Clinton County Local Laws

Local Laws Adopted by the Clinton County Legislature

Local Laws since 1951 (Counties were authorized to enact Local Laws in 1950.  Prior to this date, New York State Passed Laws.)

 

Year Number Local Law
1951 #1 Treasurer, Petty Cash Fund (Establishing)
  #2

Salary, Highway Superintendent (Increasing)

1952 None  
1953 None  
1954 None  
1955 None  
1956 #1

Self Insurance Plan, Conversion from Workmen's Compensation Plan

  #2

Self Insurance Plan, Enumerating Rules and Regulations for Administration of

  #3

Conferences and Schools, Chairman to Authorize Attendance at

  #4

Salary, Clerk and County Auditor (Increasing)

1957 #1

Salary, Treasurer (Increasing)

  #2

Salary, Budget Director (Increasing)

1958 None  
1959 None  
1960 None  
1961 #1 Ellenburg (Town of), Legalizing Claims Against
1962 None  
1963 #1

Government Operation in the Event of an Attack

1964 #1

Self Insurance Plan, Extend Provisions

  #2

Mental Health Board, Creation of

  #3

Plattsburgh (Town of), Legalizing Claims Against

  #4

Joint Council for Economic Opportunity (JCEO), Cooperative Agreement between City and County

1965 #1 Salaries, Officers and Employees (Increasing)
  #2 Beekmantown (Town of), Legalizing Claims Against
  #3 Joint Council for Economic Opportunity (JCEO), Organizing
  #4 Joint Council for Economic Opportunity (JCEO), Cooperative Agreement with City of Plattsburgh and County
  #5 Voter Registration (Establishing)
  #6 Joint Council for Economic Opportunity (JCEO), Cooperative Agreement with City of Plattsburgh and County
  #7 Self Insurance Plan, Conversion from Workmen's Compensation Plan Self Insurance Plan (Repealing Local Law #1 of 1956)
1966 None  
1967 #1 Salaries, Officers and Employees (Increasing)
1968 #1 Salaries, Officers and Employees (Increasing)
1969 #1 New Industries, Sale of 55.8 Acres of Land (Town of Plattsburgh)
1970 #1 Conduct, Standards for Officers and Employees
  #2 Ethics Board (Establishing)
1971 None  
1972 #1 Traffic Safety Board (Establishing)
1973 #1 Administrative Assistant (Creation of)
1974 #1 Conferences and Schools Attendance, Chairman to Approve
  #2 Off-Track Betting (Adoption of)
  #3 Schuyler Falls (Town of), Legalizing Payment of $50,783.71
1975 None  
1976 #1 Salaries, Elected and Appointed Officials (Increasing)
  #2 Salaries, Elected and Appointed Officials (Increasing)
  #3 Real Property Tax Law (Granting No Exemptions)
1977 #1 Environmental Quality Review Act
  #2 Solid Waste, Collection and Disposal of
1978 #1 Solid Waste, Collection and Disposal of (Amending Local Law #2 of 1977)
  #2 Legislature, Filling Vacancies on the Board of
  #3 Highway Superintendent, Restricting Liability of in Certain Actions
1979 #1 Taxes, Alternate Method for Collecting Delinquent Tax
1980 #1

County Administrator, Establishing Position of

  #2 Salary, Treasurer (Increasing)
1981 #1 Salary, Treasurer (Increasing)
1982 #1

Snowmobiles, Regulations and Operation of on Public Trails 

  #2 Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) Agreement to Operate a Consortium
1983 #1

Legislative Districts, Creation of

  Proposed #2 Legislative Districts, Creation of (Defeated)
  Proposed #3 Legislative Districts, Creation of (Defeated)
1984 #1 Retirement Incentive, Electing
  #2 Veterans Exemption, Not to Grant Exemption
1985 #1

County Administrator, Establishing Term of

  #2 Retirement Incentive Program (Clinton Community College)
  #3 Civil Service Administration, Electing Optional Form of
  #4 Codes, Uniform Fire Prevention and Building, Option Not to Enforce
  #5 Salaries, County Clerk, Sheriff and Treasurer (Establishing)
1986 #1

Salaries, County Clerk, Sheriff and Treasurer (Establishing)

  #2 Nursing Home (Clinton County), Establishment of
  #3 Solid Waste, Collection and Disposal of (Amending #1 of 1978)
  #4 Highway Superintendent, Restricting Liability in Certain Actions (Amending #3 of 1978)
1987 #1 Conduct, Standards for Officers and Employees (Amending #1 of 1970)
1988 #1 Handicapped Tax Exemption
1989 None  
1990 #1

