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City of Rye Police Department
Friday May 6th, 2011 :: 08:38 p.m. EDT


Reminder: Rye City Code Section 133-8 prohibits construction prior to 10:00 AM Saturday and all day Sunday.

Warm weather brings with it an increased number of home improvement projects. Residents are reminded that Section 133-8 of the Rye City Code prohinits construction work prior to 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, and all day on Sunday. A copy of the statute is attached for your information. Violations may be summonsed.

We thank you -- and your contractors -- for your cooperation.

All work performed by one or more employees and/or independent contractors pursuant to an oral or written agreement for compensation and involving the construction, reconstruction, demolition or removal of buildings or major repairs to buildings, the excavation, clearing, filling or grading of land or the placement or removal of earth, stone or building material of any kind, whether or not the work involves the use of machinery or power tools. The term "construction work" shall not mean the performance of necessary emergency repairs.

B. Construction work prohibited at certain hours and on certain days. No person shall engage in construction work earlier than 7:30 a.m. or later than 6:30 p.m., prevailing time, on weekdays; earlier than 10:00 a.m. or later than 5:00 p.m., prevailing time, on Saturdays; or at any hour on Sundays or any of the following holidays: New Year's Day, Presidents' Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

C. Notwithstanding any provision of ยง 133-8 to the contrary, an individual may perform construction work him/herself on property on which such individual then resides as follows:

(1) Weekdays, between 7:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.
(2) Saturdays and Sundays (including holidays), between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.

City of Rye Police Department
21 McCullough Pl
Rye, NY 10580

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 914-967-1234

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