Town of Orangetown, NY
Rockland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Orangetown as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[1]
Editor's Note: For additional vehicle and traffic regulations, see Ch. 39, Vehicle and Traffic.
[Adopted 10-20-1967]
A. 
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
STREET NUMBER 1
The thoroughfare starting at Dutch Hill Road and going easterly to Waldbaum's store.
STREET NUMBER 2
The thoroughfare starting at Highview Avenue and going north to its intersection with Street Number 1.
B. 
All words, terms or phrases used herein shall have the meanings as defined in the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York; if no specific definition is set forth therein, all words shall have their usual meaning in the English language.
No person shall operate a motor vehicle upon the streets listed in § 40-1, Definitions, above, at a rate of speed in excess of 30 miles per hour. This section shall not apply to ambulances, fire vehicles or police vehicles when on emergency trips.
No vehicle shall be parked on either street within the Orangeburg Shopping Plaza other than parallel with the edge of the street, headed in the direction of traffic, and with front and rear wheels not more than six inches from the curb. Parallel parking to be allowed in lots designated and marked for parking of vehicles.
Except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic, or in compliance with law or the directions of a police officer or official traffic-control device, no person shall, within the limits of the Orangeburg Shopping Plaza:
A. 
Stop, stand or park a vehicle.
(1) 
On the roadway side of any vehicle stopped, standing or parked at the edge of a street.
(2) 
On a sidewalk.
(3) 
Within an intersection, except when permitted by official signs or parking meters on the side of a highway opposite a street which intersects but does not cross such highway.
(4) 
On a crosswalk.
(5) 
Alongside or opposite any street excavation or obstruction when stopping, standing or parking would obstruct traffic.
B. 
Stand or park a vehicle whether occupied or not, except momentarily to pick up or discharge a passenger or passengers.
(1) 
Within 20 feet of a crosswalk at an intersection, unless a different distance is indicated by official signs, markings or parking meters.
(2) 
Within 30 feet upon the approach to any flashing signal, stop signal or traffic-control signal located at the side of the roadway, unless a different distance is indicated by official signs, markings or parking meters.
(3) 
Within 20 feet of any intersection unless a different distance is indicated by official signs, markings or parking meters.
C. 
Stop, stand or park a vehicle within 15 feet of a fire hydrant, except when such vehicle is attended by a licensed operator or chauffeur who is seated in the front seat and who can immediately move such vehicle in case of emergency, unless a different distance is indicated by official signs, markings or parking meters.
D. 
Move a vehicle not lawfully under his control into such prohibited area or away from a curb such distance as is unlawful.
E. 
Stop, stand or park in violation of the restrictions stated on official signs when such signs have been posted prohibiting, restricting or limiting the stopping, standing or parking of vehicles on any highway.
The following intersections are hereby designated as stop intersections and all vehicles approaching said intersections as hereinafter set forth shall, before entering the intersection, come to a full stop, unless otherwise directed by a peace officer or signal:
A. 
Street Number 1 at intersection of Dutch Hill Road for traffic going west.
B. 
Street Number 2 at intersection of Highview Avenue for traffic going south.
C. 
Street Number 1 at the intersection of Street Number 2 for traffic going east.
D. 
At all exits to parking area within the Plaza.
There shall be no parking at any time on the north and south sides of Street Number 1, on the west side of Street Number 2 from the intersection of Highview Avenue to the intersection of Street Number 1, on the east side of Street Number 2 from the intersection of Highview Avenue to the south side of the Orangeburg Theater. There shall be no parking at any time except in the area designated as "pickup zone" extending from the south end of the Orangeburg Theater to north side of Waldbaum's store on Street Number 2.
Every vehicle shall be driven only upon the right-hand roadway of Street Number 1 and Street Number 2, which has been divided into two roadways by a double yellow line, and no vehicle shall be driven over, across or within any such dividing space.
A. 
Any vehicle parked or abandoned in the parking area during a snowstorm, flood, fire or other public emergency in the parking area may be removed and stored by the Town of Orangetown.
(1) 
Where it constitutes an obstruction to traffic.
(2) 
Where stopping, standing or parking is prohibited.
B. 
The owner or operator of any such vehicle shall pay the Town the reasonable charges for such removal and storage.
No deliveries may be made from Street Number 2 area. All deliveries to markets within the Shopping Plaza shall be made in the rear of the stores or from the north area of Waldbaum's store.
A. 
No display of merchandise or other obstructions shall be allowed on the sidewalks or in the area of the sidewalks to prevent interference with pedestrian traffic.
B. 
No shopping carts will be allowed on the paved portion of any street or parking area within said shopping plaza.
All laws, ordinances or regulations, or parts thereof, inconsistent with this law are hereby repealed.
