Village of Baxter Estates, NY
Nassau County
By using eCode360 you agree to be legally bound by the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, please do not use eCode360.
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Baxter Estates by L.L. No. 6-1994. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Property maintenance — See Ch. 144.
Servicing of vehicles on public streets — See Ch. 152, Art. III.
Zoning — See Ch. 175.
The outdoor storage of abandoned motor vehicles upon privately owned properties within the Village of Baxter Estates is dangerous, unsightly and a detriment to the preservation of public health, the protection of property and the safety and welfare of the residents of the Village of Baxter Estates. The control of the outdoor storage of abandoned motor vehicles upon privately owned properties within the Village of Baxter Estates is, therefore, regulated for the preservation of the public health, safety and welfare of the residents of the Village of Baxter Estates.
The following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
ABANDONED VEHICLE
A motor vehicle left unattended on private property in the Village of Baxter Estates for more than 30 days without a duly registered and currently valid license plate or number plate being affixed thereto.
MOTOR VEHICLE
Every vehicle operated, driven or intended to be driven upon a public highway which is propelled by any motor other than muscular power, except:
A. 
Electrically driven mobility assistance devices operated or driven by a person with a disability;
B. 
Vehicles which are run only upon rails or tracks;
C. 
Snowmobiles;
D. 
All-terrain vehicles.
It shall be unlawful for any owner, occupant, lessee, agent or tenant of any private property in a residential district in the Village of Baxter Estates to store or deposit, or suffer or permit to be stored or deposited, any abandoned vehicle outside a fully enclosed building on such property.
[Amended 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 upon conviction therefor as follows: for a conviction of a first offense, by a fine not more than $1,000, 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 two years, by a fine not less than $1,000, nor more than $5,000, 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 two years, by a fine not less than $5,000, nor more than $10,000, 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.
In addition to the penalties provided in § 163-4 hereof, if said abandoned vehicle is not removed within 10 days after conviction for violating this chapter, the Village of Baxter Estates may cause such vehicle to be removed, and the total cost of such removal may be assessed upon the real property upon which the vehicle is situated, with such charge to constitute a lien on said real property until paid or otherwise satisfied and discharged and may be collected by the Treasurer of the Village of Baxter Estates in the manner provided by law for the collection of delinquent taxes.