City of Beacon, NY
Dutchess County
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§ 211-14 Application of article.

The provisions of this article shall apply except when it is necessary to stop a vehicle to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a police officer or official traffic control device.

§ 211-14.1 No parking, stopping or standing at intersections.

[Added 7-18-1994]
A. 
There shall be no parking, stopping or standing within 30 feet of every intersection throughout the City of Beacon. The Traffic Safety Committee shall be authorized to recommend to the City Council the appropriate location of signage at each intersection. The City Council shall review the recommendation of the Traffic Safety Committee and authorize the Street Superintendent to erect the necessary signage not to exceed the distance of 30 feet from said intersection. The provisions of this section shall be effective upon the posting of the appropriate signage by the Street Superintendent pursuant to §§ 1680 and 1683 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law.
B. 
There shall be no parking here to corner in the following locations:
[Added 11-6-2000 by Res. No. 180-2000]
Name of Street Side Location
Amity Street
[Added 5-3-2004 by Res. No. 84-2004]
All 30 feet from every intersection
Conklin Avenue
[Added 11-17-2003 by Res. No. 180-2003]
North To a point 30 feet from the Fishkill Avenue intersection
DeWindt Street
[Added 4-4-2005
by Res. No. 34-2005]
Northeast To a point 30 feet from the South Cedar intersection
Dutchess Terrace
[Added 8-4-2008 by Res. No. 110-2008]
Both From Verplanck Avenue to a point 50 feet in from intersection
East Main Street
[Added 11-17-2003 by Res. No. 180-2003]
Both To a point 30 feet west of the Howland Avenue/DePuyster Avenue intersection
Eliza Street West At the corner of Oak Street
Helen Court
[Added 2-20-2001 by Res. No. 30-2001]
Both 30 feet east from the  intersection of Washington Avenue
Main Street
[Added 5-18-2009 by Res. No. 82-2009]
East From the corner at East Main Street to a point 50 feet north
Mead Avenue
[Added 11-17-2003 by Res. No. 180-2003]
North To a point 30 feet from the Conklin Avenue intersection
Oak Street South At the corner of Eliza Street
O'Dell Street
[Added 1-16-2007 by Res. No. 7-2007]
East To a point 30 feet from the intersection of East Main Street
Prospect Street
[Added 11-17-2003 by Res. No. 180-2003]
Both To a point 30 feet west of the East Main Street intersection
Prospect Street
[Added 6-5-2006 by Res. No. 69-2006]
West To a point 30 feet in both directions from the intersection of Union Street
Russell Avenue
[Added 11-17-2003 by Res. No. 180-2003]
Both To a point 30 feet west of the East Main Street intersection
South Cedar Street
[Added 10-19-2009 by Res. No. 152-2009]
Both To a point 30 feet from intersection of DeWindt Street
South Cedar Street
[Added 4-4-2005
by Res. No. 34-2005]
Both To a point 30 feet from the Main Street intersection
Teller Avenue
[Added 6-5-2006 by Res. No. 69-2006]
Both To a point 30 feet in both directions from the intersection of Rombout Avenue
Tioronda Avenue
[Added 1-16-2007 by Res. No. 7-2007]
North To a point 20 feet in both directions from the intersection of Van Nydeck Avenue
C. 
Parking on North Cedar Street. Parking will be permitted on the west side of North Cedar Street, the entire length, except that parking shall be allowed on the east side, only on Sundays or when there are church services. The “No Parking Here to Corner” signs shall be placed 30 feet in from the corners northbound.
[Added 7-7-2003 by L.L. No. 9-2003]
D. 
There shall be no parking 30 feet in from the end of a dead-end street that is not designed with a turnaround area.
[Added 3-6-2006 by Res. No. 17-2006]

§ 211-14.2 Parking at Municipal Center.

[Added 12-19-2005 by L.L. No. 16-2005]
The following rules are hereby enacted to apply at the Municipal Center:
A. 
Parking shall be allowed in designated spaces only and is limited to four hours except for employees of the City of Beacon.
B. 
The space marked “Judge Only - Tow Away Zone” is hereby reserved for the City Judge or Acting City Judge or Assistant City Judge. Anyone else who parks there shall be towed at the vehicle owner’s expense. The towing expenses shall be in addition to the penalties contained in § 211-20.
C. 
The space marked “Mayor Only” is hereby reserved for the Mayor. Anyone else who parks there shall be towed at the vehicle owner’s expense. The towing expenses shall be in addition to the penalties contained in § 211-20.
D. 
The spaces marked “Two hour parking” shall be enforced so that any vehicle parked in said space for more than two hours shall be subject to the penalties in § 211-20.

§ 211-15 Parking, stopping and standing prohibited at all times.

