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Town/Village of Harrison, NY
Westchester County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Harrison 3-20-1985; amended in its entirety 6-1-1994. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 103.
Fees — See Ch. 137.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 204.
Zoning — See Ch. 235.
A. 
The fee as fixed by the Town Board pursuant to § 137-1 shall be charged.
[Amended 7-10-1996; 9-12-2002 by L.L. No. 4-2002; 2-21-2007 by L.L. No. 1-2007]
B. 
Outdoor assembly for special functions and events.
(1) 
Applications shall be made and separate permits obtained for outdoor functions. A site plan shall be submitted indicating the location of all tents, grandstands, bleachers, concession stands, stages and parking facilities or arrangements therein. The installation of all temporary structures shall be secured and clearances for exiting shall comply with Section 765.3C of the Uniform Code of the State of New York. All platforms shall be designed to carry 100 pounds per square foot and properly seated on supports. Design data must be submitted with an application for a permit prior to installation.
(2) 
The applicant shall submit proof of certification for flame-retarded treatment. The certification shall match the label identification affixed to the tent fabric.
(3) 
All posts shall be fixed and secured to prevent unnecessary movement. All pegs and stakes shall be visually marked. All doors shall swing over a platform with dimensions as approved by referenced standards.
(4) 
All bleachers shall be arranged to prevent fallout to walkways located beneath the structure.
(5) 
All electrical wiring shall be in conformity with the National Electrical Code. The installation of all wiring must be performed under a duly licensed tradesman recognized by the Town and Village of Harrison, New York. All wiring must be properly secured, grounded and sleeved to prevent harm to the public and workers. All fixtures are required to be hard-wired to an approved panel with circuit breakers which in turn is wired to an approved power source. The use of extension cords shall be prohibited except when approved by the Building Inspector, or in his absence the Acting Building Inspector, or any person appointed by the Town Board who has authority to enforce New York State's Uniform Fire Prevention Code and Official Compilation Codes, Rules and Regulations of the State of New York.
[Amended 2-5-1997 by L.L. No. 2-1997]
(6) 
All propane tanks are to be secured to an independent post and chained accordingly outside the tent. Tanks shall not be attached to the tent supports. Charcoal cooking units shall be outdoors away from tents a minimum of 10 feet.
(7) 
The public shall be screened from access to locations containing propane tanks, electrical panels and generators, open cooking facilities and other hazardous conditions.
(8) 
Emergency lighting and exit signs shall be installed as per code and/or the recommendations of the Building Inspector, or in his absence the Acting Building Inspector, or any person appointed by the Town Board who has authority to enforce New York State's Uniform Fire Prevention Code and Official Compilation Codes, Rules and Regulations of the State of New York.
[Amended 2-5-1997 by L.L. No. 2-1997]
(9) 
Signage indicating the event shall be permitted, provided that the use, color, copy and location are submitted and approved by the Building Inspector when located within the public right-of-way. The erection of the signs shall not be installed more than four weeks prior to the function's first day of operation and shall be removed one week after the last closing day.
(10) 
Parking layouts shall provide for proper fire lanes for emergency access.
(11) 
The fee for special functions is as set forth in the most current resolution of the Town Board fixing the fee pursuant to § 137-1 of the Town Code, plus any and all fees for temporary structures. (Private residential functions are exempt from the special functions fee, provided that the event is limited to noncommercial activities of a one-day maximum duration.)
[Amended 2-21-2007 by L.L. No. 1-2007]
[Amended 7-10-1996; 2-21-2007 by L.L. No. 1-2007]
An administration fee shall be paid for legalization of late filing, or to lift a stop-work order where work has commenced without a valid building permit first being obtained or for work deviating from the permit and plans approved by the Building Inspector. The fee shall apply to each application separately and a charge for each trade and shall be as set forth in the most current resolution of the Town Board fixing the fee pursuant to § 137-1 of the Town Code.