Village of East Hills, NY
Nassau County
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[Adopted 9-12-1983 by L.L. No. 1-1983 as Art. I of Ch. 186 of the 1983 Code]
The increasing incidents of legal action against the Village requires that the Village have prior notice of defects and deficiencies for which it is liable in order that legal liability may properly be established against it.
No civil action may be maintained against the Village of East Hills for damage or injuries to person or property sustained in consequence of any street, highway, bridge, culvert, sidewalk, crosswalk or right-of-way or any tree, fence or any other natural or man-made object being defective, out of repair, dangerous, unsafe or obstructed, or for damage or injury to person or property solely in consequence of the existence of snow or ice upon any sidewalk, crosswalk, street, highway, bridge or culvert, unless written notice of the defective, unsafe, dangerous or obstructive condition or object or the existence of the snow or ice or object relating to the particular place was actually given to the Village Clerk and there was failure or negligence within a reasonable time after receipt of such notice to comply or remove the defective, dangerous or obstructive condition complained of or to cause the snow or ice to be removed and the place or object otherwise made reasonably safe.