[Amended 5-17-1993; 7-19-1993; 11-15-1993; 7-18-1994]
A. 
No person shall park, stop or stand, as those terms are defined in § 1200 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law, upon any of the streets or parts thereof described in Schedule X below.
B. 
Schedule X: Parking, Stopping and Standing Prohibited at All Times. In accordance with the provisions of Subsection A, no person shall park, stop or stand at any time upon any of the following described streets or parts of streets:
Name of Street Side Location
Ackerman Street North From Davis Street to Main Street
Amin Street
[Repealed 6-6-2005 by Res. No. 57-2005[1]]
Amity Street
[Repealed 4-19-2004 by Res. No. 78-2004]
Bank Street
[Amended 3-17-1997 by Res. No. 34-1997; 7-19-1999 by Res. No. 105-1999]
West From Tomkins Avenue to Branch Street
Beacon Street Both From Cliff Street west to South Avenue
Beekman Street Both From west end of Railroad Bridge to Ferry Plaza
Beekman Street
[Added 10-6-2003 by Res. No. 158-2003]
Both From Red Flynn Drive to Wolcott Avenue
Beekman Street North Between North Avenue and River Street
Beekman Street North From the west property line of No. 54 Beekman Street to the west property line of No. 68 Beekman Street
Beekman Street North From west property line of No. 96 Beekman Street to west property line of No. 110 Beekman Street
Beekman Street North From a point 160 feet west of the east intersection of Ferry Street
Branch Street
[Added 3-6-2006 by Res. No. 17-2006]
South Entire length
Buchanan Street
[Added 7-21-2003 by Res. No. 104-2003]
East Entire length
Center Street Both From Liberty Street to a point 20 feet east
Churchill Street South From Tioronda Avenue to railroad crossing
Church Street North From Eliza Street to a point 25 feet west
Church Street South From North Cedar Street to Eliza Street
Cliff Street East From the driveway of premises at No. 8 Cliff Street to a point 50 feet north
Cliff Street East From Main Street to a point 30 feet past Commerce Street
Commerce Street Both From Cliff Street to South Avenue
Commerce Street North From Cliff Street west to South Avenue
Commerce Street South From 15 feet east of fire hydrant at No. 11 Commerce Street to a point 120 feet west
Conklin Street
[Added 7-7-2008 by Res. No. 99-2008]
North Between Fishkill Avenue and Mead Avenue
Cross Street Both From Main Street to West Church Street
DeWindt Street North From South Chestnut Street to South Cedar Street
DeWindt Street South From South Chestnut Street to a point 25 feet west
Digger Phelps Court Both From Main Street to a point 25 feet north
Dutchess Terrace Both From a point 35 feet north of Verplanck Avenue to a point 35 feet south of Verplanck Avenue
East Main Street
[Added 12-6-2010 by L.L. No. 17-2010]
Both From Main Street to a point 300 feet east
East Main Street North From Leonard Street to Russell Avenue
East Main Street North From Main Street to the east end of East Main Street Bridge
East Main Street South From the east end of the Fishkill Creek bridge to a point 75 feet east thereof
East Main Street South From Russell Avenue to a point 25 feet west
East Main Street South From Water Street to a point 50 feet west
East Main Street South From Water Street to Spring Valley Street
Eliza Street
[Added 10-6-2003 by Res. No. 158-2003]
East From Kent Street to 30 feet south thereof
Eliza Street
[Added 10-6-2003 by Res. No. 158-2003]
East From Verplanck Avenueto 30 feet north thereof
Eliza Street West From Church Street to a point 25 feet north
Eliza Street West All areas to a point 10 feet north and 20 feet south of existing driveways between Church Street and Main Street
Eliza Street West From Verplanck Avenue to a point 35 feet north
Ferry Street
[Amended 3-17-1997 by Res. No. 34-1997]
South Entire length, including cul-de-sac
Fishkill Avenue Both From Main Street to a point 25 feet north
Fishkill Avenue East From Main Street to a point 40 feet north
Fishkill Avenue East From Verplanck Avenue to Ackerman Street
Fishkill Avenue East From Verplanck Avenue to the southwest corner of the land of the Masonic Order
Fishkill Avenue West From Delavan Avenue south to Wilkes Street
Fishkill Avenue West From Verplanck Avenue to Kent Street
Grove Street South --
Herbert Street North From Fishkill Avenue to Main Street
Herbert Street North From Main Street to Blackburn Avenue
Howland Avenue Both From a point 200 feet east of Union Street to a point 600 feet south
