[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Corinth 2-23-1983 by L.L. No. 1-1983 (Ch. 61 of the 1983 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Board of Trustees of the Village of Corinth, Saratoga County, New York, pursuant to the powers vested in it by § 4-412 of the Village Law, does provide for the removal or repair of buildings in business, industrial and residential sections that, from any cause, may now be or shall hereafter become dangerous or unsafe to the public. The following provisions are hereby made:
For an inspection and report by an official duly appointed by the Board of Trustees.
For a notice to be served on the owner or some one of the owner's executors, legal representatives, agents, lessees or any other person having a vested or contingent interest in the same, either personally or by registered mail, addressed to the last known address, if any, of the owner or some one of the owner's executors, legal representatives, agents, lessees or other person having a vested or contingent interest in the same, as shown by the records of the Receiver of Taxes and/or in the office of the County Clerk or County Register, containing a description of the premises, a statement of the particulars in which the building or structure is unsafe or dangerous and an order requiring the same to be made safe and secure or removed, and if such service shall be made by registered mail, for a copy of such notice to be posted on the premises.
For the time within which the person served with such notice may commence the securing or removal of buildings or structures.
For the filing of a copy of such notice in the office of the County Clerk of the county within which such building or structure is located, which notice shall be filed by such Clerk in the same manner as a notice of pendency pursuant to Article 65 of the Civil Practice Law and Rules and shall have the same effect as a notice of pendency as therein provided, except as otherwise hereinafter provided in this subsection. A notice so filed shall be effective for a period of one year from the date of filing; provided, however, that it may be vacated upon the order of a judge or justice of a court of record or upon the consent of the Village Attorney. The Clerk of the county where such notice is filed shall mark such notice and any record or docket thereof as canceled of record upon the presentation and filing of such consent or of a certified copy of such order.
For a hearing before the Board of Trustees, notice of which and the time and place thereof to be specified in the notice to repair or demolish served upon the owner and such persons having an interest in the property or structure as is herein prescribed.
For the removal of such building or structure by the Village in the event that such owner fails or refuses to repair or remove the same within the time provided.
For the assessment of all costs and expense incurred by the Village in connection with the proceedings to remove or secure, including the cost of actually removing said building or structure, against the land on which said buildings or structures are located.
The provisions of this chapter shall be in addition to, and in furtherance of, the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code, including but not limited to Sections 107 and 108 of the Property Maintenance Code of New York State.