City of Poughkeepsie, NY
Dutchess County
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# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z
Abandonment
§ AC-10.02 — Powers and duties of chief of police. § AC-10.09 — Lost, found or stolen property; registration, delivery to owner, sale, other disposition. § AC-10.13 — Abandoned vehicles convertible for police use § AC-14.79 — Improvements — construction, installation, connection, maintenance of service pipes and lines. § 6-27 — Revocation of building permit. § 6-35 — Unsafe buildings. § 6-39 — Abandoned/vacant and foreclosed or foreclosing properties. 6-39(b){1} — Abandoned/vacant and foreclosed or foreclosing properties. 6-39(b){7} — Abandoned/vacant and foreclosed or foreclosing properties. § 8-7 — Permits required. Ch 13 — Motor Vehicles and Traffic Ch 13 Art IV — Abandonment of Vehicles § 13-55 — Term "abandoned" defined. § 13-56 — Abandoned vehicles of minimal value without number plates. § 13-57 — Abandoned vehicles of minimal value without number plates; abandoned vehicles with number plates; inquiry requirements of city. § 13-58 — Recovery of costs. § 13-59 — Acquiring title to abandoned vehicle. § 13-60 — Abandoned vehicles fund; proceeds from sale. § 13-61 — Penalties for offenses. § 13-62 — Parking beyond legal time period prohibited. § 13-63 — Obstruction of traffic prohibited. § 13-64 — Prohibited during public emergency. § 13-65 — Removal and storage of vehicles authorized. Ch 14 — Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions § 14-1 — Abandoned iceboxes, refrigerators and similar receptacles. § 14-17 — Vehicles; abandonment on private property. § 14-48 — Nuisance defined. Ch 14 1/2 — Sewers, Stormwater § 14 1/2-25 — Connection to public sewer. Ch 15 — Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places § 18-21 — Return of licenses, cards and permits; nonassignability; transfer of vehicle license exception, fee. 19-2.2{46} — Definitions. § 19-4.9 — Signs.
Accessory uses
19-2.2{13} — Definitions. 19-2.2{14} — Definitions. 19-2.2{73} — Definitions. 19-2.2{90} — Definitions. § 19-3.12 — Low-Density Residence District (R-1). § 19-3.13 — Medium Low-Density Residence District (R-2). § 19-3.13.1 — Central Low-Density Residence District (R-2A). § 19-3.14 — Medium-Density Residence District (R-3). § 19-3.15 — Medium High-Density Residence District (R-4). § 19-3.16 — High-Density Residence District (R-5). § 19-3.17 — Urban Density Residence District (R-6). § 19-3.18 — Planned Residential Development District (PRD). § 19-3.19 — Central Urban Density Residence District (R-4A). § 19-3.19.1 — Central Medium-Density Residence District (R-3A). § 19-3.20 — Office-Residential District (O-R). § 19-3.22 — Neighborhood Commercial District (C-1). § 19-3.23 — Central Commercial District (C-2). § 19-3.23.1 — Main Street Commercial (C-2A). § 19-3.24 — General Commercial District (C-3). § 19-3.25 — Walkway-Gateway District (W-G). 19-3.25(19){15} — Walkway-Gateway District (W-G). § 19-3.29 — Light Industrial District (I-1). § 19-3.30 — General Industrial District (I-2). § 19-3.31 — Research and Development District (R&D). § 19-3.34 — Waterfront district (W). § 19-3.35 — Hospital-Medical District (H-M). § 19-3.36 — Waterfront Transit-Oriented Development District (WTOD). § 19-4.7 — Swimming pools § 19-4.10 — Open storage. § 19-4.13 — Location of accessory uses. § 19-4.19 — Miscellaneous provisions applicable to all districts. § 19-4.21 — Satellite dish antennas.
