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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
§ C8-3 — Annexation of part of Niskayuna, 1935. § 1-4 — Local laws and ordinances saved from repeal; matters not affected by repeal. § 72-1 — Legislative intent. § 138-22 — Revocation. § 138-30 — Structurally unsafe buildings. § 138-58 — Metal plates or signs required. § 144-8 — Seizure of dogs. Ch 161 — GARBAGE, RUBBISH AND REFUSE § 167-6 — Definitions. § 167-49 — Garbage and refuse. Ch 170 — ICEBOXES AND REFRIGERATORS, ABANDONED § 170-1 — Storage requirements. § 214-1 — Definitions. § 220-14 — Availability of public sewers. § 234-25 — Exemption established. § 236-9 — Certificates required; expiration. Ch 247 — VEHICLES, ABANDONED AND UNUSED § 247-1 — Purpose. § 247-2 — Definitions. § 247-3 — Scope. § 247-4 — Outdoor storage restrictions. § 247-6 — Right to enter to inspect § 247-10 — Removal at owner's request; costs to become lien. Ch 248 — VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC § 248-2 — Penalties for offenses. § 248-38 — Parking during or after snowfall. Ch 248 Art VIII — Abandoned Vehicles § 248-89 — Vehicles deemed to be abandoned. § 248-90 — Removal and storage. § 248-90.1 — Penalties for offenses. § 255-33 — Discontinuing service. § 255-43 — Yard hydrants or standpipes unlawful. § 256-5 — Zone III, General Aquifer Recharge Zone. § 257-24 — Removal of wireless telecommunications facilities. § 264-60 — Definitions. § 264-66 — Abandoned signs. § DL-1 — Disposition of legislation.
Advertising
§ C3-21 — Subdivided lands: map required; division and reassessment; release of lien. § C6-13 — through § C6-17. (Reserved) § 48-17 — Gifts. § 86-4 — Award of concessions. Ch 115 — ADULT BOOKSTORES; OBSCENE MATERIAL § 115-8 — Definitions. Ch 117 — ADVERTISING § 117-1 — License required. § 117-2 — Issuance of license; expiration. § 117-6 — Effect on local merchants. § 117-7 — Advertising locations restricted. § 117-8 — Distributing samples and handbills. § 131-19 — Manner of advertising. § 135-24 — Conduct restrictions; penalties for offenses. § 159-3 — Hours of sales; advertising. Ch 163 — GASOLINE AND MOTOR FUEL: SIGN DISPLAY § 163-6 — Signs to include price per gallon. § 186-12 — Posting or distributing advertisements. § 186-13 — Signs or announcements restricted. § 189-7 — Interest and charges; sale of articles. § 192-8 — Tampering with fire or police alarms. § 192-15 — Littering. § 192-25 — Dumping. Ch 214 — SALES, SPECIAL § 214-1 — Definitions. § 214-4 — Application for license. § 214-6 — Duration of business condition for license. § 214-9 — Misrepresentation. § 214-13 — Additional rules. § 214-14 — Fees. § 214-18 — Advertising. § 228-1 — Use of streets and sidewalks in front of places of business. § 228-10 — Encroaching structures and articles. § 228-75 — Appeal from denial, revocation or issuance of permit. § 248-10 — Vehicles used for advertising. § 257-4 — Special use permit application; exemptions; facility design and construction. § 257-11 — Signage. § 258-6 — Abatement of conditions by city. § 260-2 — Definitions. § 260-4 — Rain checks. § 264-59 — Purpose. § 264-60 — Definitions. § 264-63 — Exceptions. § 264-101 — Regulation of adult bookstores, adult entertainment establishments and sexually oriented businesses.
