Town of Southampton
Long Island, NY

Town Board Resolution
RES-2016-1165

Notice of Public Hearing to Consider Amending Town Code 123-16 As It Relates to Updated Certificates of Occupancy

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Department:Town AttorneySponsors:Supervisor Jay Schneiderman
Category:Public HearingsFunctions:None

Financial Impact

Anticipated revenues to be determined.

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RESOLVED, that the Town Board of the Town of Southampton hereby directs that a public hearing shall be held on December 27, 2016, at 1:00 p.m., at the Southampton Town Hall, 116 Hampton Road, Southampton, New York, to hear any and all persons either for or against a proposed local law entitled: “A LOCAL LAW amending Town Code §123-16 as it relates to certificates of occupancy” which provides as follows:

 

LOCAL LAW NO.     OF 2017

 

A LOCAL LAW amending Town Code §123-16 as it relates to certificates of occupancy.

 

BE IT ENACTED by the Town Board of the Town of Southampton as follows:

 

SECTION 1.  Legislative Intent

 

The Town Board of the Town of Southampton seeks to ensure that updated certificates of occupancy are obtained upon any change in ownership of a property.

 

SECTION 2.  Amendment.

 

Town Code §123-16 of the Code of the Town of Southampton is hereby amended by adding the underlined words as follows:

 

123-16. Certificate of Occupancy.

 

A.              No building hereafter erected shall be used or occupied in whole or in part until a certificate of occupancy shall have been issued by the Building Inspector, in addition to any which may be required under the Zoning Ordinance.  Upon any change in ownership of a property, an updated certificate of occupancy shall be obtained.

 

SECTION 3. Authority.

 

The proposed local law is enacted pursuant to Municipal Home Rule Law §10(1)(i) and New York State Town Law §130(1).

 

SECTION 4.  Severability.

 

If any section or subdivision, paragraph, clause, phrase of this law shall be adjudged invalid or held unconstitutional by any court of competent jurisdiction, any judgment made thereby shall not affect the validity of this law as a whole or any part thereof other than the part or provision so adjudged to be invalid or unconstitutional.

 

SECTION 5.  Effective Date.

 

This local law shall take effect upon filing with the Secretary of State pursuant to the Municipal Home Rule Law.

 

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Town Clerk is hereby directed to publish the following Notice of Public Hearing:

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

TAKE NOTICE that the Town Board of the Town of Southampton shall hold a public hearing on December 27, 2016, at 1:00 p.m., at the Southampton Town Hall, 116 Hampton Road, Southampton, New York, to hear any and all persons either for or against a proposed local law entitled: “A LOCAL LAW amending Town Code §123-16 as it relates to certificates of occupancy.”

 

SUMMARY OF LOCAL LAW

 

The proposed amendment would require, upon a change in ownership of a property, that an updated certificate of occupancy be obtained.

 

Copies of the proposed local law sponsored by Supervisor Jay Schneiderman are on file in the Town Clerk’s Office, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

                                                                                    BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD

                                                                                    TOWN OF SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK

                                                                                    SUNDY A. SCHERMEYER, TOWN CLERK

 

 

Meeting History

Dec 13, 2016 1:00 PM Video Town Board Regular Town Board Meeting
RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Jay Schneiderman, Supervisor
SECONDER:Julie Lofstad, Councilwoman
AYES:Jay Schneiderman, Julie Lofstad, Christine Preston Scalera, John Bouvier, Stan Glinka