Howland Avenue Both From Union Street south to Wolcott Avenue
Judson Street
[Added 6-19-2000 by Res. No. 91-2000]
Both From Union Street to a point 45 feet from the corner
Kent Street
[Repealed 10-6-2003 by Res. No. 158-2003]
Kent Street
[Added 10-6-2003 by Res. No. 158-2003]
South From Eliza Street to 30 feet east thereof
Kent Street
[Added 10-6-2003 by Res. No. 158-2003]
South From Fishkill Avenue  to 30 feet west thereof
Leonard Street West From East Main Street to a point 25 feet north
Leonard Street West From a point opposite the parking lot driveway of St. Joachim's and the Presbyterian Churches for 30 feet
Liberty Street Both From a point 100 feet north of the Central Hudson Gas and Electric Corp. Building to a point 100 feet south of the building
Liberty Street East From Center Street to a point 20 feet north
Liberty Street East From Center Street to a point 20 feet south
Liberty Street East From Spring Street to a point 40 feet north
Liberty Street West From Amity Street south to East Main Street
Liberty Street West From Amity Street north to Grove Street, except Sundays
Liberty Street West From East Main Street to Spring Street
Louisa Street West From East Main Street south to dead end
Main Street Both From North and South Avenues to a point 25 feet east
Main Street East From East Main Street to a point 75 feet south
Main Street
[Added 5-18-2009 by Res. No. 82-2009]
East From a point 150 feet north of the intersection of East Main Street to the intersection of Herbert Street
Main Street East From East Main Street 125 feet north to Verplanck Avenue
Main Street
[Repealded 5-18-2009 by Res. No. 82-2009]
Main Street North From a point 335 feet west of the intersection west to Beekman Street to a point 470 feet west of the intersection with Beekman Street
Main Street North From Cross Street to a point 85 feet east
Main Street North From Cross Street to a point 140 feet west
Main Street North From Willow Street to a point 25 feet west
Main Street South From a point 50 feet west of Cross Street to a point 50 feet east of Cross Street
Main Street South From Beekman Street to a point 300 feet west of the intersection with Beekman Street
Main Street
[Repealed 5-6-2002 by Res. No. 87-2002]
Main Street
[Added 6-6-2005 by Res. No. 57-2005]
South From Teller Avenue to 30 feet east of Schenck Avenue
Main Street South In front of the United States Post Office at a duly designated marked and yellow-striped area
Matteawan Road
[Added 11-5-2001 by Res. No. 172-2001; amended 8-19-2002 by Res. No. 144-2002]
Both From Verplanck Avenue to Camp Beacon Road
Monell Place South
[Added 2-19-2002 by Res. No. 25-2002]
Both From Lafayette Avenue to the dead end
North Avenue East From Main Street to a point 100 feet north
North Avenue East From Rock Hill Road to a point 45 feet south
North Avenue East From West Church Street north to Ralph Street
North Avenue West From Conway Place north to Tompkins Avenue
North Avenue West From Main Street to Conway Place
North Avenue West From south property line of No. 15 North Avenue to Conway Place
North Brett Street West From New York Telephone Company Pole No. 109 north to New York Telephone Pole No. 108, this side area to be loading zone only
North Chestnut Street
[Added 8-7-1995]
Both From Verplanck Avenue for a distance of 50 feet
North Chestnut Street West From Main Street to Church Street
North Street North From Main Street west to Davis Street
Rector Street
[Added 3-5-2012 by L.L. No. 5-2012]
Both No parking on either side from 25 feet south of Union Street to corner of Rector and Union
River Street West From Main Street south to Beekman Street
Rombout Avenue
[Amended 1-20-2004 by Res. No. 7-2004]
Both From South Chestnut Street to a point 125 feet west
Rombout Avenue Both From Teller Avenue to a point 25 feet west
Rombout Avenue North From South Cedar Street west to South Brett Street
Rombout Avenue
[Added 4-17-2000 by Res. No. 61-2000]
North From Teller Avenue to a point 75 feet west
Russell Avenue Both From East Main Street to a point 30 feet south
Saint Luke's Place East From Union Street to Spring Valley
Sargent Avenue
[Added 4-16-2001 by Res. No. 55-2001]
Both From Education Drive north to Wolcott Avenue, except it shall be permissible for the school crossing guard to park at a designated location during school crossing hours
Schenck Avenue
[Amended 10-21-2013 by L.L. No. 17-2013]
East From Main Street to a point 110 feet northeast therefrom