Alarm systems
§ C4-6 — Police stations; jails. Ch 124 — ALARMS § 124-1 — Rental units, apartments and tenements. § 124-2 — Hotels and motels. § 124-3 — Dormitory sleeping units. § 124-4 — Group homes, nursing homes, residences and hospitals. § 124-6 — Approval of detecting devices. § 124-7 — Design and installation requirements. § 124-10 — Unlawful connections. Ch 124 Art III — Agreement For Auxiliary Fire Alarm Systems § 124-12 — Agreement required. Ch 124 Art IV — Alarm System Regulations § 124-13 — Definitions. § 124-14 — Licenses. § 124-15 — General responsibilities of owners, installers and repairers. § 124-16 — Owner to provide emergency contacts. § 124-17 — Alarm and tape dialers not permitted to terminate at police, fire or public safety dispatch unit. § 124-18 — Causing false alarms unlawful. § 124-19 — Alarms to reset. § 124-20 — Testing of alarm systems or devices. § 124-21 — Restriction on liability of Police Department and city. § 124-22 — Penalties for offenses; fees. § 124-24 — When effective; time period for compliance. § 138-84 — Fee schedule for permits and inspections. Ch 156 — FIRE PREVENTION AND PROTECTION § 156-2 — Administration and enforcement. § 167-43 — Fire protection in multiple dwellings. Ch 182 — NOISE § 182-3 — Unnecessary or unreasonable noise. § 192-7 — False fire alarms. § 192-8 — Tampering with fire or police alarms. § 201-12 — Wires for city systems. § 210-8 — Application; standards; issuance; temporary certificate. § 228-31 — Interfering with street structure. § 228-61 — Survey required. § 264-21 — Planned Development Districts. § 264-94 — Financial responsibilities.
Animals
§ C5-4 — Garbage and trash disposal contracts. § 121-1 — Policy and purpose. § 121-2 — Definitions. Ch 144 — DOGS AND OTHER ANIMALS Ch 144 Art I — Animals and Fowl § 144-1 — Keeping of livestock and poultry prohibited; exceptions. § 144-2 — Muzzling dangerous animals. § 144-3 — Exposure to rabies. § 144-5 — Definitions. § 144-7 — Unlawful behavior. § 144-7.1 — Dangerous dogs. § 144-8 — Seizure of dogs. § 144-10 — Penalties for offenses. § 144-14 — Dog licenses. § 144-15 — Removal required. § 144-16 — Disposal. § 144-18 — Methods of disposal. § 144-19 — Penalties for offenses. § 148-5 — Definitions. § 161-6 — Prohibited materials. § 161-19 — Definitions. § 167-6 — Definitions. Ch 182 — NOISE § 182-4 — Unnecessary noises enumerated. § 183-1 — Legislative findings; nuisances enumerated; abatement. § 186-22 — Molesting squirrels. § 186-23 — Central Park: swimming, hunting and other use restrictions. § 208-13 — Storage of animal food. § 208-14 — Waste animal or vegetable matter. § 248-7 — Applicability to other vehicles. § 248-33 — Duty to keep right; exceptions. § 256-2 — Definitions. § 256-4 — Zone IV, Tributary Watershed Zone. § 256-5 — Zone III, General Aquifer Recharge Zone. § 256-6 — Zone II, Primary Recharge Zone. § 256-7 — Zone I, Wellhead Protection Zone. Ch 264 — ZONING § 264-2 — Definitions. § 264-101 — Regulation of adult bookstores, adult entertainment establishments and sexually oriented businesses. § 264-104 — Home occupations. § DL-1 — Disposition of legislation.
