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Village of Asharoken, NY
Suffolk County
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This chapter shall be known as the "Unsafe Buildings and Property Maintenance Local Law of the Village of Asharoken."
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It is the intent of the Village of Asharoken to permit the Board of Trustees to take remedial action regarding unsightly, dangerous or unsafe conditions of property, buildings and structures located within the Village of Asharoken. The Board of Trustees of the Village of Asharoken finds that such unsightly, dangerous or unsafe conditions of property, buildings or structures are a detriment to adjoining buildings, properties and neighborhoods, constituting a nuisance and a threat to the physical well-being of the residents of the Village of Asharoken. Such conditions interfere with the promotion of good order, peace, health, safety and welfare of the residents of the Village of Asharoken and invite vandalism and necessitate additional police protection for the security of said property, property owners and other residents of the Village of Asharoken.
For the purposes of this chapter, the terms used herein are defined as follows:
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
The Board of Trustees of the Village of Asharoken.
BUILDING
A combination of materials to form a construction that is designated for or used as a residence, place of business or storage place. The word "building" shall be construed as if followed by the words "or parts thereof."
OWNER
The individual or legal entity in which title for property is vested. The Village of Asharoken shall be permitted to rely upon the name of the person or entity appearing on the latest assessment roll of the Village of Asharoken as evidence of ownership.
PROPERTY
Any vacant or improved lot, piece or parcel of ground within the Village of Asharoken.
RESIDENT
The occupant, tenant or person in possession of property, a building or a structure.
STRUCTURE
A combination of materials to form a construction, including, but not limited to, garages, swimming pools, decks, terraces, patios, sheds, docks, excavations, bulkheads, platforms, ramps, drains, sidewalks and septic systems.
SUPERINTENDENT
The Superintendent of Buildings of the Village of Asharoken or such other individual appointed by the Board of Trustees to enforce the provisions of this chapter.
VILLAGE
The Village of Asharoken.
VILLAGE CLERK
The Clerk of the Village of Asharoken.