School Street West From Rombout Avenue south to West Center Street
South Avenue East From Commerce Street to a point 215 feet south
South Avenue East From a point 215 feet south of Commerce Street to Beacon Street
South Avenue
[Repealed 9-6-2005 by L.L. No. 10-2005]
South Avenue East From Main Street south to Commerce Street
South Avenue
[Amended 9-6-2005 by L.L. No. 10-2005]
West From Main Street south to the north line of Saint Andrew's Church property
South Chestnut Street East From a point 88 feet from Henry Street to a point 75 feet north
South Chestnut Street East From Wolcott Avenue to a point 100 feet north
South Chestnut Street South From DeWindt Street to a point 25 feet south
South Chestnut Street West From DeWindt Street south to Catherine Street
South Chestnut Street West From DeWindt Street to a point 25 feet north
South Chestnut Street West From a point 105 feet from Henry Street to a point 75 feet north
South Chestnut Street West From Wolcott Avenue to a point 150 feet north
South Street North From Locust Place to Schenck Avenue
South Street North From Schenck Avenue to a point 25 feet east
South Street South From Main Street to a point 100 feet west thereof
South Street South From Main Street to a point opposite Locust Place
South Street South From Schenck Avenue to a point 25 feet east
South Street and Locust Place -- From the hydrant on South Street to a point 40 feet east
Spring Street North From a point 100 feet southeast of Liberty Street
Spring Street
[Added 2-19-2002 by Res. No. 25-2002]
South From Washington Avenue to Liberty Street
Spring Valley Street East From East Main Street to a point 100 feet south
Spring Valley Street South From East Main Street to a point 100 feet west
Spring Valley Street West From East Main Street to a point 25 feet south
State Street
[Added 4-18-2011 by L.L. No. 3-2011]
North From a point 36 feet west of the intersection of Fishkill Avenue to a point 196 feet west
Teller Avenue Both From Main Street to a point 25 feet south
Teller Avenue East From Main Street to Van Nydeck Avenue
Teller Avenue East From Vine Street to Catherine Street
Teller Avenue West From the northwest corner of the intersection of Catherine Street to a point 75 feet north
Teller Avenue West From Henry Street to Catherine Street
Teller Avenue West From Main Street south to Henry Street
Tioronda Avenue Both From Knevels Avenue to Wolcott Avenue
Tioronda Avenue Both From Main Street to a point 25 feet south
Tioronda Avenue East From Main Street to a point 120 feet south except Sundays
Tioronda Avenue
[Added 2-5-2007 by Res. No. 16-2007]
South From Two Tioronda Avenue to a point 125 feet west
Tioronda Avenue West From Knevels Avenue to South Avenue
Union Street Both From Hudson Street east for 250 feet to Goodrich Street
Union Street South From Russell Avenue to Prospect Street
Van Nydeck Avenue
[Repealed 4-19-2004 by Res. No. 78-2004]
Van Nydeck Avenue
[Added 4-19-2004 by Res. No. 78-2004]
North From Teller Avenue to Tioranda Avenue
Van Nydeck Avenue
[Added 4-19-2004 by Res. No. 78-2004]
South From 30 feet east of the easternmost exit of Madam Brett Homestead
Van Nydeck Avenue
[Added 5-18-2009 by Res. No. 82-2009]
South From the intersection of Tioronda Avenue to a point 100 feet west
Verplank Avenue
[Repealed 5-6-2002 by Res. No. 87-2002]
Verplanck Avenue
[Added 8-19-2002 by Res. No. 144-2002]
South From Cross Street to Willow Street
Water Street Both From East Main Street to a point 50 feet from the south line of East Main Street
West Church Street Both From North Avenue to a point 25 feet east
West Church Street South From North Avenue to a point 250 feet east
Wilkes Street East From Main Street to a point 100 feet north
Wilkes Street North From Fishkill Avenue to Cannon Street
Wolcott Avenue South From Hudson Avenue to a point 300 feet west
[1]:
Editor's Note: This resolution indicated that “Amin Street” was “Main Street” misspelled. See now the entry for Main Street from Teller Avenue to 30 feet east of Schenck Avenue.
C. 
No person shall park in a parking space in any location set forth at § 211-17.1 of this chapter or as indicated by signage identifying the parking space as handicapped parking in any municipal parking lot, public right-of-way, public property or other location where there is signage restricting the parking space to handicapped parking.
[Added 6-19-1995 by L.L. No. 7-1995; amended 5-6-2013 by L.L. No. 9-2013]

