Village of Brockport, NY
Monroe County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Brockport as Art. I, General Regulations, 8-20-1951 and Art. II, Winter Parking, 11-21-1949; amended in its entirety 12-16-2013 by L.L. No. 4-2013. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parades and processions — See Chapter 33.
Streets and sidewalks — Chapter 45.
Trailers — Chapter 51.
Vehicle and traffic — Chapter 54.
Zoning — See Chapter 58.
Code Enforcement — See Chapter 59.

§ 34-1 Title; purpose.

A. 
This chapter shall be known as the "Local law Parking Restrictions/Emergency Parking Restrictions and Removal of Illegally Parked Cars and Fines and Penalties" and is herein referred to as the "Parking Code or "this chapter."
B. 
Purpose. Regulating the manner of parking or standing of motor vehicles and trailers, this chapter establishes the policies, regulations and standards pursuant to the parking on public and private lands within the Village of Brockport. These provisions are enacted to establish:
(1) 
Areas designated for motor vehicle parking within the Village of Brockport.
(2) 
Manner of parking motor vehicles.
(3) 
Removal of illegally parked motor vehicles.
(4) 
Emergency parking restrictions.

§ 34-2 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated, as set forth from the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York, and if no specific definition is set forth therein, all words shall have their usual meanings in the English language.
AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY VEHICLE
Every ambulance, police vehicle, fire vehicle or any other authorized emergency vehicles.
CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER
An officer employed by the Village of Brockport as certified by the State of New York either in the capacity of code enforcement officer, building inspector, fire marshal, planning/zoning officer, peace officer, stormwater manager, floodplain administrator, or any combination thereof.
EMERGENCY ACCESS ROADS
A road that provides passageway for authorized emergency vehicles to a facility, building or portion thereof.
FIRE LANE
A road or other passageway developed to allow the passage of authorized emergency vehicles. A fire lane is not necessarily intended for vehicular traffic other than for authorized emergency vehicles.
MOTOR VEHICLE
Includes but is not limited to all vehicles propelled by any power other than muscular power, except horse-drawn wagons or carriages, which can include but are not limited to automobiles, trucks and motorcycles.
PARKING
The standing of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, otherwise than temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading merchandise or passengers.
STANDING
The stopping of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in receiving or discharging passengers or goods.
STOPPING
When prohibited, any halting, even momentarily, of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a police or fire-police officer or traffic control sign or signal.
STREET
The entire width between the boundary lines of every way publicly maintained when any part thereof is open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel.
TRAILER
Used in reference to vehicles other than house trailers, travel trailers or recreational vehicles and shall include all vehicles coming within the definition of "trailers" in the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York and shall include trailers designed to carry boats, cargo, freight and other items of personal or discarded property.

§ 34-3 Parking restrictions; areas designated.

