Village of Malverne, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Malverne 9-16-1987 by L.L. No. 7-1987. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Property maintenance — See Ch. 460.
Solid waste — See Ch. 500.
Trees — See Ch. 540.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
COMMERCIAL LANDSCAPER
A person or entity whose business involves the placing, planting, arranging, trimming, cutting and removing of trees and maintenance of lawns, trees, bushes, shrubs, gardens and related appurtenances on land or property for the purpose of improving the same.
TRAILER
Every device in, upon or by which equipment and/or debris may be transported upon a highway.
[Added 11-18-1992 by L.L. No. 3-1992]
VEHICLE
Every device in, upon or by which a person or property is or may be transported upon a highway.
[Amended 11-18-1992 by L.L. No. 3-1992]
No person shall operate or conduct business as a commercial landscaper in the Incorporated Village of Malverne without having first been granted a permit as set forth in § 382-3.
[1]
Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
The application for a permit to operate or conduct business as a landscaper in the Incorporated Village of Malverne shall be made, in writing, to the Village Clerk and signed by the applicant. The application shall set forth:
A. 
The name, address and telephone number of the applicant; the vehicle plate number and the trailer plate number.
[Amended 11-18-1992 by L.L. No. 3-1992]
B. 
The character and type of the substance (e.g., grass clippings, brush, twigs, leaves) that the applicant will be dumping in his operation.
C. 
The location where the debris is to be taken and the name and telephone number of the company or organization to receive said debris.
Every landscaper within the Incorporated Village of Malverne shall be required to comply with the following:
A. 
The name of the landscaping company shall be clearly indicated on both sides of any vehicle used in said operation, shall be no less than three inches in height and shall include the name, address and telephone number.
B. 
An annual fee, as set from time to time by resolution adopted by the Board of Trustees, shall be paid to the Village by each commercial landscaper.
[Amended 11-18-1992 by L.L. No. 3-1992[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
C. 
Tags identifying that vehicles have been properly registered must be displayed on each vehicle.
D. 
Commercial landscapers shall renew their permits on an annual basis.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
E. 
The hours of operation for commercial landscapers shall be from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday.[3]
[3]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
Any person or persons who shall violate or fail to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not less than $100 and not to exceed $500 for a first offense; a fine of not less than $500 and not to exceed $1,000 for a second offense; and a fine of not less than $1,000 and not to exceed $1,500 for a third offense and/or the revocation of the permit to further operate within the Village.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).