B'ville: One Apartment at a time

Lefanchek said the law forces landlords to take more ownership over who is renting and provides relief to residents living in area. He borrowed language from the village of East Syracuse, who adopted the law last year, and consulted with the chief of police for a Pennsylvania municipality where the law has been in effect for years and has proved successful.

"Both of these proposed changes, in the rental registration and disruptive conduct law, is to improve the quality of life in the village and give everyone a sense of community," Presley said. "The vast majority of people recognize that, live by that and make this village a better place. It's those rare instances where we have a problem and we need the ability to deal with the problem."

Lawyers crafting language for both codes, which should be ready to set for public hearing during Thursday's meeting.

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