Laws of the State of New York

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Page 8 - Such chairman, or in his absence the acting chairman, may administer oaths and compel the attendance of witnesses. All meetings of the board shall be open to the public. The board shall keep minutes of its proceedings, showing the vote of each member upon...
Page 9 - An appeal stays all proceedings in furtherance of the action appealed from, unless the officer from whom the appeal is taken certifies to the board of adjustment after the notice of appeal shall have been filed with him that by reason of facts stated in the certificate a stay would, in his opinion, cause imminent peril to life or property.
Page 10 - If, upon the hearing, it shall appear to the court that testimony is necessary for the proper disposition of the matter, it may take evidence or appoint a referee to take such evidence as it may direct and report the same to the court with his findings of fact and conclusions of law, which shall constitute a part of the proceedings upon which the determination of the court shall be made. The court may reverse or affirm, wholly or partly, or may modify the decision brought up for review.
Page 9 - In exercising the above-mentioned powers such board may, in conformity with the provisions of this act, reverse or affirm, wholly or partly, or may modify the order, requirement, decision, or determination appealed from and may make such order, requirement, decision, or determination as ought to be made, and to that end shall have all the powers of the officer from whom the appeal is taken.
Page 10 - The board of adjustment shall not be required to return the original papers acted upon by it, but it shall be sufficient to return certified or sworn copies thereof or of such portions thereof as may be called for by such writ. The return shall concisely set forth such other facts as may be pertinent and material to show the grounds of the decision appealed from and shall be verified.
Page 7 - To regulate and restrict the location of trades and industries and the location of buildings designed for specified uses, and may divide the city into districts of such number, shape and area as it may deem best suited to carry out the purposes of this section.
Page 6 - An act to amend chapter two hundred and seventeen of the Laws of nineteen hundred and fourteen, entitled 'An act to provide a charter for the city of Buffalo...
Page 32 - ... years, one for a term of three years, one for a term of two years, and one for a term of one year...
Page 52 - ... imprisonment in a county jail not exceeding three months, or by a fine not exceeding fifty dollars, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
Page 11 - ... laws, a list of real estate so liable to be sold, together with a notice that such real estate will, on a day at the expiration of said six weeks...

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