Liability, Restricting the County in Certain Actions

  #2 Mental Hygiene Board, Member/Subcommittees Serving More Than 2 Consecutive Years
  #3 E911 (Enhanced 911) Surcharge, Imposing
  #4 Ethics and Disclosure Law (Repealing Local Law #1 of 1970 and Local Law #1 of 1987)
1991 #1

Ethics and Disclosure Law (Amending Local Law #4 of 1990)

  Proposed #2 Solar and Wind Energy Exemption, Disallowing (Defeated)
  #2 Solid Waste, Disposal of (Repealing Local Law #3 of 1986)
  #3 Retirement Incentive (Electing)
1992 #1

Solid Waste Law (Amending #2 of 1991)

  #2 Solid Waste Law (Repealing Local Law #3 of 1986 and Local Law #1 of 1992)
  #3 Recycling Law (Adopting)
  #4 Retirement Incentive, Electing
1993 Proposed #1 Legislative Districts, Creating (Repealing Local Law #1 of 1983) (Defeated)
  #1 Solid Waste Law (Repealing Local Law #1 of 1992)
1994 #1

Court Fees, Establishing for Custody/Visitation Investigations

  #2 Probation Fees (Establishing Pursuant to Article Thirty-One of the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law)
  #3 Solid Waste Law (Repealing Local Law #1 of 1992)
  #4 Recycling Law (Repealing Local Law #3 of 1992)
1995 #1

Tax Exemption, Authorizing for Certain Industrial Property in the City of Plattsburgh

  #2 Taxes - Installment Payments, Extending Redemption Period, Establishing Title Search Fees
  #3 Tax Exemption for Industrial Property In the City of Plattsburgh (Repealing Local Law #1 of 1995)
  #4 Restitution Payments, Increasing Surcharge from 5 percent to 10 percent
  #5 Legislature, Filling Vacancies on Board of (Repealing Local Law #2 of 1978)
1996 #1

Solid Waste Law (Repealing Local Law #3 of 1994)

  #2 Senior Citizen Eligibility (Increasing)
  #3 Legislature, Term Limits (Imposing)
  #4 Legislature, Term of Office (Increasing from 2 to 3 Years)
1997 #1

Taxes, Installment Payments of (Authorizing)

  #2 Legislative Districts, Reapportionment of
  #3 Legislative Districts, Reapportionment of (Amending Local Law #2 of 1997)
  #4 Veterans Exemption, Repealing Local Law #2 of 1994 Not to Grant    
  #5 Redemption Period, Extending for Residential and Farm Properties
1998 #1

Disabled Persons Tax Exemption

  #2 Ethics & Disclosure Law (Amending and Re-stating Local Law #1 of 1991)
  #3 Senior Citizen Income Eligibility (Superseding Local Law #2 of 1996)
1999 None  
2000 #1

Elections (Board of), Disqualifying as Employee During Candidacy for Public Office

  #2 Disabled Persons Tax Exemption
  #3 Senior Citizens Income Eligibility
2001 #1

Tax Receipts, Authorizing Fee for Duplicates

  #2 Veterans Exemption (Increasing) (Repealing Local Law #2 of 1984 and #4 of 1997)
  #3 Wireless 911 Calls, Mandatory Routing of
2002 #1

Legislative Districts, Reapportionment of

  #2 Pricing Accuracy
  #3 Tax Bills, Listing Information on
  #4 Salaries, County Clerk, Sheriff and Treasurer (Establishing)
  #5 Legislature, Term of Office (Increasing from 3 to 4 years) (Superseding Local Law #4 of 1996)
2003 #1

Empire Zone #56, Revision of

  #2 Airport, Procedure for Transfer of Interests in
  #3 Probation Services, Fees for Administration of Certain Services
2004 #1

Wireless Surcharge, Imposition of 911

  #2 Empire Zone #56, Revision of
2005 #1

Inmate Healthcare, Reimbursement for

  #2 Empire Zone #56, Re-designation of Certain Areas
  #3 Solid Waste and Recycling Law, Amending
2006 #1

Redemption Period, Extending for Residential and Farm Properties (Amending #5 of 1997 and #2 of 1995)

  #2 Tax Bills, Repealing Local Law #3 of 2002, Listing of Information on
  #3 Tax Exemptions (Disallowing), Pursuant to Section 487 of the Real Property Tax Law
  #4 Disabled Persons and Senior Citizens Tax Exemption (Increasing)
2007 #1