Advertising
§ AC-2.04 — Enactment of Legislation for Designated Purposes. § AC-13.06 — Specific conveyances of land; description of land conveyed by city; purpose; time limit. § AC-13.10 — Specific conveyance of land; land conveyed by city to Marist College. § AC-14.16 — Taxes — action to collect taxes. § AC-14.19 — Taxes — sale of land for unpaid tax, penalty, interest — authorized. § AC-14.21 — Taxes — advertisement, conduct of sale. § 2-82 — Operation of mall. § 2-86 — Use of mall for nonvehicular purposes. § 3-30 — Advertising of bingo games. § 3-75 — Restrictions upon advertising. § 7-74 — Informing the community of the city's affirmative action objectives. § 7-77 — Implementation of programs. 7 3/4-4{3} — Definitions. § 7 3/4-22 — Permit required. 9-19{11} — Definitions. 9-46{11} — Definitions. § 10-18 — Carrying, wearing advertising boards or frames. § 14-11 — Same: radios and similar devices. § 15-10 — Signs, letters, figures, advertising devices upon sidewalks. § 15-18 — Rules and regulations for parks of the City. § 16-7 — Approval of subdivision plats. § 17 1/2-10 — Protection of trees. 19-2.2{21} — Definitions. 19-2.2{153} — Definitions. § 19-3.12 — Low-Density Residence District (R-1). § 19-3.13 — Medium Low-Density Residence District (R-2). § 19-3.13.1 — Central Low-Density Residence District (R-2A). § 19-3.14 — Medium-Density Residence District (R-3). § 19-3.15 — Medium High-Density Residence District (R-4). § 19-3.16 — High-Density Residence District (R-5). § 19-3.17 — Urban Density Residence District (R-6). § 19-3.19 — Central Urban Density Residence District (R-4A). § 19-3.19.1 — Central Medium-Density Residence District (R-3A). § 19-3.20 — Office-Residential District (O-R). § 19-3.22 — Neighborhood Commercial District (C-1). § 19-3.35 — Hospital-Medical District (H-M). § 19-4.9 — Signs.
Animals
§ AC-2.04 — Enactment of Legislation for Designated Purposes. § AC-8.04 — Prohibited deposits in aqueducts, reservoirs of city. Ch 4 — Animals and Fowl § 4-1 — Prohibited at large unless restrained. § 4-2 — Leading, riding, and driving animals on sidewalks. § 4-3 — Dangerous dogs. 4-3(b){1} — Dangerous dogs. 4-3(b){4} — Dangerous dogs. § 4-6 — Animal control. § 4-9 — Removal of canine wastes; violation, penalty, exemption. § 4-11 — Adoption of animals. § 6-39 — Abandoned/vacant and foreclosed or foreclosing properties. 7 3/4-4{2} — Definitions. § 7 3/4-8 — Security deposit and escrow account. § 7 3/4-11 — Proof of insurance. § 9-1 — Placing, sweeping rubbish, trash into streets or public places; violation. 9-19{8} — Definitions. § 9-30 — Cleaning up materials spilled on street or sidewalk. 9-62(b){9} — Definitions. 9-62(b){11} — Definitions. 10-2{4} — Definitions. 12-9{5} — Definitions. 12-9{11} — Definitions. § 12-81 — Domestic animals and pets. Ch 13 — Motor Vehicles and Traffic 13 1/2-2{21} — Definitions. § 14 1/2-13 — Depositing garbage in unsanitary manner. § 14 1/2-52 — Prohibited materials, substances and wastes. Ch 15 — Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places § 15-4 — Obstructing sidewalks. § 15-18 — Rules and regulations for parks of the City. § 18-25 — Schedule of charges. 19-2.2{24} — Definitions. § 19-3.24 — General Commercial District (C-3). § 19-3.29 — Light Industrial District (I-1). § 19-3.30 — General Industrial District (I-2). § 19-4.1 — Home occupations. § 19-4.3 — Off-street parking and loading.