Appeals
§ 9-5 — Annual assessments. § 28-8 — Determination of rules of procedure by presiding officer. § 33-3 — Specific powers and duties. § 48-18 — Board of Ethics. § 48-19 — Disclosure of financial status. § 57-4 — Requests for public access to records. § 57-6 — Denial of access to records. § 57-8 — Public notice. § 60-5 — Procedural requirements. § 68-1 — Creation; purpose. § 68-10 — Powers. § 68-12 — Appeals. § 68-13 — Appeal to stay proceedings. § 87-6.1 — Residency requirements. § 87-13 — Sick leave. § 115-8 — Definitions. § 115-11 — Definitions. § 124-23 — Enforcement and appeal. § 135-23 — Appeals from decisions of aggrieved persons. § 138-8 — Records and reports. § 138-77 — Duties of Board. § 156-2 — Administration and enforcement. § 156-5 — Appeals. § 157-4 — Word usage; definitions. § 157-16 — Appeals board. § 167-14 — Violations. § 220-4 — Fee for emergency sewer service inspection charge. § 220-53 — Pretreatment. § 220-85 — Criminal sanctions. § 228-20.1 — Public pay phone installation or continuance. § 228-48 — Appeals from denial or revocation. § 228-58 — Denial of permit. § 228-65 — Penalties for offenses. § 228-75 — Appeal from denial, revocation or issuance of permit. § 228-76 — Procedures for Office of Consumer Protection and Board. § 228-83 — Penalties for offenses. § 236-28 — Appeals. § 243-15 — Appeals. § 247-7 — Violations. § 247-8 — Penalties for offenses. § 258-11 — Administrative fee upon issuance of notice of violation. § 264-50 — Buffering and landscaping. § 264-71 — Variances. § 264-72 — Enforcement. § 264-74 — Historic Commission. § 264-77 — Hardship relief. § 264-101 — Regulation of adult bookstores, adult entertainment establishments and sexually oriented businesses. Ch 264 Art XVI — Board of Zoning Appeals § 264-114 — Establishment and organization. § 264-117 — Right to appeal. § 264-118 — Appeals application. § 264-125 — Liability. § 264-126 — Fees.
Appointments
§ C2-8 — Water rents established. § C2-11 — Collection of delinquent water rents. § C4-1 — Public Safety Commissioner. § C5-5 — Constables. § C5-6 — Commissioners of Deeds; Marshal. § C5-6.1 — Appointment of Commissioners of Deeds confirmed. § C6-1 — Assessment and Collection of Taxes. § C8-1 — Annexation of parts of Rotterdam and Niskayuna, 1914. § C11-2 — Pension fund. § C13-1 — General provisions. § C13-2 — Provisions applicable to each form. § C13-3 — Government under Plan C. § C14-1 — Pensions. § 6-7 — Affirmative Action Advisory Board. § 6-11 — Examination, certification and appointment. § 9-6 — Operations and Development Committee. § 10-9 — Board of Assessment Review. § 23-4 — Report of failure to take office. § 28-27 — Standing committees. § 29-6 — Protection of the city interest; indemnification and defense of officers and employees. § 31-2 — Appointment; qualifications. § 32-2 — Membership. § 32-3 — Terms of office; compensation. § 32-4 — Officers; rules and regulations. § 32-6 — Expenses. § 33-2 — Director. § 35-2 — Membership. § 42-1 — Duties of City Engineer. § 45-3 — Membership. § 48-5 — Disclosure of interest in legislation, contracts and other matters. § 48-14 — Nepotism. § 48-15 — Political solicitations. § 48-18 — Board of Ethics. § 48-19 — Disclosure of financial status. § 48-20 — Enforcement; penalties. § 60-1 — Statutory authority; applicability. § 68-1 — Creation; purpose. § 68-2 — Membership. § 68-3 — Terms of office. § 68-7 — Filling vacancies. § 68-9 — Employees. § 70-1 — Approval of act. § 70-4 — Membership. § 72-3 — Board of Directors. § 87-2 — Bond requirements. § 87-6.1 — Residency requirements. § 87-7 — Applicability of provisions. § 87-14 — Personal leave. § 87-29 — Rules governing administration of plan. § 87-45 — Salary and compensation. § 87-46 — Health-care benefits. § 87-47 — Leave. § 91-2 — Commission continued; filling of appointments. § 91-3 — Statutory powers and