Village of Farmingdale, NY
Nassau County
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[Adopted 4-29-1974 by L.L. No. 2-1974 (Ch. 61, Art. IV, of the 1975 Code)]
No owner of land within the Village of Farmingdale shall cause, allow, suffer or permit any dirt, sand, gravel, rocks or fill to accumulate or remain thereon if such dirt, sand, gravel, rocks or fill shall be or are liable to become a breeding place for insects or rodents or serve as a place of concealment for loiterers or trespassers, or cause rainfall to be diverted into the streets or adjoining property, or serve as an attractive nuisance for children, or cause or promote the use of said lot as a dumping ground for rubbish or waste material or shall in any other manner be or be liable to become a health or safety hazard to persons or property within the Village of Farmingdale.
The Superintendent of Buildings or other person duly appointed by the Board of Trustees for such purpose may notify the owner of said land either personally or by registered mail, return receipt requested, directed to said owner at his address as it appears upon the assessment roll of the Village of Farmingdale, stating the particulars in which the storage or accumulation of such dirt, sand, gravel, rocks or fill constitutes a violation of the provisions of § 419-6, and ordering that said dirt, sand, gravel, rocks or fill be removed within 15 days from the date of the mailing of said notice.
Any owner who shall thereafter, and within 15 days from the date of service of said notice, fail to remove said dirt, sand, gravel, rocks or fill from his premises shall be guilty of a violation of this article.
Any person violating this article shall be liable to a fine for each violation thereof not to exceed $250, or 15 days' imprisonment, or both, and each violation shall constitute a violation pursuant to the Penal Law. In addition, the Board of Trustees may enforce obedience to this article by injunction.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).