[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Oneonta as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Parking in Front Yards
[Adopted 2-16-1999 by Ord. No. 7-1999]
It shall be a violation of this article to park a motor vehicle in a front yard except in areas designed and constructed as parking areas and approved by the City Engineer as in compliance with the requirements of the city's Zoning Code for parking areas. For the purposes of this article, the term "front yard" is defined in § 300-4 of the city's Zoning Code.
The Code Enforcement Officer is authorized to enforce this article.
Enforcement of this article shall be accomplished by the issuance of a notice of violation served upon the operator of the motor vehicle who is present at the time of service. The notice of violation shall be served upon the owner if the operator is not present, by affixing such notice to said vehicle in a conspicuous place. Whenever such notice is so affixed, in lieu of inserting the name of the person charged with the violation in the space provided for the identification of said person, the words "owner of the vehicle bearing license" may be inserted, to be followed by the plate designation and plate type as shown by the registration plates of said vehicle, together with the expiration date, the make or model, and body type of said vehicle and a description of the charged violation.
The penalty for a violation of this article shall be a fine of $10.