[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Cedarhurst 3-2-1964 as Ch. 6, Art. II, Div. 3, of the 1964 Code of Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 5-7-1979 by L.L. No. 26-1979]
No plumbing may be performed in the village except by a master plumber currently licensed in the village and duly authorized and licensed by the Town of Hempstead, the Town of North Hempstead or the Town of Oyster Bay in the County Nassau, State of New York. There shall be an annual license fee due, which shall cease and terminate on the 31st day of May, to the expiration date thereof and shall be renewed annually thereafter within 30 days prior to the expiration date thereof. Said license fee shall be as set by the Board of Trustees by resolution of a majority vote of its members present at a Board meeting.
[Amended 4-19-1971; 1-6-1975 by L.L. No. 2-1975; 3-1-1982 by L.L. No. 8-1982 ]
Every application for installation of new plumbing, plumbing repairs, replacements or alterations shall be accompanied by a fee which shall be set by the Board of Trustees by resolution of a majority vote of its members present at a Board meeting. No part of said fee shall be returnable.
[Amended 4-19-1971; 1-6-1975 by L.L. No. 2-1975; 3-1-1982 by L.L. No. 8-1982; 8-1-1988 by L.L. No. 5-1988]
No installation of new plumbing nor plumbing repairs exceeding a value of $500 shall be made within the Village of Cedarhurst, except for an emergency, without the master plumber or homeowner first receiving a permit for said work. However, in an emergency situation, work can be done and a permit must be obtained within 72 hours after work has commenced.
[Added 6-10-1991 by L.L. No. 7-1991]
It shall be the duty of the Plumbing Inspector to perform a mercury test, as required by the Long Island Lighting Company, upon completion of installation of gas lines and/or additions to existing gas lines, which test is performed to verify any flaws or leakage in such lines and for which the Plumbing Inspector shall issue a certificate of approval. Each application for such mercury test and/or certificate shall be accompanied by payment of an inspection fee to the Village of Cedarhurst. Said fee shall be as set by the Board of Trustees by resolution of a majority vote of its members present at a Board meeting. Said mercury test inspection fee shall be in addition to any other fees applicable.
[Added 1-6-1986 by L.L. No. 2-1986]
Any owner, lessee, occupant, tenant, general agent, architect, builder, contractor, subcontractor, workman, employee or any other person, unless stated otherwise herein, who knowingly commits, takes part or assists in any violation of this chapter or who maintains any building or premises in which any violation of this chapter shall exist shall, for each and every violation and for each and every day that such violation continues, forfeit and be liable to a penalty set in accordance with Chapter 1, Article III, General Penalty.
[Added 1-6-1986 by L.L. No. 2-1986]
In addition to the remedies hereinbefore provided, the Mayor, the Board of Trustees or the Building Official acting in the name of the village or any person aggrieved acting in his or her own name shall have the right and power to enforce the provisions of this chapter by injunction or otherwise as provided by law.
The imposition of the penalties herein prescribed shall not preclude the Village Attorney from instituting any appropriate action or proceeding to prevent an unlawful erection, construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair, conversion, maintenance or use or to restrain, correct or abate a violation or to prevent an illegal act, conduct, business or use in or about any premises.