Town of Wilson, NY
Niagara County
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Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Wilson as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 11-15-1982 by L.L. No. 1-1982]
The local laws, ordinances and resolutions of the Town of Wilson referred to in § 1-2 of this article shall be known collectively as the "Code of the Town of Wilson," and the various parts and sections of such local laws, ordinances and resolutions shall be distributed and designated as provided and set forth in § 1-2 of this article.
Derivation Table
(Sections providing for severability of provisions, repeal of conflicting legislation and effective dates which are covered by provisions of Chapter 1, Article I, or ordinance title sections which are not necessary in a codification having chapter and/or article titles for the various ordinances and local laws included therein have been omitted from the Code, and such sections are indicated as "omitted" in the table which follows.)
New Number
(chapter, title,
article, section)
Old Number
(source)
Adoption
Date
Chapter 5, Building Inspector
9-5-61
§ 5-1
Sec. 1
§ 5-2
Sec. 2
§ 5-3
Sec. 3
Omitted
Sec. 4
Chapter 12, Ethics, Code of
12-29-70
Article I
§ 12-1
Sec. 1
§ 12-2
Sec. 2
Article II
§ 12-3
Sec. 1
§ 12-4
Sec. 2
§ 12-5
Sec. 3
§ 12-6
Sec. 4
§ 12-7
Sec. 5
§ 12-8
Sec. 6
Article III
§ 12-9
Sec. 1
§ 12-10
Sec. 2
§ 12-11
Sec. 3
Article IV
§ 12-12
Sec. 1
§ 12-13
Sec. 2
§ 12-14
Sec. 3
Omitted
Article V
Omitted
Article VI
Chapter 22, Ordinances, Adoption of
L.L. No. 1-1971
12-29-71
§ 22-1
Secs. 1, 2, 3
§ 22-2
Sec. 4
Omitted
Sec. 5
Chapter 25, Personnel Policies
1-8-68
§ 25-1
First unnumbered paragraph
§ 25-2
Second unnumbered paragraph
§ 25-3
Third unnumbered paragraph
§ 25-4
Fourth unnumbered paragraph
§ 25-5
Fifth unnumbered paragraph
§ 25-6
Sixth through fourteenth unnumbered paragraphs
§ 25-7
Fifteenth unnumbered paragraph
§ 25-8
Sixteenth through eighteenth unnumbered paragraphs
§ 25-9
Nineteenth unnumbered paragraph
§ 25-10
Twentieth unnumbered paragraph
§ 25-11
Twenty-first unnumbered paragraph
Chapter 43, Assembly, Places of
6-3-63
§ 43-1
First unnumbered paragraph
§ 43-2
Second unnumbered paragraph
Chapter 48, Bingo
6-2-58
§ 48-1
Sec. 1
§ 48-2
Sec. 2
§ 48-3
Sec. 3
§ 48-4
Sec. 4
Chapter 54, Buildings, Unsafe
L.L. No. 3-1978
4-24-78
§ 54-1
Sec. 1
§ 54-2
Sec. 2
§ 54-3
Sec. 3
§ 54-4
Sec. 4
§ 54-5
Sec. 5
§ 54-6
Sec. 6
§ 54-7
Sec. 7
§ 54-8
Sec. 8
§ 54-9
Sec. 9
§ 54-10
Sec. 10
§ 54-11
Sec. 11
Omitted
Sec. 12
Omitted
