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Village of The Branch, NY
Suffolk County
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Editor's Note: The applicability of the State Building Construction Code for the Village of the Branch was accepted by the Board of Trustees by a resolution adopted 4-6-1953. A copy of the State Building Construction Code may be examined in the office of the Village Clerk. For provisions relating to the administration of the State Building Construction Code, see Ch. 31, Building and Zoning Administration.

Building and zoning administration — See Ch. 31.

Fire prevention — See Ch. 43.

Mobile homes — See Ch. 53.

Property maintenance — See Ch. 62.

Regrading and excavating — See Ch. 65.

Signs and illumination — See Ch. 71.

Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 72.

Subdivision of land — See Ch. 74.

Swimming pools — See Ch. 75.

Zoning — See Ch. 85.

§ 32-1
Prohibition of construction in proximity to wetlands. 

[Added 6-11-1974 by L.L. No. 7-1974]

In order to ensure proper drainage and ecological survival of the sources flowing into Miller's Pond and the Nissequogue River and in order to preserve the existing wetlands, there shall be no building, filling or blacktopping on that portion of any property which contains tidal or nontidal waters, wetlands or marsh areas and no building or structure shall be erected or altered within 50 feet of the highwater mark of such tidal or nontidal waters, marshes or wetlands. For the purposes of this section a "marsh" and "wetland" shall be defined as, but not limited to, that land within 75 feet of the edge of any watercourse.