Town of Monroe, NY
Orange County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Monroe: Article I, 11-6-1972 by Local Law No. 13, 1972; effective upon filing with the Secretary of State. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 11-6-1972 by L.L. No. 13, 1972]

§ 1-1 Legislative intent.

The local laws, ordinances and resolutions of the Town of Monroe referred to in § 1-2 of this local law shall be known collectively as the "Code of the Town of Monroe," and the various parts and sections of such local laws, ordinances and resolutions shall be distributed and designated as provided and set forth in § 1-2 of this local law.

§ 1-2 Distribution of local laws, ordinances and resolutions.

Derivation Table
New Number
(chapter, title, section, Article)
Old Number
(source)
Adoption Date
Chapter 4, Ethics, Code
L.L. No. 3,1970
9-14-1970
Article I
Article I
§ 4-1
Sec. 1
§ 4-2
Sec. 2
Article II
Article II
§ 4-3
Sec. 1
§ 4-4
Sec. 2
§ 4-5
Sec. 3
§ 4-6
Sec. 4
Article III
Article III
§ 4-7
Sec. 1
§ 4-8
Sec. 2
§ 4-9
Sec. 3
Article IV
Article IV
§ 4-10
Sec. 1
§ 4-11
Sec. 2
§ 4-12
Sec. 3
Chapter 6, Local Laws, Adoption of
L.L. No. 1, 1965
5-12-1965
§ 6-1
Sec. 1
§ 6-2
Sec. 2
§ 6-3
Sec. 3
§ 6-4
Sec. 4
§ 6-5
Sec. 5
Chapter 9, Recreation Commission, Joint
No Number
2-17-1966
§ 9-1
First paragraph
§ 9-2
Second paragraph
§ 9-3
Third paragraph
§ 9-4
Fourth paragraph
§ 9-5
Fifth paragraph
§ 9-6
Sixth paragraph
§ 9-7
Seventh paragraph
Chapter 13, Terms of office
L.L. No. 4, 1970
9-14-1970
§ 13-1
Sec. 1
§ 13-2
Sec. 2
Chapter 14, Town Board, Composition of
Resolution No number
2-18-1972
§ 14-1
Paragraph 1
§ 14-2
Paragraph 2
§ 14-3
Paragraph 3
§ 14-4
Paragraph 4
§ 14-5
Paragraph 5
Chapter 18, Animals
L.L. No. 1, 1971
6-7-1971
§ 18-1
Sec. 1
§ 18-2
Sec. 2
§ 18-3
Sec. 3
§ 18-4
Sec. 4
§ 18-5
Sec. 5
§ 18-6
Sec. 6
Amended 6-5-1972 by L.L. No. 6, 1972
§ 18-7
Sec. 7
§ 18-8
Sec. 8
Chapter 21, Bingo
No number
12-17-1962
§ 21-1
Sec. 1, first paragraph
§ 21-2
Sec. 1 (1)
§ 21-3
Sec. 1 (2)
§ 21-4
Sec. 1 (3)
§ 21-5
Sec. 1 (4)
§ 21-6
Sec. 1 (5)
§ 21-7
Sec. 1 (6)
§ 21-8
Sec. 1 (7)
§ 21-9
Sec. 1 (8)
§ 21-10
Sec. 1 (9)
§ 21-11
Sec. 2
Chapter 22, Blasting
L.L. No. 2, 1972
3-6-1972
§ 22-1
Sec. 1
§ 22-2
Sec. 2
§ 22-3
Sec. 3
§ 22-4
Sec. 4
§ 22-5
Sec. 5
§ 22-6
Sec. 6
§ 22-7
Sec. 7
§ 22-8
Sec. 8
§ 22-9
Sec. 9
§ 22-10
Sec. 10
§ 22-11
Sec. 11
Amended 6-5-1972 by L.L. No. 5, 1972
Chapter 23, Building Construction Administration
No number