A. 
No person shall park or stand a motor vehicle or trailer of any kind within any of the following public streets, described spaces or zones located in the Village of Brockport:
(1) 
Adams Street.
(a) 
North side.
(b) 
Both sides, west of Allen Street to property of State University College at Brockport.
(c) 
South side, Main Street to Allen Street, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., except Sundays and holidays.
(2) 
Allen Street.
(a) 
East side.
(b) 
West side.
(3) 
Anita's Lane.
(a) 
East side from East Avenue to eastern property line of 141 Anita's Lane.
(4) 
Barry Street.
(a) 
South side.
(5) 
Beach Street.
(a) 
West side.
(b) 
East side, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., except Sundays and holidays.
(6) 
Berry Street.
(a) 
Both sides.
(7) 
Beverly Drive.
(a) 
South side.
(8) 
Briar Rose Lane.
(a) 
East side.
(b) 
West side, from West Avenue to Cailyn Way.
(9) 
Brockway Place.
(a) 
North side.
(b) 
South side, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., except Sundays and holidays.
(10) 
Brook Terrace. Both sides from South Avenue southerly to 50 feet beyond and westerly past the curve of Brook Terrace.
(11) 
Burroughs Terrace.
(a) 
East side.
(12) 
Brookdale Road.
(a) 
South side.
(13) 
Carolin Drive.
(a) 
East side.
(14) 
Casey Place. Both sides.
(15) 
Centennial Avenue.
(a) 
South side.
(b) 
North side, 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., except Sundays and holidays.
(16) 
Chappell Street.
(a) 
East side.
(b) 
West side, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., except Sundays and holidays.
(17) 
Cherry Drive.
(a) 
West side.
(18) 
Clark Street.
(a) 
North side.
(b) 
South side, North Main Street to Carolin Drive.
(19) 
Clinton Street.
(a) 
South side.
(b) 
North side, from the east side of No. 70 west to Canal Bridge.
(c) 
North side, Main Street west to Merchant Street, two-hour limit, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
(d) 
North side, handicapped-accessible parking slot, 20 feet west of Main Street.
Exception: When said vehicle is clearly displaying a valid and legible handicapped parking permit or license plate.
(20) 
College Street.
(a) 
North side.
(21) 
Creekside Drive.
(a) 
East side.
(22) 
Erie Street.
(a) 
South side.
(b) 
North side, from Main Street to Utica Street.
(c) 
North side, Perry Street west to end, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., except Sundays and holidays.
(d) 
Western end at the terminus of Erie Street.
(23) 
Evelyn Drive.
(a) 
South side.
(24) 
Evergreen Road.
(a) 
North side.
(b) 
West side.
(25) 
Fair Street.
(a) 
North side.
(26) 
Fayette Street.
(a) 
Both sides.
(27) 
Frazier Street.
(a) 
North side.
(28) 
Gardener Alley.
(a) 
Both sides.
(29) 
Gordon Street.
(a) 
West side.
(30) 
Graves Street.
(a) 
West side.
(b) 
East side.
(31) 
Havenwood Drive.
(a) 
East side, from East Avenue south to Candlewick Drive.
(32) 
High Street.
(a) 
North side.
(33) 
Holley Street.
(a) 
South side.
(b) 
North side, Main Street to Perry Street, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., except Sundays and holidays.
Exception: 60 Holley Street school bus loading and unloading zone.
(c) 
North side, Monroe Avenue west to the Village line.
(d) 
North side, Perry Street west to Monroe Avenue.
(34) 
Idlewood Drive.
(a) 
East side.
(35) 
Kenyon Street.
(a) 
Both sides.
(36) 
Kimberlin Drive.
(a) 
West side.
(37) 
King Street.
(a) 
South side.
(b) 
North side from Queen Street to Utica Street.
(c) 
North side, Main Street west to Queen Street, two-hour limit, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
(d) 
North side, five parking spaces from opposite the westernmost corner of property 10 - 20 King Street to Queen Street, Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., New York State motor vehicle road test.
(38) 
Liberty Street.
(a) 
Both sides.
(39) 
Lincoln Street.
(a) 
East side
(40) 
Locust Street.
(a) 
West side.
(41) 
Lyman Street.
(a) 
North side.
(42) 
Main Street North.
(a) 
East side, Canal Bridge north to East Avenue.
(b) 
West side, 80 feet south of Clark Street north to West Avenue.
(43) 
Main Street.
(a) 
West side, 175 feet north of railroad bridge south to the Village line.
(b) 
East side, 155 feet north of railroad bridge south to the Village line.
(c) 
West side, 175 feet north of railroad bridge north to Monroe Avenue and 250 feet north of Monroe Avenue to Canal Bridge, two-hour limit, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
(d) 
West side, from Monroe Avenue north 250 feet.
(e) 
East side, 155 feet north of railroad bridge north to Canal Bridge, two-hour limit, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
(f) 
West side, handicapped-accessible parking slot, 165 feet north of Erie Street.
Exception: When said vehicle is clearly displaying a valid and legible handicapped parking permit or license plate.
(g) 
East side, handicapped-accessible parking slot, 150 feet north of State Street.
Exception: When said vehicle is clearly displaying a valid and legible handicapped parking permit or license plate.
(44) 
Market Street.
(a) 
North side, Main Street east to Water Street, two-hour limit, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
(b) 
South side, Main Street east to Water Street, two-hour limit, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
(c) 
North side, handicapped-accessible parking slot, 20 feet east of Main Street.
Exception: When said vehicle is clearly displaying a valid and legible handicapped parking permit or license plate.