Sec. 13
Chapter 57, Cemeteries
L.L. No. 2-1980
7-7-80
§ 57-1
§ 1
§ 57-2
§ 2
§ 57-3
§ 3
§ 57-4
§ 4
Amended 6-8-81 by L.L. No. 1-1981
§ 57-5
§ 5
§ 57-6
§ 6
§ 57-7
§ 7
§ 57-8
§ 8
§ 57-9
§ 9
§ 57-10
§ 10
§ 57-11
§ 11
§ 57-12
§ 12
§ 57-13
§ 13
§ 57-14
§ 14
§ 57-15
§ 15
§ 57-16
§ 16
§ 57-17
§ 17
§ 57-18
§ 18
Omitted
§ 19
Omitted
§ 20
Omitted
§ 21
Chapter 63, Dogs
Article I, Dog Control
L.L. No. 1-1974
8-12-74
§ 63-1
Sec. 1
§ 63-2
Sec. 2
Amended 5-29-75 by L.L. No. 3-1975
§ 63-3
Sec. 3
§ 63-4
Sec. 4
§ 63-5
Sec. 5
§ 63-6
Sec. 6
§ 63-7
Sec. 7
Amended 5-29-75 by L.L. No. 3-1975
Omitted
Sec. 8
Article II, Licensing
L.L. No. 1-1979
9-10-79
§ 63-8
Sec. 1
§ 63-9
Sec. 2
Omitted
Sec. 3
Omitted
Sec. 4
Chapter 67, Environmental Quality Review
L.L. No. 1-1977
4-11-77
§ 67-1
Sec. 1
§ 67-2
Sec. 2
§ 67-3
Sec. 3
§ 67-4
Sec. 4
§ 67-5
Sec. 5
§ 67-6
Sec. 6
§ 67-7
Sec. 7
§ 67-8
Sec. 8
§ 67-9
Sec. 9
§ 67-10
Sec. 10
§ 67-11
Sec. 11
§ 67-12
Sec. 12
§ 67-13
Sec. 13
§ 67-14
Sec. 14
§ 67-15
Sec. 15
§ 67-16
Sec. 16
§ 67-17
Sec. 17
§ 67-18
Sec. 18
§ 67-19
Sec. 19
§ 67-20
Sec. 20
§ 67-21
Sec. 21
Omitted
Sec. 22
Chapter 71, Fire Prevention Administration
L.L. No. 4-1978
5-8-78
§ 71-1
Sec. 1
§ 71-2
Sec. 2
§ 71-3
Sec. 3
Omitted
Sec. 4
§ 71-4
Sec. 5
§ 71-5
Sec. 6
§ 71-6
Sec. 7
§ 71-7
Sec. 8
§ 71-8
Sec. 9
§ 71-9
Sec. 10
§ 71-10
Sec. 11
§ 71-11
Sec. 12
Omitted
Sec. 13
Chapter 73, Floodplain Management
L.L. No. 1-1978
1-23-78
Article I
Sec. 1.00
§ 73-1
Sec. 1.10
§ 73-2
Sec. 1.20
§ 73-3
Sec. 1.30
§ 73-4
Sec. 1.40
Article II
Sec. 2.00
§ 73-5
Unnumbered paragraphs
Article III
Sec. 3.00
§ 73-6
Sec. 3.10
§ 73-7
Sec. 3.20
§ 73-8
Sec. 3.30
§ 73-9
Sec. 3.40
§ 73-10
Sec. 3.50
§ 73-11
Sec. 3.60
Article IV
Sec. 4.00
§ 73-12
Sec. 4.10
§ 73-13
Sec. 4.20
§ 73-14
Sec. 4.30
§ 73-15
Sec. 4.40
Article V
Sec. 5.00
§ 73-16
Sec. 5.10
§ 73-17
Sec. 5.20
§ 73-18
Sec. 5.24
Omitted
Sec. 6.00
Chapter 75, Freshwater Wetlands
L.L. No. 1-1976
8-23-76
§ 75-1
Sec. 1
§ 75-2
Sec. 2
Chapter 84, Landfill
L.L. No. 3-1980
7-7-80
Article I
Article I
§ 84-1
Sec. 1
§ 84-2
Sec. 2
Article II
Article II
§ 84-3
Sec. 1
§ 84-4
Sec. 2
§ 84-5
Sec. 3
§ 84-6
Sec. 4
Article III
Article III
§ 84-7
Sec. 1
§ 84-8
Sec. 2
§ 84-9
Sec. 3
Article IV
Article IV
§ 84-10
Sec. 1
§ 84-11
Sec. 2
Article V
Article V
§ 84-12
Sec. 1
§ 84-13
Sec. 2
Omitted
Article VI
Omitted
Article VII
Omitted
Article VIII
Chapter 90, Mobile Homes
7-26-76
Article I
Article I
§ 90-1
§ 20A-1
§ 90-2
§ 20A-2
§ 90-3
§ 20A-3
Article II
Article II
§ 90-4
§ 20A-4
§ 90-5
§ 20A-5
§ 90-6
§ 20A-6
§ 90-7
§ 20A-7
Article III
