City of Watervliet, NY
Albany County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Watervliet 4-20-1972 as Ch. 11 of the Code of Ordinances of 1972. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction and fire prevention — See Ch. 127.
Unsafe buildings — See Ch. 128.
Electrical standards — See Ch. 145.
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 160.
Mobile homes — See Ch. 190.
Plumbing — See Ch. 216.
Article I General Provisions

§ 175-1 Title.

§ 175-2 Definitions.

§ 175-3 Purpose.

§ 175-4 Effective date.

§ 175-5 Applicability.

§ 175-6 Interpretation and effect.

§ 175-7 Construction standards.

§ 175-8 Responsibilities of owners.

§ 175-9 Responsibilities of lodging house operators.

§ 175-10 Responsibilities of occupants.

Article II Administration and Enforcement

§ 175-11 Position of Housing Inspector established; duties.

§ 175-12 Powers and duties of enforcement officer.

§ 175-13 Notification of violation.

§ 175-14 Abatement of violations; costs to be lien; service of complaints.

§ 175-15 Penalties for offenses.

Article III Appeals

§ 175-16 Board of Appeals created; appointment and organization.

§ 175-17 Appeals to the Board; fees.

§ 175-18 Powers of the Board.

§ 175-19 Decisions of the Board.

§ 175-20 Reports by the Board.

Article IV Space Requirements

§ 175-21 General requirements.

§ 175-22 Occupancy classifications.

§ 175-23 Maximum occupancy.

§ 175-24 Prohibited uses of space.

§ 175-25 Habitable space.

§ 175-26 Public space.

§ 175-27 Toilet rooms and bathrooms.

§ 175-28 Nonhabitable space.

§ 175-29 Access and vertical travel between stories.

§ 175-30 Exits.

Article V Structural Requirements

§ 175-31 General requirements.

§ 175-32 Exterior protection.

§ 175-33 Interior protection.

Article VI Firesafety Requirements

§ 175-34 Prohibited accumulations and storage.

§ 175-35 Preventing the spread of fire.

§ 175-36 Interior finish and trim materials.

§ 175-37 Fireplaces.

Article VII Equipment Requirements

§ 175-38 General requirements.

§ 175-39 Plumbing.

§ 175-40 Fuel gas.

§ 175-41 Heating.

§ 175-42 Chimneys, flues and gas vents.

§ 175-43 Incinerators.

§ 175-44 Electrical installations.

§ 175-45 Cooking and refrigeration.

§ 175-46 Air-conditioning and mechanical ventilation in one- and two-family dwellings.

§ 175-47 Air-conditioning and mechanical ventilation in multiple dwellings.

§ 175-48 Fuel oil.

§ 175-49 Fire protection in multiple dwellings.

§ 175-50 Elevators, dumbwaiters and escalators in multiple dwellings.

Article VIII Property Maintenance Requirements

§ 175-51 General requirements.

§ 175-52 Open areas.

§ 175-53 Buildings and structures.

§ 175-54 Infestation and screening.

§ 175-55 Garbage and refuse.

§ 175-56 Domestic animals and pets.

Article IX Maintenance of Vacant Buildings

§ 175-57 Title.

§ 175-58 Legislative intent.

§ 175-59 Scope.

§ 175-60 Entry.

§ 175-61 Exterior protection.

§ 175-62 Railings and parapet walls.

§ 175-63 Interior protection.

§ 175-64 Garbage and refuse; infestation; junk.

§ 175-65 Chimneys.

§ 175-66 Fuel gas.

§ 175-67 Fuel oil.

§ 175-68 Plumbing.

§ 175-69 Electrical.

§ 175-70 Elevators, dumbwaiters and escalators.

§ 175-71 Exterior property areas.

Article X Vacant Building Registry

§ 175-72 Legislative findings and purpose.

§ 175-73 Definitions.

§ 175-74 Vacant building registration.

§ 175-75 Waiver of fees.

§ 175-76 Inspections.

§ 175-77 Annual reports.

§ 175-78 Penalties for offenses.