11-7-1952
§ 23-1
Sec. 1
§ 23-2
Sec. 2
§ 23-3
Sec. 3
§ 23-4
Sec. 4
§ 23-5
Sec. 5
§ 23-6
Sec. 6
§ 23-7
Sec. 7
§ 23-8
Sec. 8
§ 23-9
Sec. 9
§ 23-10
Sec. 10
§ 23-11
Sec. 11
Amended 1-3-1972
§ 23-12
Sec. 12
§ 23-13
Sec. 13
§ 23-14
Sec. 14
§ 23-15
Sec. 15
§ 23-16
Sec. 16
§ 23-17
Sec. 17
§ 23-18
Sec. 18
§ 23-19
Sec. 19
§ 23-20
Sec. 20
§ 23-21
Sec. 21
§ 23-22
Sec. 22
§ 23-23
Sec. 23
§ 23-24
Sec. 24
§ 23-25
Sec. 25
Chapter 28, Garbage, Rubbish and Refuse
No number
6-13-1947
§ 28-1
Sec. 1
§ 28-2
Sec. 2
§ 28-3
Sec. 3
§ 28-4
Sec. 4
Amended 6-5-1972
Chapter 30, Hawking and Peddling
L.L. No. 2, 1971
7-12-1971
§ 30-1
Sec. 1
§ 30-2
Sec. 2
§ 30-3
Sec. 3
§ 30-4
Sec. 4
§ 30-5
Sec. 5
§ 30-6
Sec. 6
§ 30-7
Sec. 7
§ 30-8
Sec. 8
§ 30-9
Sec. 9
§ 30-10
Sec. 10
§ 30-11
Sec. 11
Amended 6-5-1972 by L.L. No. 4, 1972
Chapter 36, Performance Bonds
L.L. No. 1, 1969
7-7-1969
§ 36-1
Sec. 1
§ 36-2
Sec. 2
§ 36-3
Sec. 3
§ 36-4
Sec. 4
§ 36-5
Sec. 5
Chapter 39, Refrigerators, Abandoned
L.L. No. 11, 1972
6-5-1972
§ 39-1
Sec. 1
§ 39-2
Sec. 2
§ 39-3
Sec. 3
§ 39-4
Sec. 4
Chapter 43, Streets and Sidewalks
L.L. No. 1, 1972
1-3-1972
§ 43-1
Sec. 1
§ 43-2
Sec. 2
§ 43-3
Sec. 3
§ 43-4
Sec. 4
§ 43-5
Sec. 5
§ 43-6
Sec. 6
§ 43-7
Sec. 7
§ 43-8
Sec. 8
§ 43-9
Sec. 9
§ 43-10
Sec. 10
§ 43-11
Sec. 11
§ 43-12
Sec. 12
§ 43-13
Sec. 13
§ 43-14
Sec. 14
Amended 6-5-1972 by L.L. No. 7, 1972
Chapter 45, Swimming Pools
L.L. No. 2, 1969
7-7-1969
§ 45-1
Sec. 1
§ 45-2
Sec. 2
§ 45-3
Sec. 3
§ 45-4
Sec. 4
Amended 6-5-1972 by L.L. No. 8, 1972
§ 45-5
Sec. 5
Chapter 47, Tax Exemption for Senior Citizens
No number
10-10-1966
§ 47-1
Sec. 1
§ 47-2
Sec. 2
§ 47-3
Sec. 3
Chapter 50, Vehicles, Abandoned
L.L. No. 1, 1967
2-23-1967
§ 50-1
Sec. 1 (a)
§ 50-2
Sec. 1 (b)
§ 50-3
Sec. 1 (c)
§ 50-4
Sec. 1 (d)
§ 50-5
Added 6-5-1972 by L.L. No. 9, 1972
Chapter 51 Vehicles and Traffic
Motion
9-8-1969
§ 51-1
No number
Chapter 54, Water Systems, Communal
L.L. No. 1, 1968
10-7-1968
§ 54-1
Sec. 1
§ 54-2
Sec. 2
§ 54-3
Sec. 3
§ 54-4
Sec. 4
§ 54-5
Sec. 5
§ 54-6
Sec. 6
§ 54-7
Sec. 7
§ 54-8
Sec. 8
§ 54-9
Sec. 9
§ 54-10
Sec. 10
§ 54-11
Sec. 11
§ 54-12
Sec. 12
§ 54-13
Sec. 13
§ 54-14
Sec. 14
§ 54-15
Sec. 15
§ 54-16
Sec. 16
§ 54-17
Sec. 17
§ 54-18
Sec. 18
§ 54-19
Sec. 19
Amended 6-5-1972 by L.L. No. 10, 1972
Chapter 57 Zoning
L.L. No. 2, 1965
6-7-1965
Article I
§ 57-1
Sec. 1
Article II
§ 57-2
Sec. 2-A
§ 57-3
Sec. 2-B
Amended 2-2-1970 by L.L. No. 1, 1970
Article III
§ 57-4
Sec. 3-A
§ 57-5
Sec. 3-B
§ 57-6
