Town of East Hampton, NY
Suffolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of East Hampton 11-20-1984 by L.L. No. 22-1984. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 47-1 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
ABSTRACT
A written notice containing the title of an ordinance and a concise summary of the contents thereof.
ORDINANCE
Includes any enactment of the Town Board pursuant to §§ 130, 131, 264 and 265 of the Town Law of the State of New York, and shall also include enactments of the Town Board approving Planning Board rules and regulations adopted by the Planning Board under § 272 of the Town Law. The term "ordinance" shall not include local laws of the town, which shall continue to be governed by Chapter 15 of this Code.[1]
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Editor's Note: Former Chapter 15, Local Laws, Adoption of, adopted 5-20-1964 by L.L. No. 1-1964, was repealed 2-20-1997 by L.L. No. 8-1997.

§ 47-2 Publication of ordinances.

A. 
Notice of hearing. Notwithstanding the provisions of § 133, 264, 265 or any other provision of the Town Law, the Town Clerk, upon resolution of the Town Board scheduling a proposed ordinance or amendment thereto for public hearing, shall cause to be published in the official newspaper of the town the text of such ordinance or amendment or, if directed to do so by the Town Board, an abstract thereof.
B. 
Notice of adoption. Notwithstanding the provisions of § 133, 264, 265 or any other provision of the Town Law, the Town Clerk, upon the approval or adoption of any ordinance or amendment thereto by the Town Board, shall cause to be published in the official newspaper the text of such ordinance or amendment or, if directed to do so by the Town Board, an abstract thereof.
C. 
Complete text. In any case where, pursuant to this section, the Town Board directs publication of an abstract, at least one complete text of the ordinance so abstracted shall be made available for public inspection at the office of the Town Clerk during the ordinary business hours of that office. The Clerk shall make such text available for a ten-day period following the publication of any such abstract or, in the case of an abstracted notice of hearing, until such hearing has been completed. Additional copies of the complete text of any ordinance may be made available for inspection by or sale to the public at such other locations as the Town Board may direct.

§ 47-3 Construction with Town Law.

The publication provisions of this chapter contained in § 47-2 hereof shall supersede the publication requirements of the Town Law of the State of New York with regard to ordinances and amendments thereto enacted by the Town of East Hampton. All other provisions of said Town Law concerning ordinances which are not inconsistent with this chapter shall remain in full force and effect.

§ 47-4 Severability.

Should any provision of this chapter be determined by the courts to be unconstitutional or invalid, such determination shall not affect the validity of this chapter as a whole nor any provision thereof other than the provision so determined to be unconstitutional or invalid.