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Village of Kings Point, NY
Nassau County
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[Adopted 7-14-1997 by L.L. No. 5-1997]
For purposes of the provisions of this article, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
LIMITED-USE VEHICLE
Every farm-type tractor and all-terrain-type vehicle used for agricultural purposes or for snowplowing (other than for hire), farm equipment (including self-propelled machines used exclusively in growing, harvesting or handling farm produce), and self-propelled caterpillar or crawler-type equipment while being operated on a contract site, and shall also include every motor vehicle that has a maximum performance speed of not more than 40 miles per hour and is neither registered nor capable of being registered pursuant to §§ 401 and 410 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York; provided that the term "limited-use vehicles" shall not be deemed to include fire or police vehicles.
MAXIMUM PERFORMANCE SPEED
The greatest speed which can be attained and maintained by a limited-use vehicle under conditions prescribed by the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles of the State of New York at the time of its manufacture, as certified by the manufacturer and filed with and accepted by the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles, regardless of any modification made to such vehicle and not reflected in such filed certification.
MOTOR VEHICLE
Every vehicle operated or driven upon a public highway that is propelled by any power other than muscular power, except:
A. 
Electrically driven mobility assistance devices operated or driven by a person with a disability.
B. 
Vehicles that run only upon rails or tracks.
C. 
Snowmobiles as defined in Article 47 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York.
D. 
All-terrain vehicles, as defined in Article 48-B of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York.
Pursuant to the authority granted under § 1641 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York, the operation on the paved surface of any street or highway within the Village of any limited-use vehicle or other mobile machinery or equipment not registered or able to be registered under § 401 or 410 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York without a written permit therefor issued by the Superintendent of Public Works of the Village is prohibited.
A permit to use on any paved surface of any street or highway within the Village any limited-use vehicle or other mobile machinery or equipment not registered or able to be registered under § 401 or 410 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York will be issued only upon:
A. 
A finding by the Superintendent of Public Works that the proposed use is reasonable and necessary, after giving consideration to reasonable alternatives to the issuance of the permit and to the extent to which the proposed activity requires movement of the limited-use vehicle or other mobile machinery or equipment not registered or able to be registered under § 401 or 410 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York on the paved surface of any street or highway within the Village, and is not likely to cause damage to any such paved surface; and
B. 
The person seeking such permit delivers to the Superintendent an indemnity bond of a responsible surety company satisfactory in all respects to the Board of Trustees of the Village, in such sum as is deemed appropriate by the Superintendent guaranteeing the repair and restoration of the paved surfaces of all streets and highways within the Village, to Village specifications, in the event that any use so permitted damages in any way the paved surfaces of any street or highway within the Village.
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Editor's Note: Former § 134-39, Penalties for offenses, was repealed 5-19-2003 by L.L. No. 8-2003. See now Ch. 116, Penalties.