Village of Monticello, NY
Sullivan County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Monticello 1-5-1976 by L.L. No. 1-1976 as Ch. 51 of the 1976 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]

ARTICLE I
Riding on Sidewalks (§ 98-1 — § 98-2) 

ARTICLE II
Registration (§ 98-3 — § 98-11) 

§ 98-1
Riding prohibited. 

§ 98-2
Penalties for offenses. 

§ 98-1 Riding prohibited.

All persons are forbidden to ride bicycles upon the sidewalks of the village at any time in the day or night.

§ 98-2 Penalties for offenses.

A. 

Each violation of this article shall be punishable as a violation as set forth in Article III, General Penalty, of Chapter 1 of the Code of the Village of Monticello.

[Amended 6-21-1999 by L.L. No. 5-1999]

B. 

Minors apprehended in violation, as well as the parents or guardians of such minors, will be issued appearance tickets to appear in court, and upon conviction for an offense, the registration of such minor's bicycle may be suspended for a period not to exceed 30 days.

§ 98-3
Registration and tagging required. 

§ 98-4
Registration procedure; fee. 

§ 98-5
Period of validity; reregistration. 

§ 98-6
Record of registration; issuance of identification tags. 

§ 98-7
Mechanical condition; suspension of registration. 

§ 98-8
Unauthorized removal of tag. 

§ 98-9
Change of ownership; cessation of operation. 

§ 98-10
Prohibited acts. 

§ 98-11
Penalties for offenses. 

§ 98-3 Registration and tagging required.

It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a bicycle upon any street in the Village of Monticello unless said bicycle is registered and tagged as herein provided.

§ 98-4 Registration procedure; fee.

[Amended 6-21-1999 by L.L. No. 5-1999]

Registration shall be made by filing with the Police Department the name and address of the owner of the bicycle, together with a complete description of such bicycle, on forms provided by said Department.

§ 98-5 Period of validity; reregistration.

Registrations will be kept and license tags will be valid for a period of one year, with reregistration on or before the 30th day of April of each year thereafter.

§ 98-6 Record of registration; issuance of identification tags.

[Amended 6-21-1999 by L.L. No. 5-1999]

Registrations shall be serially numbered and kept on file in the Police Department as a public record. Upon such registration said Department shall cause an identification tag to be affixed to the registered bicycle, serially numbered to correspond with the registration number. Such tag shall remain affixed to the bicycle unless removed by said Department for cause or for retagging upon reregistration. In case of theft or loss, a duplicate tag shall be issued for such fee as shall be established from time to time by resolution of the Board of Trustees. All registrations shall expire on the 30th day of April.

Editor's Note: Former § 51-7, Report and payment of funds received, which immediately followed this section, was deleted 6-21-1999 by L.L. No. 5-1999.

§ 98-7 Mechanical condition; suspension of registration.

No bicycle shall be registered which is in an unsafe mechanical condition. The Chief of Police shall have authority to suspend the registration of and remove the identification tag from any bicycle operated contrary to any state law or village ordinance or operated while in an unsafe mechanical condition, such suspension and removal to continue for a period not to exceed 30 days, provided that such registration shall not be reinstated nor such identification tag be replaced while such bicycle is in an unsafe mechanical condition. Said suspension and removal shall be in addition to other penalties provided.

§ 98-8 Unauthorized removal of tag.

No person shall willfully remove, deface or destroy any identification tag.

§ 98-9 Change of ownership; cessation of operation.

Within 10 days after any bicycle registered hereunder shall have changed ownership or been dismantled or taken out of operation, the person in whose name the bicycle has been registered shall report such information to the Police Department. In case of change of ownership, the registration shall thereupon be changed to show the name of the new owner. In case of dismantling and taking out of operation, the registration shall be canceled and identification tag destroyed.

§ 98-10 Prohibited acts.

The operation of an untagged or unregistered bicycle, or the operation of a bicycle in a manner considered dangerous to self, others or property or in such a manner that said operation violates the provisions of this article is prohibited.

§ 98-11 Penalties for offenses.

A. 

Each violation of this article shall be punishable as a violation as set forth in Article III, General Penalty, of Chapter 1 of the Code of the Village of Monticello.

[Amended 6-21-1999 by L.L. No. 5-1999]

B. 

Minors apprehended in violation, as well as the parents or guardians of such minors, will be issued appearance tickets to appear in court, and upon conviction for an offense, the registration of the bicycle can be suspended for a period not to exceed 30 days.