Article III
§ 90-8
§ 20A-8
§ 90-9
§ 20A-9
§ 90-10
§ 20A-10
§ 90-11
§ 20A-11
§ 90-12
§ 20A-12
§ 90-13
§ 20A-13
§ 90-14
§ 20A-14
§ 90-15
§ 20A-15
§ 90-16
§ 20A-16
§ 90-17
§ 20A-17
§ 90-18
§ 20A-18
§ 90-19
§ 20A-19
Article IV
Article IV
§ 90-20
§ 20A-20
§ 90-21
§ 20A-21
§ 90-22
§ 20A-22
Article V
Article V
§ 90-23
§ 20A-23
§ 90-24
§ 20A-24
§ 90-25
§ 20A-25
Article VI
Article VI
§ 90-26
§ 20A-26
§ 90-27
§ 20A-27
Article VII
Article VII
§ 90-28
§ 20A-28
§ 90-29
§ 20A-29
§ 90-30
§ 20A-30
Article VIII
Article VIII
§ 90-31
§ 20A-31
Article IX
Article IX
§ 90-32
§ 20A-32
§ 90-33
§ 20A-33
§ 90-34
§ 20A-34
§ 90-35
§ 20A-35
§ 90-36
§ 20A-36
§ 90-37
§ 20A-37
Article X
Article X
§ 90-38
§ 20A-38
Omitted
§ 20A-39
§ 90-39
§ 20A-40
Omitted
§ 20A-41
Chapter 106, Snow-mobiles
L.L. No. 2-1975
2-8-75
§ 106-1
Sec. 1
§ 106-2
Sec. 2
§ 106-3
Sec. 3
§ 106-4
Sec. 4
§ 106-5
Sec. 5
Omitted
Sec. 6
§ 106-6
Sec. 7
Chapter 109, Streets and Sidewalks
Article I, Notification of Defects
L.L. No. 2-1978
2-27-78
§ 109-1
Sec. 1
§ 109-2
Sec. 2
§ 109-3
Sec. 3
§ 109-4
Sec. 4
Omitted
Sec. 5
Chapter 112, Subdivision of Land
Article I
Article I
§ 112-1
Unnumbered paragraph
Article II
Article II
§ 112-2
Secs. 2.1, 2.2
Article III
Article III
§ 112-3
Secs. 3.1, 3.2
Article IV
Article IV
§ 112-4
Unnumbered paragraph
§ 112-5
Sec. 4.1
§ 112-6
Sec. 4.2
§ 112-7
Sec. 4.3
§ 112-8
Sec. 4.4
§ 112-9
Sec. 4.5
Article V
Article V
§ 112-10
Sec. 5.1
§ 112-11
Sec. 5.2
§ 112-12
Sec. 5.3
§ 112-13
Sec. 5.4
§ 112-14
Sec. 5.5
§ 112-15
Sec. 5.6
§ 112-16
Sec. 5.7
§ 112-17
Sec. 5.8
§ 112-18
Sec. 5.9
§ 112-19
Sec. 5.10
Article VI
Article VI
§ 112-20
Unnumbered paragraph
§ 112-21
Sec. 6.1
§ 112-22
Sec. 6.2
§ 112-23
Sec. 6.3
§ 112-24
Sec. 6.4
§ 112-25
Sec. 6.5
§ 112-26
Sec. 6.6
Article VII
Article VII
§ 112-27
Sec. 7.1
§ 112-28
Sec. 7.2
§ 112-29
Sec. 7.3
Article VIII
Article VIII
§ 112-30
Sec. 8.1
§ 112-31
Sec. 8.2
§ 112-32
Sec. 8.3
§ 112-33
Sec. 8.4
§ 112-34
Sec. 8.5
Article IX
Article IX
§ 112-35
Sec. 9.1
§ 112-36
Sec. 9.2
§ 112-37
Sec. 9.3
Article X
Article X
§ 112-38
Sec. 10.1
§ 112-39
Sec. 10.2
§ 112-40
Sec. 10.3
§ 112-41
Sec. 10.4
Omitted
Article XI
Chapter 115, Taxation
Article I
Note only
Article II, Real Property of Certain Nonprofit Organizations
L.L. No. 1-1972
5-8-72
§ 115-1
Sec. 1
§ 115-2
§ 2
§ 115-3
§ 3
Omitted
§ 4
Article III, Service Charges, Special Ad Valorem Levies and Special Assessments
L.L. No. 2-1972
5-8-72
§ 115-4
Sec. 1
§ 115-5
§§ 2, 3
Omitted
§ 4
Omitted
§ 5
Article IV, Business Tax Exemptions
L.L. No. 2-1977
4-25-77
§ 115-6