Appeals
§ AC-3.02 — Appointment of Designated Officers by the Mayor; Removal. § AC-4.02 — Handling fees for searches, copies of records, costs in proceedings. § AC-6.01 — Corporation counsel. § AC-12.03 — Appeal from judgment. § AC-15.38 — Meeting attendance requirement for boards, commissions, committees or authorities of the City. § 2-107 — Denial of access to records. § 2-109 — Public notice of access officers and location. § 3-34 — Appeals to Control Commission. § 3-78 — Appeals to the New York State Board of Racing and Wagering from decision of City Clerk or officer. § 3-82 — Amendment and appeal of provisions; effective date. § 3-84 — Statement of policy. § 3-85 — Registration of proprietors of coin-operated amusement devices. Ch 6 — Building and Utility Codes § 6-13 — Appeal from notice of violation. § 6-132 — Penalties. § 6-152 — Appeal to Plumbing Board. § 7-14 — Grievance Board. § 7-18 — Appeals to Grievance Board. § 7-90 — Director of Development. § 8-7 — Permits required. § 8-11 — Appeal from order of Fire Chief. § 10-6 — License application procedure. Ch 12 Art II Div 3 — APPEALS § 12-84 — Clotheslines. § 12 1/2-1 — Reimbursement of consultant fees. § 12 1/2-2 — Payment required prior to final determination; refunds. § 12 1/2-5 — Applicability. § 14-70 — Enforcement and penalties. § 14 1/2-99 — Recordkeeping. § 14 1/2-118 — Administrative fines. § 14 1/2-155 — Appeal of notice of violation. § 14 1/2-156 — Corrective measures. § 14 1/2-172 — Enforcement; penalties for offenses. § 16-1.1 — Greenway Connections. § 17 1/2-7 — Master street tree plan. § 18-3 — Driver's license required. § 18 1/2-6 — Functions, powers and duties of Committee. Ch 19 — Zoning and Land Use Regulations § 19-1.4 — Greenway Connections. § 19-2.1 — Usage. 19-2.2{6} — Definitions. § 19-3.3 — Boundaries. § 19-3.11 — Statement of intent for residence districts. § 19-4.5 — Historic District and Landmarks Preservation Commission. § 19-4.6 — Flood damage prevention. 19-4.6(b){1} — Flood damage prevention. § 19-4.11 — Landscaping requirements. § 19-5.1 — Nonconforming uses. § 19-5.2 — Noncomplying buildings. § 19-7.1 — Administration. § 19-7.2 — Building permits. § 19-7.3 — Change of use permit. Ch 19 Art VIII — Board of Appeals § 19-8.1 — Establishment, appointment and organization. § 19-8.2 — Board of Appeals procedure. § 19-8.3 — Quorum and voting. § 19-8.4 — Powers and duties. 19-8.4(2)(a){1} — Powers and duties. 19-8.4(2)(a){2} — Powers and duties. § 19-8.5 — Rules of procedure. § 19-8.6 — Decisions. § 19-8.7 — Time limit on validity of variance. § 19-8.8 — Withdrawal and resubmittal of application. § 19-8.11 — Former Article VIII repeal. 19-9.1(a){1} — Payment of expenses of professional review services.
Appointments
Ch CHA — Charter § AC-1.05 — Definitions. § AC-2.02 — Qualification of Successful Candidate for Office. § AC-2.05 — Enactment of Resolutions for Designated Purposes. § AC-2.14 — Unauthorized Perquisites, Fees, Emoluments, Compensation. § AC-2.15 — Salaries of Officers. § AC-3.02 — Appointment of Designated Officers by the Mayor; Removal. § AC-3.03 — Certification of Appointment to, Removal from Office. § AC-3.06 — City administrator; Powers and Duties. § AC-3.07 — Heads of Departments. § AC-4.03 — Records Management Program. § AC-5.02 — Board of review. § AC-7.01 — Commissioner of Finance. § AC-7.05 — Control of city finances. § AC-8.01 — Department of public works; commissioner; appointment; qualifications. § AC-8.03 — City Engineer; deputies and staff; appointment. § AC-10.01 — Chief of police — Appointment, tenure as head of department. § AC-10.02 — Powers and duties of chief of police. § AC-10.05 — Appointments of personnel from civil service lists; salaries; qualification for appointment; removal upon charges; organization, authority of trial commission. § AC-11.02 — Appointment, tenure, removal of fire chief; salaries of personnel