§ 211-15.1 Parking of commercial vehicles prohibited; penalty.

[Amended 7-3-2000 by L.L. No. 11-2000]
A. 
No commercial vehicles as set forth in § 211-13.1 having a total gross weight in excess of 10,000 pounds shall park on private property in a residential district.
[Amended 9-17-2001 by L.L. No. 17-2001]
B. 
It shall be unlawful to leave any trailer of a tractor-trailer unit unattended on any public street or any public parking lot in the City of Beacon, except as allowed by temporary permit for a special event.
C. 
For the purpose of this section, "commercial vehicles" shall include tractors, road tractor-trailers, rollers, tractor and truck cranes, power shovels, road-building machines, snow plows having a total gross weight in excess of 10,000 pounds, road sweepers, sand spreaders, tank trailers, and buses and any other vehicles used for commercial purposes as described in Subsection A above.
D. 
A violation of this section shall constitute an offense and shall be punishable by a fine not to exceed $250 and/or 15 days in jail. The Police Department is authorized to remove said vehicle from the City street or public parking lot at the expense of the registered owner of said vehicle. Each day said violation occurs shall constitute a separate offense.

§ 211-15.2 Overnight on-street parking.

[Added 4-1-2002 by L.L. No. 12-2002; amended 5-19-2014 by L.L. No. 5-2014]
A. 
It is unlawful to park any commercial vehicle or recreational vehicle overnight on any public street or in any municipal parking lot in the City of Beacon unless a permit is first obtained from the City Administrator, or his or her designee. For purposes of this section, "commercial vehicle" shall have the same meaning as in § 211-15.1 of this chapter. This section shall not apply to:
(1) 
Any police, fire or emergency service vehicle;
(2) 
Any vehicle owned by the City;
(3) 
Any vehicle owned by an entity engaged in repairs to City improvements, such as streets, sidewalks, parking lots or utilities;
(4) 
Any commercial vehicle which is engaged in the process of picking up or delivering merchandise or other property, provided such pickup or delivery is being performed at hours permitted by the City Code; or
(5) 
The temporary parking of any vehicle on a City street or in a municipal lot for no longer than two nights while the driveway where said vehicle is normally parked is being repaved.
B. 
The definition of "recreational vehicle" shall include, but is not limited to, RVs, trailers, mobile homes, all-terrain vehicles and boats. The City Administrator shall prescribe the duration for each permit issued pursuant to this section, taking into account the physical layout and typical level of traffic at the proposed location in addition to any other factors relevant to the application. A first offense of this section shall result in a written warning affixed to the offending vehicle, which shall include the following statement: "A permit is required to park any commercial or recreational vehicle overnight on a City street or in a municipal parking lot in the City of Beacon. The application for a permit is available in the office of the City Administrator, One Municipal Plaza, Beacon, New York." A summons shall be issued for a second and all subsequent violations of this section.

§ 211-16 Parking prohibited certain hours; penalty.

A. 
It shall be unlawful to place, park or leave any automobile, truck or other vehicle on any public road or street within the corporate limits of the City of Beacon after any fall or accumulation of snow of two or more inches, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. or when parking on said public road or street obstructs the removal of snow, unless such vehicle is at all times attended by a person legally capable of operating said vehicle. All vehicles left parked in violation of this section may be removed at the owner’s expense. There shall be no parking in municipal lots within 24 hours of posting of same by the City Administrator. The violation of this provision shall constitute a violation and shall be punishable by a fine of $100 for the first offense and $250 for the second and subsequent offenses committed within 18 months of the first offense.
[Amended 2-16-1999 by L.L. No. 4-1999; 2-19-2008 by L.L. No. 02-2008]]
B. 
No person shall park a vehicle between the hours specified in Schedule XI below of any day, unless otherwise indicated, upon any of the streets or parts of streets described in said Schedule XI.
C. 
Schedule XI: Parking Prohibited Certain Hours. In accordance with the provisions of Subsection B, no person shall park a vehicle between the hours listed upon any of the following described streets or parts of streets:
Name of Street Side Hours/Days Location
Bank Street
[Added 3-17-1997 by Res. No. 34-1997]
East 12:00 midnight to 6:00 p.m./Monday to Friday From West Main Street to a point 82 feet north of the Branch Street intersection
Main Street
[Added 10-2-2000 by Res. No. 160-2000]
North 4:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m./Monday Fishkill to Verplanck
Main Street
[Added 7-19-1993]
North 4:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m./Monday and Thursday Between North Avenue (Route 9D) and Fishkill Avenue
Main Street
[Added 10-2-2000 by Res. No. 160-2000]
South 4:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m./Friday East Main to Teller
Main Street
[Added 7-19-1993]
South 4:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m./Tuesday and Friday Between North Avenue (Route 9D) and Fishkill Avenue
Red Flynn Drive
[Added 3-17-1997 by Res. No. 34-1997]
Both 12:00 midnight to 6:00 p.m./Monday to Friday From Beekman Street Bridge to parking lot
West Main Street
[Added 3-17-1997 by Res. No. 34-1997]
North 12:00 midnight to 6:00 p.m./Monday to Friday From Beekman Street to Bank Street

§ 211-16.1 No-parking zones.

[Added 6-19-1995 by L.L. No. 7-1995]
A. 
There shall be no parking of automobiles or other vehicles in the following no-parking zones:
(1) 
Within 10 feet of a fire hydrant.
(2) 
Within 10 feet on each side of the entrance to any theater, hotel, church, hospital or any other public building.
(3) 
In front of any public or private driveway.
(4) 
On a crossing or extended beyond the building line at a crossing.
(5) 
On any bridge or elevated structure or within a highway tunnel.
(6) 
On a roadway side of any vehicle stopped or parked at the curb or street (double parking).
B. 
There shall be no parking of automobiles or other vehicles in Henry Street Parking Lot No. 1, located at the intersection of Henry Street and South Chestnut Street, on Sundays between May 1 and October 31.
[Added 4-18-2011 by L.L. No. 4-2011[1]]
[1]:
Editor's Note: This local law also redesignated former Subsection B as Subsection C.
C. 
The penalty for violating the provisions of § 211-16 or 211-16.1 shall be as set forth in § 211-20.
[Amended 6-4-2001 by L.L. No. 8-2001]

§ 211-16.2 Blowing or placement of snow or ice onto public streets prohibited; penalty.