Sec. 3-C
Article IV
§ 57-7
Sec. 4-A
§ 57-8
Sec. 4-B
Article V
§ 57-9
Sec. 5-A
Amended 2-2-1970 by L.L. No. 1, 1970
§ 57-10
Sec. 5-B
§ 57-11
Sec. 5-C
Article VI
§ 57-12
Sec. 6-A
Amended 2-2-1970 by L.L. No. 1, 1970
§ 57-13
Sec. 6-B
§ 57-14
Sec. 6-C
Article VII
§ 57-15
Sec. 7-A
Amended 2-2-1970 by L.L. No. 1, 1970
§ 57-16
Sec. 7-B
§ 57-17
Sec. 7-C
Article VIII
§ 57-18
Sec. 8-A
Amended 2-2-1970 by L.L. No. 1, 1970
§ 57-19
Sec. 8-B
§ 57-20
Sec. 8-C
Article IX
§ 57-21
Sec. 9-A
Amended 2-2-1970 by L.L. No. 1, 1970
§ 57-22
Sec. 9-B
§ 57-23
Sec. 9-C
Article X
§ 57-24
Sec. 10-A
§ 57-25
Sec. 10-B
§ 57-26
Sec. 10-C
Article XI
§ 57-27
Sec. 11-A
§ 57-28
Sec. 11-B
§ 57-29
Sec. 11-C
Article XII
§ 57-30
Sec. 12-A
Amended 7-6-1970 by L.L. No. 2, 1970
§ 57-31
Sec. 12-B
§ 57-32
Sec. 12-C
Article XIII
§ 57-33
Sec. 13-A
§ 57-34
Sec. 13-B
§ 57-35
Sec. 13-C
Article XIV
§ 57-36
Sec. 14-A
§ 57-37
Sec. 14-B
§ 57-38
Sec. 14-C
Article XV
§ 57-39
Sec. 15-A
Amended 7-6-1970 by L.L. No. 2, 1970
§ 57-40
Sec. 15-B
§ 57-41
Sec. 15-C
Amended 3-6-1972 by L.L. No. 3, 1972_
Article XVI
§ 57-42
Sec. 16
Amended 2-23-1967 by L.L. No. 2, 1967
Article XVII
§ 57-43
Sec. 17-A
§ 57-44
Sec. 17-B
Amended 2-2-1970 by L.L. No. 1, 1970
§ 57-45
Sec. 17-C
§ 57-46
Sec. 17-D
§ 57-47
Sec. 17-E
§ 57-48
Sec. 17-F
§ 57-49
Sec. 17-G
§ 57-50
Sec. 17-H
Article XVIII
§ 57-51
Sec. 18, first paragraph
§ 57-52
Sec. 18-A
§ 57-53
Sec. 18-B
§ 57-54
Sec. 18-C
Amended 2-2-1970 by L.L. No. 1, 1970
§ 57-55
Sec. 18-D
§ 57-56
Sec. 18-E
§ 57-57
Sec. 18-F
§ 57-58
Sec. 18-G
§ 57-59
Sec. 18-H
Article XIX
§ 57-60
Sec. 19
§ 57-61
Sec. 19-B
Article XX
§ 57-62
Sec. 20-A
§ 57-63
Sec. 20-B
§ 57-64
Sec. 20-C
§ 57-65
Sec. 20-D
§ 57-66
Sec. 20-E
§ 57-67
Sec. 20-F
Article XXI
§ 57-68
Sec. 21-A
§ 57-69
Sec. 21-B
§ 57-70
Sec. 21-C
Article XXII
§ 57-71
Sec. 22-A
§ 57-72
Sec. 22-B
§ 57-73
Sec. 22-C
§ 57-74
Sec. 22-D
§ 57-75
Sec. 22-E
§ 57-76
Sec. 22-F
§ 57-77
Sec. 22-G
§ 57-78
Sec. 22-H
§ 57-79
Sec. 22-I
Amended 7-6-1970 by L.L. No. 2, 1970
§ 57-80
Sec. 22-J
Article XXIII
§ 57-81
Sec. 23
Article XXIV
§ 57-82
Sec. 24
Article XXV
§ 57-83
Sec. 26
Chapter A61, Cable Television Franchise
Resolution No number
12-7-1964
§ A61-1
Sec. 1
§ A61-2
Sec. 2
§ A61-3
Sec. 3
§ A61-4
Sec. 4
§ A61-5
Sec. 5
§ A61-6
Sec. 6
§ A61-7
Sec. 7
§ A61-8
Sec. 8
§ A61-9
Sec. 9
§ A61-10
Sec. 10
§ A61-11
Sec. 11
Chapter A62, Fire Protection District
Resolution No number
4-28-1937
§ A62-1
First paragraph
§ A62-2
Second paragraph
