[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Bayville 4-5-1965 as Section 3 of Article XII of Ordinance V. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Added 5-12-1975 by L.L. No. 11-1975]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- ABANDONED MOTOR VEHICLE
- Any motor vehicle for which there has been an apparent relinquishment of all right, title, claim and possession with intention of not resuming ownership. Any partially dismantled, nonoperating, wrecked, junked or discarded vehicle shall be presumed to be abandoned.
- A machine propelled by power other than human power, designed to travel along the ground by use of wheels, treads, runners or slides and to transport persons or property or pull machinery, and shall include, without limitation, automobiles, trucks, trailers, motorcycles, tractors, buggies and wagons.
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation, either as owner, occupant, lessee, agent, tenant or otherwise, to store or deposit or cause or permit to be stored or deposited an abandoned or discarded motor vehicle or motor vehicle upon the surface of any public or private land within the corporate limits of the Incorporated Village of Bayville.
Any such abandoned or discarded motor vehicle or motor vehicles shall be removed when required by the Board of Trustees or its duly appointed representative upon ten (10) days' written notice to the owner, occupant, lessee, agent or tenant of any premises upon which such motor vehicle or motor vehicles are stored or deposited. Upon expiration of said ten-day written notice to remove, it shall be deemed that the owner, occupant, lessee, agent and/or tenant receiving said notice has permitted to be stored or deposited such abandoned or discarded motor vehicle or motor vehicles upon the premises and upon failure by such owner, occupant, lessee, agent and/or tenant of such premises to remove and dispose of such motor vehicle or motor vehicles, the Board of Trustees, or its duly authorized representative, shall cause such motor vehicle or motor vehicles to be removed and disposed of at the cost of the owner, occupant, lessee, agent and/or tenant of the premises, and assess such expense against the premises and said expense shall be added to the owner's next village tax bill.
[Amended 10-27-1980 by L.L. No. 6-1980]
Any person committing an offense against any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be guilty of a violation pursuant to the Penal Law of the State of New York, punishable by a fine not exceeding two hundred fifty dollars ($250.) or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding fifteen (15) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. The continuation of an offense for each day [twenty-four (24) hours] shall be deemed a distinct and separate violation.