Town of Brookhaven, NY
Suffolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Brookhaven 3-6-2007 by L.L. No. 4-2007, effective 3-14-2007; amended in its entirety 12-19-2017 by L.L. No. 25-2017. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 29-1 Establishment of fees.

All fees established by Town Board resolution shall be adjusted on January 1, of each year, pursuant to the Consumer Price Index as follows:
(Current Fee) + ((B-A)/A x (Current Fee)) = New Fee
B is defined as the Consumer Price Index for the year, from July through June, immediately preceding the month of January in which the new fee is due to be adjusted.
A is defined as the Consumer Price Index for July of the year immediately preceding the year in which the adjustment is made.
The Consumer Price Index is defined as the United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), Northeast Region all items, not seasonally adjusted (CUUR0100SA0).
The new fee shall become the current fee for any subsequent adjustment.

§ 29-2 Waiver of fees.

No Building Division, fire prevention or sign permit fee, as established by Town Board resolution, shall be charged for municipalities and government agencies, including but not limited to fire districts, lighting districts, water districts and any other special districts.
A. 
No fee shall be charged for a certificate of assessment obtained for the installation of a solar photovoltaic collection system or solar hot water system on any single-family, two-family or single-family home with an accessory apartment.
B. 
Redevelopment initiative. All fees in this chapter, or as established by Town Board resolution, and Chapter 38, entitled "Highways," shall be reduced and/or waived as regulated and required by the Redevelopment Initiative in Chapter 85 of the Code.
C. 
The New York State requirement that deer hunters in the Town of Brookhaven obtain a permit from the Town Clerk for a deer hunting permit to hunt deer during the Suffolk County special firearms hunting season is waived as authorized pursuant to New York State regulation 6 NYCRR 1.24(e).