2008 – No.2 – New Sidewalk Law
PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO SIDEWALK LOCAL LAW
Be it enacted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Sackets Harbor as follows: Local Law No. 2 of 2008 – Amendment of Sidewalk Law
Section 1. This local law repeals and supersedes the Village of Sackets Harbor Local Law No. 3 of 1985, which was adopted on June, 13, 1985.
Section 2. Effective with the filing of this local law, the construction or repair of any sidewalk in the Village of Sackets Harbor shall be done pursuant to the direction of the Board of Trustees and under the supervision of the Department of Public Works.
Section 3. Effective immediately, the expense of constructing or repairing any sidewalk within the Village shall be borne as follows:
•a. In those areas in which there are existing homes, with no sidewalks, and the Village Board duly approves the installation of sidewalks, the Village shall pay 100% of the cost of the labor and materials.
•b. In those areas in which sidewalks already exist and the Village Board duly approves repairs to those sidewalks, the property owner shall pay 100% of the cost of materials for the repairs and the Village shall pay 100% of the cost of the labor for the repairs.
•c. In those areas in which a developer is constructing homes, the developer shall pay 100% of the cost of the labor and materials for new sidewalks, on both sides of the street, through out the development, in accordance with the infrastructure agreement.
•d. Erecting a new building on a vacant lot will require the land owner to install sidewalks along all street fronts of the property, if either adjacent property has an adjoining sidewalk.
Section 4. This local law shall take effect immediately upon its filing.