the Village an amount deemed sufficient to defray all such costs. If the amount deposited exceeds the actual costs listed in Subsection A(2), the unused portion of such deposit shall be returned to the applicant within 60 days after the decision on the application is filed.
B. 
Board of Appeals.
[Amended 12-4-2012]
(1) 
An application for a variance for a fence shall be accompanied by a fee of $75.
(2) 
An application pursuant to § 575-192 of this Code shall be accompanied by the following fees, costs and deposits:
(a) 
Fees. Upon the filing of any application to the Board of Appeals, the applicant shall pay the Village Clerk the sum of $250.
(b) 
Costs.
[1] 
On all applications to the Board of Appeals, the applicant shall be liable for and shall pay the following costs that may be incurred by the Village in processing the application:
[a] 
Advertising.
[b] 
Stenographic minutes of meetings and hearings.
[c] 
Engineering costs for the Village Engineer.
[d] 
Legal fees for the Village Attorney, which shall be charged at an hourly rate, approved by the Board of Trustees, multiplied by the number of hours or portions thereof that the office of the Village Attorney actually spends on the application, but in no event in excess of the maximum number of hours set forth below:
[i] 
Premises used for one single-family dwelling: 10 hours.
[ii] 
Premises used for other than one single-family dwelling: 100 hours.
[e] 
Recording fees.
[f] 
Planning, sound, traffic, environmental or other specialized study or consultant's fees.
[2] 
All the foregoing fees and costs shall be consistent with fees for services then prevailing in the community.
(c) 
Deposits.
[1] 
In addition to the fee required in Subsection B(2)(a) hereof, the applicant shall deposit with the Village Clerk a sum of money to be used by the Village to defray the costs listed in Subsection B(2)(b) hereof which are actually and necessarily incurred by the Village in processing and reviewing the application. The sum deposited shall be as follows:
[a] 
For premises used other than for one single-family dwelling, where no supplemental environmental assessment form or environmental impact statement is required: the sum of $4,000.
[b] 
For premises used other than for one single-family dwelling, if a supplemental environmental assessment form or environmental impact statement is required or it appears to the Village Clerk that such a statement will be required: the sum of $10,000.
[c] 
All other cases: the sum of $1,500.
[2] 
In the event that the amount of the deposit is insufficient to cover the costs listed in Subsection B(2)(b) hereof, the applicant shall, at such time as fixed by the Village Clerk, deposit with the Village an amount deemed sufficient to defray all such costs. If the amount deposited exceeds the actual costs listed in Subsection B(2)(b), the unused portion of such deposit shall be returned to the applicant within 60 days after the decision on the application is filed.
(3) 
An application pursuant to § 575-196B of this Code shall be accompanied by a fee of $75.
C. 
Planning Board. An application pursuant to either § 575-203 (subdivision approval) or § 575-224 (site plan approval) of this Code shall be accompanied by the following fees, costs and deposits:
[Amended 12-4-2012]
(1) 
Fees.
[Amended 1-22-2013]
(a) 
Upon the filing of any application to the Planning Board for site plan approval, the applicant shall pay the Village Clerk the sum of $250 for a single-family dwelling and $500 for all other applications.
(b) 
Upon the filing of any application to the Planning Board for subdivision approval, the applicant shall pay the Village Clerk the sum of $500. Such sum shall be in addition to the fee for site plan approval set forth above.
(c) 
For any application in which a board or committee takes over the site plan review powers of the Planning Board, the fee for such review will be the same fee that would have been charged for such review by the Planning Board.
(d) 
In the event that the fee for the site plan review is paid to one board or committee and another board or committee subsequently provides that review in lieu of the board or committee to which the fee was initially paid, the fee paid shall be allocated to the board or committee that actually provided the review and approval.
(2) 
Costs.
[Amended 1-22-2013]
(a) 
On all applications to the Planning Board for subdivision or site plan approval, the applicant shall be liable for and shall pay the following costs that may be incurred by the Village in processing the application:
[1] 
Advertising.
[2] 
Stenographic minutes of meetings and hearings.
[3] 
Engineering costs for the Village Engineer.
[4] 
Legal fees for the Village Attorney, which shall be charged at an hourly rate, approved by the Board of Trustees, multiplied by the number of hours, or portions thereof, that the office of the Village Attorney actually spends on the application, but in no event in excess of the maximum number of hours set forth below:
[a] 
Application in which no supplemental environmental assessment form or environmental impact statement is required: 10 hours.
[b] 
Application in which a supplemental environmental assessment form or an environmental impact statement is required: 100 hours.
[5] 
Recording fees.
[6] 
Planning, sound, traffic, environmental or other specialized study or consultant's fees.
(b) 
All the foregoing fees and costs shall be consistent with fees for services then prevailing in the community.
(3) 
Deposits.
(a) 
In addition to the fee required in Subsection C(1) hereof, the applicant shall deposit with the Village Clerk a sum of money to be used by the Village to defray the costs listed in Subsection C(2) hereof incurred by the Village in processing and reviewing the application. The sum deposited shall be as follows:
[1] 
All applications for preliminary and final subdivisions, if no supplemental environmental assessment form or environmental impact statement is required: the sum of $5,000.
[2] 
If a supplemental environmental assessment form or environmental impact statement is required or it appears to the Village Clerk that such a form or statement may be required: the sum of $10,000.
