Town of Brutus, NY
Cayuga County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Brutus: Art. I, 5-13-1996 as L.L. No. 2-1996. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 5-13-1996 as L.L. No. 2-1996]
As used in this Article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
A neighborhood block party, celebration or event, but shall not include a garage sale, yard sale, bazaar, rummage sale or other similar activity having the principal purpose of fundraising for an individual or rally, a carnival or theatrical or musical performances, such as rock concerts or similar events.
A town street, highway or road.
The Town Board or its designee shall be authorized to issue a permit for the temporary blocking of a street for the purpose of holding a party. An application for such permit shall be filed with the Board at least 45 days before the commencement of such party. Such application shall contain at least the following information:
The name and address of the applicant.
The name of the street or streets and a description of the portions thereof to be blocked.
A description of the specific party to be held.
The date and hours thereof.
The application may require such additional information as the Town Board shall prescribed by resolution.
The application shall be accompanied by a fee in an amount set by resolution of the Town Board, which fee shall not be refundable in the event that the permit is denied. The permit shall be granted by the Town Board upon determining that the party is authorized by this Article. The permit shall be denied if the Board finds that blocking the street or portion thereof on the date requested in the application will unduly interfere with the flow of vehicular traffic or upon determining that the party is not authorized by this Article. The Board shall advise the applicant, in writing, of the reason for denial of the application. The Town Board shall have the authority to waive the fee if the application is from a nonprofit or charitable organization.
A permit issued pursuant to this Article shall be valid only for the date and hours specified thereon.
The applicant shall be responsible for removal of litter, debris and other materials from the street or portion thereof used for the party which is attributable to or caused by the party.
A street or portion thereof blocked off for a party shall not be obstructed by obstacles which cannot be readily moved to allow emergency and hazard vehicles to enter it in response to an emergency.