Sec. 1
§ 115-7
Sec. 2
Omitted
Sec. 3
Chapter 119, Vehicles and Traffic
Article I, Parking and Standing
4-24-78
§ 119-1
Sec. 1
§ 119-2
Sec. 2
§ 119-3
Sec. 3
§ 119-4
Sec. 4
§ 119-5
Sec. 5
Omitted
Sec. 6
Omitted
Sec. 7
Chapter 124, Water
L.L. No. 4-1980
7-28-80
§ 124-1
§ 1
§ 124-2
§ 2
§ 124-3
§ 3
§ 124-4
§ 4
§ 124-5
§ 5
§ 124-6
§ 6
§ 124-7
§ 7
§ 124-8
§ 8
§ 124-9
§ 9
§ 124-10
§ 10
§ 124-11
§ 11
§ 124-12
§ 12
§ 124-13
§ 13
§ 124-14
§ 14
§ 124-15
§ 15
§ 124-16
§ 16
§ 124-17
§ 17
§ 124-18
§ 18
§ 124-19
§ 19
§ 124-20
§ 20
§ 124-21
§ 21
Omitted
§ 22
Chapter 127, Zoning
9-11-72
Article I
Article I
Omitted
Sec. 101
§ 127-1
Sec. 102
Omitted
Sec. 103
Omitted
Sec. 104
§ 127-2
Sec. 105
Omitted
Sec. 106
§ 127-3
Sec. 107
Article II
Article II
§ 127-4
Sec. 201
§ 127-5
Sec. 202
Article III
Article III
§ 127-6
Sec. 301
§ 127-7
Sec. 302
§ 127-8
Sec. 303
Article IV
Article IV
§ 127-9
Sec. 400
§ 127-10
Sec. 401
Amended 1-22-79
§ 127-11
Sec. 402
§ 127-12
Sec. 403
§ 127-13
Sec. 411
§ 127-14
Sec. 412
§ 127-15
Sec. 413
§ 127-16
Sec. 451
§ 127-17
Sec. 452
§ 127-18
Sec. 461
§ 127-19
Sec. 462
§ 127-20
Sec. 463
§ 127-21
Sec. 465
§ 127-22
Sec. 471
§ 127-23
Sec. 472
Article V
Article V
§ 127-24
Unnumbered paragraph
§ 127-25
Sec. 501
§ 127-26
Sec. 502
§ 127-27
Sec. 503
§ 127-28
Sec. 504
§ 127-29
Sec. 505
§ 127-30
Sec. 506
§ 127-31
Sec. 507
§ 127-32
Sec. 511
§ 127-33
Sec. 512
§ 127-34
Sec. 521
§ 127-35
Sec. 531
§ 127-36
Sec. 541
§ 127-37
Sec. 551
§ 127-38
Sec. 561
§ 127-39
Sec. 561
Added 4-23-73
§ 127-40
Sec. 561
Added 7-26-76; amended 8-14-78
Article VI
Article VI
§ 127-41
Sec. 601
§ 127-42
Sec. 602
§ 127-43
Sec. 603
§ 127-44
Sec. 604
Article VII
Article VII
§ 127-45
Sec. 701
§ 127-46
Sec. 702
§ 127-47
Sec. 703
§ 127-48
Sec. 704
§ 127-49
Sec. 705
§ 127-50
Sec. 706
§ 127-51
Sec. 707
§ 127-52
Sec. 710
Article VIII
Article VIIA
§ 127-53
Sec. 711
§ 127-54
Sec. 712
§ 127-55
Sec. 713
Article IX
Article VIII
§ 127-56
Sec. 801
§ 127-57
Sec. 802
§ 127-58
Sec. 803
§ 127-59
Sec. 804
Amended 12-14-78
§ 127-60
Sec. 805
§ 127-61
Sec. 806
Article X
Article IX
§ 127-62
Sec. 901
§ 127-63
Sec. 902
§ 127-64
Sec. 903
§ 127-65
Sec. 904
§ 127-66
Sec. 905
§ 127-67
Sec. 906
§ 127-68
Sec. 907
§ 127-69
Sec. 908
All local laws, ordinances and resolutions of a general and permanent nature adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Wilson and in force on the date of the adoption of this local law, and not cited in the table in § 1-2 hereof, are hereby repealed as of the effective date of this local law, except as hereinafter provided.
