Town of Clay, NY
Onondaga County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Clay 3-17-2003 by L.L. No. 4-2003. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Excavations — See Ch. 100.
Notification of defects — See Ch. 155.
Poles and wires — See Ch. 172.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 200.
Traffic and vehicles — See Ch. 211.
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as "Streets and Sidewalks" of the Town of Clay.
The purpose of this new chapter is to set forth snowplowing regulations, liability of abutting owners or occupants and the penalties for offenses.
No person shall plow, shovel, sweep or pile snow, ice or other such 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 or public travel or such as to constitute an obstruction of the sight of persons traveling by vehicle or by foot on public streets or sidewalks or on private driveways.
No person shall plow, shovel or pile snow from a private or public driveway in such a manner as to deposit the same in the public roadway or on a public right-of-way or sidewalk or across the street from said driveway or onto the property of another without that person's consent.
Any person, firm or corporation who violates any provisions of this chapter shall be punished as provided in Chapter 1, Article II, § 1-18. General Penalty, and each day such violation shall continue shall constitute a separate offense.
The owner or occupant of lands fronting or abutting on any street in the Town of Clay shall maintain and repair the sidewalks adjoining said lands and keep the sidewalk free from obstruction, including snow and ice. Such owner or occupant shall be liable for any injury or damage by reason of omission, failure or negligence to maintain or repair such sidewalks or to keep them free of obstructions, including snow and ice.
If any paragraph, section, sentence or portion of a sentence of this chapter shall be found and determined to be invalid, unlawful and/or unconstitutional, such determination shall not invalidate or void any other paragraph, section, sentence or portion thereof, and such other parts thereof shall remain in full force and effect unless and until legally revoked, modified and/or amended.