[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Dering Harbor as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 4-16-2016 by L.L. No. 1-2016]
This article shall be entitled "Local Law of 2016 Requiring Reimbursement of Application Expenses and Consulting and Professional Fees."
[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I)]
Pursuant to § 10 of the Home Rule Law and the Village Law of the State of New York, the Incorporated Village of Dering Harbor, County of Suffolk and State of New York, hereby enacts by this local law of 2016, a local law of the Village of Dering Harbor.
This article shall take effect on the filing of the approved local law with the Secretary of State of New York, which shall be within 20 days after its approval by the Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Dering Harbor
The purpose and intent of this article is for the Village of Dering Harbor to recover reimbursement for the expenses incurred by the Village for stenography, consulting, professional and other expenses in applications to the Village of Dering Harbor Boards.
Applicants to the Village Boards of the Village of Dering Harbor shall be required to reimburse the Village of Dering Harbor for all costs and expenses of the Village of Dering Harbor in the consideration, hearing and decision on the application, including, but not limited to, stenography, consulting, professional, copying and processing expenses and fees.
Any decision on an application shall be conditioned on the applicant's compliance with this article.
The Village of Dering Harbor may require an applicant to submit a deposit in an amount sufficient to cover the expected costs and expenses of the Village in that application, prior to the hearing or consideration of the application. Additional deposit monies shall be paid by the applicant during the processing of the application if required by the Village. Any excess funds retained by the Village at the conclusion of the application shall be refunded; any deficiencies in the amount due for costs and expenses shall be paid by the applicant.
In the event that one or more provisions of this article be determined to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of this article shall remain in full force and effect.