Village of Baxter Estates, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Baxter Estates 2-9-1965. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Unsafe buildings and property — See Ch. 80.
Housing conversions — See Ch. 121.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 144.
Zoning — See Ch. 175.
[Added 9-19-2005 by L.L. No. 1-2005]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
MULTIPLE DWELLING or APARTMENT HOUSE
A residence building accommodating two or more families living independently of each other and with independent facilities to do their own cooking on the premises.
All elevators in multiple dwellings shall be constructed and maintained in accordance with the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code.
[Amended 9-19-2005 by L.L. No. 1-2005]
All elevators in multiple dwellings shall be inspected and tested regularly at intervals not exceeding 12 months by a qualified independent inspector selected by the owner of such multiple dwelling and approved by the Village.
Written proof of each such inspection and testing shall be filed with the Village Clerk not less than 10 days thereafter. Such written proof shall contain a statement signed by the person conducting such inspection and testing, certifying that each such elevator complies in all respects with the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code.
[Amended 9-19-2005 by L.L. No. 1-2005; 8-6-2015 by L.L. No. 2-2015]
Each and every violation of, or failure to comply with, any provision of this chapter shall constitute a violation, punishable as follows: for a conviction of a first offense, by a fine not more than $250, or imprisonment for a period not to exceed 15 days, or both such fine and imprisonment; for a conviction of a second offense, both of which were committed within a period of five years, by a fine not less than $250, nor more than $500, or imprisonment for a period not to exceed 15 days, or both such fine and imprisonment; and for a conviction of a third or subsequent offense, all of which were committed within a period of five years, by a fine not less than $500, nor more than $1,000, or imprisonment for a period not to exceed 15 days, or both such fine and imprisonment. Each and every day on which any such violation or failure occurs or continues shall constitute a separate violation.