of department prescribed. § AC-11.03 — Duties of fire chief; removal of personnel upon charges. § AC-11.04 — Command of department, control of apparatus, personnel; appointment, tenure of assistants. § AC-14.47 — Taxes — economic development zones; administrative board. § AC-14.53 — Taxes — utilities; tax on income of utilities; definitions. § AC-14.69 — Water and Sewer — imposition of rates, charges for water, right of entry upon premises. § AC-14.80 — Improvements — taxpayers' elections; notice, qualification of electors, conduct of election, canvassing returns, certifying results. § AC-15.05 — Board of Ethics; established. § AC-15.08 — Residency requirement for officers and employees. § AC-15.11 — Continuity of government — designation, status, qualifications, terms of emergency interim successor. § AC-15.12 — Continuity of government — assumption of powers and duties by emergency interim successor. § AC-15.20 — Public recreation commission — appointments, terms of members; vacancies. § AC-15.28 — Golf course commission — Appointments, terms of members, vacancies. § AC-15.37 — Appointment of City Historian. § AC-15.38 — Meeting attendance requirement for boards, commissions, committees or authorities of the City. 1-2{7} — Rules of construction. § 2-5 — Urban Renewal Agency; appointment, certification of members. § 2-6 — Centralization of planning and urban renewal projects. § 2-7 — Narcotic Guidance Council; created; membership; presiding officer. § 2-9 — Liaison committee to Board of Education; composition; appointment of members. § 2-17 — Creation; membership. § 2-18 — Terms of members who are City officials or employees. § 2-19 — Terms of members who are not City officials or employees. § 2-20 — Members to serve until successors take office. § 2-21 — Filling vacancies. § 2-24 — Alternate members. § 2-81 — City of Poughkeepsie Mall Commission. § 2-87 — Task force. § 2-102 — Designation of records access officer; duties. § 2-201 — The Poughkeepsie Institute. § 4-6 — Animal control. § 6-19 — Qualifications of the building inspector. § 6-20 — Duties and powers of Building Inspector. 6-39(b){3} — Abandoned/vacant and foreclosed or foreclosing properties. 6-39(b){14} — Abandoned/vacant and foreclosed or foreclosing properties. § 6-106 — Examining Board of Electricians. § 6-107 — Organization of Examining Board; rules and regulations. § 6-134 — Created; composition. § 6-135 — Term of office. § 6-144 — Duties of other departments. Ch 7 — City Officers and Employees § 7-14 — Grievance Board. § 7-31 — Same — retired and deceased employees. § 7-46 — Accrual. § 7-59 — Personal leave. Ch 7 Art VI — Appointment, Powers and Duties of City Officers and Employees § 7-90 — Director of Development. § 7 1/2-4 — Standards of conduct. § 8-2 — Composition of Bureau of Fire Prevention. § 8-17 — Fire drills in schools. § 8-30 — Constituted. § 8-31 — Requirements for membership in Department. § 8-32 — Selection, terms and duties of Chief and Assistant and Deputy Chief. § 8-35 — Command of Department in absence of Chief, Assistant Chief. § 8-46 — Volunteer membership reports to Common Council. § 9-11 — Recovery of civil penalty. 9-19{14} — Definitions. 9-46{14} — Definitions. Ch 12 — Housing § 12-50 — Request for hearing. § 13-19 — Creation, membership. § 14-70 — Enforcement and penalties. 14 1/2-6{3} — Words and terms defined. 14 1/2-6{19} — Words and terms defined. § 14 1/2-163 — Statutory authority. § 15-16 — Veterans Commission established; powers and duties. § 17 1/2-4 — Shade Tree Commission, creation. § 17 1/2-5 — Same: term of office. § 18-24 — Soliciting; no cruising. § 18 1/2-5 — Waterfront Advisory Committee. § 19-4.5 — Historic District and Landmarks Preservation Commission. § 19-4.6 — Flood damage prevention. 19-4.6(b){24} — Flood damage prevention. § 19-8.1 — Establishment, appointment and organization. § 19-8.3 — Quorum and voting.
