[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of East Hills 9-12-1983 by L.L. No. 1-1983 as Ch. 168 of the 1983 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- PLUMBING WORK
- Includes all necessary equipment and labor to provide a properly installed system of piping and plumbing fixtures, appropriate to the size and class of the building under consideration, supplied with hot and cold water in adequate volume and pressure for cooking, laundering, bathing and toilet purposes and to provide a water-carriage sewage system for the safe disposal of wastes from fixtures and installed in a manner to provide healthful and sanitary living conditions.
[Amended 1-21-1997 by L.L. No. 3-1997]
All plumbing work as defined in this chapter shall be installed by plumbers duly licensed by the Village.
Before any plumbing work is begun, the licensee under this chapter shall secure a permit to be issued by the Village Clerk.
Before a plumbing permit is issued, line drawings and specifications of the rough plumbing shall be filed with the Village Building Inspector of the Village and approved by him or her. Such drawings and specifications may be filed at the time application is made for building construction permits but shall be shown separately and approved separately.
A separate fee for plumbing work shall be paid in connection with the construction of a new building, but the cost thereof shall be included in determining the fee for the issuance of a building permit.
Plumbers licensed by the Village shall be registered, and a register thereof shall be kept in the office of the Village Clerk.
Plumbers licensed by the Village may also be required to execute a bond to the Village in an amount to be fixed by the Board of Trustees of the Village, not to exceed $500, for the execution and completion of any and all work undertaken by such plumbers within the corporate limits of the Village in a manner satisfactory to the Village Building Inspector.
It shall be unlawful for any person without a license previously issued by the Village to such person or to his or her employer or supervisor to install any plumbing or plumbing fixtures or equipment in or upon any property, buildings or structures located in whole or in part within the Village, other than upon property, buildings or structures owned by such person.
No license shall be issued under this chapter unless and until the applicant therefor shall have demonstrated to the Building Inspector of the Village his or her fitness and ability to do and perform such work or installation.
A current existing certificate of competency issued by any governmental agency in the State of New York to the applicant for such license shall be deemed sufficient evidence of the fitness and ability of such applicant to obtain a Village license.
The license required by this chapter may be issued to any applicant passing a practical and theoretical test as to his or her knowledge of standard plumbing practices, or, in lieu thereof, such applicant must exhibit evidence of having been duly licensed by any city, town or Village of the first class in the State of New York.
The fee for a license required by this chapter and any renewal thereof shall be payable to the Village and shall be in such amount as provided for in the ordinances of the Village.
Every license required by this chapter shall be in writing and shall be issued by the Village Clerk.
Editor's Note: Original § 168-13, Term of license, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 1-21-1997 by L.L. No. 3-1997.
Every license issued under this chapter shall expire on December 31 of the calendar year in which issued.