Village of Ocean Beach, NY
Suffolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Ocean Beach 7-21-1951 as Article X of the 1951 Code of Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 62-1 Poison ivy, rank growths and overgrown trees prohibited.

[Amended 12-12-1981 by L.L. No. 9-1981; 6-10-2000 by L.L. No. 6-2000]
No owner of any land within the Village of Ocean Beach shall permit any plants or weeds commonly known as "poison ivy" or bamboo or any other noxious weeds, long grass or other rank or invasive growths or trees which are deemed to be overgrown to grow upon such property.

§ 62-2 Service of notice to remove growths.

[Amended 12-12-1981 by L.L. No. 9-1981; 8-20-1994 by L.L. No. 2-1994; 6-10-2000 by L.L. No. 6-2000]
The Village Administrator of the Village of Ocean Beach may require by notice any owner of any property within said village to remove from such property all such poison ivy or bamboo or any other noxious weeds, long grass or other rank or invasive growths or trees, with the exception of dune grass, which are deemed to be overgrown, and such notice shall be personally served upon the owner or, if such personal service cannot be made, then by mailing such notice to said owner at his last known post office address and by affixing a copy of said notice to a conspicuous part of any building which may be located on said property. Such notice, if so served as herein provided, shall require such owner to cause such removal within seven days from the date of the service of such notice.

§ 62-3 Failure to comply; assessment of costs.

[Amended 12-12-1981 by L.L. No. 9-1981; 8-20-1994 by L.L. No. 2-1994; 6-10-2000 by L.L. No. 6-2000]
In the event that such removal of said poison ivy or bamboo or any other noxious weeds, long grass or other rank or invasive growths or trees, with the exception of dune grass, which are deemed to be overgrown is not made or caused to be made by such owner within said seven days, then the Village Administrator of said village may cause such removal to be made and may assess the cost thereof against the owner of the property, and such assessment shall be made in the manner provided by the Village Law of the State of New York.

§ 62-4 Total removal required.

[Amended 12-12-1981 by L.L. No. 9-1981; 6-10-2000 by L.L. No. 6-2000]
All such poison ivy or bamboo or any other noxious weeds, long grass and other rank or invasive growths or trees which are deemed to be overgrown must be effectively removed by pulling such growths from the ground by the roots or by other methods which totally destroy the plants and roots to prevent further growth.

§ 62-5 Penalties for offenses.

[Amended 12-12-1981 by L.L. No. 9-1981; 8-20-1994 by L.L. No. 2-1994]
Any person, firm or corporation violating the provisions of this chapter and violating any order or notice of the Village Administrator given hereunder shall, upon conviction, be subject to the penalty provisions in Chapter 1, General Provisions, § 1-14.[1]
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Editor's Note: Original Section 6, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 12-12-1981 by L.L. No. 9-1981.