Town of Cheektowaga
Erie County, NY

Resolution
RES-2015-614

Call for Public Hearing - Local Law Intro No. 2015-9 - A Local Law to Amend the Building Construction Codes Administration Law (Chapter 70 of the Town Code)

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Department:Town AttorneySponsors:Supervisor Mary Holtz, Councilmember Christine Adamczyk
Category:Public HearingFunctions:Local Law

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              WHEREAS, Chapter 70 of the Code of the Town of Cheektowaga, entitled “Building Construction Codes Administration” provides for the administration and enforcement of the New York State Building Codes relating to construction, and maintenance of buildings and structures in the Town of Cheektowaga, and

 

              WHEREAS, there is a need to amend Chapter 70 to provide for fire safety and property inspections of buildings used for public assembly and multiple dwellings in accordance with New York State Codes, and

 

              WHEREAS, a draft of such amendment has been prepared by the Supervising Code Enforcement Officer, THEREFORE, BE IT

 

              RESOLVED, that a public hearing be held on the 7th day of December, 2015 at 6:45 P.M. at the Town Hall, 3301 Broadway, Cheektowaga, New York to consider the advisability of adopting Local Law Intro No. 2015-9, entitled “A Local Law to Amend the Building Construction Codes Administration Law”, and BE IT FURTHER

 

              RESOLVED, that the Town Clerk be and hereby is directed to publish the attached Notice of Hearing in the Cheektowaga Bee .

 

             

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

              NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to the Municipal Home Rule Law of the State of New York, a Public Hearing will be held before the Town Board of the Town of Cheektowaga on the 7th day of December, 2015 at 6:45 P.M. at the Town Hall, 3301 Broadway, Cheektowaga, New York to consider and discuss and, if need be, act upon the proposed enactment of Local Law Intro No. 2015-9 of the Year 2015, entitled “A Local Law to Amend the Building Construction Codes Administration Law”.  Following is the text of the proposed Local Law Intro No. 2015-9:

Local Law Intro No. 2015-9
A Local Law to Amend the Building Construction Codes Administration Law

              1.  Section 70-29, entitled “Required fire code permitsshall be amended to add a new subsection AA., to read as follows:

§70-29.  A fire code permit shall be required for the following:

AA.  Fire safety and property maintenance inspections.

 

              1)              fire safety and property maintenance inspections of buildings which contain an               area of public assembly at intervals not to exceed one year;

             

              (2)              fire safety and property maintenance inspections of all multiple dwellings and all               nonresidential occupancies at intervals consistent with local conditions, but in no event               shall such intervals exceed one year for dormitory buildings and three years for all other               buildings."

 

Dated:  November 16, 2015

 

              BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF CHEEKTOWAGA, ERIE COUNTY, NEW YORK.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ALICE MAGIERSKI, Town Clerk

Meeting History

Nov 16, 2015 6:45 PM  Board Regular Meeting
RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Mary Holtz, Supervisor
SECONDER:Christine Adamczyk, Councilmember
AYES:Mary Holtz, James P. Rogowski, Gerald Kaminski, Diane Benczkowski, Timothy J. Meyers, Christine Adamczyk

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