Town of Fishkill, NY
Dutchess County
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[Adopted 10-1-1973 by L.L. No. 2-1973]
This article is adopted pursuant to § 1660-a of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York at the requests of owners of shopping centers in the Town of Fishkill, Dutchess County, New York.
Upon written request of either the owner or the person in general charge of the operation and control of a parking area in a shopping center in the Town of Fishkill (as the terms "parking area" and "shopping center" are defined in § 1660-a of the Vehicle and Traffic Law), the following traffic regulations shall be in effect from the effective date of this article at shopping center parking areas:
A. 
Parking, standing or stopping of vehicles within areas marked "no parking" or "fire zone" is prohibited except for vehicles delivering merchandise. However, if a vehicle is delivering merchandise and parked in a no-parking or fire zone area, it shall not be left unattended.
[Amended 3-1-1982 by L.L. No. 2-1982]
B. 
No vehicles shall stop, stand or park in front of any doorways in said shopping center, except for vehicles delivering merchandise. However, if a vehicle is delivering merchandise, it shall not be left unattended.
[Amended 3-1-1982 by L.L. No. 2-1982]
C. 
Those areas set forth in Subsections A and B of this section shall be known as "fire lanes" in said parking areas.
D. 
All other written requests by the owners or persons in general charge of the operation and control of a parking area, driveway, private street or roadway of a shopping center or by the Fire Chief of the Fire Department serving such area in the Town of Fishkill (as the terms "parking area," "driveway," "private street," "roadway" and "shopping center" are defined in § 1660-a of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York) to regulate traffic by the erecting of proper traffic control signs or to establish minimum speed limits or safety zones pursuant to § 1660-a of the Vehicle and Traffic Law shall be considered by the Town Board, and, if found to be necessary, the right to erect such signs and establish such speed zones or safety zones shall be done by resolution of the Town Board. The cost of erecting and maintaining these traffic control devices shall be borne by the owner or owners of the property.
[Added 3-1-1982 by L.L. No. 2-1982]
E. 
Parking in areas designated for handicapped parking shall be by permit only.
[Added 3-1-1982 by L.L. No. 2-1982]
F. 
No vehicle that fails to display a valid certificate of inspection or that fails to display a set of number plates shall park, stand or stop in a shopping center parking area.
[Added 12-29-1998 by L.L. No. 5-1998]
Any vehicle parked or abandoned in said fire lanes during snowstorms, floods, fires or other public emergencies shall be removed upon the order of the Town Superintendent of Highways to the Town of Fishkill garage and may not be recovered except upon payment to the Town Clerk of all expenses incurred in the removal and storage of said vehicle by the owner or operator of same.
[Amended 9-21-1987 by L.L. No. 7-1987; 12-29-1998 by L.L. No. 5-1998; 8-20-2008 by L.L. No. 7-2008]
Any violation of this article shall be subject to the penalties set forth in Article VIII of this chapter.