[Amended 12-11-1995 by L.L. No. 38-1995]
A. 
Any person violating the provisions of § 40-2 herein shall be guilty of a traffic infraction, which said offense, upon conviction thereof, shall be punishable by a fine not to exceed $200 or by imprisonment not to exceed 15 days, or both such fine and imprisonment.
B. 
Any person violating any of the provisions of this law except as hereinbefore provided in Subdivision A of this section shall be guilty of a traffic infraction, which said offense, upon conviction thereof, shall be punishable by a fine not to exceed $50 or by imprisonment of not more than five days, or both such fine and imprisonment.
If any section or provision of this law shall be adjudged invalid or unconstitutional by a court of competent jurisdiction, such adjudication shall not affect the validity of this law as a whole or any section, provision or part thereof not adjudged invalid or unconstitutional.
This local law shall take effect immediately.
[Adopted 4-8-2002 by L.L. No. 3-2002]
A. 
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
METRO-NORTH COMMUTER PARKING FACILITY
Hereinafter referred to as the "facility," is designated as the property and premises owned by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and/or the Metro-North Commuter Railroad Company, located at Railroad Place, between Jefferson Avenue and Franklin Avenue in the Hamlet of Pearl River.
B. 
All words, terms or phrases used herein shall have the meanings as defined in the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York (VTL); if no specific definition is set forth therein, all words shall have their usual and customary meaning in the English language.
No person shall operate a motor vehicle upon the facility at a rate of speed in excess of 25 miles per hour. This section shall not apply to ambulances, fire vehicles or police vehicles when on emergency trips.
No vehicle shall be parked at the facility other than parallel with the edge of the street, headed in the direction of traffic, and with front and rear wheels not more than six inches from the curb. Parallel parking shall be allowed only in lots designated and marked for parking of vehicles.
Except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic, or in compliance with law or the directions of a police officer or official traffic control device, no person shall, within the limits of the facility:
A. 
Stop, stand or park a vehicle:
(1) 
On the roadway side of any vehicle stopped, standing or parked at the edge of a street.
(2) 
On a sidewalk.
(3) 
Within an intersection, except when permitted by official signs or parking meters on the side of a highway opposite a street which intersects but does not cross such highway.
(4) 
On a crosswalk.
(5) 
Alongside or opposite any street excavation or obstruction when stopping, standing or parking would obstruct traffic.
(6) 
In a parking spot officially designated, by a sign, pavement marking or other official notice, as reserved or set apart for, or assigned to, vehicles registered pursuant to § 404-a of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York (VTL § 404-a), as same may be amended from time to time.
B. 
Stand or park a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except momentarily to pick up or discharge a passenger or passengers:
(1) 
Within 20 feet of a crosswalk at an intersection, unless a different distance is indicated by official signs, markings or parking meters.
(2) 
Within 30 feet upon the approach to any flashing signal, stop signal or traffic control signal located at the side of the roadway, unless a different distance is indicated by official signs, markings or parking meters.
(3) 
Within 20 feet of any intersection, unless a different distance is indicated by official signs, markings or parking meters.
C. 
Stop, stand or park a vehicle within 15 feet of a fire hydrant, except when such vehicle is attended by a licensed operator or chauffeur who is seated in the driver's seat and who can immediately move such vehicle in case of emergency, unless a different distance is indicated by official signs, markings or parking meters.
D. 
Move a vehicle not lawfully under his control into any prohibited area described herein, or away from a curb such distance as is unlawful.
E. 
Stop, stand or park in violation of the restrictions stated on official posted signs and/or pavement markings.
All exits to the parking area within the facility are hereby designated as stop intersections, and all vehicles approaching said intersections as hereinafter set forth shall, before entering the intersection, come to a full stop, unless otherwise directed by a peace or police officer or traffic control device.
Any vehicle parked or abandoned in the facility during a snowstorm, flood, fire or other public emergency in the facility may be removed and stored by the Town of Orangetown, if the vehicle constitutes an obstruction to traffic or if stopped, parked or standing in any prohibited area described herein; and the owner or operator of any such vehicle shall pay the Town the reasonable charges for such removal and storage.
All local laws, ordinances or regulations, or parts thereof, inconsistent with this article II are hereby repealed.
Any person violating the provisions of this article II shall be guilty of a traffic infraction or violation, which said offense, upon conviction thereof, shall be punishable by a fine not to exceed $200 or by imprisonment not to exceed 15 days, or both such fine and imprisonment.
If any section or provision of this article II shall be adjudged invalid or unconstitutional by a court of competent jurisdiction, such adjudication shall not affect the validity of this article II as a whole or any section, provision or part thereof not adjudged invalid or unconstitutional.