[3] 
Applications for a one- or two-family site plan review: the sum of $1,500.
[4] 
All other cases: the sum of $2,500.
(b) 
In the event that the amount of the deposit is insufficient to cover the costs listed in Subsection C(2) hereof, the applicant shall, at such time as is fixed by the Village Clerk, deposit with the Village an amount deemed sufficient to defray all such costs. If the amount deposited exceeds the actual costs listed in Subsection C(2), the unused portion of such deposit shall be returned to the applicant within 60 days after the decision on the application is filed.
D. 
Architectural review.
[Amended 3-6-2012]
(1) 
An application to the Architectural Review Committee pursuant to § 575-177 of this Code shall be accompanied by a fee of $250.
(2) 
For any application in which a board takes over the review powers of the Architectural Review Committee, the fee for such review will be $250, which is the same fee that would have been charged for such review by the Architectural Review Committee.
A. 
For each telecommunications tower, the annual fee shall be $2,000 for such tower and $500 for each antenna on such tower.
B. 
For each antenna not located on a tower, the annual fee shall be $750.
C. 
Unless otherwise expressly provided, all fees shall be nonrefundable.
A. 
A fee of $25 per check shall be added to any account owing to the Village where a tendered payment of such account was by a check or other written order that was returned for insufficient funds.
B. 
Where such tendered payment of an account owing to the Village has been returned for insufficient funds, all future payments on such account shall be tendered in cash or by certified or cashier's check.
A. 
When any application for a permit requires insurance and/or a hold harmless and indemnification agreement, such proof of such insurance, satisfactory to the Village Clerk, and such agreement must be filed before such permit is issued.
B. 
On all insurance policies, except for malpractice insurance and workers' compensation insurance, the Village shall be added as an additional insured.
C. 
Such hold harmless and indemnification agreements shall save the Village, and its officers, employees, contractors, agents, and volunteers, harmless from all claims, actions, and proceedings brought by any person for personal injury, including death, property damage, or injury to property resulting from or occasioned by or on behalf of the permittee, its officers, employees, contractors, agents, and assigns, by virtue of any actions taken or allegedly taken by or on behalf of the permittee pursuant to said permit.
D. 
All surety bonds shall be subject to the approval, as to form, of the Village Attorney.
E. 
All surety bonds and insurance policies shall be issued by companies authorized to do business in the State of New York with Best ratings of not less than B+ and a financial rating size of not less than "V."
F. 
Whenever an applicant is required to provide insurance naming the Village as an additional insured if such insurance relates to work performed on private property, the owner of such property shall also be named as an additional insured.
[Added 5-5-2015]
A. 
For all activities for which a permit is required, other than building permits pursuant to Chapter 237, the fee for an application filed after the commencement of the activity for which a permit was required shall be twice the fee set forth in the fee schedule on the date of application.
B. 
Late-filing penalties may be waived at the discretion of the Board of Trustees upon a showing of an emergency requiring immediate action and for water heaters and heating systems.
[Added 2-21-2008]
For the performances of a marriage ceremony by a marriage officer of the Village, the fee shall be $40.
[Added 2-21-2008]
A. 
Employee parking. For a daytime parking permit in a Village parking field, the fee is $45 per calendar quarter if issued prior to or during the first month of such quarter, $35 if issued during the second month of such quarter, and $20 if issued during the third month of such quarter.
B. 
Resident overnight parking. For an overnight parking permit in a Village parking field, the fee is $45 per calendar quarter if issued prior to or during the first month of such quarter, $35 if issued during the second month of such quarter, and $20 if issued during the third month of such quarter.
C. 
For a temporary overnight permit in a Village parking field, the fee is $2 per night. Such temporary parking permit is limited to a maximum of 10 nights for a total of $20.
[Added 8-5-2008]
A fee, deposit, or insurance may be waived in whole or in part by the Board of Trustees, in its sole discretion, upon a showing that under the circumstances of the particular application, the fee, deposit, or insurance is unreasonable, excessive, or caused in whole or in part because of an error, miscommunication, or misunderstanding by or between the Village, one of its officers, employees, or agents, and the applicant or a representative of the applicant.
[Added 12-15-2009]
The expense incurred by the Village for work done by Village employees using Village equipment to cleanup high grass and weeds or perform any emergency service to property, including but not limited to tree trimming or removal and property securement, shall be the sum of items A, B, C and D, as follows:
A. 
The employees' hourly rate for the time employed (a minimum of two hours) together with the cost of employee benefits at normal or overtime rates, as may apply in the circumstances.
B. 
A mobilization fee to cover all equipment and tools used:
(1) 
Cleanup of high grass or weeds: $300.
(2) 
Property securement: $200.
(3) 
Tree trimming or removal: $500.
C. 
Disposal costs for quantities exceeding two square yards or two tons.
D. 
All out-of-pocket expenses (contractors, equipment rental, materials, etc.), at cost.
[Added 12-19-2017 by L.L. No. 8-2017]
Applicants to the Board of Trustees for review and/or determinations that could alternatively be heard by a different Village board or commission shall continue to be required to provide the same information, and pay the same fees, costs or deposits, and maintain any insurance requirements that would otherwise have been required under the Village Code had the application been made to such other Village board or commission.