City of Binghamton, New York

Adoption of Local Laws

Ordinance Part: 
Code of Ordinances Part 1. Administrative Legislation



[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Binghamton 10-5-1970 (Sub-Part IV of the 1970 Code); amended in its entirety by L.L. No. 3-1971. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]


Administration of government -- See Ch. 5.

City Council -- See Ch. 26.


§ 87-1.  Hearing and notice requirements. 

A.         Whenever a local law, after its passage by the Council of the City of Binghamton, shall be presented to the Mayor for approval, he shall within 10 days fix a day for a public hearing, concerning such local law, and cause public notice of the time and place of such hearing to be given. Such notice of public hearing shall be given by publication for two successive days in a daily newspaper or daily newspapers published in Broome County having general circulation in the City of Binghamton, and designated by Council of said City, to be the official newspaper or newspapers of said City. Such hearing shall be held not earlier than five days after the date of the last publication of such notice. 


B.         Such notice shall contain the title of the local law and an explanatory statement concerning the same. The Mayor shall attend at the time and place appointed for such hearing and afford an opportunity for a public hearing concerning such local law. Such hearing may be adjourned from time to time but an adjournment shall not operate to extend the time of the Mayor to approve such local law or return it to the council with his objections, pursuant to the Municipal Home Rule Law.