Town of Amenia, NY
Dutchess County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Amenia as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Outdoor storage of abandoned vehicles — See Ch. 82.
Restricted parking for snow removal — See Ch. 101, Art. III.
[Adopted 8-9-2012 by L.L. No. 4-2012]
This article shall be known as the "Vehicle and Traffic Law of the Town of Amenia."
A. 
The terms "gross weight," "highway," "semitrailer," "tractor," "trailer," "truck" and "vehicle," as used in this article, shall have the meanings ascribed to those terms contained in Article I of the New York Vehicle and Traffic Law.
B. 
The terms "street" and "road," as used in this article, shall have the meaning ascribed to "road/street" in § 121-74 of the Town Code.
All trucks, commercial vehicles, tractors, tractor-trailer combinations, tractor- semitrailer combinations, and/or tractor-trailer-semitrailer combinations with a total gross weight of 10,000 pounds or more shall be prohibited from traveling on or over the following streets and/or highways within the Town:
Name of Street
Prohibited Portion of Road or Highway
Sharon Station Road
The entire length of Sharon Station Road located within the Town
The restrictions contained in § 113-3 shall not be construed to prevent the delivery or pickup of merchandise or other property along the streets and/or highways from which such vehicles and combinations are otherwise excluded and, in addition, shall not apply to the following vehicles:
A. 
Any vehicle owned and operated by a municipality, local or state government or governmental agency while such vehicle is being engaged in the performance of official duties; or
B. 
Any vehicle owned and operated by a public utility company while being engaged in the performance of repair, maintenance or installation work.
C. 
Any vehicle engaged in providing emergency health care or treatment or providing fire protection.
A violation of any provision of this article shall be a violation punishable in accordance with § 121-57D of the Town Code.
[Adopted 8-8-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013]
A. 
The parking of any types of vehicles, including but not limited to automobiles, trucks, tractor trailers, campers, buses, mobile homes, motorcycles and/or scooters, shall be prohibited on Mechanic Street at the following locations.
(1) 
Along the east side of Mechanic Street, from the intersection of Mechanic Street and Route 343, to a point which is 107 feet south of the stop sign at the intersection of Mechanic Street and Route 343; and
(2) 
Along the west side of Mechanic Street from the intersection of Mechanic Street and Route 343 to a point which is 40 feet south of the southern edge of the pedestrian crosswalk at the intersection of Mechanic Street and Route 343; and
(3) 
The parking of no more than one vehicle shall be allowed on the west side of Mechanic Street between the point which is located 40 feet south of the southern edge of the pedestrian crosswalk at the intersection of Mechanic Street and Route 343 and the telephone pole which is approximately 62 feet south of the southern edge of the pedestrian crosswalk at the intersection of Mechanic Street and Route 343.
B. 
The Town Highway Superintendent shall install and maintain appropriate signs along Mechanic Street to indicate that parking is prohibited along the areas set forth in § 113-6A(1), (2) and (3) above.
C. 
The Town Highway Superintendent shall paint the curb yellow, and maintain the curb as such yellow color, along the areas set forth in § 113-6A(1), (2) and (3) above where parking is prohibited on Mechanic Street.