[Added 2-19-2008 by L.L. No. 3-2008]
It shall be unlawful for any person to blow or place snow or ice onto City of Beacon public streets or roads by mechanical or physical means. The violation of this provision shall constitute a violation and shall be punishable by a fine of $100 for the first offense and $250 for the second and subsequent offenses committed within 18 months of the first offense.

§ 211-17 Time limit parking.

A. 
No person shall park a vehicle for longer than the time limit shown in Schedule XII below at any time between the hours listed in said Schedule XII of any day, unless otherwise indicated, upon any of the streets or parts of streets described in said Schedule XII.
B. 
Schedule XII: Time Limit Parking. In accordance with the provisions of Subsection A, no person shall park a vehicle for longer than the time limit shown upon any of the following described streets or parts of streets:
Name of Street Side Time Limit; Hours/Days Location
Bank Street
[Added 7-19-1999 by Res. No. 106-1999]
East 4 hours; 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m./weekdays From West Main Street to Tompkins Avenue
Beekman Street West 2 hours; all/all From River Street to a point 200 feet south
Branch Street
[Added 7-19-1999 by Res. No. 106-1999]
North 4 hours; 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m./weekdays Entire length
Buchanan Street
[Added 7-21-2003 by Res. No. 104-2003]
West 2 hours; 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m./Mon. through Fri. during school session Entire length
Conklin Street
[Added 7-7-2008 by Res. No. 99-2008]
South 2 hours Between Fishkill Avenue and Mead Avenue
East Main Street
[Added 11-4-1996; amended 4-19-2004 by Res. No. 78-2004]
2 hours; 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. From Main Street to Leonard Street
Eliza Street
[Added 12-6-1999 by Res. No. 180-1999]
Both 2 hours From Main Street to Church Street
Ferry Street
[Added 3-17-1997 by Res. No. 34-1997]
North 4 hours/Mon. through Fri. Entire length
High Street
[Added 2-22-2005 by Res. No. 18-2005]
Both 4 hours; 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m./weekdays Entire length
Main Street
[Added 7-19-1999 by Res. No. 106-1999]
North 2 hours; 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m./all From Route 9D to North Street
Main Street
[Added 5-17-1993]
South 2 hours; 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m./Mon. through Fri. From a point 300 feet west of the intersection with Beekman Street to the westerly terminus of Main Street
Main Street
[Added 7-19-1999 by Res. No. 106-1999]
South 2 hours; 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m./all From Route 9D to South Street
Main Street
[Added 7-19-1999 by Res. No. 106-1999]
South 4 hours; 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m./all Diagonal parking from South Street to East Main Street
Main Street
[Added 7-19-1999 by Res. No. 106-1999]
West No restrictions; all/all From North Street to Herbert Street
Ralph Street
[Added 2-22-2005 by Res. No. 18-2005]
Both 4 hours; 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m./weekdays Entire length
Riverfront Park -- 4 hours; all/Mon. through Fri. Entire parking lot
River Street
[Added 7-19-1999 by Res. No. 106-1999]
Both 4 hours; 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m./weekdays From West Main Street to Beekman Street
River Street East 2 hours; all/all From Beekman Street to Lower Main Street
Tilden Avenue
[Added 7-21-2003 by Res. No. 103-2003]
Both 2 hours; 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m./Mon. through Fri. during school session From Buchanan Street to Van Buren Street
Tompkins Avenue
[Added 2-22-2005 by Res. No. 18-2005]
Both 4 hours; 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m./weekdays Entire length
Van Buren Street
[Added 7-21-2003 by Res. No. 105-2003]
Both 2 hours; 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m./Mon. through Fri. during school session Entire length
Van Nydeck Avenue North 2 hours., 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m./Mon. through Fri. From the east end of the Municipal Building parking lot to Teller Avenue
West Church Street
[Added 2-22-2005 by Res. No. 18-2005]
Both 4 hours; 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m./weekdays Entire length
West Main Street
[Added 3-17-1997 by Res. No. 34-1997; amended 2-22-2005 by Res. No. 18-2005]
Both 4 hours; 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m./weekdays Entire length
C. 
Beacon residents displaying a valid permit issued by the City Administrator shall be permitted to park a vehicle for six hours between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., weekdays, upon any of the following described streets or parts of streets. Parking shall be prohibited if the above permit is not displayed. Each permit is valid for one day only.
[Added 5-16-2005 by L.L. No. 3-2005; 7-5-2005 by L.L. No. 7-2005[1]]
Name of Street Side Location
Red Flynn Drive West First five spaces south of Ferry Plaza
Riverfront Park Road East Five spaces from north end of Red Flynn Drive
[1]:
Editor’s Note: This ordinance provided for the redesignation of former Subsection C, regarding penalties for offenses, as Subsection D.
D. 
The penalty for violating the provisions of this section shall be a fine in the amount of $50 for a first offense, $100 for a second offense and $200 for a third or subsequent offense within a one-year period.
[Added 6-19-1995 by L.L. No. 7-1995; amended 7-5-2006 by L.L. No. 10-2006]

§ 211-17.1 Handicapped parking.

