N.Y. Public Health Law Section 228
Sanitary code

  • application


The provisions of the sanitary code, unless otherwise stated by the public health and health planning council, shall apply to and be effective in all portions of the state and shall supersede all local ordinances heretofore or hereafter enacted inconsistent therewith.


Each county, city, town or village, in the manner hereinafter prescribed, may enact sanitary regulations not inconsistent with the sanitary code established by the public health and health planning council.


Local laws, ordinances or regulations which comply with at least the minimum applicable standards set forth in the sanitary code shall be deemed not inconsistent with such code.

Source: Section 228 — Sanitary code; application, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBH/228 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 228’s source at nysenate​.gov

Link Style