Ashes
§ AC-2.04 — Enactment of Legislation for Designated Purposes. § 9-1 — Placing, sweeping rubbish, trash into streets or public places; violation. § 9-2 — Sifting lime, ashes, dirt, sand in streets. § 9-3 — Prohibited deposits in Fallkill Creek. § 9-5 — Prohibited deposits in catch basins, other openings in sewer systems; penalty for violation. 9-19{2} — Definitions. 9-19{9} — Definitions. § 9-20 — Receptacles for garbage, ashes, refuse, rubbish, recyclable material and yard waste. § 9-21 — Owners of multiple dwellings to furnish receptacles. § 9-22 — Preparation requirements for municipal collection. § 9-23 — Mixing garbage, rubbish, ashes, refuse, recyclable material and yard waste for municipal collection. § 9-24.1 — Placement of materials for collection and removal of empty containers; time limitations. § 9-25 — Disturbing or removing materials placed for collection. § 9-27 — Disposal of material not prepared for collection. § 9-27.1 — Effect of noncompliance with Sections 9-24.1 and/or 9-27. § 9-28 — Collection and transport of ashes. § 9-29 — Open trucks for transport of materials collected. § 9-30 — Cleaning up materials spilled on street or sidewalk. § 9-31 — Noncity refuse prohibited in City depositories; violation. § 9-32 — Limitation on times for commercial pickup. Ch 9 Art III — Dumping, Disposal of Ashes, Garbage, Refuse and Rubbish 9-46{2} — Definitions. 9-46{9} — Definitions. § 9-47 — Unlawful depositing of ashes, refuse, etc. Ch 9 Art V — Solid Waste Management 9-62(b){1} — Definitions. § 9-69 — Removal of residential waste. § 10-14 — Use of vehicle to vend food. 11-14{1} — Definitions. Ch 13 — Motor Vehicles and Traffic 14 1/2-6{36} — Words and terms defined. 14 1/2-6{61} — Words and terms defined. § 14 1/2-52 — Prohibited materials, substances and wastes. § 15-8 — Placing goods, wares in front of premises. § 15-11 — Sidewalks, requirements for cleaning.
Assessments
§ AC-1.05 — Definitions. § AC-2.05 — Enactment of Resolutions for Designated Purposes. § AC-3.07 — Heads of Departments. Ch AC Art V — DEPARTMENT OF ASSESSMENT § AC-5.01 — Commissioner of assessment; powers and duties. § AC-5.02 — Board of review. § AC-5.03 — Taxable status date. § AC-5.04 — Correction of assessment rolls; extension, apportionment of taxes on assessment roll. § AC-5.05 — Powers as to division fences or walls. § AC-7.02 — Commissioner of Finance; powers and duties. § AC-8.02 — Powers and duties. § AC-14.05 — Budget — effect of adoption of budget; assessment, apportionment of taxes. § AC-14.06 — Taxes — continuation of collection of taxes pursuant to charter. § AC-14.14 — Taxes — unpaid taxes and assessments; settlement. § AC-14.15 — Taxes — renewal of warrants for collection of taxes and assessments. § AC-14.16 — Taxes — action to collect taxes. § AC-14.17 — Taxes — lien of taxes, assessments, water, sewer rents; manner of collection. § AC-14.18 — Taxes — transcript of unpaid taxes; correction of assessments. § AC-14.22 — Taxes — duty of purchaser; purchase by city; certification of sale. § AC-14.25 — Taxes — redemption of property sold at tax sale. § AC-14.27 — Taxes — conveyance of property upon expiration of period of redemption. § AC-14.30 — Taxes — refund of money paid at tax sale. § AC-14.31 — Taxes — lands acquired by city for taxes; exemption from tax, sale. § AC-14.32 — Taxes — unpaid assessments, water rates, other liens; levy correction, enforcement, collection. § AC-14.34 — Taxes — partial exemption from city taxes; purpose. § AC-14.35 — Taxes — partial exemption granted; conditions. § AC-14.36 — Taxes — special tax credits and assessments; authority of commissioner of assessment to grant tax credits, exemptions. § AC-14.37 — Taxes — special tax credits and assessments; consideration, determination of values. § AC-14.38 — Taxes — schedule of