§ A62-3
Third paragraph
§ A62-4
Fourth paragraph
Chapter A63, Highway Specifications
Resolution No number
11-7-1958
§ A63-1
First paragraph
§ A63-2
Second paragraph
§ A63-3
Third paragraph
§ A63-4
Fourth paragraph
§ A63-5
Fifth paragraph
§ A63-6
Sixth paragraph
§ A63-7
Seventh paragraph
Chapter A64, Planning Board
Resolution No number
8-1-1947
§ A64-1
No number
§ A64-2
No number
Added 9-5-1947 by resolution
§ A64-3
No number
Added 12-6-1957 by resolution
§ A64-4
No number
Added 7-3-1959 by resolution
§ A64-5
No number
Added 10-9-1968 by resolution
Chapter A65 Subdivision of Land Regulations
No number
Adopted by the Planning Board 3-3-1960; approved by Town Board 3-4-1960 by resolution
Article I
§ A65-1
Sec. 100
§ A65-2
Sec. 101
Article II
§ A65-3
Sec. 200
Article III
§ A65-4
Sec. 301
§ A65-5
Sec. 302
§ A65-6
Sec. 303
§ A65-7
Sec. 304
§ A65-8
Sec. 305
Article IV
§ A65-9
Sec. 401
§ A65-10
Sec. 402
§ A65-11
Sec. 403
§ A65-12
Sec. 404
§ A65-13
Sec. 405
Article V
§ A65-14
Sec. 501
§ A65-15
Sec. 502
§ A65-16
Sec. 503
Article VI
§ A65-17
Sec. 601
§ A65-18
Sec. 602
Article VII
§ A65-19
Sec. 701
§ A65-20
Sec. 702
Amended 12-8-1970 by resolution
§ A65-21
Sec. 703
§ A65-22
Sec. 704
§ A65-23
Sec. 705
§ A65-24
Sec. 706
Article VIII
§ A65-25
Sec. 800
Article IX
§ A65-26
Sec. 901
§ A65-27
Sec. 902
§ A65-28
Sec. 903
Article X
§ A65-29
Sec. 1000
Article XI
Added 3-25-1968 by resolution
§ A65-30
Sec. 1, first paragraph
§ A65-31
Sec. 1, second paragraph
§ A65-32
Sec. 2
§ A65-33
Sec. 3
Article XIII
§ A65-34
Sec. A-101
§ A65-35
Sec. A-102
§ A65-36
Sec. A-103
§ A65-37
Sec. A-104
§ A65-38
Sec. B-201
§ A65-39
Sec. B-202
§ A65-40
Sec. B-203
§ A65-41
Sec. B-204
§ A65-42
Sec. B-205
§ A65-43
Sec. B-206
Chapter A66, Zoning Board of Appeals, Rules of
No number
Adopted by the Zoning Board of Appeals, 3-13-1969
Article I
Article I
§ A66-1
Sec. 1
§ A66-2
Sec. 2
Article II
Article II
§ A66-3
Sec. 1
§ A66-4
Sec. 2
§ A66-5
Sec. 3
§ A66-6
Sec. 4
§ A66-7
Sec. 5
Article III
§ A66-8
Sec. 1
§ A66-9
Sec. 2
§ A66-10
Sec. 3
Article IV
Article IV
§ A66-11
Sec. 1
§ A66-12
Sec. 2
§ A66-13
Sec. 3
Article V
Article V
§ A66-14
Sec. 1
§ A66-15
Sec. 2
§ A66-16
Sec. 3
§ A66-17
Sec. 4
§ A66-18
Sec. 5
§ A66-19
Sec. 6
§ A66-20
Sec. 7
Article VI
Article VI
§ A66-21
Sec. 1
§ A66-22
Sec. 2
§ A66-23
Sec. 3
§ A66-24
Sec. 4
Article VII
Article VII
§ A66-25
Sec. 1
§ A66-26
Sec. 2
Article VIII
Article VIII
§ A66-27
Sec. 1
§ A66-28
Sec. 2
§ A66-29
Sec. 3

