Local Laws

Local Laws of the former Village of Port Henry are listed here for information.  For those laws that exist in a digital format, a link to the full text is provided (.pdf files). The Village of Port Henry dissolved on April 1, 2017.   How will Local Laws be impacted by the dissolution?  "All Village laws and ordinances will remain effective for up to two years after the date of dissolution. At any point during this two year period, the Town of Moriah Town Board may review existing laws and consider them for adoption by the Town and may revise them as necessary at their discretion. If no action is taken by the Town Board within the two year period, the law(s) will be automatically repealed." --"Village of Port Henry Dissolution Plan", Feb., 2016, as presented by Laberge Group

Laws that have expired, been repealed, or have been replaced by a later law, are lined through.

Further information from the "Dissolution Plan" is indicated in the listing.

STL  A "similar Town Law" exists.  Provisions of Village law if applicable may be incorporated into an existing Town Law.

 RTL  Recommended Town Law will need to be revised and written.

(No marking): Would no longer be applicable; outdated or superseded by other laws; would not become part of the Town Law.

  • 1968 #1   Providing for Public Notice Relating to Adoption of Local Laws 
    •            (See also 1973#2)
  • 1968 #2   Stop Intersections for Certain Streets
    •            (see also 1974 #1 for revised law) 
  • 1968        Amendment to Village Ordinance of Dec. 15, 1958 (Parking of Vehicles)
    •            (Parking prohibited, all streets, 2 AM - 6 AM, Nov. 15th - April 1st)
  • 1969 #1   Removal of Ice Fishing Shanties RTL
  • 1970 #1   Compensation of Village Officers
  • 1970 #2   Conduct of Officers and Employees
  • 1972 #1   Regulation of Automobile Junk Yards STL
  • 1972 #2   Dumps STL
  • 1973 #1   Dog Leash Law
    •            (repealed and replaced by 2009 #2)
  • 1973 #2   Public Notice Relating to Adoption of Local Laws
    •            (see also 1968 #1)
  • 1973 #3   General Powers of the Village Board
  • 1974 #1   Stop & Yield Intersections
    •            (see also 1968 #2)
  • 1975 #1   Use of Village Water
    •           (repealed and replaced by 2011 #2)
  • 1975 #2   Flood Prone Areas RTL
  • 1976 #1   Hawkers & Peddlers - Regulations STL
  • 1976 #2   Exemption Percentages for Commercial Industries
  • 1977 #1   Open Meeting Law
  • 1978 #1   Requiring Written Notice of Alledged Defective Highways STL
  • 1979 #1   Overnight Parking
    •           (abolished 2/10/03)
  • 1979 #2   Tax Abatement
  • 1981 #1   Rubbish & Abandoned Vehicles STL
  • 1983 #1   Open Container RTL
  • 1984 #2   Flood Control
  • 1985 #1   Sewer Use RTL
  • 1987 #1   Flood Damage RTL
  • 1988 #1   Regulating Parking Along Main St. and Broad St. RTL
  • 1989 #1   Development Review Law
    •           (see also 2007 #1 for revisions)
  • 1990 #1   Abolish Police Department
  • 1991 #1   Sewer Rent Increase RTL
  • 1994 #1   Building Codes - Fire Prevention
    •           (repealed and replaced by 2009 #1)
  • 1994 #2   Assessing Unit Terminated
  • 1995 #1   Property Maintenance
    •           (Repealed by Local Law #3 of 2012)
  • 2003 #1   Restricting Adult Uses
  • 2004 #1   Prohibiting Skateboards, Scooters, etc. from Main St. RTL
  • 2004 #2   Prohibiting Farm Animals in the Village RTL 
  • 2007 #1   Development Review Law (revision of 1989 #1) RTL
    •           (added "signs" section)
  • 2007 #2   Outdoor Furnace Regulations STL
  • 2009 #1   NYS Uniform Fire Prevetion and Building Codes STL
    •           (replaces 1994 #1)
  • 2009 #2   Regulation of Dogs in the Village STL
    •           (replaces 1973 #1)
  • 2011 #1   Establishing a Moratorium on  Street Level Residential Development
    •           (Expired; See Local Law #4 of 2011 for extension)
  • 2011 #2   Water Law RTL
  • 2011 #3   Requiring Certificate of Occupancy STL
  • 2011 #4   Extending the Moratorium on Street Level Residential Development 
    • (Expired; See Local Law #2 of 2012 for extension)
  • 2012 #1   Tax Cap Override
  • 2012 #2   Extending the Moratorium on St. Level Res. Development
    • (Expired April 2013; See Local Law #2 of 2013 for extension)
  • 2012 #3   Unsafe Structure Law STL
  • 2013 #1  Tax Cap Override
  • 2013 #2  Extending the Moratorium on Street Level Residential Development
    •           (Expired. See Local Law No. 3 of 2013 for externsion).
  • 2013 #3  Extending the Moratorium on Street level Residential Development
    •           (Expired.  See Local Law #2 of 2014).
  • 2014 #1  Tax Cap Override
  • 2014 #2  Extending the Moratorium on Street Level Residential Development
    •          (Expired.  See Local Law #3 of 2014).
  • 2014 #3  Extending the Moratorium on Street Level Residential Development
    •          (Expired.  See Local Law #2 of 2015).
  • 2015 #1  Tax Cap Override
  • 2015 #2  Extending the Moratorium on Street Level Residential Development in a Portion of the Village
  • 2016 #1 
  • 2016 #2
  • 2016 #3  Extending the Moratorium on Street Level Residential Development in a Portion of the Village
  • 2017 #1  Zoning Law (proposed); (Zoning Map) [ was NOT enacted ]

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