[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of East Hampton as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 12-2-1977 by L.L. No. 6-1977]
The local laws, ordinances and resolutions of the Town of East Hampton referred to in the table set forth in § 1-2 of this article shall be known collectively as the "Code of the Town of East Hampton," and the various parts and sections of such local laws, ordinances and resolutions shall be distributed and designated as provided and set forth in the table in § 1-2 of this article. Where section heads existed in the original local laws, ordinances or resolutions, they have been retained by the codifiers. Where no section heads existed, they have been added by the codifiers for the convenience of the users of the Code. The Town Board declares that these section heads shall not be construed as in any way adding to or amending the sections they precede.
In compiling and preparing the local laws, ordinances and resolutions of the town for publication as the Code of the Town of East Hampton, as distributed and designated in the table in § 1-2 hereof, no changes in the meaning or intent of such local laws, ordinances and resolutions have been made and it is not intended to amend or repeal in any way any local law or ordinance.
If any clause, sentence, paragraph, section, article or part of this local law or of any local law or ordinance cited in the table in § 1-2 hereof shall be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such judgment shall not affect, impair or invalidate the remainder thereof, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, section, article or part thereof directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment shall have been rendered.
A copy of the Code of the Town of East Hampton, in loose-leaf form, has been filed in the office of the Town Clerk of the Town of East Hampton and shall remain there for use and examination by the public until final action is taken on this local law, and if this local law shall be adopted, such copy shall be certified to by the Town Clerk of the Town of East Hampton by impressing thereon the Seal of the Town of East Hampton and such certified copy shall remain on file in the office of said Town Clerk to be made available to persons desiring to examine the same during all times while said Code is in effect.
Any and all additions, deletions, amendments or supplements to any of the local laws, ordinances and resolutions known collectively as the "Code of the Town of East Hampton," or any new local laws, ordinances or resolutions, when enacted or adopted in such form as to indicate the intention of the Town Board to be a part thereof, shall be deemed to be incorporated into such Code so that reference to the Code of the Town of East Hampton shall be understood and intended to include such additions, deletions, amendments or supplements. Whenever such additions, deletions, amendments or supplements to the Code of the Town of East Hampton shall be enacted or adopted, they shall thereafter be printed and, as provided hereunder, inserted in the loose-leaf book containing said Code as amendments and supplements thereto.
It shall be the duty of the Town Clerk to keep up-to-date the certified copy of the book containing the Code of the Town of East Hampton required to be filed in the office of the Town Clerk for the use of the public. All changes in said Code and all local laws, ordinances and resolutions adopted by the Town Board subsequent to the enactment of this local law in such form as to indicate the intention of said Board to be a part of said Code shall, when finally enacted or adopted, be included therein by temporary attachment of copies of such changes or local laws, ordinances, or resolutions until such changes or local laws, ordinances or resolutions are printed as supplements to said Code book, at which time such supplements shall be inserted therein.
Copies of the Code book containing the Code of the Town of East Hampton may be purchased from the Town Clerk upon the payment of a fee to be set by resolution of the Town Board, which may also arrange by resolution for procedures for the periodic supplementation thereof.
Any person who, without authorization from the Town Clerk, changes or amends, by additions or deletions, any part or portion of the Code of the Town of East Hampton, or who alters or tampers with such Code in any manner whatsoever which will cause the legislation of the town to be misrepresented thereby, or who commits an offense against any other provision of this local law, shall be guilty of a violation and shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine of not more than $250 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than 15 days, or both.
The provisions of this local law are hereby made Chapter 1 of the Code of the Town of East Hampton, to be entitled "General Provisions, Article 1, Compilation, Renumbering and Tabulation of Local Laws, Ordinances and Resolutions," and the sections of this local law shall be numbered § 1-1 to § 1-13 inclusive.
This local law shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State of the State of New York.
[Adopted 3-7-2000 by L.L. No. 2-2000]
The local laws, ordinances and resolutions of the Town of East Hampton of a general and permanent nature adopted by the Town Board of the Town of East Hampton by L.L. No. 6-1977 on December 2, 1977, as revised, codified and consolidated into chapters, articles and sections by General Code Publishers Corp. as set forth below, and as renumbered to consist of Chapters 1 through 255, together with an Appendix, are hereby approved, adopted, ordained and enacted as the "Code of the Town of East Hampton," hereafter known and referred to as the "Code."