credits, exemptions. § AC-14.39 — Taxes — special tax credits and assessments — when exemption to commence. § AC-14.40 — Veteran's exemption from real property taxation. § AC-14.40.1 — Exemption for Cold War Veterans. § AC-14.41 — Real property taxation exemption for parent/grandparent additions. § AC-14.57 — Taxes — utilities; determination of tax upon failure to file proper return. § AC-14.71 — Water and sewer — sewer rents. § AC-14.72 — Improvements — procedure for the assessment of the cost of certain assessable improvements. § AC-14.73 — Improvements — payment of assessments for local improvements in installments. § AC-14.74 — Improvements — scope of terms relating to improvements; applicability to water or sewer connections. § AC-14.78 — Improvements — assessment of cost of lateral sewer constructed in street. § AC-14.79 — Improvements — construction, installation, connection, maintenance of service pipes and lines. § AC-14.80 — Improvements — taxpayers' elections; notice, qualification of electors, conduct of election, canvassing returns, certifying results. § AC-14.82 — Financing — moneys for payment of local assessments; interest on notes and/or bonds to finance work. § AC-14.83 — Historic property tax exemption. § AC-14.84 — Homestead base proportions. § AC-15.08 — Residency requirement for officers and employees. Ch AO — Adopting Ordinance § 6-12 — Civil penalties established. § 6-23 — Scope of permit requirements. § 6-31 — Inspections prior to issuance of certificate. § 6-35 — Unsafe buildings. § 6-39 — Abandoned/vacant and foreclosed or foreclosing properties. 6-39(b){14} — Abandoned/vacant and foreclosed or foreclosing properties. § 6-153 — Water meters, master pits and bypasses; penalties for offenses. § 6-154 — Malfunction, testing and calibration of water meters. § 7 1/2-5 — Financial disclosure statement. § 8-22 — Needless response fee. § 8-23 — Permit and fee for direct connection to city fire alarm headquarters. § 9-8 — Effect of noncompliance with Sections 9-6 and 9-7. § 9-10 — Duty to remove garbage, trash, litter, debris, bulky waste and junked vehicles. § 9-11 — Recovery of civil penalty. § 9-27.1 — Effect of noncompliance with Sections 9-24.1 and/or 9-27. § 9-34 — Effect of noncompliance with any section under this chapter. § 9-60 — Purpose; legislative findings; intent. § 9-64 — Public collection and disposal of solid waste. § 9-68 — Solid waste collection fees. § 9-71 — Penalties for offenses. § 10-30 — Payment of tax at conclusion of business. § 12-23.2 — Enforcement of civil penalty; collection of judgment. § 12-65.1 — Duty to disconnect the water supply and water reading devices; duty to paint boards on vacant buildings. § 12-65.2 — Effect of noncompliance with Section 12-65.1. § 12 1/2-1 — Reimbursement of consultant fees. § 13-158 — Purposes of parking meter fees. § 14-59 — Commissions. § 14-61 — Applicability to existing pay telephones. § 14 1/2-118 — Administrative fines. § 14 1/2-122 — Civil penalties. § 14 1/2-172 — Enforcement; penalties for offenses. § 15-4.1 — Obstructing streets or sidewalks for construction; penalties for offenses. § 15-27 — Establishment of standards for work. § 16 1/2-4 — Penalty for violation of chapter. § 17 1/2-8 — Permits and permit fees. § 17 1/2-9 — Duty to trim, treat or remove trees. § 18-3 — Driver's license required. § 18-11 — Denial, suspension or revocation of a taxicab company's right to operate within the City; relicensing. § 18-26 — Payment of fares. 18 1/2-4{3} — Definitions. § 18 1/2-7 — Review of actions. § 19-3.18 — Planned Residential Development District (PRD). § 19-4.5 — Historic District and Landmarks Preservation Commission. § 19-4.6 — Flood damage prevention. § 19-4.9 — Signs. § 19-4.11 — Landscaping requirements. § 19-4.16 — Cluster development. § 19-7.8 — Violations and penalties.