- GOING OUT OF BUSINESS
- PEDDLING AND SOLICITING
- SECOND HAND DEALERS
- TAXICABS AND LIMOUSINES
- TOW CAR LICENSES
- WASTE REMOVAL
GOING OUT OF BUSINESS
Guidelines for the issuance of Going Out of Business Sales licenses are mandated by New York State. The fee is $500.00 for a 30-day licensing period; $50.00 for one 30-day extension.
License required for Landscapers operating in the Town of Oyster Bay. $50.00 license fee along with a $25.00 filing fee for applicants that did not hold a license in the last license term. All licenses expire February 28.
PEDDLING AND SOLICITING
License fee is $50.00, plus $2.50 photo and clip fee (for a Veteran there will be a $2.50 photo fee but no license fee with proof of service.) Peddler vehicle pricing varies by weight. Applicants must come in person, checks for criminal records will be conducted. The licensing of peddlers and peddler vehicles offers the public a measure of protection from unlicensed and unscrupulous vendors. The Town of Oyster Bay is charged with enforcing these licenses. All licenses expire December 31.
SECOND HAND DEALERS
Was created at the request of the Nassau County Police Department to aid in the investigation and recovery of stolen property. License expires September 30.
TAXICABS AND LIMOUSINES
Limo, Taxicab or Tow Car Driver’s License Application
Limo, Taxicab or Tow Car Owner’s License Application
The taxicab and limousine owner’s license fee is $150.00. Taxicab vehicle fees are $500.00 per vehicle on initial application and $100.00 per vehicle on renewal. Limousine vehicle fees are $200.00 per vehicle on initial application and $100.00 per vehicle on renewal. Taxi drivers are charged a fee of $20.00 plus a $2.50 photo and clip fee. Limousine drivers are charged a fee of $20.00 plus a $2.00 photo fee.
The issuance of Medallions is to regulate passenger-carrying vehicles and to protect the public from unlicensed and uninsured operators. All owners and drivers are fingerprinted and checked for previous criminal records. The licensing period is for one year from March 1 through February 28 (29). The Nassau County Police Department enforces these regulations.
TOW CAR LICENSES
The regulation of tow car owners and drivers is designated to protect the public from unlicensed and uninsured operators. The drivers license fee is $20.00 plus a $2.00 photo fee.
Applicants must come in person; checks for criminal records are conducted.
Owner applications must include vehicle registrations, insurance certificate of public liability, New York State drivers license, lease agreement from owner of terminal, worker’s compensation and disability certificate and $150.00 owner license fee. It is no longer necessary to submit photos with the application.
Fee for first restricted tow car is $100.00; $125.00 for each additional tow car. Fee for first unrestricted tow car is $200.00; $150.00 for each additional tow car.
Town of Hempstead has reciprocal language as well as the Town of North Hempstead.
Vehicle permits for use of the Town’s Solid Waste Disposal Complex are available to self-employed residents and commercial concerns. The application must include certificates of liability insurance, workers’ compensation and disability insurance, vehicle registration, customer lists and appropriate fee. Escrow accounts must be established and maintained during the life of the permit.
What are “self-employed residents and commercial concerns”? Any company wishing to transport waste in the Town of Oyster Bay as well as companies that wish to dump at our solid waste facility are required to obtain a Waste Removal Permit.
These permits fall into three categories.
- Type I: Waste Removal Companies.
- Type II: Companies that are not in the business of collecting waste but need to do so (construction, landscaping, etc.)
- Type III: Municipalities and Schools.
All permits expire on February 1.
No person shall clean any cesspool or remove the contents thereof or cart or transport the same upon or through any street, avenue, parkway or highway in the town unless he shall first obtained a Type I permit from the Town Clerk and shall have agreed to conform to the rules and regulations established by the Commissioner of Public Works in regard to such removal. No deposit will be required from applicants for type I cleaning and removal permits.