The repeal of local laws, ordinances and resolutions provided for in § 1-3 of this local law shall not affect the following classes of local laws, ordinances, resolutions, rights and obligations, which are hereby expressly saved from repeal:
A. 
Any right or liability established, accrued or incurred under any legislative provision of the Town of Wilson prior to the effective date of this local law or any action or proceeding brought for the enforcement of such right or liability.
B. 
Any offense or act committed or done before the effective date of this local law in violation of any legislative provision of the Town of Wilson or any penalty, punishment or forfeiture which may result therefrom.
C. 
Any prosecution, indictment, action, suit or other proceeding pending or any judgment rendered prior to the effective date of this local law brought pursuant to any legislative provision of the Town of Wilson.
D. 
Any franchise, license, right, easement or privilege heretofore granted or conferred by the Town of Wilson.
E. 
Any local law, ordinance or resolution of the Town of Wilson providing for the laying out, opening, altering, widening, relocating, straightening, establishing grade, changing name, improvement, acceptance or vacation of any right-of-way, easement, street, road, highway, park or other public place within the Town of Wilson or any portion thereof.
F. 
Any ordinance or resolution of the Town of Wilson appropriating money or transferring funds, promising or guaranteeing the payment of money or authorizing the issuance and delivery of any bond of the Town of Wilson or other instruments or evidence of the indebtedness.
G. 
Local laws, ordinances or resolutions authorizing the purchase, sale, lease or transfer of property, or any lawful contract or obligation.
H. 
The levy or imposition of special assessments or charges.
I. 
The dedication of property.
J. 
Any local laws, ordinances or resolutions relating to salaries.
K. 
Any local law, ordinance or resolution establishing a water, sewer, lighting, garbage or other special purpose district.
L. 
Any local law, ordinance or resolution adopted subsequent to June 1, 1982.
M. 
Any local law, ordinance or resolution pertaining to the Zoning Map.
If any clause, sentence, paragraph, section, Article or part of this local law or of any local law, ordinance or resolution 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 Wilson in loose-leaf form, has been filed in the office of the Town Clerk 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 Wilson by impressing thereon the Seal of the Town of Wilson 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 the 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 Wilson" 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 Wilson" 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 Wilson shall be enacted or adopted, they shall thereafter be printed and, as provided hereunder, inserted in the loose-leaf book containing the said Code, as amendments and supplements thereto.
It shall be the duty of the Town Clerk, or someone authorized and directed by the Town Clerk, to keep up-to-date the certified copy of the book containing the Code of the Town of Wilson required to be filed in the office of the Town Clerk for the use by 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 a copy of such changes or local laws, ordinances or resolutions until such change 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 Wilson may be purchased from the Town Clerk of the Town of Wilson 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.
The Town Clerk of the Town of Wilson, pursuant to law, shall cause to be published, in the manner required, a copy of this local law in the official newspaper of the Town. A copy of the Code of the Town of Wilson shall be maintained in the office of the Town Clerk for inspection by the public at all times during regular office hours. The enactment and application of this local law, coupled with the availability of a copy of the Code for inspection by the public, shall be deemed, held and considered to be due and legal publication of all provisions of the Code for all purposes.
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 Wilson or who alters or tampers with such Code in any manner whatsoever which will cause the legislation of the Town of Wilson to be misrepresented thereby, or who violates any other provision of this local law shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine of not more than $250 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
The provisions of this local law are hereby made Chapter 1 of the Code of the Town of Wilson to be entitled "General Provisions, Article I, Adoption of Code," 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.