[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Clarence 11-17-2010 by L.L. No. 3-2010. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Editor's Note: This local law provided an effective date of 12-1-2010.
This chapter is adopted to protect the public health, safety and welfare concerning snow removal in the Town of Clarence, Erie County, New York.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- As defined in Highway Law of the State of New York, the entire width between boundary lines of every way publicly maintained when any part thereof is open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel.
- Any vehicle, as defined in the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York, licensed to operate on the highways of the State of New York and used to plow snow, but the term shall not include a vehicle used solely by a person, firm or corporation to plow snow within the confines of his or its own property, whether owned or leased.
No person shall plow, shovel, sweep or pile snow, ice or other materials in or beyond the right-of-way of any street or public highway or cause such to be done so as to interfere with the safety and convenience of public travel.
This chapter shall be enforced by the New York State Police and the Erie County Sheriff's Department.
Any violation by a person, firm or corporation of any provision of this chapter shall be deemed an offense punishable by a fine not to exceed $250 or imprisonment for a period not to exceed 15 days, or both.
Any person who takes part in or assists in any violation of this chapter shall also be subject to the penalties provided herein.