TOWN OF VICTOR - NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF A LOCAL LAW SUBJECT TO PERMISSIVE REFERENDUM
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Board of the Town of Victor, County of Ontario, State of New York, at a regularly scheduled meeting held on October 25, 2021, duly adopted the following Local Law subject to permissive referendum:
TOWN OF VICTOR - LOCAL LAW NO. 5 OF 2021
A LOCAL LAW OPTING OUT OF ALLOWING ON-SITE CANNABIS CONSUMPTION SITES AS AUTHORIZED UNDER CANNABIS LAW ARTICLE 4
BE IT ENACTED by the Town Board of the Town of Victor, County of Ontario, State of New York as follows:
Section I. Intent
It is the intent of the Town of Victor Town Board to opt out of allowing on-site cannabis consumption sites in the Town of Victor (“the Town”) that would otherwise be allowed under Cannabis Law Section 131.
Section II. Authority
This Local Law is enacted pursuant to Cannabis Law Section 131 which specifically authorizes the Town Board to adopt a local law requesting the Cannabis Control Board to prohibit the establishment of cannabis on-site consumption licenses within the jurisdiction of the Town and is subject to a permissive referendum, the procedure of which is governed by Municipal Home Rule Law Section 24.
Section III. Local Law Opting Out of On-Site Cannabis Consumption Sites
The Town Board of the Town of Victor hereby opts out of allowing on-site cannabis consumption sites from being established and operated within the Town’s jurisdiction.
Section IV. Severability
If any clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, or part of this Local Law or the application thereof to any person, firm or corporation, or circumstance, shall be modified by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unconstitutional, such order or judgment shall not affect, impair, or invalidate the remainder thereof, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, or part of this Local Law so modified or in its application to the person, individual, firm or corporation or circumstance, directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment or order shall be rendered.
Section V. Repeal
All ordinances, local laws and parts thereof inconsistent with this Local Law are hereby repealed.
Section VI. Permissive Referendum/Referendum on Petition
This Local Law is subject to a referendum on petition in accordance with Cannabis Law Section 131 and the procedure outlined in Municipal Home Rule Law Section 24.
Section VII. Effective Date
This Local Law shall take effect immediately upon filing in the office of the New York State Secretary of State in accordance with section 27 of the Municipal Home Rule Law.
A PETITION, TO BE VALID, MUST BE SUBMITTED WITHIN FORTY-FIVE (45) DAYS OF THE DATE OF ADOPTION OF THIS LOCAL LAW.
By Order of the Town Board of the Town of Victor
Karen C. Bodine
October 28, 2021