Salaries, County Clerk, Sheriff and Treasurer (Establishing) (Repealing Local Law #1 of 1986 as Amended by Local Law #4 of 2002)

2008 #1

Veterans Tax Exemption (Cold War)

  #2 Room Occupancy Tax Law
  #3 County Clerk Fees, Amending for Recording, Entering, Indexing and Endorsing Certificates
2009 #1 Solid Waste and Recycling Law, Repealing All Previous
  #2 Staggered Terms of Office for Members of the Legislature of Clinton County
2010 #1 Firefighter Exemption
  #2 Repealing Local Law #3 of the Year 1996 Eliminating Term Limits
2011 #1 Ethics and Disclosure Law (Amending and Restating Local Law #2 of 1998)
  #2 Room Occupancy Tax Law (Amending)
2012 #1 Reapportionment of Clinton County Legislative Districts
2012 #2 Room Occupancy Tax Law (Amending)
2012 #3 Prohibit the Sale and Possession of Synthetic Cannabinoids and other Synthetic Drugs
2012 #4 Regulating the Use of Tobacco Products Upon RP Owned or Leased by Clinton County
2013 #1 Establishing and Extending Date for Final Redemption of Delinquent Property Taxes
  #2 Clinton County Best Value Contract Award Law
2014 #1 Prohibition on Use and Disposal of Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) Waste Products in Clinton County
  #2 Establishing a Right To Farm Law of Clinton County
2015 #1 Allowing for Common, Safe Items to be Excluded from the Dangerous Fireworks Definition as Permitted by New York State Penal Law Section 405 (b)
  #2 Repealing Local Law #1 of 2000 titled, "Disqualifying Any Person During the Period of His/Her Candidacy for Elective Public Office from the Appointment or Continued Employment as an Employee of the County Board of Elections"
  #3 Amending Local Law No. 2 of the Year 2012 titled, "Amending Local Law No. 2 of the Year 2011 titled, Amending Local Law No. 2 of the Year 2008 titled, "Clinton County Room Occupancy Tax Law."
2016 None  
     
2017 #1

Repealing Clinton County Local Law No. 1 of the Year 2004; and Imposing the Wireless Communications Surcharges Pursuant to the Authority of Tax Law 186-g

2017 #2 A Local Law to Amend Local Law No. 1 of the year 2008 titled, "A Local Law to Provide for an Exemption from Real Property Taxes for Real Property Owned by Veterans Who Rendered Military Service to the United States During the "Cold War"

 

Local Law Number Year
Administrative Assistant (Creation of) #1 1973
Airport, Procedure for Transfer of Interests in #2 2003
Allowing for Common, Safe Items to be Excluded from the Dangerous Fireworks Definition as permitted by New York State Penal Law Section 405 (b) #1 2015
Amending Local Law No. 2 of the Year 2012 titled, "Amending Local Law No. 2 of the Year 2011 titled, "Amending Local Law No. 2 of the Year 2008 titled, "Clinton County Room Occupancy Tax Law" #3 2015
Beekmantown (Town of), Legalizing Claims Against #2 1965
Civil Service Administration, Electing Optional Form of #3 1985
Clinton County Best Value Contract Award Law #2 2013
Codes, Uniform Fire Prevention and Building, Option Not to Enforce #4 1985
Conduct, Standards for Officers and Employees (Amending #1 of 1970) #1 1987
Conduct, Standards for Officers and Employees #1 1970
Conferences and Schools, Chairman to Authorize Attendance at #1 1974

Conferences and Schools, Chairman to Authorize Attendance at

#3 1956

County Administrator, Establishing Position of

#1 1980

County Administrator, Establishing Term of

#1 1985
County Clerk Fees for Recording, Entering, Indexing and Endorsing Certificates #3 2008

Court Fees, Establishing for Custody/Visitation Investigations

#1 1994
Disabled Persons and Senior Citizens Tax Exemption (Increasing) #4 2006
Disabled Persons Tax Exemption #2 2000

Disabled Persons Tax Exemption

#1 1998
E911 (Enhanced 911) Surcharge, Imposing #3 1990

Elections (Board of), Disqualifying as Employee During Candidacy for Public Office

#1 2000
Ellenburg (Town of), Legalizing Claims Against #1 1961
Empire Zone #56, Re-designation of Certain Areas #2 2005
Empire Zone #56, Revision of #2 2004

