Village of Old Westbury, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Old Westbury 10-18-1999 by L.L. No. 8-1999. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Trailers and temporary habitations — See Ch. 193.
Zoning — See Ch. 216.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
PERMANENT
Lasting or enduring with the intent to remain indefinitely.
TENT
Any movable structure or shelter consisting of material stretched entirely or partially over a framework of beams, rods or posts.
No person shall erect, construct or maintain a permanent tent on land owned or occupied by said person located within the Village.
A. 
No person(s) shall erect, construct or maintain a tent to remain on public or private land within the Village for seven or less consecutive days, unless a permit is issued by the Village Clerk upon two weeks advance written request.
B. 
No person(s) shall be issued a permit by the Village Clerk to erect, construct or maintain a tent to remain on public or private land located within the Village for more than seven consecutive days, unless approved by the Board of Trustees after a public hearing, provided that said Board finds, in its sole discretion, that such approval will not:
(1) 
Adversely impact the health, safety and welfare of the community.
(2) 
Unduly inconvenience surrounding property owners.
(3) 
Adversely impact surrounding property values or the aesthetic character of the neighborhood.
C. 
In no event shall any person erect, construct or maintain a tent to remain on public or private land located within the Village for the purpose of storing any vehicle, boat or mechanical equipment.
A. 
With respect to any approval granted pursuant to § 189-3, the Board of Trustees may impose any reasonable conditions it deems appropriate to protect the health, safety and welfare of the community and/or to preserve the surrounding property values and aesthetic character of the neighborhood community.
B. 
Within 24 hours of the expiration of a permit issued under § 189-3, the tent for which the permit was granted shall be disassembled and removed from the Village or stored inside an accessory building or garage by the person(s) issued the permit.
[Amended 10-17-2011 by L.L. No. 3-2011]
A fee of $300 shall be charged for each permit issued hereunder.
This chapter shall not apply to any tents or outdoor, covered structures that cover less than 100 square feet of land in the Village.
Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall pay a penalty of not more than $250 per day, for each and every offense.