§ 1-3 Repeal of local laws and ordinances not contained in Code.

The following local laws and ordinances of a general and permanent nature enacted or adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Monroe and in force on the date of the adoption of this local law are hereby repealed as of the effective date of this local law, except as hereinafter provided:
Table of Repealed Local Laws and Ordinances
Number and/or Subject
Adopted
Dance Halls
6-1-1928

§ 1-4 Local laws, ordinances and resolutions saved from repeal; matters not affected by repeal.

The repeal of local laws and ordinances provided for in § 1-3 of this local law shall not affect the following classes of local laws, ordinances, resolutions, rights and obligations, which are hereby expressly saved from repeal:
A. 
Any right or liability established, accrued or incurred under any legislative provision of the Town of Monroe prior to the effective date of this local laws, or any action or proceeding brought for the enforcement of such right or liability.
B. 
Any offense or act committed or done before the effective date of this local law in violation of any legislative provision of the Town of Monroe or any penalty, punishment or forfeiture which may result therefrom.
C. 
Any prosecution, indictment, action, suit or other proceeding pending, or any judgment rendered prior to the effective date of this local law brought pursuant to any legislative provision of the Town of Monroe.
D. 
Any franchise, license, right, easement or privilege heretofore granted or conferred by the Town of Monroe.
E. 
Any local law, ordinance or resolution of the Town of Monroe providing for the laying out, opening, altering, widening, relocating, straightening, establishing grade, changing name, improvement, acceptance or vacation of any right-of-way, easement, street, road, highway, park or other public place within the Town of Monroe, or any portion thereof.
F. 
Any ordinance or resolution of the Town of Monroe appropriating money or transferring funds, promising or guaranteeing the payment of money or authorizing the issuance and delivery of any bond of the Town of Monroe, or other instruments or evidence of the town's indebtedness.
G. 
Local laws, ordinances or resolutions authorizing the purchase, sale, lease or transfer of property, or any lawful contract or obligation.
H. 
The levy or imposition of special assessments or charges.
I. 
The dedication of property.
J. 
Any local laws, ordinances or resolutions relating to salaries.

