Village of Ocean Beach, NY
Suffolk County
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[HISTORY Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Ocean Beach 10-14-1978 by L.L. No. 8-1978 as Article XVI of the 1951 Code of Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 93-1 Title.

This chapter shall be known as the "Village of Ocean Beach Regulation of Freight Law."

§ 93-2 Declaration of policy.

It is hereby declared the policy of the Village of Ocean Beach that:
A. 
To ensure that municipal facilities are properly maintained and that a fund is created for the proper maintenance and care of all municipal docking facilities it is necessary to seek charges from the consignees or other receivers of freight.
B. 
The delivery of freight to municipal docking facilities causes additional wear and tear on municipal docking facilities.
C. 
The cost of repair and maintenance of municipal docking facilities should be borne by those who utilize those facilities.

§ 93-3 Definitions; word usage.

A. 
For the purpose of this chapter, the following terms, phrases, words and their derivations shall have the meanings given herein. When not inconsistent with the context, words used in the present tense include the future, words used in the plural number include the singular number, and words used in the singular number include the plural number. The word "shall" is always mandatory and is not directory.
B. 
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
FREIGHT
Any article or item, other than a living being and suitcases or other personal items physically carried by such being, which shall be transported by any means whatsoever and be landed upon any municipal docking facility.
PERSON
Any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, company or organization of any kind.
MUNICIPAL OR VILLAGE
The Incorporated Village of Ocean Beach.

§ 93-4 Schedule of charges.

[Amended 4-15-2000 by L.L. No. 2-2000]
The Village Board of Trustees shall establish a schedule of charges for all freight which is landed, unloaded or otherwise disembarked at any village facility. Such schedule of charges may be amended and revised, as necessary, by resolution of the Board of Trustees.

§ 93-5 Collection and reporting of charges.

A. 
The charges shall be reported and paid on the basis of monthly reports filed no later than the 10th day of each month succeeding the month in which the freight is landed, unloaded or otherwise disembarked at a village facility.
[Amended 4-15-2000 by L.L. No. 2-2000]
B. 
The report shall include the name and address of the consignee, the address at which the subject material will be used or delivered, an itemized listing and description of the subject matter, computation of charges, the point of origin and such other information as the Board may feel from time to time is relevant.
C. 
The aforesaid report shall be filed and the charges paid by the consignee or his or its agent and both the consignee and his or its delivery agent shall be responsible for the filing of the aforesaid report and the paying of charges.

§ 93-6 Penalties for offenses.

Any person who shall knowingly, willfully or intentionally fail to pay any freight charge due or fail to provide any information required by the person designated by the Board pursuant to §§ 93-4 and 93-5 herein or make false statements to any person designated by the Board or to the Board shall be subject to all or any number of the following penalties:
A. 
Revocation of any and all village permits or licenses issued by the village to the person.
B. 
A fine of no less than $25 and not to exceed $250.
C. 
Imprisonment for a period not exceeding 15 days for any offense.