(d) 
North side, handicapped-accessible parking slot, opposite 51 Market Street.
Exception: When said vehicle is clearly displaying a valid and legible handicapped parking permit or license plate.
(45) 
McCormick Lane.
(a) 
East side, from East Avenue to Cyrus Way.
(b) 
West side, from East Avenue to easterly driveway edge of 8 McCormick Lane.
(46) 
Maxon Street.
(a) 
North side.
(b) 
South side, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., except Sundays and holidays.
(47) 
Meadowview Drive.
(a) 
East side.
(48) 
Mercer Street.
(a) 
South side.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection A(34)(b), dealing with parking restrictions on the north side of Mercer Street, was deleted 11-7-1994 by L.L. No. 3, 1994.
(49) 
Merchants Street.
(a) 
South side.
(b) 
North side from 38 Merchants Street easterly to end.
(c) 
West side, handicapped-accessible parking slot.
Exception: When said vehicle is clearly displaying a valid and legible handicapped parking permit or license plate.
(50) 
Monroe Avenue.
(a) 
North side.
(51) 
Oxford Street.
(a) 
East side
(52) 
Park Avenue.
(a) 
East side, between Main Street and Spring Street.
(b) 
East side, between State Street and the Canal Bridge.
(c) 
West side, between Main Street and railroad tracks, 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., except Sundays and holidays.
(d) 
West side, between Union Street and South Street.
(53) 
Perry Street.
(a) 
East side.
(b) 
West side, north of Erie Street.
(c) 
West side, Erie Street south to Monroe Avenue, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., except Sundays and holidays.
(54) 
Quaker Maid Street.
(a) 
Both sides.
(55) 
Quarry Street.
(a) 
Both sides.
(56) 
Queen Street.
(a) 
Both sides.
(57) 
Smith Street.
(a) 
Both sides.
(58) 
State Street.
(a) 
North side, between Park Avenue and the west boundary line of 15 - 17 State Street.
(b) 
North side, Main Street east to rear property line of 89/93 Main Street, two-hour limit, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
(c) 
North side, handicapped-accessible parking slot, 20 feet east of Main Street.
Exception: When said vehicle is clearly displaying a valid and legible handicapped parking permit or license plate.
(d) 
North side, opposite Municipal Building, 133 State Street, no parking between posted signs.
(e) 
South side, Main Street east to entrance of parking lot at side of Municipal Building, two-hour limit, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
(f) 
South side, Municipal Building, 18 State Street, 15-minute limit, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
(g) 
South side, handicapped-accessible parking slot, Municipal Building, 18 State Street.
Exception: When said vehicle is clearly displaying a valid and legible handicapped parking permit or license plate.
(h) 
South side, opposite 30 State Street.
(i) 
South side, from opposite 134 State Street to Oxford Street. (This area includes the curve of State Street.)
(59) 
South Avenue.
(a) 
Both sides east of Quaker Maid Street.
(b) 
North side between Main Street and Quaker Maid Street.
(60) 
South Street.
(a) 
North side.
(61) 
Spring Street.
(a) 
North side.
(b) 
South side, from opposite 34 Spring Street to opposite 44 Spring Street.
(c) 
South side from opposite 60 Spring Street East to end, 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., except Sundays and holidays.
(62) 
Union Street.
(a) 
Both sides.
(63) 
Utica Street.
(a) 
West side.
(b) 
East side, Adams Street to College Street; Erie Street to Clinton Street.
(c) 
East side, College Street to Erie Street, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., except Sundays and holidays.
(64) 
Water Street.
(a) 
Both sides.
Exception: south side fifteen-minute designated parking space as posted
(65) 
West Avenue.
(a) 
South side, from Smith Street to Carolin Drive.
(66) 
Willowbrooke Drive.
(a) 
East and south.
(b) 
On the west side from 394 Willowbrooke Drive to the rear driveway west of 396 Willowbrooke Drive. (This area includes the curve on Willowbrooke Drive.)
(67) 
On either side of any public alley, driveway or as otherwise posted.
B. 
No person shall park a motor vehicle or trailers of any kind within any of the following public lots, described spaces or zones located in the Village of Brockport:
(1) 
Parking lots at the following locations between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday:
(a) 
Parking lot between King Street and Erie Street.
(b) 
North side of Water Street, west lot.
(c) 
Harvester Park Welcome Center, 11 Water Street.
Exception: Parking can be prohibited when either posted or given notice of any Village of Brockport authorized or sanctioned event.
(2) 
Parking lots at the following locations between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday and Thursday:
(a) 
South side of Erie Street.
(b) 
South side of Water Street.
(c) 
South side of Market Street.
(d) 
North side of Water Street, east lot.
Exception: parking spaces adjacent to 38 Market Street for Brockport Fire Department members.
(e) 
South side of Clinton Street.
Exception: parking spaces in front of 1 Clinton Street for employees and vehicles conducting business with the Brockport Police Department.
(f) 
Merchant Street, west side from Clinton Street to 38 Merchants Street.
(3) 
Village of Brockport Municipal Office, 49 State Street, between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. on any day.
Exception: vehicles parked for conducting business with the Village of Brockport.

