City of Watertown, NY
Jefferson County
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[Amended 5-20-1991; 2-18-1992; 6-15-1992; 4-7-1997; 8-18-1997; 10-20-1997]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
TWO-HOUR PARKING LIMIT ZONE
That street or portion thereof or lot or portion thereof or garage or portion thereof upon which parking is governed by the provisions of this article and the parking spaces associated with said areas.
PARKING SPACE
The space in a two-hour parking limit zone marked by painted lines on the curb or roadway or lot or garage, wherein an individual vehicle may park in accordance with the provisions of this article.
The hours during which the two-hour parking restrictions apply are between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
The following streets or portions thereof, parking lots or portions thereof and parking garages or portions thereof are hereby designated and established as two-hour parking limit zones:
Street or Lot
Two-Hour Parking Limit Zone
Arcade Street
West side from Arsenal Street to a point 245 feet south thereof
Arsenal Street
North side from Arcade Street Extension west to Crosswalk No. 5
Arsenal Street
South side of street between Arcade Street and Sherman Street
Court Street
North side of street from Public Square to Coffeen Street and entire street from Coffeen Street to Court Street Bridge
Franklin Street
Southwesterly side from Public Square to a point 156 feet northeasterly of Goodale Street
Public Square
Entire street
State Street
North side from Mechanic Street to High Street
State Street
[Added 11-19-2007]
North side from a point 120 feet east of Public Square to a point 40 feet west of Polk Street
State Street
[Repealed 11-19-2007]
State Street
[Repealed 11-19-2007]
State Street Parking Lots, 200 Block
[Added 5-19-2008]
Front row of parking lot facing State Street
Stone Street
Northerly side from Arcade Street to a point 30 feet from Sherman Street, except an area of 244 feet extending westerly of the westerly margin of Park Place
Washington Street
Entire street from Public Square to Academy Street and Mullin Street
The Council shall establish, designate and mark individual parking spaces in each two-hour parking limit zone. Each parking space shall be marked by painted lines drawn on the surface of the curb or roadway or lot.
A. 
Parking shall be permitted in any parking space between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. in all parking spaces and in the area known as the "Stone Street Lot," where parking shall be from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. of the following day, and the Arsenal Street Lot, where parking shall be permitted 24 hours per day. The provisions of this section shall not apply on Saturday or Sunday nor on legal holidays.
B. 
Only one vehicle may occupy a parking space at a time.
C. 
Six parking spaces located in the Stone Street Parking Lot in the southeast corner, first row behind the historical building and adjacent to the walkway to the same are hereby limited to use by residents of Bugbee Housing Development only. Unauthorized vehicles without permits will be towed at the owner's expense. This restriction is in effect seven days per week, 24 hours per day.
In all parking spaces, vehicles shall be parked completely within the white or yellow lines marking the same.
[Amended 5-18-2009; 9-19-2016]
A. 
Every owner found in violation of the following offenses shall be imposed a fine and, if applicable, late payment penalties, as established by the City Council of the City of Watertown at least annually through a budget resolution that adopts a City Fees and Charges Schedule in the amounts available. Such schedule shall be available to the public at the office of the Watertown City Clerk.
B. 
The following constitute violations of provisions of the Watertown City Code for which City-imposed fines may be imposed:
(1) 
Abandoned vehicle (§ 169-19B).
(2) 
Night parking (§ 293-21C).
(3) 
Margin parking (§ 293-21D).
(4) 
No parking here to corner (§ 293-21F).
(5) 
Parking in handicap zone without registration (§ 293-22).
(6) 
No parking anytime (§ 293-23).
(7) 
No stopping/standing (§ 293-24/25).
(8) 
Obstructing traffic (§ 293-25).
(9) 
Restricted parking (§ 293-26/30/32).
(10) 
Overtime parking (§ 293-29).
(11) 
Restricted time (§ 293-29).
(12) 
Loading zone (§ 293-32).
(13) 
Taxi/bus zone (§ 293-33/34).