N.Y. Public Health Law Section 355
County or part-county health districts

  • dissolution


The board of supervisors of any county in which a county or part-county health district has been or may be established, with the consent of the supervisors representing that part of a county included in the district in respect to a part-county health district, may abolish such district at any time after three years shall have elapsed following its establishment, provided, however, that before such action may be taken an opportunity shall be given for a public hearing. Public notice shall be given and the commissioner shall be notified in writing, at least thirty days in advance, of the time and place of such hearing.


The action of the board of supervisors abolishing a health district pursuant to the provisions of this section shall become effective thirty days after the adoption of the resolution to abolish such health district, and at the end of such period the terms of office of the members of the board of health and of the county health commissioner shall terminate.

Source: Section 355 — County or part-county health districts; dissolution, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBH/355 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 20, 2024).

Jul. 20, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 355’s source at nysenate​.gov

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