City of Schenectady, NY
Schenectady County
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Chapter 228 Amended
Created: 2014-02-14|Updated: 2014-02-14
Chapter 228 Amended by Ordinance 2014-04, on 02/10/2014. See New Laws.
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Schenectady 2-9-1970 by Ord. No. 15274.[1] Sections 228-9, 228-16, 228-24A, 228-25E, 228-27, 228-39 and 228-44 amended and § 228-65 added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I). Other amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Department of Engineering and Public Works — See Ch. 42.
Numbering of buildings and lots — See Ch. 140.
Peddlers and vendors — See Ch. 194.
Sewers — See Ch. 220.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 248.
Water — See Ch. 255.
[1]:
Editor's Note: The provisions of this chapter are derived from Ch. 26 of the former Revised Ordinances, adopted 2-9-1970 as Ord. No. 15274.
Article I General Use of Streets and Sidewalks

§ 228-1 Use of streets and sidewalks in front of places of business.

§ 228-2 Signs and fixture size restrictions.

§ 228-3 Responsibility and liability for electric signs.

§ 228-4 Stoops, steps and other protrusions.

§ 228-5 Variations to restrictions.

§ 228-6 Obstructions in streets: permission required.

§ 228-7 Deposits incident to building construction.

§ 228-8 Articles encumbering streets and sidewalks.

§ 228-9 Occupying streets or squares; merchandise display.

§ 228-10 Encroaching structures and articles.

§ 228-11 Expectorating; unhealthy substances; vehicles scattering loads.

§ 228-12 Removing barricades; violation of flood-warning signs.

§ 228-13 Injury or damage to streets, sidewalks or appurtenances thereto.

§ 228-14 Utilities to be laid before paving.

§ 228-15 Utility connections.

§ 228-16 Use of uncompleted pavement.

§ 228-17 Snow, ice and dirt removal responsibility.

§ 228-18 Duty of owner to maintain sidewalk; construction, repair or replacement.

§ 228-19 Notice requiring sidewalk repair or correction.

§ 228-20 Maintenance of sidewalk by City upon owner refusal or neglect.

§ 228-20.1 Public pay phone installation or continuance.

§ 228-20.2 Right-of-way permission.

Article II Driveways and Other Structures Within Streets

§ 228-21 Definitions.

§ 228-22 Preexisting driveways.

§ 228-23 Variances.

§ 228-24 Plans required to alter sidewalks, curbs or driveways.

§ 228-25 Permit application.

§ 228-26 Standards for permit issuance.

§ 228-27 Turning restrictions.

Article III Curb Cut Construction Specifications

§ 228-28 Maximum width.

§ 228-29 Distance between cuts.

§ 228-30 Location of driveway approaches.

§ 228-31 Interfering with street structure.

§ 228-32 Curb cuts within intersections.

§ 228-33 Use of driveway approaches limited.

§ 228-34 Location of service station equipment.

§ 228-35 Approach buildup for driveway.

§ 228-36 Driveway construction across curbs and sidewalks.

Article IV Subsurface Space of Streets

§ 228-37 Definitions; applicability of provisions.

§ 228-38 Licenses authorized.

§ 228-39 Licenses required; restoration.

§ 228-40 Applications for licenses.

§ 228-41 Issuance of licenses.

§ 228-42 License fees; countersigning.

§ 228-43 Bonds or insurance.

§ 228-44 Survey before coverings.

§ 228-45 Denial of license.

§ 228-46 Revocation of license.

§ 228-47 Notices of license denial or revocation.

§ 228-48 Appeals from denial or revocation.

§ 228-49 Forms and records.

§ 228-50 Extension beyond curbline.

§ 228-51 General construction specifications.

§ 228-52 Maximum size of openings.

§ 228-53 Storing certain materials restricted.

§ 228-54 Guarding openings.

§ 228-55 Time limit on construction.

Article V Moving Buildings on Public Streets

§ 228-56 Permit required.

§ 228-57 Conditions for the issuance of permits.

§ 228-58 Denial of permit.

§ 228-59 Application for permit; contents.

§ 228-60 Deposit required.

§ 228-61 Survey required.

§ 228-62 Bond requirements.

§ 228-63 Issuance of permits; form.

§ 228-64 Cutting limbs; removing or raising utility fixtures.

Article VI Penalties

§ 228-65 Penalties for offenses.

Article VII Sidewalk and Outdoor Cafes

§ 228-65.1 Purpose and intent.

§ 228-66 Definitions.

§ 228-67 Permit required; restrictions.

§ 228-68 Rules and regulations.

§ 228-69 Application for permit.

§ 228-70 Standards for issuance of permit.

§ 228-71 Effect of permit.

§ 228-72 Fees.

§ 228-73 Liability of permit holder; insurance.

§ 228-74 Revocation or suspension of permit.

§ 228-75 Appeal from denial, revocation or issuance of permit.

§ 228-76 Procedures for Office of Consumer Protection and Board.

§ 228-77 Notification of permit application; issuance/posting.

§ 228-78 Trash; maintenance of premises.

§ 228-79 Hours of operation.

§ 228-80 Music, lighting and outdoor cooking.

§ 228-81 Fixtures, furnishings and signage.

§ 228-82 Clear and safe path.

§ 228-83 Penalties for offenses.

§ 228-84 Permits; term; renewals.

§ 228-85 Severability.

§ 228-86 Environmental review.