§ 34-4 Establishment of fire lanes or emergency access roads.

A. 
The Code Enforcement Officer shall have the authority to require the establishment of fire lanes or emergency access roads and their required postings on public and private property within the Village of Brockport.
B. 
Where required by the Code Enforcement Officer, fire lanes or emergency access roads shall be posted with signs or other notices identifying such fire lanes or emergency access roads and the instructions to prohibit the obstruction thereof. Signs or notices shall be maintained in a clear and legible condition at all times and shall be replaced or repaired when necessary.
C. 
Vehicles parked in violation of this section shall be subject to §§ 34-9 and 34-10 of this chapter.

§ 34-5 Established fire lanes or emergency access roads.

A. 
Alleyway running behind Main Street buildings from Clinton Street to King Street, known as Decker Alley.
B. 
Alleyway running from behind 73 Main Street south to State Street.
C. 
Alleyway running behind 21-25 Main Street from Water Street North, known as Warehouse Street.
D. 
40 Allen Street, A.D. Oliver Middle School.
E. 
36 Colman Creek Road, Christ Community Church, Allen Street entrance.
F. 
Holley Street, Student Lane Apartments access driveways.
G. 
152 Main Street, Nativity Church.
H. 
204 Main Street access driveway to the rear.
I. 
222 Main Street, Village Center Apartments access driveway.
J. 
4 Owens Road, emergency access road, north and west sides.
K. 
South Avenue, Winston Woods Townhomes access driveway.
L. 
300 State Street access driveways.
M. 
18 North Main Street, Villager Apartment access driveways.
N. 
71 West Ave, Presidents Village access driveways.
O. 
45-57 North Main Street access driveway to the rear.
P. 
63 North Main Street access driveway to the rear.
Q. 
156 West Avenue medical campus access driveways.
R. 
Or any fire lanes or emergency access roads required by the Code Enforcement Officer hereafter.

§ 34-6 Parking in public parks.

A. 
No person shall park a motor vehicle or trailer in any public parks owned and so designated by the Village of Brockport, including parking lots appurtenant thereto, between sunset and sunrise.
B. 
No person shall park any motor vehicle or trailer unless such person is at that time using the park facilities during permitted times.
C. 
Vehicles parked in violation of this section shall be subject to §§ 34-9 and 34-10 of this chapter.

§ 34-7 Standing and parking of commercial vehicles.

No person shall stop, stand or park any commercial vehicle designed or rated by its manufacturer to carry cargo of more than one ton, with or without a trailer, upon any public street, public parking lot or residentially used premises except for a period of loading or unloading.

§ 34-8 Manner of parking vehicles.

A. 
No motor vehicle or trailer shall be parked on any street within the corporate limits of the Village of Brockport between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m.
B. 
No vehicle or trailer shall stand or park in a roadway other than parallel with the edge of the roadway and with the curb side of the vehicle within 12 inches of the edge of the roadway, and such vehicles shall be headed in the direction of traffic; nor shall any vehicle be parked so as to interfere with, block or otherwise obstruct the free and unhindered use of any public sidewalks and crosswalk areas or any Village easements, rights-of-way, private and/or public driveways, alleys and entrances.
C. 
No vehicle shall be parked between any sidewalk area and the adjacent street.
D. 
No vehicle shall be parked or operated on any part of any property that has not been paved or otherwise surfaced with an all-weather material. All alterations and/or expansions of off-street parking and driveways are subject to review and approval by the Planning Board upon application set forth by § 58-8A(1) of Chapter 58, Zoning.
E. 
No vehicle or trailer shall be parked in any designated handicapped accessible parking space unless said vehicle is displaying clearly a valid and legible handicapped parking permit or license plate, but in no case shall a vehicle occupy any adjacent access aisle.
F. 
No vehicle or trailer parked on any roadway or in any municipal parking lot may occupy more than one lined parking space at any one time and shall be parked entirely within any such lines as clearly painted on such roadway or parking lot owned and maintained by the Village of Brockport.
G. 
No vehicle or trailer shall be parked within, stop, stand or block any fire lane or emergency access roads.
H. 
No motor vehicle or trailer shall stop, stand or park within three feet of any municipally or privately owned fire department fire protection control system, inlet, connection, valve or exit access or path of travel to a building's doors or doorways.

§ 34-9 Violations and penalties.

A. 
Vehicles or trailers violating the parking lot regulations from November 15 through April 1 each year can be towed at the owner's expense and shall be subject to parking violation fines as established by the Board of Trustees, as listed on the Simplified Parking Information (Parking Ticket).
B. 
Vehicles or trailers violating the parking lot regulations from April 2 through November 14 each year shall be subject to parking violation fines as established by the Board of Trustees, as listed on the Simplified Parking Information (Parking Ticket).
C. 
Any person who violates any section of this chapter, unless otherwise stated, shall pay to the Village of Brockport a penalty in an amount as established by the Board of Trustees for each and every offense. In the event that said penalty is not paid within 10 days, the amount shall increase as established by the Board of Trustees, as listed on the Simplified Parking Information (Parking Ticket). Sundays and holidays are not exempted from the respective time periods involved.
[Amended 12-15-2014 by L.L. No. 4-2014]

§ 34-10 Removal of illegally parked motor vehicles.

