Notice of Public Hearing: Town of Romulus, New York, Right to Farm law


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the Town Board of the Town of Romulus, New York, at the Town Office Building, 1435 Prospect Street, Willard, New York 14588 at 7:30 p.m. on AUGUST 15, 2012 at 7:30 pm concerning proposed Local Law No. AA of The Year 2012: A local law Establishing “Right to Farm, which provides [set forth an abstract of the proposed local law]:

ABSTRACT: It is the general purpose and intent of this law to maintain and preserve the rural traditions and character of the Town, to permit the continuation of agricultural practices, to protect the existence and operation of farms, to encourage the initiation and expansion of farms and agri-businesses, and to promote new ways

to resolve disputes concerning agricultural practices and farm operations. In

order to maintain a viable farming economy in the Town of Romulus, it is necessary

to limit the circumstances under which farming may be deemed to be a nuisance,

and to allow sound agricultural practices inherent to and necessary for the

business of farming, which do not threaten public health and/or safety, to proceed

and be undertaken free of unreasonable interference and restrictions.

This law will apply to all farmland within the boundaries of the Town of Romulus

used for agriculture as currently defined in subdivision 4, section 301, Article

25AA of the State Agriculture and Markets Law.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that at such time and place all persons interested in the subject matter thereof will be heard concerning the same.

The complete text of the proposed local law is available during normal business hours at the Office of the Town Clerk, at the Town Office Building, 1435 Prospect Street, Willard, New York 14588.

Dated: Romulus, N.Y., July 18, 2012

By Order of the Town Board of the Town of Romulus

Terry Smith, Town Clerk


Steven J. Getman, Attorney for the Town of Romulus



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