Empire Zone #56, Revision of

#1 2003
Environmental Quality Review Act #1 1977
Establishing a Right to Farm Law of Clinton County #2 2014
Establishing and Extending Date for Final Redemption of Delinquent Property Taxes #1 2013
Ethics and Disclosure Law (Amending and Re-stating Local Law #2 of 1998) #1 2011
Ethics and Disclosure Law (Amending and Re-stating Local Law #1 of 1991) #2 1998

Ethics and Disclosure Law (Amending Local Law #4 of 1990)

#1 1991
Ethics and Disclosure Law (Repealing Local Law #1 of 1970 and Local Law #1 of 1987) #4 1990
Ethics Board (Establishing) #2 1970
Firefighter Exemption #1 2010

Government Operation in the Event of an Attack

#1 1963
Handicapped Tax Exemption #1 1988
Highway Superintendent, Restricting Liability in Certain Actions (Amending #3 of 1978) #4 1986
Highway Superintendent, Restricting Liability of in Certain Actions #3 1978

Inmate Healthcare, Reimbursement for

#1 2005
Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) Agreement to Operate a Consortium #2 1982
Joint Council for Economic Opportunity (JCEO), Cooperative Agreement #6 1965
Joint Council for Economic Opportunity (JCEO), Cooperative Agreement #4 1965
Joint Council for Economic Opportunity (JCEO), Organizing #3 1965

Joint Council for Economic Opportunity (JCEO), Cooperative Agreement

#4 1964

Legislative Districts, Creation of

#1 1983
Legislative Districts, Creating (Repealing Local Law #1 of 1983) (Defeated) Proposed #1 1993
Legislative Districts, Creation of (Defeated) Proposed #3 1983
Legislative Districts, Creation of (Defeated) Proposed #2 1983

Legislative Districts, Reapportionment of

#1 2002
Legislative Districts, Reapportionment of (Amending Local Law #2 of 1997) #3 1997
Legislative Districts, Reapportionment of #2 1997
Legislature, Filling Vacancies on Board of (Repealing Local Law #2 of 1978) #5 1995
Legislature, Filling Vacancies on Board of #2 1978
Legislature, Term Limits (Imposing) #3 1996
Legislature, Terms of Office, Staggered for Members #2 2009
Legislature, Term of Office (Increase from 3 to 4 years) (Superseding #4 of 1996) #5 2002
Legislature, Term of Office (Increasing from 2 to 3 Years) #4 1996

Liability, Restricting the County in Certain Actions

#1 1990

Mental Health Board, Creation of

#2 1964
Mental Hygiene Board, Member Serving More than 2 Consecutive Years #2 1990
New Industries, Sale of 55.8 Acres of Land (Town of Plattsburgh) #1 1969
Nursing Home (Clinton County), Establishment of #2 1986
Off-Track Betting (Adoption of) #2 1974

Plattsburgh (Town of), Legalizing Claims Against

#3 1964
Pricing Accuracy #2 2002
Probation Fees for Administration of Certain Services #3 2003
Probation Fees (Establishing Pursuant to Article 31 NYS Vehicle and Traffic Law) #2 1994
Prohibit the Sale and Possession of Synthetic Cannabinoids and other Synthetic Drugs #3 2012
Prohibition on Use and Disposal of Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) Waste Products in Clinton County #1 2014
Real Property Tax Law (Granting No Exemptions) #3 1976
Reapportionment of Clinton County Legislative Districts #1 2012
Recycling Law (Repealing Local Law #3 of 1992) #4 1994
Recycling Law (Adopting) #3 1992

Redemption Period, Extend Residential and Farm Properties (Amending #5 of 1997 and #2 of 1995)

#1 2006
Redemption Period, Extend Residential and Farm Properties #5 1997
Regulating the Use of Tobacco Products Upon RP Owned or Leased by Clinton County #4 2012
Repealing Clinton County Local Law No. 1 of the Year 2004; and Imposing the Wireless Communications Surcharges Pursuant to the Authority of Tax Law 186-g #1 2017
Repealing Local Law #1 of 2000 titled, "Disqualifying Any Person During the Period of His/Her Candidacy for Elective Public Office from the Appointment or Continued Employment as an Employee of the County Board of Elections" #2 2015
Repealing Local Law #3 of the Year 1996, Eliminating Term Limits #2 2010
Restitution Payments, Increasing Surcharge from 5 percent to 10 percent #4 1995
Retirement Incentive, Electing #4 1992
Retirement Incentive, Electing #3 1991
Retirement Incentive Program (Clinton Community College) #2 1985
Retirement Incentive, Electing #1 1984
Room Occupancy Tax Law #2 2008
Room Occupancy Tax Law (Amending) #2 2011
Room Occupancy Tax Law (Amending) #1 2012

