City of Hudson, NY
Columbia County
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[HISTORY: Adopted as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction —  See Ch. 90.
Building permits — See Ch. 93.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 143.
Noise — See Ch. 210.
Signs — See Ch. 244.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 266.
Abandoned vehicles — See Ch. 300.
[Adopted by the Commission of Public Works 8-21-1928 (Ch. 60, Art. I, of the 1973 Code); amended in its entirety by the Common Council 12-13-1973 by Ord. No. 16-1973]
No air tower or any other apparatus for the furnishing of air or water to motor vehicles shall be placed or maintained within the boundaries of any street, sidewalk or other public place in the City of Hudson without the consent of the Commissioner of Public Works, a license issued by the Commissioner of Public Works and the payment of a license fee per year as established by the Common Council, and all such air towers or other apparatus now so placed or maintained shall be removed prior to September 1, 1928, unless in the meantime such consent and license is obtained.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
The Commissioner of Public Works, upon granting any such license, shall designate the place where such air tower or other apparatus shall be located, and at any time thereafter may, in his discretion, direct that the same be relocated or removed entirely at the expense of the licensee; such permit or license shall not be transferable.
Any person committing an offense against any provision of this article, either by himself or itself or by his or its agent or employee, or who commits an offense against any order, rule or regulation made in pursuance of this article, shall be guilty of a violation punishable as follows: by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days or by a fine not exceeding $250, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
[Adopted by the Commission of Public Works 8-21-1928 (Ch. 60, Art. II, of the 1973 Code; amended in its entirety by the Common Council 12-13-1973 by Ord. No. 17-1973]
No tank or other container for the storage, and no pump or other appliance, including overhead arm feeders, for the distribution of gasoline or other motor fuel shall be placed or maintained within the boundaries or over or beneath the surface of any street, sidewalk or other public place in the City of Hudson without the consent of the Commissioner of Public Works, a license issued by the Commissioner of Public Works pursuant to such consent and the payment of the license fee as hereinafter provided; and all such tanks or other containers and pumps or other appliances now so placed or maintained shall be removed prior to September 1, 1928, unless in the meantime such consent and license is obtained.
Each application for permission to so locate or maintain any such tank or other container, pump or other appliance shall be presented to the Commissioner of Public Works in writing; shall state the name of the owner of the real property in front of which, and describe, with reference to the street and adjoining property lines, the place where, the applicant desires to locate and maintain the same; and shall be accompanied by the written and duly acknowledged consent of such owner, if other than the applicant, to the granting of the license; and if approved by the Commissioner of Public Works, applicant then must provide a bond to the City of Hudson in the sum of $2,000, with sureties to be approved by the Legal Advisor, conditioned to indemnify and save harmless the City from any and all claims, demands, damages, costs and expenses arising from or in any manner growing out of the placing or maintaining of any such tank or other container, pump or other appliance, and to promptly and in all respects conform to and obey all orders and directions of the Commissioner of Public Works for the placing, maintaining, relocating or removal of the same.
The Commissioner of Public Works, upon granting such license, shall designate the place where such tank or other container, pump or other appliance shall be located and maintained, not nearer than 10 feet to any intersection, and at any time thereafter may, in his discretion, direct that the same be relocated or removed entirely at the expense of the licensee, but in the event of removal a proportionate part of the license fee shall be refunded to him, but no refund shall be made for a period shorter than one month.
Each applicant to whom the Commissioner of Public Works shall have given his consent, as hereinbefore provided, shall pay to the Commissioner of Public Works for each tank, pump, overhead and feeder or other appliance so permitted a license fee as established by the Common Council; and the Commissioner of Public Works shall thereupon issue a license to so place and maintain the tank or other container, pump or other appliance therein described, unless the Commissioner of Public Works shall sooner order the same to be removed as hereinbefore provided, and annually thereafter, may renew such license upon receiving like fees. Such permit shall not be transferable.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
Any person committing an offense against any provision of this article, either by himself or itself, or by his or its agent or employee, or who commits an offense against any order, rule or regulation made in pursuance of this article, shall be guilty of a violation punishable as follows: by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days or by a fine not exceeding $250, or by both such fine and imprisonment.