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LL 01.2021 Chapter 179 - Definition - Tree Arborist Landscape Services LOCAL LAW NO. 1 OF 2021 A LOCAL LAW AMENDING TOWN OF QUEENSBURY ZONING LAW TO ESTABLISH TREE, ARBORIST AND/OR LANDSCAPE SERVICE REGULATIONS Be it Enacted by the Queensbury Town Board as Follows: Section 1. Authority – This Local Law is adopted in accordance with New York Town Law Article 16 and the Municipal Home Rule Law. Section 2. Amendment of Section 179 “Zoning” – Chapter 179 of the Queensbury Town Code, entitled “Zoning,” is hereby amended to establish Tree, Arborist and/or Landscape Service regulations and Table 2 is hereby revised to provide for said use as an allowable use subject to a Special Use Permit and Site Plan Review as noted below. A. Definitions. §179-2-010(C) is hereby amended to add the following definition: TREE SERVICE/LANDSCAPE COMPANY - A business that provides services such as tree/plant removal, pruning, arborist service and landscaping. This service could also diagnose pest problems or plant diseases and provide fertilization services. On-site administration and sales office, storage and maintenance of company equipment, temporary storage of by-products created by business such as logs or wood chips may be included in this use. On-site processing, such as cutting, trimming, milling, chipping and grinding is not included in this use. B. Table 2: Summary of Allowed Uses in Residential Districts, is hereby amended to add “Tree Service//Landscape Company” as permitted by Special Use Permit in the Rural Residential 3 Acre (RR-3A) and Rural Residential 5 Acre (RR-5A) Zoning Districts. _______________________________________________ Note: Language in bold italics is new language to be added; Language with line drawn through is old language to be deleted. 1 Section 3. Severability –The provisions of this Local Law are severable. The invalidity of any clause, sentence, paragraph or provision of this Local Law shall apply only to the clause, sentence, paragraph or provision adjudged invalid and shall not invalidate any other clause, sentence, paragraph or part thereof and the rest of this Local Law shall remain valid and effective. Section 4. Repealer – All Local Laws or Ordinances or parts of Local Laws or Ordinances in conflict with any part of this Local Law are hereby repealed. Section 5. Effective Date – This Local Law shall take effect upon filing by the office of the New York State Secretary of State or as otherwise provided by law. _______________________________________________ Note: Language in bold italics is new language to be added; Language with line drawn through is old language to be deleted. 2