Cortlandville passes local law regarding property codes

(Photo via the Town of Cortlandville).

The Cortlandville town board unanimously approved a local law Wednesday that would keep the town in compliance with building and fire prevention codes at the state level.

The law amends the town of Cortlandville’s Chapter 86 fire prevention and building code administration. It puts Cortlandville in compliance with a number of new housing code changes at the state level in regards to part 1203 of Title 19 of the property code.

A breakdown of the state property code can be seen here.

A second law regarding codes was tabled by the board, according to Clerk Kristin Rocco-Petrella. The proposed local law is an amendment to Chapter 86 fire prevention and building code administration, and introduces a stipulation that requires multifamily housing with more than four dwellings to have two entrances and exits for fire department vehicles.

“The town is waiting for comments from (residents) and the county planning board before being able to take action,” she said. “The public hearing was held, however no comments were made.”