Town of Yorktown, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Yorktown 4-29-1975 as Ch. 47 of the 1975 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Town Board may, upon application and after public hearing held upon notice, permit any land and the buildings and structures erected or to be erected thereon to be used, maintained and operated for the transmission of electrical power. In considering said application the Board will observe the following standards:
A. 
No lines for the transmission of electrical power not solely and directly servicing the Town of Yorktown may be installed unless the same are on, over or under an existing utility right-of-way.
B. 
The above standards shall apply only to transmission lines carrying in excess of 33,000 volts.
The Town Board shall, upon granting a permit herein, impose such reasonable and appropriate conditions, restrictions and safeguards as it may deem necessary or desirable to promote the health, safety, morals and general welfare of the community.
Nothing herein contained shall prevent the transmission of electrical power for the direct consumption of users within the town along conventional secondary street lines.
Each application shall be accompanied by a certified check in the amount of $500 for the purpose of defraying the cost of obtaining the necessary surveys and reports required to review the subject application. Any moneys not used for the foregoing purpose shall be returned to the applicant within 30 days from the date of any final determination made by the Town Board in connection herewith.
Any person committing an offense against any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a violation punishable by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days or by a fine not exceeding $250, or by both such fine and imprisonment. The continuation of an offense against the provisions of this chapter shall constitute, for each day the offense is continued, a separate and distinct offense hereunder.