Village of Rye Brook
Leaf Blower Request for Extension and/or Exemption
Rye Brook’s seasonal gas leaf blower ban begins on May 1, 2024 and will then be in effect annually between May 1st to September 30th. During that time, electric leaf blowers are allowed but gas-powered leaf blowers cannot be used except for utility companies and when paving or sealing driveways.
Chapter 158, Section 2.1 (E) of the Village Code allows property owners that maintain five (5) or more contiguous acres to request that the Village Board consider a full or partial exemption and/or extension of the seasonal leaf blower ban due to special circumstances.
If you are interested in applying for and extension or exemption, please answer the questions below and submit this completed request form (and any supporting documentation) to Greg Rivera, Assistant to the Village Administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org. It may also be dropped off to the Administration Office located at Rye Brook Village Hall, 938 King Street.
Please note that all decisions made regarding full or partial exemptions and/or extensions are made solely by the Board of Trustees. Additional supporting documents may also be requested by the Village Board to help them make a determination on this request.
This form and all supporting documents are subject to the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) and will be made available to the public on a Village Board agenda and upon request.