[Added 12-6-1999 by Res. No. 178-1999]
The following described locations are hereby designated as reserved for the use of the handicapped:
Name of Street Side Location
Church Street Municipal Lot -- 1 space in loading zone area
Church Street Municipal Lot
[Added 10-19-2009 by Res. No. 152-2009]
-- 2 spaces
South Cedar Street
[Added 5-18-2009 by Res. No. 82-2009]
West First space on the right side of the street
South Chestnut Street
[Added 1-2-2007 by Res. No. 1-2007]
East At intersection of Henry Street
South Chestnut Street/Henry Street Parking Lot
[Added 1-2-2007 by Res. No. 1-2007]
-- 1 space at southwest corner of lot

§ 211-18 Taxi stands.

A. 
The locations described in Schedule XIII below are hereby designated as taxi stands.
B. 
Schedule XIII: Taxi Stands. In accordance with the provisions of Subsection A, the following described locations are hereby designated as taxi stands:
Name of Street Side Location
(Reserved)

§ 211-19 Emergency no-parking zones; snow parking restrictions.

A. 
In an emergency and when necessary to maintain orderly traffic, the Chief of Police is hereby authorized to designate additional no-parking zones for the duration of such emergency, but no longer than one day; such period may be extended upon written approval of the Administrator. The limits of any such zones shall be indicated by appropriate signs.
B. 
In the event that the Administrator or, in his/her absence, the Mayor, shall deem that the public health and safety, or either of them, are endangered by accumulations of snow on the public streets and highways of the City, he or she may, by written proclamation, declare that snow parking restrictions are in effect and he or she may order that all motor vehicles be removed by the owners or operators thereof from such streets and highways or from such of the streets and highways as he or she may specify by proclamation, on or before a time to be specified by him or her in such proclamation, but not less than one hour from the public promulgation thereof.
[Amended 4-16-2001 by L.L. No. 5-2001]
C. 
Such proclamation shall be promulgated by such means as the Administrator or, in his/her absence, the Mayor, in his or her absolute discretion, may deem to be most effective in apprising the owners and operators of such motor vehicles of such proclamation. When the Administrator or, in his/her absence, the Mayor, shall deem that such snow parking restrictions are no longer in effect, he or she shall forthwith promulgate a proclamation declaring the same to be terminated, which proclamation shall be promulgated by such means as the Administrator or, in his/her absence, the Mayor, in his or her absolute discretion, may deem advisable.
[Amended 4-16-2001 by L.L. No. 5-2001]
D. 
The Administrator or, in his/her absence, the Mayor is hereby authorized and empowered during the period when snow parking restrictions are in effect to make and enforce such rules and regulations as he or she may deem advisable to regulate, prohibit, limit and control the movement, parking and stopping of all motor vehicles on any and all of the streets and highways of the City. Such rules and regulations shall remain in effect only during the period when snow parking restrictions are in effect, and they shall terminate immediately upon the promulgation of the Administrator's or, in his/her absence, the Mayor's proclamation declaring the termination of such snow parking restrictions.
[Amended 4-16-2001 by L.L. No. 5-2001]
E. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to park, stop or leave standing or to operate any vehicle on any street of the City in violation of the Administrator's proclamation or in violation of any of the rules and regulations of the Administrator or to permit any person under his control to do so.
F. 
In the event that any motor vehicle shall be left parked or standing on any of such public streets and highways in violation of such proclamation, rules and regulations, a police officer may cause the motor vehicle to be removed from such streets and highways and the cost of such removal, as set forth in the towing contract effective at the time of the removal, shall be a charge against the owner of such motor vehicle, to be paid to the City Clerk at the time of delivery of such motor vehicle to the owner thereof.
[Amended 4-16-2001 by L.L. No. 5-2001]

§ 211-19.1 No stopping areas.

