[Adopted 2-23-1939 by Ord. No. 20]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- Includes one or more persons of either sex, natural persons, corporations, partnerships, associations, joint-stock companies, societies and all other entities of any kind capable of being sued.
No person shall place, consent to or cause to be placed, keep or suffer to be kept any stone, timber, lumber or other materials for building or any box, barrel, cask or any article or articles, substance or substances whatsoever upon any of the streets, highways or public places within the Village of New Hyde Park so as to obstruct or impede in any manner the free and clear access thereto or passage thereover in a free and unhampered manner at all times, unless such person or persons, firm or corporation shall first obtain from the Board of Trustees a permit therefor signed by the Clerk of the village, limiting the area and location of such obstruction.
No person shall alter or disturb the grade of any village street, sidewalk, highway or public place within the Village of New Hyde Park, nor shall any person disturb any sidewalk or the paving upon any village street or highway or public place within said village nor dig up or excavate nor lay or construct any sidewalk nor grade any such street or highway, unless such person shall first obtain from the Board of Trustees a permit therefor signed by the Clerk of the village, limiting the area and location and duration of such disturbance, which permit shall not be granted unless the person desiring the same shall pay the sum of $0.25 for each street opening of the area between the curbline and the lot line; the sum of $5 for a road opening and the sum of $10 for a road opening which involves the tunneling of one side of such road to another, including sidewalk areas, which sums shall be retained by the village for all subsequent repairs to such street, avenue, road or highway.
With each application for street opening which involves the breaking of paved or permanent sidewalks, there shall be deposited with the Village Clerk the sum of $5 as a guaranty that the sidewalk will be restored to the same condition as before within a reasonable time, such restoration to be made under the direction of the Village Engineer or Street Committee of the Board of Trustees, and the surface of any disturbed area shall be replaced in the condition existing previous to the excavation or digging. Further, if after notice, the property so disturbed is not immediately restored, then the village shall restore said property and pay for the same out of the deposit above mentioned.
No person shall obstruct, cover or bridge or cause to be obstructed, covered or bridged a street or sidewalk or the gutter of any roadway or any public place in the village without first procuring written permission from the Mayor or the Board of Trustees of the village. Permission shall be conditioned upon the placing of red lights or flares from dusk until dawn on either side of any obstruction and that care shall be exercised to have the gutter of any roadway clear for the passage of water.
Garbage and ashes in proper receptacles may be placed on curb for removal on the days specified therefor. Papers must be placed in bags or firmly tied in bundles before being placed out for removal.