Village of Spring Valley, NY
Rockland County
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[Adopted 3-28-2006 by L.L. No. 3-2006]
A. 
All new driveways and additions to existing driveways shall not extend beyond the rear facade of a single-family or two-family residence and shall terminate no closer than five feet from the side yard property lines.
B. 
The paving of driveways of multifamily and commercial structures shall be reviewed by the Village Planning Board which may approve or deny such applications after considering its impact on stormwater runoff or soil erosion on the subject property as well as neighboring properties.
C. 
Surfaces other than driveways.
(1) 
Other than driveways, no surface paving or other creation of impermeable areas shall be permitted within the Village without application to the Building Inspector who, after reviewing its impact on stormwater runoff or soil erosion on the subject property as well as neighboring properties, shall either grant the application if there is minimal adverse impact on stormwater runoff or solid erosion on the subject property as well as neighboring properties, deny the application if it will have more than a minimal adverse impact or refer it to the Planning Board if the Building Inspector is unable to ascertain the nature of the impact.
(2) 
The Planning Board shall approve or deny the application based upon its determination whether the proposed paving or other creation of impermeable areas will have more than a minimal adverse impact on stormwater runoff or soil erosion on the subject property as well as neighboring properties.
A. 
The surfaces of all sporting fields and courts built on properties containing one- and two-family homes and/or multifamily residences shall adhere to the following bulk requirements:
(1) 
The surface shall consist of rock dust or similar material which, in the opinion of the Building Inspector, allows for water to be absorbed rather than run off of the surface.
(2) 
The playing surface may not be larger than 10% of the undeveloped lot area.
(3) 
The field or court may not be used in a manner which constitutes a nuisance to residents of nearby properties.
(4) 
The presence of refuse, excessive dust, poor drainage or field or court covers which are left strewn on the property or adjacent properties shall constitute prima facie proof of a nuisance.
(5) 
Noise levels emanating from the games played on the fields or courts which result in more than two complaints from Village residents in a one-week period shall be deemed prima facie evidence of a nuisance.
(6) 
The fields or courts shall be used solely by the occupants of the premises and their invited guests for recreational purposes.
(7) 
Charging any fee for the use of the fields or courts is prohibited.
(8) 
Gambling on the games played on the fields or courts in any manner is prohibited.
(9) 
The holding of tournaments is prohibited.
(10) 
Charging a fee for beer or alcohol provided during a game is prohibited.
Violations of this article shall be punished as follows:
A. 
First violation in any consecutive twelve-month period: a fine not to exceed $250.
B. 
Second violation in any consecutive twelve-month period: a fine of not less than $250 nor more than $500.
C. 
All violations in excess of two in any consecutive twelve-month period: a fine of not less than $500 nor more than $5,000.