Salaries, County Clerk, Sheriff and Treasurer (Establishing) (Repealing #1 of 1986; #4 of 2002)

#1 2007
Salaries, County Clerk, Sheriff and Treasurer (Establishing) #4 2002

Salaries, County Clerk, Sheriff and Treasurer (Establishing)

#1 1986
Salaries, County Clerk, Sheriff and Treasurer (Establishing) #5 1985
Salaries, Elected and Appointed Officials (Increasing) #1 1976
Salaries, Elected and Appointed Officials (Increasing) #2 1976
Salaries, Officers and Employees (Increasing) #1 1968
Salaries, Officers and Employees (Increasing) #1 1967
Salaries, Officers and Employees (Increasing) #1 1965

Salary, Budget Director (Increasing)

#2 1957

Salary, Clerk and County Auditor (Increasing)

#4 1956

Salary, Highway Superintendent (Increasing)

#2 1951
Salary, Treasurer (Increasing) #1 1981
Salary, Treasurer (Increasing) #2 1980

Salary, Treasurer (Increasing)

#1 1957
Schuyler Falls (Town of), Legalizing Payment of $50,783.71 #3 1974
Self Insurance Plan, Conversion from Workmen's Compensation (Repealing #1 of 1956) #7 1965

Self Insurance Plan, Extend Provisions

#1 1964

Self Insurance Plan, Enumerating Rules and Regulations for Administration of

#2 1956

Self Insurance Plan, Conversion from Workmen's Compensation Plan

#1 1956
Senior Citizens Income Eligibility #4 2006
Senior Citizens Income Eligibility #3 2000
Senior Citizen Income Eligibility (Superseding Local Law #2 of 1996) #3 1998
Senior Citizen Eligibility (Increasing) #2 1996

Snowmobiles, Regulations and Operation of on Public Trails 

#1 1982
Solar and Wind Energy Exemption, Disallowing (Defeated) Proposed #2 1991
Solid Waste and Recycling Law, Repealing All Previous #1 2009
Solid Waste and Recycling Law, Amending #3 2005

Solid Waste Law (Repealing Local Law #3 of 1994)

#1 1996
Solid Waste Law (Repealing Local Law #1 of 1992) #3 1994
Solid Waste Law (Repealing Local Law #1 of 1992) #1 1993
Solid Waste Law (Repealing Local Law #3 of 1986 and Local Law #1 of 1992) #2 1992

Solid Waste Law (Amending #2 of 1991)

#1 1992
Solid Waste, Disposal of (Repealing Local Law #3 of 1986) #2 1991
Solid Waste, Collection and Disposal of (Amending #1 of 1978) #3 1986
Solid Waste, Collection and Disposal of (Amending Local Law #2 of 1977) #1 1978
Solid Waste, Collection and Disposal of #2 1977
Tax Bills, Repealing Local Law #3 of 2002, Listing of Information on #2 2006
Tax Bills, Listing Information on #3 2002
Tax Exemption for Industrial Property In the City of Plattsburgh (Repealing Local Law #1 of 1995) #3 1995

Tax Exemption for Industrial Property in the City of Plattsburgh

#1 1995
Tax Exemptions (Disallowing), Pursuant to Section 487 of the Real Property Tax Law #3 2006

Tax Receipts, Authorizing Fee for Duplicates

#1 2001
Taxes, Alternate Method for Collecting Delinquent Tax #1 1979

Taxes, Installment Payments, Authorizing

#1 1997
Taxes, Installment Payments, Extending Redemption Period, Establishing Title Search Fees #2 1995
Traffic Safety Board (Establishing) #1 1972
Veterans Tax Exemption (Cold War), Amending Local Law No. 1 of the Year 2008 #2 2017

Veterans Tax Exemption (Cold War)

#1 2008
Veterans Tax Exemption (Increasing) (Repealing Local Law #2 of 1984 and #4 of 1997) #2 2001
Veterans Tax Exemption, Repealing Local Law #2 of 1994 Not to Grant     #4 1997
Veterans Tax Exemption, Not to Grant Exemption #2 1984
Voter Registration (Establishing) #5 1965

Wireless Surcharge, Imposition of 911

#1 2004
Wireless 911 Calls, Mandatory Routing of #3 2001