[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Matinecock 3-10-1974 by L.L. No. 1-1974 as Art. 5 of the 1974 General Ordinance. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- Includes any street, highway, road, avenue, lane or drive which appears on the Official Map of the village.
- VILLAGE STREET
- Includes any street, highway, road, avenue, lane or drive which is owned and maintained by the village.
No person shall build, kindle or make, or assist in building, kindling or making, any bonfire or other fire in any street or other public place in the village.
No person, firm or corporation, unless with the consent and under the supervision of the Street Commissioner of the village, shall cause or permit any accumulation of sand, gravel, cinder, topsoil, mud, swimming pool water, sewage, earth or material to be placed, deposited, tracked or flowed upon any street in the village.
No person shall leave or deposit any material of any kind for building or other purposes in any village street or other public place in the village or dig or cause to be dug any excavation, trench or other opening in any village street, sidewalk or other public place in said village for any purpose; or dig or remove or cause to be removed therefrom any stone, earth, sand or gravel; or take up or destroy any pavement, crosswalk, drain, sewer or any part thereof; or erect or lay or cause to be erected or laid any telegraph, telephone, electric light or other pole or any drain, conduit or other pipe under, in, upon or over any village street or other public place in the village; or move or cause to be moved or assist in moving any buildings into, along or across any such village street or other public place without having first obtained written permission for that purpose from the Village Clerk, conditioned upon the doing of such work under the supervision of the Street Commissioner; upon keeping clear at all times a sufficient and safe passageway for all pedestrians and vehicular traffic; upon proper guarding of the same, both by night and day, so as to prevent accidents or danger; upon complete restoration of said street, sidewalk or public place to its original condition; and upon indemnifying the village from all damage or loss.
Such permit for the opening of a village street shall provide that the party making the opening shall backfill and puddle or cause to be backfilled and puddled the opening and shall place thereon such temporary pavement as shall be approved by the Street Commissioner, which pavement shall be cared for by the applicant until such time as the Street Commissioner shall decide that proper settlement to allow the laying of a permanent pavement has taken place, such time, however, not to exceed six months. The party making the opening shall notify the Street Commissioner when said opening has been backfilled or temporarily paved.
The village reserves the right to repair and resurface all openings in a village street at any time for the purposes of health and safety and to recover the costs for the same from the deposit hereinafter required.
Each applicant for a permit to open a village street, before the issuance of a permit, shall submit a written application indicating the square foot area of the street opening and shall pay a fee and deposit to the Village Clerk in the amounts required by § 64-6, and amendments thereto, of Chapter 64, Fees and Deposits.