duties. § 91-4 — Number of Commission Members; appointments. § 91-18 — Short title and applicability. § 91-20 — Definitions. § 91-21 — Purpose; appointment; designation; powers and duties. § 92-13 — Membership. § 92-14 — Terms of office; compensation. § 92-15 — Officers, rules and regulations. § 92-16 — Quorum. § 92-17 — Expenses. § 93-3 — Membership. § 93-4 — Ex-officio members. § 93-6 — Term limits, holdovers and vacancy. § 93-7 — Board member training. § 93-10 — Officers and bylaws. § 93-22 — Ongoing study by Advisory Committee. § 94-3 — Membership; terms of office; background checks. § 94-4 — Organizations; meetings; quorum. § 95-2 — Terms of office. § 96-2 — Membership. § 96-3 — Officers and procedure. § 97-3 — Membership. § 97-4 — Terms of office. § 121-2 — Definitions. § 138-5 — Position created. § 138-6 — Qualifications; personnel. § 138-34 — Plumbing Inspector: appointment, powers and duties. § 138-36 — Cooperation by Building Inspector. § 138-51 — Board established. § 138-52 — Terms of office; vacancies. § 138-53 — Clerk. § 138-65 — Definitions. § 138-67 — Electrical Inspector. § 138-70 — Creation. § 138-71 — Terms of members. § 138-77 — Duties of Board. § 146-3 — Membership. § 156-2 — Administration and enforcement. § 157-10 — Designation of local administrator. § 167-51.1 — Buildings to remain secured. § 186-46 — Terms. § 186-51 — Terms. § 186-57 — Terms of office. § 192-29 — Center for Nonviolence Advisory Board. § 208-18 — Inspections; abatement of serious hazard. § 217-1 — Definitions. § 220-6 — Definitions. § 234-6 — Definitions. § 248-67 — Matters under authority of Parking Division Supervisor and imposition of administrative fee. § 248-75 — Report of violation. § 248-76 — Notice of violation. § 255-38 — Supply outside City. § 264-50 — Buffering and landscaping. § 264-60 — Definitions. § 264-66 — Abandoned signs. § 264-69 — Notice of violation. § 264-71 — Variances. § 264-72 — Enforcement. § 264-74 — Historic Commission. § 264-120 — Enforcement. § 264-123 — Inspections; right of entry. § 264-127 — Violations and penalties. § A270-2 — Grant of franchise easement. § A270-18 — Consumer complaint and security fund.
Assessments
§ C1-4 — Definitions; rules of construction. § C2-11 — Collection of delinquent water rents. § C2-12 — Enforcement of collection. § C3-5 — Removal of encroachments. § C3-6 — Petition for street improvements. § C3-7 — Petition for improvement: notice and hearing. § C3-8 — Responsibility for expense of street improvements on petition. § C3-9 — Improvements without petition authorized; hearing. § C3-10 — Expenses of improvements where petition is not required. § C3-13 — Payment of assessments in installments. § C3-14 — Cost of assessment determined; apportionment and assessment. § C3-15 — Board of Assessors to correct errors after notice. § C3-16 — Notice to pay assessments. § C3-17 — Collection of delinquent special assessments by sale of lien. § C3-18 — Vacating illegal assessments; reassessments. § C3-19 — Payment for local improvements under contract in anticipation of collection of assessments. § C3-20 — Subdivided lands: reapportionment of assessments. § C3-21 — Subdivided lands: map required; division and reassessment; release of lien. § C4-13 — Destruction of buildings to prevent spread of fires. § C5-1 — Tax exemptions for industrial buildings. Ch C Pt 1 Art VI — Assessment of Taxes § C6-1 — Assessment and Collection of Taxes. § C6-2 — through § C6-5. (Reserved) § C6-7 — Levy of fees generally. § C6-9 — Combining City, county and state taxes; installment payment; confirming of rolls; ordering collection. § C6-10 — (Reserved) § C6-21 — Assessment of omitted real estate; reassessment. § C6-22 — Registration of unoccupied premises. § C6-24 — Certificate of arrears of taxes, water rents and assessments upon request; payment of fees. § C8-1 — Annexation of parts