[Added 2-1-1993]
A. 
The following streets and locations are designated as no stopping areas:
Name of Street Side Location
Annan Street
[Added 5-6-2002 by Res. No. 87-2002]
Both East Main Street to a point 30 feet south
Main Street
[Added 5-6-2002 by Res. No. 87-2002]
South From Teller Avenue to Schenck Avenue
Robert Cahill Drive
[Added 4-4-2005
by Res. No. 34-2005]
Both Entire length, while school in session during the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
South Avenue West Between Davies and West Center
Verplanck Avenue
[Added 5-6-2002 by Res. No. 87-2002]
North From Main Street to North Avenue
Verplanck Avenue
[Added 5-6-2002 by Res. No. 87-2002]
South From Fishkill Avenue to North Walnut Street
B. 
There shall be no stopping here to corner in the following locations:
[Added 5-6-2002 by Res. No. 87-2002]
Name of Street Side Location
Talbot Avenue Both From North Avenue to a point 50 feet east

§ 211-19.2 No stopping or standing.

[Added 8-3-1998 by Res. No. 128-1998]
A. 
There shall be no stopping or standing upon any of the following streets or parts of streets:
Name of Street Side Location
Beacon Street North 20 feet west of Cliff Street
Cliff Street East 60 feet north of Beacon Street
Cliff Street East 20 feet south of Beacon Street
Cliff Street West 25 feet south of Beacon Street
Kent Street
[Added 10-6-2003 by Res. No. 158-2003]
South Beginning at the center doorway of old high school to a point 35 feet west
South Avenue East 40 feet north of West Center Street
South Avenue East 30 feet south of West Center Street
B. 
There shall be no standing here to corner in the following locations:
[Added 10-19-2009 by Res. No. 152-2009]
Name of Street Side Location
Eliza Street 30 feet from each intersection between Verplanck Avenue and Kent Street

§ 211-19.3 Permit parking.

[Added 2-7-2000 by Res. No. 29-2000; amended 1-7-2002 by L.L. No. 1-2002]
A. 
The Building Department may issue up to three parking permits in conjunction with the issuance of a building permit for the construction/renovation of a building in order to allow vehicles needed for the construction of said building to park in the vicinity of said building and not be subject to time limit parking.
B. 
The City Administrator may issue up to two parking permits for each beauty salon in the City of Beacon to allow parking on Main Street for up to four hours while said permit holder is an actual customer at said beauty salon.
C. 
The City Administrator may issue up to three parking permits to allow those attending afternoon meetings at the Howland Center to park on Main Street for up to four hours.
[Added 7-6-2004 by L.L. No. 14-2004]

§ 211-19.4 Forty-eight-hour parking limit.

[Added 3-19-2001 by L.L. No. 2-2001]
Unless otherwise restricted by an appropriate sign, all streets or portions thereof shall be limited to 48 hour parking, except Sundays and holidays. Signs shall set forth the following language: "48 Hour Parking - All City Streets - Unless otherwise marked - Section 211-19.4."

§ 211-19.5 Twenty-four-hour parking limit.

[Added 4-2-2001 by L.L. No. 4-2001; amended 5-19-2014 by L.L. No. 5-2014]
Unless otherwise restricted by an appropriate sign, all City-owned parking lots shall be limited to twenty-four-hour parking. Notwithstanding the preceding sentence, the parking of commercial and recreational vehicles, as defined in § 211-15.1 of this chapter,[1] overnight in municipal parking lots is prohibited. Signs shall set forth the following language: "24 Hour Parking — Except for Commercial and Recreational Vehicles - All City-owned Parking Lots unless otherwise marked - Section 211-19.5."
[1]:
Editor's Note: See § 211-15.2 for the definition of "recreational vehicle."

§ 211-19.6 Loading zones.

[Added 2-20-2001 by Res. No. 30-2001; amended 10-6-2003 by Res. No. 158-2003; 12-20-2004 by Res. No. 235-2004; 10-19-2009 by Res. No. 152-2009; 4-1-2013 by L.L. No. 8-2013]
Loading/unloading zones shall be as follows:
Name of Street Side Location
Church Street Municipal Lot (15 minutes)
Digger Phelps Court East 40 feet from Main Street, during the hours of 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (10 minutes)
North Brett Street West First space (1 space)
South Walnut Street East From 55 feet from the intersection of Main Street to 46 feet south, during the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. weekdays only
Veterans Place East From 30 feet north of the driveway entrance to the Municipal Lot to a point 30 feet south, during the hours of 3:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., Monday through Saturday

§ 211-19.7 Parking spaces for Fire Department Use at Memorial Building/Mase Hook and Ladder Parking Lot.

[Added 7-7-2003 by L.L. No. 11-2003]
Six spaces will be set aside for Fire Department use at the Memorial Building/Mase Hook and Ladder Parking Lot.

§ 211-19.8 Diagonal parking for certain vehicles.

[Added 7-6-2004 by L.L. No. 16-2004]
The following streets are designated for diagonal parking for vehicles less than 20 feet in length.
Name of Street Side Location
Church Street Both Eliza Street to North Chestnut Street
Henry Street North From Veterans Place East to Teller Avenue

§ 211-19.9 School bus parking.

[Added 5-21-2007 by L.L. No. 8-2007]
School buses shall be permitted to park on Oak Street exclusively during school days from 8:15 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.