Village of Farmingdale, NY
Nassau County
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[Adopted 7-25-1932 by Ord. No. 30 (Ch. 61, Art. III, of the 1975 Code)]
[Added 1-5-2015 by L.L. No. 2-2015]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meaning indicated:
PUBLIC NUISANCE
Any conduct, activity or condition which is unreasonable under the circumstances and which endangers public health or public safety shall constitute a "public nuisance"; any conduct, activity or condition which is unreasonable under the circumstances and which is substantially detrimental to public welfare shall also constitute a "public nuisance"; any conduct, activity or condition which is hereinafter deemed to create a "public nuisance" shall also constitute a "public nuisance."
No owner or occupant of any lot or parcel of land in the Village of Farmingdale shall cause or permit any public nuisance to be or remain upon such lot or parcel of land or between the same and the adjoining street. Whenever there shall exist any such public nuisance and complaint thereof is made to the Mayor of the Village, he shall forthwith cause a notice to be served upon the owner or occupant of the premises upon which said nuisance exists, requiring him to abate the same within 24 hours after the receipt of said notice.
In case of the failure of the owner or occupant of the premises to comply with such notice or requirement within the time therein mentioned, said nuisance may be abated by the Street Commissioner of said Village at the expense of such owner or occupant of the premises, such expense to be collected by suit in the name of the Village if not paid to the Village Clerk-Treasurer in five days after demand.
[Added 1-5-2015 by L.L. No. 2-2015]
All persons violating the provisions of this article shall be subject to a fine not exceeding $250 or 15 days' imprisonment, or both, for each violation thereof.
This article shall take effect August 20, 1932, or immediately as to any person or firm served with a copy of this article.