Forestport Site Review Law:
Site Review applications are required for activities listed in Section 5.2-C of the Site Review Law, including:
Download the Site Review Law here for further information. Do not forget to also check the Amendments to the law for updates.
Subdivision Law (2007)
All subdivisions of land, whether Simple, Minor, or Major, must receive prior approval from the town planning board. Definitions of the types of subdivision are found on Page 9 of the law.
Sewer District #1 Local Law
This law includes requirements regulations regarding hook-up and usage requirements, as well as the usage and maintenance fee structures.
Special Water District #1 – Rules and Regulations
Rules, regulations, and fee structure for Special Water District #1. Filing Date (Effective date) was 12/19/05. For clarity, the law posted here is the amended version enacted Nov. 15, 2005.
Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code
The Town of Forestport administers the NY State Uniform Fire prevention and Building Code, using the regulations here. It includes information on building permits, construction inspections, stop work orders,unsafe buildings, penalties, and much more.
Tax Exemption for Volunteer Firefighters and Ambulance Workers
A local law providing a tax exemption in real property owned by an enrolled volunteer firefighter or volunteer ambulance worker residing in the Town of Forestport.
A Prohibition of Private Property Burial in the Town of Forestport
Implementing Moratorium on Development of Large Scale Solar Energy Systems
Amendment to the Site Review Law of 1986 Section 9.1 and Fee Structure
Override of Tax Levy Limit Established in General Municipal Law
Department of State Website – Local Laws