Village of Kings Point, NY
Nassau County
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As used in this chapter, the following terms shall mean and include:
LAWFUL AUTHORITY
The Village of Kings Point (the "Village") and, with regard to property owned by the Great Neck School District, the Village and such School District, and, with regard to property owned by the Great Neck Park District, the Village and such Park District.
MOTOR VEHICLE
Every vehicle which is or is designed to be operated or driven upon a public highway which is propelled by any power other than muscular power. For the purposes of this article, the term motor vehicle shall exclude fire and police vehicles, other than ambulances, and shall exclude all ambulances when they are actually being used in the performance of emergency services.
OTHER TRAFFIC OFFICER
An employee of a lawful authority. When such person is other than a Village employee, such employee only shall be deemed a "traffic officer" as to property owned by such person's employer.
OWNER
With regard to motor vehicles, the registered owner of a motor vehicle.
PARKING
The standing of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, otherwise than temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading merchandise or passengers.
POLICE OFFICER
An officer of the Village of Kings Point Police Department.
PUBLIC HIGHWAY
Any highway, road, street, avenue, alley, public parking lot, public place, public driveway, or other public way, or other public property within the Village.
PUBLIC PARKING LOT
Any area of property owned by a lawful authority used as a means of motor vehicle travel, access, or egress, and/or for the parking, standing, or stopping of motor vehicles.
STANDING
The stopping of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, otherwise than temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in receiving or discharging passengers or loading or unloading material.
STOPPING
When prohibited, any halting, even momentarily, of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a police officer or other traffic officer.
TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICE
All signs, signals, markings, and other devices placed or erected by a lawful authority for the purpose of regulating, warning, or guiding traffic.