Town of Fishkill, NY
Dutchess County
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[Adopted 8-20-2008 by L.L. No. 7-2008]
The Fire Inspector, Zoning Administrator, Building Inspector, Parking Enforcement Officer and any deputy fire or zoning administrators as may be appointed by the Town Board, and any police officer, shall have the authority to issue appearance tickets, under Article 150 of the Criminal Procedure Law of this state, for purposes of enforcement of this chapter.
[Amended 3-7-2012 by L.L. No. 1-2012]
A. 
Except as otherwise provided herein, every person convicted of a traffic infraction for a violation of this chapter shall, for a first conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of $125 or by imprisonment of not more than 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment; for a conviction of a second violation, both of which were committed within a period of 18 months, such person shall be punished by a fine of $250 or by imprisonment for not more than 45 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment; upon a conviction of a third or subsequent violation, all of which were committed within a period of 18 months, such person shall be punished by a fine of $375 or by imprisonment for not more than 90 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
B. 
The Town Board is hereby empowered to establish and adjust the fines for violation of the parking provisions of this chapter by resolution of the Town Board from time to time passed. The schedule of parking violation fines as fixed by resolution from time to time of the Town Board shall be filed with the Town Clerk.
C. 
In addition to any fine assessed pursuant to this provision, there shall be levied, where applicable, a mandatory surcharge required by Vehicle and Traffic Law § 1809-b.