of Rotterdam and Niskayuna, 1914. § C8-4 — Annexation of part of Niskayuna, 1948. § C8-5 — Additional annexation of part of Niskayuna, 1948. § C8-6 — Annexation of part of Niskayuna, 1957. § C11-2 — Pension fund. § C13-2 — Provisions applicable to each form. § 1-4 — Local laws and ordinances saved from repeal; matters not affected by repeal. Ch 8 — ASSESSMENT DISTRICTS, UPPER UNION STREET Ch 9 — ASSESSMENT DISTRICTS, SPECIAL DOWNTOWN § 9-1 — Legislative authority. § 9-3 — Purpose. § 9-4 —   Costs to be assessed. § 9-5 — Annual assessments. § 9-6 — Operations and Development Committee. Ch 10 — ASSESSMENT, REAL PROPERTY § 10-1 — Definitions; word usage. § 10-3 — Names of owners on assessment roll. § 10-4 — Assessment of exempt property. § 10-5 — Form of assessment roll. § 10-6 — Completion of tentative assessment roll. § 10-7 — Tentative assessment roll: public inspection. § 10-8 — Assessment of omitted property. § 10-9 — Board of Assessment Review. § 10-10 — Board of Assessment Review: organization; compensation. § 10-11 — Board of Assessment Review: removal of members. § 10-12 — Board of Assessment Review: powers; hearing of complaints. § 10-13 — Hearings by Board of Assessment Review. § 10-14 — Final determination of Board. § 10-15 — Assessor to correct assessment roll. § 10-16 — Proceeding to review tax assessment. § 10-17 — Final completion of assessment roll. § 10-18 — Verification of assessment roll. § 10-19 — Filing assessment roll with Clerk of Board of Representatives. § 10-20 — Public inspection of final assessment roll. § 10-21 — Equalization apportionment of city's share of state and county taxes. § 10-22 — Apportionment of assessment and taxes. § 10-23 — Action upon application for apportionment. § 10-24 — Correction of errors in assessment roll. § 10-25 — Petition for increased valuation; notice to taxpayer; hearing. § 10-26 — Action by Council on petitions. § 10-27 — Corrections by Assessor and Director of Finance. § 23-2 — Filing of documents. § 48-18 — Board of Ethics. § 48-20 — Enforcement; penalties. § 51-4 — Assessment rolls: notices. § 51-5 — Tax and assessment search authorization. § 57-7 — Fees. § 91-16 — Hearing on matters referred to Commission. § 109-6 — Assessment of civil penalty pursuant to civil compromise after hearing. § 124-9 — Penalties for offenses. § 124-22 — Penalties for offenses; fees. § 138-2 — Penalties for offenses. § 138-16 — Demolition permits; bond. § 138-23 — Stop orders. § 138-30 — Structurally unsafe buildings. § 138-31 — Unsafe structures due to vacancy. § 138-43 — Fees. § 148-13 — Erosion and sediment control inspection. § 148-18 — Enforcement; penalties for offenses. § 151-7 — Penalties for offenses. § 155-1 — Definitions. § 161-4 — Preparation and disposal of solid waste. § 161-17 — Purpose, legislative findings and intent. § 161-21 — Public collection and disposal of solid waste. § 161-25 — Solid waste collection fees. § 161-26 — Penalties for offenses. § 167-14 — Violations. § 167-15 — Penalties for offenses. § 167-51.1 — Buildings to remain secured. § 167-55 — Enforcement procedure. § 167-77 — Recovery of costs. § 186-17 — Picnics and games; rental fees. § 192-34 — Property owners' responsibilities. § 208-17 — Penalties for offenses. § 220-3 — Apportionment of special assessment. § 220-59 — Fees. § 220-84 — Administrative sanctions. § 228-20 — Maintenance of sidewalk by City upon owner refusal or neglect. § 228-22 — Preexisting driveways. § 228-24 — Plans required to alter sidewalks, curbs or driveways. § 228-65 — Penalties for offenses. § 228-83 — Penalties for offenses. § 228-86 — Environmental review. § 230-3 — Penalties for offenses. Ch 234 — TAXATION § 234-1 — Tax exemption granted. § 234-2 — Tax exemption for physically disabled or blind persons; date effective. § 234-10 — Determination of tax by City. § 234-20 — Gold Star Parent veteran's