[Adopted 9-1-1981 by L.L. No. 1-1981 (Art. 56 of the 1989 Code); amended 6-7-1982; 6-14-1990 by L.L. No. 1-1990; 6-24-1992 by L.L. No. 2-1992]
The provisions of this article shall apply except when it is necessary to stop a vehicle to avoid conflict with other traffic or to comply with directions of a police officer or official traffic control device.
[Amended 12-21-2015 by L.L. No. 3-2015]
The parking of vehicles, except publicly operated buses for the purpose of receiving or discharging passengers, is hereby prohibited on streets and highways within the Town of Busti, except state highways, between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 7:00 a.m., during the period beginning November 1 and ending March 31 of each year.
The parking of motor vehicles is hereby prohibited within Town of Busti parks between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 7:00 a.m. at all times of the year.
The parking or standing of motor vehicles is hereby prohibited in any and all of the following locations:
On the right-of-way, shoulder and road surface of Chautauqua Boulevard from its intersection with First Avenue and State Route 394 to its intersection with Second Avenue.
On the right-of-way, shoulder and road surface of First Avenue from its intersection with State Route 394 and Chautauqua Boulevard to the southerly terminus of First Avenue.
On the right-of-way, shoulder and road surface of West Summit Avenue from its intersection with State Route 394 to Marietta Place.
On the right-of-way, shoulder and road surface of Big Tree-Sugar Grove Road from its intersection with State Route 394 to Hunt Road.
On such highway or highways or portion thereof, including right-of-way and shoulders within the Town of Busti, wherein the State Department of Transportation by its rules, orders or regulations prohibits parking and/or standing.
On Town or county highways where such vehicles are found parked or standing during snowstorms, floods, fires or other public emergencies or constitute an obstruction to traffic.
Parking or standing by vehicles operated by nonhandicapped persons and not being utilized or owned by handicapped persons in zones designated as "parking for handicapped only."
On the right-of-way, shoulder and road surface of Big Tree-Sugar Grove Road from its intersection with Baker Street to its intersection with Cowing Road.
On the right-of-way, shoulder and road surface of that portion of the south side of Kortwright Road between Busti-Sugar Grove Road and Big Tree-Sugar Grove Road.
Vehicles parked or standing in violation of this article or in violation of any orders adopted by the State Department of Transportation relating to state highways, or any vehicles parked or abandoned on highways during snowstorms, floods, fires or other public emergencies or found on any highways where said vehicles constitute an obstruction to traffic, may be removed pursuant to an order of a public safety officer, as that term is defined by the Criminal Procedure Law of the State of New York.
No vehicle removed pursuant to this section shall be returned to its owner until a charge reasonably imposed for such removal, together with any storage charges reasonably imposed, shall have been paid.
In no event shall storage charges exceed the charge of $75 per day, nor shall removal charges exceed the sum of $200.
[Amended 8-6-2012 by L.L. No. 3-2012]
It shall be the duty of the police or public safety officers of the Town, acting in accordance with the instructions issued by the Chief of Police, to report the following information in regard to violations of article:
The state license number of such vehicle;
The time which such vehicle is parked in violation of any of the provision of this article;
Any other facts, a knowledge of which is necessary to a thorough understanding of the circumstances attending such violation;
Each such officer shall attach to such vehicle a notice to the owner thereof that such vehicle has been parked in violation of a provision of this article or other law and that the owner should report to the office of the Town Court in regard to such violation; and
The owner shall pay to the Town Court or traffic violations bureau if one is hereafter established, the respective amount for the violation as indicated on the said summons attached to such vehicle.
The failure of such owner to make such payment to the Town Court or traffic violations bureau within the time prescribed as indicated on said summons shall render such owner subject to the penalties provided by this article for violation of the provisions of this article.
Every person convicted for a traffic infraction for violations of any of the provisions of this article or regulations adopted by the Department of Motor Vehicles in accordance with the provisions of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York shall be punished as in accordance with the penalties set forth in § 1800 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law.
Prior ordinances and local laws inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed, except that this repeal shall not affect the prosecution or punishment of any person for any act done or committed in violation of any local law or ordinance prior to the taking effect of this article.