Town of Babylon, NY
Suffolk County
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[HISTORY:[1] Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Babylon 6-22-2010 by L.L. No. 22-2010. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Department of Assessor — See Ch. 4.
Department of Planning and Development — See Ch. 49.
Sanitation Commission — See Ch. 57.
Plumbing — See Ch. 170.
Zoning — See Ch. 213.
Editor's Note: Former Ch. 93, Bureau of Administrative Adjudication, adopted 9-7-2004 by L.L. No. 24-2004, was repealed 7-18-2006 by L.L. No. 19-2006.
There shall be in the Town of Babylon a Board of Grievances and Appeals (BGA), consisting of the then sitting voting members of the Sanitation Commission.
No act of the Board of Grievances and Appeals shall be deemed to have become effective unless such action shall have been approved by at least three of the voting members.
The BGA shall have no authority over labor and employment issues or contractual grievances or criminal violations of the Town Code or tax issues.
The BGA will not have authority to hear or decide any issues involving the Tax Assessor's office, the Planning Board, the Zoning Board, the Plumbing Board, the Prior Nonconforming Use Board, the Sanitation Commission or the Two-Family Review Board.
The BGA, in addition to the duties prescribed by this chapter and any matter referred to it by resolution of the Town Board, may hear, address and adjudicate said matters, including but not necessarily limited to the following:
The supervision of any licenses or permits other than building permits, certificates of occupancy or any permit/license issued by a Building Inspector or Fire Marshal, such as, but not limited to, beach permits, boat slips, camping permits, parade permits, dog licenses, etc.
The efficiency and reliability of the quality and consistency of the service rendered by them the inhabitants of the Town by Town employees and departments.
The rental, use and occupancy of any Town-owned land, facility or building.
All licenses awarded pursuant to a bid or a request for proposals (RFP) granting license to a non-Town entity that may perform certain acts or services or supply certain materials.
To hear such complaints, grievances and appeals and to order the appropriate remedy.
To adjudicate violations by imposing fines, penalties and/or conditions, including the suspension or revocation of licenses and privileges, on the use or occupancy of Town property or facilities.
To hear, address and adjudicate appeals from the decision of any commissioner, administrative employee, department or facility. The BGA may sustain or overturn the decision, order or charge complained of.
The BGA shall have the power and authority to create, modify and establish the rules and procedures for appeals to the BGA, hearings regarding said appeals, licensing issues and the administration of Town privileges, licenses, rentals, vendors and the use, enjoyment and occupancy of any Town property or facility.
All rules and regulations adopted by the Sanitation BGA hereunder shall be filed in the office of the Town Clerk.