[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Amherst as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 5-3-1993 by L.L. No. 4-1993]
The Town Board intends to consolidate all existing legislation, including ordinances, local laws and resolutions where appropriate in a code, which is hereby designated and may be cited as the "Code of the Town of Amherst."
All local laws and ordinances of a general and permanent nature, not identified in the Table of Contents for the Code of the Town of Amherst set forth in this local law, are repealed. No other local laws and ordinances are affected. The meaning and intent of previously adopted local laws and ordinances is retained.
Following adoption of this local law, a copy of the Code shall be at all times be filed in the Town Clerk's office. Legislation may be added to the code from time to time, and the Code may be amended and provisions thereof repealed or superseded in the manner permitted for the adoption, amendment, repeal or superseding of ordinances, local laws and resolutions as otherwise permitted by law.
Code books maintained by the Town Clerk and in other offices and departments of the Town of Amherst shall be kept up-to-date. The Town Clerk is authorized to make necessary arrangements and enter into agreements on behalf of the Town for the publication of Code Books and supplementation thereof.
No person shall tamper with a Code book of the Town of Amherst. Tampering with a Town of Amherst Code book is an offense punishable of a fine of not more than $250 or imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both.
This local law shall be Chapter 1, Article I, of the Code of the Town of Amherst. Existing legislation of the Town of Amherst is adopted as the Code of the Town of Amherst, the Table of Contents of which is as follows:
Editor's Note: Former Ch. 89, Canvassers and Solicitors, adopted 10-18-1965, was superseded 4-11-1993 by L.L. No. 2-1993. See now Ch. 148, Peddling and Soliciting.
Editor's Note: Former Ch. 140, Numbering of Buildings, adopted 4-17-1950, was repealed 7-6-1993 by L.L. No. 6-1993. See now Ch. 85, Buildings, Numbering of.
Editor's Note: Former Ch. 181, Trespassing, adopted 3-2-1953, as amended, was repealed 7-6-2009 by L.L. No. 7-2009.
Editor's Note: Former Ch. 194, Watercourses, was repealed 9-17-2007 by L.L. No. 11-2007.
If any section, clause or provision of this local law or the application thereof to any persons is adjudged invalid, the adjudication shall not affect other sections, clauses or provisions or the application thereof which can be sustained or given effect without the invalid section, clause or provision or application, and to this end the various sections, clauses or provisions of this local law are declared to be severable.
This local law shall take effect immediately.