Village of
New York Mills
Oneida County, NY



175-4.  Definitions.


For the purpose of these regulations, certain words and terms used herein are defined as follows: 

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN  -- The materials, written and/or graphic, including but not limited to maps, charts, studies, resolutions, reports and other descriptive material that identify the goals, objectives, principles, guidelines, policies, standards, devices and instruments for the immediate and long-range protection, enhancement, growth and development of the Village.  

EASEMENT  -- Authorization by a property owner for the use by another, and for a specified purpose, of any designated part of his property.  

OFFICIAL MAP  -- The map established by the Village Board of Trustees pursuant to  7-724 of the Village Law, showing streets, highways, parks and drainage, both existing and proposed.  

PLANNING BOARD or BOARD  -- The Planning Board of the Village.  

PRELIMINARY PLAT  -- A drawing or drawings clearly marked "preliminary plat," showing the salient features of a proposed subdivision, as specified in Article V,  175-23 of these regulations, submitted to the Planning Board for purposes of consideration prior to submission of the plat in final form and of sufficient detail to apprise the Planning Board of the layout of the proposed subdivision.  

SKETCH PLAN  -- A sketch of a proposed subdivision showing the information specified in Article V,  175-21 of these regulations to enable the subdivider to save time and expense in reaching general agreement with the Planning Board as to the form of the layout and objectives of these regulations.  

STREET  -- Includes streets, roads, avenues, lanes, or other trafficways between right-of-way lines.  

STREET, COLLECTOR  -- A street which serves or is designed to serve as a trafficway for a neighborhood or as a feeder to a major street.  

STREET, CUL-DE-SAC  -- A street or a portion of a street with only one vehicular traffic outlet and having a turning loop or similar arrangement at the closed end.  

STREET, MAJOR  -- A street which serves or is designed to serve heavy flows of traffic and which is used primarily as a route for traffic between communities and/or other heavy traffic generating areas.  

STREET, MINOR  -- A street intended to serve primarily as an access to abutting properties.  

STREET PAVEMENT  -- The wearing or exposed surface of the roadway used by vehicular traffic.  

STREET WIDTH  -- The width of right-of-way, measured at right angles to the center line of the street.  

SUBDIVIDER  -- Any person, firm, corporation, partnership or association, who shall lay out any subdivision or part thereof as defined herein, either for himself or others.  

SUBDIVISION  -- The division of any parcel of land into two or more lots, plots or sites, or other division of land, with or without streets or highways, for the purpose, whether immediate or future, of transfer of ownership or building development, and shall include resubdivision, in whole or in part, of any plat, filed or unfiled, which is entirely or partially undeveloped.  

SUBDIVISION, MAJOR  -- Any subdivision not classified as a minor subdivision, including, but not limited to, subdivisions of five or more lots, or any size subdivision requiring any new street or extension of municipal facilities.  

SUBDIVISION, MINOR  -- Any subdivision containing not more than four lots fronting on an existing street, not involving any new street or road or the extension of municipal facilities and not adversely affecting the development of the remainder of the parcel or adjoining property and not in conflict with any provision or portion of the Comprehensive Plan, Official Map, Zoning Ordinance or these regulations.  

SUBDIVISION PLAT or FINAL PLAT  -- A drawing, in final form, showing a proposed subdivision containing all information or detail required by law and by these regulations to be presented to the Planning Board for approval, and which, if approved, may be duly filed or recorded by the applicant in the office of the County Clerk or Registrar.  

VILLAGE ENGINEER  -- A licensed professional engineer designated by the Village.