Village of Malverne, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Malverne as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 265.
Garage sales — See Ch. 322.
Graffiti — See Ch. 330.
Zoning — See Ch. 600.
[Adopted 12-13-1934 (Ch. 36, Art. I, of the 1972 Code)]
[Amended 2-14-1968[1]]
A. 
No person shall hereafter erect, hang or place, or cause or permit to be hereafter erected, hung or placed, over, upon or across any sidewalk in the Village of Malverne any sign, banner or other emblem or insignia, without first obtaining from the Board of Trustees of said Village a permit so to do.
B. 
Application.
(1) 
Application for such permit shall be in writing and be accompanied by a written consent of the owner of the property on which the sign, banner or other emblem or insignia is proposed to be erected.
(2) 
Such application shall contain an agreement on the part of the applicant that, in consideration of the granting of such permit by the Board of Trustees, such applicant shall save and keep harmless the Village of Malverne from any liability for, or by reason of, any injury to person or property as a result of his negligence or otherwise in connection with the sign.
(3) 
The application for such permit shall set forth in detail the nature and size of said sign, banner or other emblem or insignia, and shall be accompanied by a sketch showing the design thereof, the measurements thereof, the words intended to appear thereon and shall, in addition, show the distance between the lowest part of the sign, banner or other emblem or insignia and the sidewalk below, and the number of feet into the street which said sign, banner or other emblem or insignia shall project.
C. 
Each and every application shall be filed with the Clerk of the Village of Malverne and, at the time of filing the application, such applicant shall pay a fee as set from time to time by resolution adopted by the Board of Trustees to the Clerk of said Village to cover the cost of the inspection thereof.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
No consent shall hereafter be given by the Board of Trustees of said Village to the hanging or erection of any such sign, banner or other emblem or insignia, nor shall such sign, banner or other emblem or insignia be hereafter hung or erected, unless such sign, banner or other emblem or insignia shall be at least eight feet above the sidewalk and unless the same shall extend into the street no greater distance than five feet from the property line. Any sign, banner or other emblem or insignia intended to run parallel with the building in a horizontal position must be fastened securely to the building wall and must not project over the sill of the second story or below the front window cornice. Signs, banners or other emblems or insignia extending out from the building, other than vertical signs, banners or other insignia, shall not extend above the floor beams of the second story. Vertical signs, banners or other emblems or insignia must not extend above the roof of the building. No sign, banner or other emblem or insignia shall cover any portion of any window.
No consent hereafter granted by the Board of Trustees of Malverne, Nassau County, New York, shall be construed to permit the erection of any sign, banner or other emblem or insignia in any manner in contravention of the rules herein specified.
[Amended 8-19-1999 by L.L. No. 2-1999]
Nothing herein contained shall be construed to prohibit the Board of Trustees of the Village of Malverne from permitting the erection of any banner or transparency which is intended to be temporary and not permanent, upon proper application made to it in accordance with the terms and provisions of this article upon such conditions as the Board of Trustees may prescribe.[1]
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Editor's Note: Original Sections 36-4(B), Open House Signs, added 9-20-2007 by L.L. No. 3-2007, as amended, and 36-4(C), Political Signs, added 8-19-1999 by L.L. No. 2-1999, which followed this section, were repealed at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I). See now Ch. 600, Zoning, §§ 600-9.2 and 600-9.5.
[Added 7-17-1974]
It is the purpose of this article to preserve and promote the character and appearance and conserve the property values of the Village, the attractiveness of whose residential and business areas is an economic mainstay of the community, and also to protect the safety of pedestrians and automobiles. To that end, in a business district, no storekeeper, store owner or proprietor or anyone conducting a business shall be permitted to use more than 40% of the available window space either inside or outside of said store or premises for the purpose of advertising products or merchandise sold within the premises or for any other purpose or for the placing of signs of any description. The remaining available window space shall be free of objects such as cartons, crates, boxes, machinery or similar articles which are unnecessarily offensive to visual sensibilities as determined by the Board of Trustees.
For additional sign regulations, see Chapter 600, Zoning, Article IX, Signs (§§ 600-9.0 through 600-9.8).
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Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
[Amended 2-14-1968[1]]
Except as otherwise provided in this article, any person who shall violate any provision of this article shall be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, Article II, General Penalty, of the Village Code.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I). .
[Adopted 6-13-1923 (Ch. 36, Art. II, of the 1972 Code)]
No commercial advertising sign or signboard shall be erected or placed on any highway, street or roadway in the Village of Malverne, and no person or persons shall, except upon written permit issued by the Village, placard with show bills, handbills, posters or any printed or written notice or notices and advertisements of any kind whatsoever, or attach anything whatsoever of such character to any tree, pump, hydrant, telegraph, telephone or electric light pole within the Village of Malverne, except legal notices and notices and rules made and adopted or enacted by the Board of Trustees of said Village and posted by order of said Board.
For additional sign regulations, see Chapter 600, Zoning, Article IX, Signs (§§ 600-9.0 through 600-9.8).
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Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
Any person who shall violate any provision of this article shall be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, Article II, General Penalty, of the Village Code.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).