§ 1-5 Meaning and intent of previously adopted legislation unchanged.

In compiling and preparing the local laws, ordinances and resolutions of the town for publication as the "Code of the Town of Monroe" as distributed and designated in the table in § 1-2 hereof, no changes in the meaning or intent of such local laws, ordinances and resolutions have been made.

§ 1-6 Severability.

If any clause, sentence, paragraph, section, Article or part of this local law or of any local law or ordinance cited in the table in § 1-2 hereof shall be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such judgment shall not affect, impair or invalidate the remainder thereof, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, section, Article or part thereof directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment shall have been rendered.

§ 1-7 Copies of Code on file.

Three copies of the "Code of the Town of Monroe," in loose-leaf form, have been filed in the office of the Town Clerk of the Town of Monroe and shall remain there for the use and examination of the public until final action is taken on this local law; and if this local law shall be adopted, such copies shall be certified to by the Town Clerk of the Town of Monroe by impressing thereon the seal of the Town of Monroe, and such certified copies shall remain on file in the office of said Town Clerk to be made available to persons desiring to examine the same during all times while the said Code is in effect.

§ 1-8 Amendments to Code.

Any and all additions, deletions, amendments or supplements to any of the local laws, ordinances and resolutions known collectively as the "Code of the Town of Monroe," or any new local laws, ordinances or resolutions, when enacted or adopted in such form as to indicate the intention of the Town Board to be a part thereof, shall be deemed to be incorporated into such Code so that reference to the "Code of the Town of Monroe" shall be understood and intended to include such additions, deletions, amendments or supplements. Whenever such additions, deletions, amendments or supplements to the "Code of the Town of Monroe" shall be enacted or adopted, they shall thereafter be printed and, as provided hereunder, inserted in the loose-leaf book containing the said Code, as amendments and supplements thereto. Nothing contained in this local law shall affect the status of any local law, ordinance or resolution contained herein, and such local laws, ordinances or resolutions may be amended, deleted or changed from time to time as the Town Board deems desirable. Legislation originally adopted by resolution may be amended by local law, ordinance or resolution. Legislation originally adopted by ordinance may be amended by local law or ordinance. Legislation originally adopted by local law may be amended only by another local law.

§ 1-9 Code book to be kept up-to-date.

It shall be the duty of the Town Clerk to keep up-to-date the certified copies of the book containing the "Code of the Town of Monroe" required to be filed in the office of the Town Clerk for the use of the public. All changes in said Code and all local laws, ordinances and resolutions adopted by the Town Board subsequent to the enactment of this local law in such form as to indicate the intention of said Town Board to be a part of said Code shall, when finally enacted or adopted, be included therein by temporary attachment of copies of such changes or local laws, ordinances or resolutions until such changes or local laws, ordinances or resolutions are printed as supplements to said Code book, at which time such supplements shall be inserted therein.

§ 1-10 Sale of Code book; supplementation.

Copies of the Code book containing the "Code of the Town of Monroe" may be purchased from the Town Clerk of the Town of Monroe upon the payment of a fee to be set by resolution of the Town Board, which may also arrange by resolution for procedures for the periodic supplementation thereof.

§ 1-11 Penalties for offenses.

Any person who, without authorization from the Town Clerk, changes or amends, by additions or deletions, any part or portion of the "Code of the Town of Monroe," or who alters or tampers with such Code in any manner whatsoever which will cause the legislation of the Town of Monroe to be misrepresented thereby, or who violates any other provision of this local law shall be guilty of an offense and shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine of not more than $250 or imprisonment for a term of not more than 15 days, or both.