exemption. § 234-21 — Proportionate exemption. § 234-21.1 — Amount of exemption. § 234-24 — Interest rate established. § 234-26 — Ownership in cooperative apartment corporation. § 234-31 — Application for exemption. § 234-32 — Grant of exemption. § 234-33 — Declaration of legislative findings. § 234-34 — Date for filing STAR exemption applications. § 234-35 — Eligibility and determinations. § 234-36 — Definitions. § 234-39 — Scope and duration of exemption. § 234-40 — Eligibility. § 234-45 — Grant of exemption. § 243-11 — Removal of trees overhanging streets. § 247-7 — Violations. § 247-8 — Penalties for offenses. § 247-9 — Emergency action. § 247-10 — Removal at owner's request; costs to become lien. § 248-39 — Regulations for specific locations; skateboards. § 248-83 — Disposition of collections from meters. § 248-90 — Removal and storage. § 248-91 — Rules and regulations. § 255-2 — Penalties for offenses. § 255-7 — Water shutoff. § 255-49 — Prerequisites to meter installation. § 255-64 — Delinquency penalty. § 255-66 — Resumption of service. § 255-82 — Penalties; recourse for noncompliance. § 256-6 — Zone II, Primary Recharge Zone. § 256-7 — Zone I, Wellhead Protection Zone. § 256-9 — Variances. § 257-4 — Special use permit application; exemptions; facility design and construction. § 258-11 — Administrative fee upon issuance of notice of violation. § 264-21 — Planned Development Districts. § 264-50 — Buffering and landscaping. § 264-66 — Abandoned signs. § 264-67 — Unsafe or dangerous signs. § 264-72 — Enforcement. § 264-76 — Application for alteration, demolition or new construction. § 264-127 — Violations and penalties. § A270-18 — Consumer complaint and security fund. § DL-1 — Disposition of legislation.
Assessor
§ C3-5 — Removal of encroachments. § C3-14 — Cost of assessment determined; apportionment and assessment. § C3-15 — Board of Assessors to correct errors after notice. § C3-16 — Notice to pay assessments. § C3-21 — Subdivided lands: map required; division and reassessment; release of lien. § C6-1 — Assessment and Collection of Taxes. § C6-20 — Repository for tax maps and documents. § C6-21 — Assessment of omitted real estate; reassessment. § C6-22 — Registration of unoccupied premises. § C13-2 — Provisions applicable to each form. § 9-5 — Annual assessments. § 10-1 — Definitions; word usage. § 10-3 — Names of owners on assessment roll. § 10-4 — Assessment of exempt property. § 10-5 — Form of assessment roll. § 10-7 — Tentative assessment roll: public inspection. § 10-8 — Assessment of omitted property. § 10-9 — Board of Assessment Review. § 10-13 — Hearings by Board of Assessment Review. § 10-14 — Final determination of Board. § 10-15 — Assessor to correct assessment roll. § 10-18 — Verification of assessment roll. § 10-19 — Filing assessment roll with Clerk of Board of Representatives. § 10-20 — Public inspection of final assessment roll. § 10-21 — Equalization apportionment of city's share of state and county taxes. § 10-22 — Apportionment of assessment and taxes. § 10-23 — Action upon application for apportionment. § 10-24 — Correction of errors in assessment roll. § 10-25 — Petition for increased valuation; notice to taxpayer; hearing. § 10-26 — Action by Council on petitions. § 10-27 — Corrections by Assessor and Director of Finance. § 23-8 — Board established; responsibilities; members. § 165-5 — Resident status. § 210-17 — Service of papers; notice of violations. § 220-3 — Apportionment of special assessment. § 234-1 — Tax exemption granted. § 234-2 — Tax exemption for physically disabled or blind persons; date effective. § 234-21 — Proportionate exemption. § 234-31 — Application for exemption. § 234-32 — Grant of exemption. § 234-37 — Year 2000 filing date. § 234-43 — Discontinuance upon lease or transfer. § 234-44 — Application for exemption. § 234-45 — Grant of exemption.