VILLAGE OF CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON
INTRODUCTORY LOCAL LAW NO. __ OF 2021
A LOCAL LAW OPTING OUT OF ALLOWING CANNABIS
DISPENSARIES AND ON-SITE CANNABIS CONSUMPTION
ESTABLISHMENTS INTHE VILLAGE OF CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON
Be it enacted by the Village Board of the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson, County of Orange, State of New York, as follows:
Section 1. Legislative Intent.
It is the intent of this local law to opt the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson out of hosting retail cannabis dispensaries and on-site cannabis consumption establishments within its boundaries.
Section 2. Authority.
This local law is adopted pursuant to Cannabis Law § 131, which expressly authorizes cities and villages to opt-out of allowing retail cannabis dispensaries and/or on-site cannabis consumption establishments to locate and operate within their boundaries.
Section 3. Local Cannabis Retail Dispensary and/or On-Site Consumption Opt-Out.
The Village Board of the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson, County of Orange, hereby opts-out of licensing and establishing cannabis retail dispensaries and cannabis on-site consumption establishments within its boundaries.
Section 4. Permissive Referendum/Referendum on Petition.
This local law is subject to a referendum on petition in accordance with Cannabis Law § 131 and the procedures outlined in Municipal Home Rule Law § 24 and Village Law § 9-90.
Section 4. Severability.
If any part or provision of this Local Law or the application thereof to any person or circumstance be adjudged invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, such judgment shall be confined in its operation to the part or provision or application directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment shall have been rendered and shall not affect or impair the validity of the remainder of this Local Law or the application thereof to other persons or circumstances, and the Village Board of the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson hereby declares that it would have passed this Local Law or the remainder thereof had such invalid application or invalid provision been apparent.
Section 5. Repeal.
All ordinances, local laws and parts thereof inconsistent with this Local Law are hereby repealed.
Section 6. Effective Date.
This law shall become effective upon filing with the office of the New York State Secretary of State in accordance with section 27 of the Municipal Home Rule Law.
Printable version of Local Law
VILLAGE OF CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON VILLAGE BOARD
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Village Board of the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson will hold a public hearing on October 18, 2021 at 7:01 P.M., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard at Village Hall, 325 Hudson Street, Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York 12520 on a proposed local law opting out of allowing cannabis dispensaries and on-site cannabis consumption establishments in the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson.
A copy of the proposed local law is available for review at the Clerk’s Office located in Village Hall at the address listed above, during normal business hours and on the Village website. Written comments may be submitted prior to or at the public hearing. Oral comments may be made at the public hearing. Persons may appear in person or by agent. The Village Board is the Lead Agency pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) for this Unlisted Action.
The Village of Cornwall-on Hudson will make every effort to assure that the Public Hearing is accessible to persons with disabilities. Anyone requiring special assistance and/or reasonable accommodations should contact the Village Clerk.
Dated: September 20, 2021
BY ORDER OF THE VILLAGE BOARD OF
THE VILLAGE OF CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON
JEANNE MAHONEY, VILLAGE CLERK