[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Suffern 10-29-1979 by L.L. No. 9-1979. Section 189-6 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 254.
For the purpose of this chapter, the terms used herein are defined as follows:
- COMMERCIAL PARKING AREA
- Any area set aside for the use of the public for the purpose of permitting the parking of vehicles by patrons of retail or wholesale establishments, entertainment or commuter services where such area for having parking provides for parking more than 10 vehicles. This shall not be construed to apply to any property owned by the Village of Suffern or the Village of Suffern Parking Authority.
- The person, corporation, partnership, association or other organization having fee title to a commercial parking area or any lesser interest therein, including a lessee for a term of years.
- PARK OR PARKING
- The standing of a vehicle, whether occupied or not.
- Any device upon or by which any person or property is or may be transported.
All commercial parking areas shall be paved in accordance with specifications determined by the Village of Suffern Planning Board or, if no such determination is made, shall be paved with a hardtop surface upon a suitable subgrade satisfactory to the Superintendent of Public Works. The base shall be properly drained and the construction shall be sufficiently drained and construction shall be sufficiently constructed to support the contemplated traffic load in accordance with specifications determined by the Village of Suffern Planning Board or, if no such determination is made, to the satisfaction of the Superintendent of Public Works.
Every owner shall maintain the commercial parking area clear and free from ice, debris, rubbish and other obstructions. Every owner shall repair and maintain the surface of said commercial parking areas so that they will be free from holes, obstructions. Every owner shall repair and maintain the surface of said commercial parking areas so that they will be free from holes, obstructions and other hazards.
The Superintendent of Public Works shall administer and secure compliance with this chapter.
The Superintendent of Public Works shall order, in writing, the remedying of all conditions found to exist in violation of this chapter and shall state in the violation order a reasonable time for compliance therewith.
Any person failing to comply with a violation order within the time stated therein shall be punished as provided in § 1-12 of Chapter 1, General Provisions. Each week of continuance of a violation shall constitute a separate and distinct offense hereunder.