A. 
No person shall allow, permit or suffer any vehicle or trailer registered in his/her name to stand or park in the Village of Brockport in violation of any of the local laws regulating the parking and standing of vehicles, nor shall any vehicle be so parked or placed by any person.
B. 
Any vehicle or trailer found standing or parked in violation of any such local law in a public place or street may be removed, towed or conveyed by or at the direction of a member of the Brockport Police Department to a vehicle impoundment facility to be designated by the Board of Trustees of the Village, and such removal shall be deemed the abatement of a nuisance and at the risk and expense of the owner or person entitled to possession of such vehicle or trailer. Said removed vehicle or trailer may be stored in a designated vehicle impoundment facility at the risk and expense of the owner or person entitled to possession of the vehicle or trailer. The owner or person entitled to possession of a vehicle or trailer so removed or stored may redeem the same by paying to the vehicle impoundment facility or to such person as may be designated by the Board of Trustees the amount of all expenses actually and necessarily incurred in effecting such removal, together with the charges for storage.
C. 
In the event of the removal of a motor vehicle or trailer and the payment for such removal and storage as described above, any further prosecution for a violation of a parking ordinance arising out of the same violation shall be barred. However, in lieu of such removal, a police officer may serve upon the owner a summons, in which event the penalties otherwise provided shall apply, or he may affix a ticket as provided by law.
D. 
In the event the owner or person entitled to possession of a vehicle or trailer so removed shall claim there is a dispute as to ownership or right to possession of such vehicle or trailer, upon written notice to the person in charge of said vehicle or trailer in storage, the vehicle or trailer shall remain in storage pending determination of ownership.

§ 34-11 Declaration of emergency parking restrictions.

Whenever road conditions in the Village of Brockport have become hazardous or such that the free movement of fire or EMS apparatus, police vehicles, any emergency vehicles or municipal vehicular traffic may have become impeded by reasons of snow, freezing rain, ice, smoke, fire or any other natural or man-made hazardous cause, the Mayor or Deputy Mayor or his or her designee is hereby authorized to declare the existence of parking restrictions and/or emergency parking restrictions based upon the advice of the Police Chief, Fire Chief, Superintendent of Public Works, or their designees.

§ 34-12 Declaration of emergency parking restrictions.

During an emergency parking restriction crisis, the Mayor or Deputy Mayor of the Village of Brockport or his or her designee shall have the authority to declare that a parking emergency exists, which bans any parking from all streets or parts thereof in the Village of Brockport and/or all Village parking lots. This emergency shall be declared by whatever reasonable means are available. In addition to the sanctions prescribed in §§ 34-9, 34-10 and 34-13, owners of vehicles shall be responsible for any and all costs of removing their parked vehicles and shall be subject to parking violation fines as established by the Board of Trustees.

§ 34-13 Duration of emergency parking restrictions.

Emergency parking restrictions shall exist as long as the emergency or similar crisis exists. The Mayor or Deputy Mayor of the Village of Brockport or his or her designee shall, from time to time, issue public announcements regarding the duration or termination of emergency parking restrictions by whatever reasonable means are available.

§ 34-14 Declaration by Superintendent of Department of Public Works.

A. 
Whenever road conditions in the Village of Brockport necessitate closure for the operations of the Department of Public Works, the Superintendent of Public Works or his/her designee can authorize the closure which bans any parking from streets or parts thereof in the Village of Brockport and/or all Village parking lots. This parking restriction shall be declared by whatever reasonable means are available. In addition to the sanctions prescribed in §§ 34-9, 34-10 and 34-13, owners of vehicles shall be responsible for any and all costs of removing their parked vehicles and shall be subject to parking violation fines as established by the Board of Trustees.
B. 
The Village Board of Trustees can authorize the closure of Village-owned streets for publicly authorized events, such as but not limited to parades, walks and festivals. This may include banning parking from Village streets or parts thereof or from Village parking lots. This parking restriction shall be declared by whatever reasonable means are available. In addition to the sanctions prescribed in §§ 34-9, 34-10 and 34-13, owners of vehicles shall be responsible for any and all costs of removing their parked vehicles and shall be subject to parking violation fines as established by the Board of Trustees.