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Town of Chili, NY
Monroe County
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[Adopted 4-20-1988 by L.L. No. 2-1988 (Ch. 112 of the 1980 Code)]
A. 
This article shall be entitled "Motor Vehicle Parking Law of the Town of Chili."
B. 
The purpose is to control parking of motor vehicles within the Town of Chili to protect and promote the health, safety and welfare of the people of the Town of Chili.
[Amended 2-2-2011 by L.L. No. 1-2011]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person or corporation to park a motor vehicle in the Town of Chili:
(1) 
Upon a public highway within 40 feet of the intersection of another highway.
(2) 
Upon any public sidewalks.
(3) 
Upon a public highway in front of a public or private driveway.
(4) 
Upon a public highway opposite a public or private driveway.
(5) 
In a fire lane on public or private property where such fire lane has been established pursuant to the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code or any other applicable codes or laws.
(6) 
Without legal credentials, in a designated handicapped parking space on public or private property where such space has been established pursuant to the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code and/or the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law and/or any other applicable codes or laws.
(7) 
Outside designated or striped parking spaces within a parking area on public or private property where such parking spaces are established pursuant to the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code and/or New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law and/or any other applicable codes or laws.
(8) 
So as to prevent a parked vehicle from moving away within a parking area on public or private property.
(9) 
Upon public or private property less than 15 feet from a fire hydrant.
B. 
Commercial delivery vehicles shall not be considered in violation while actually making a delivery of merchandise in the course of their business.
[Added 9-15-1999 by L.L. No. 2-1999]
A. 
The parking or storage of the following vehicles shall not be permitted on any street, highway, public property or private property within any residential district:
(1) 
All vehicles having a registered gross weight of four tons or over.
(2) 
All vehicles having three or more axles.
(3) 
Buses and other commercial vehicles with linear measurements greater than any one of the following:
(a) 
Twenty feet in length.
(b) 
Seven feet in width, excluding rearview mirrors.
(c) 
Eight feet in height, excluding radio antenna.
(4) 
All cabs or tractors capable of pulling a trailer.
(5) 
Tow trucks.
(6) 
Semitractors, semitrailers or tractor-trailers.
B. 
Construction. Reference to the term "residential district" is made to identify the geographical location to which this article applies only. This article shall be construed to be a regulating law and it is not to be construed to contain any zoning provisions and its provisions are not appealable to, or otherwise within the jurisdiction of, the Zoning Board of Appeals.
C. 
Exceptions. The foregoing prohibitions shall not apply to:
(1) 
Parking of vehicles in the course of making a delivery to a property requested by a resident or owner of that property.
(2) 
Parking of vehicles on or adjacent to a property while in the course of rendering a service to that property when requested by a resident or owner of that property.
(3) 
Parking of vehicles used for maintenance or repair of public utilities or other construction within the public right-of-way during the course of such maintenance, repair or construction.
(4) 
Parking or storage of agricultural vehicles on property which is actively farmed.
(5) 
Parking or storage of vehicles within a fully enclosed structure subject to other provisions of law.
(6) 
Parking or storage of recreation vehicle campers, camper trailers or motor homes, subject to other provisions of law.
[Added 4-5-2000 by L.L. No. 3-2000]
D. 
However, use of a commercial vehicle for transportation purposes by a resident of a property shall not except it from the applicable prohibitions of this section.
[Added 9-15-1999 by L.L. No. 2-1999]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
COMMERCIAL VEHICLE
Any vehicle used in conjunction with any business or trade, with the exception of the automobile of a salesman, professional person or the like.
PUBLIC HIGHWAYS
All state, county and Town roads located within the geographic borders of the Town of Chili.
SEMITRAILER
A detachable trailer for hauling freight, having its forward end supported by the rear of its truck tractor when attached.
STORAGE
The parking of a vehicle for a period in excess of 24 hours.
TRACTOR
A short truck with a body containing only a cab for the driver, used to haul detachable trailers.
TRACTOR-TRAILER
A combination trucking unit consisting of a tractor and a trailer or semitrailer.
The parking of motor vehicles on any public highway between 12:00 midnight and 7:00 a.m. from November 1 to April 1 is prohibited.
Vehicles are prohibited from parking or standing in the following locations within the Town of Chili:
A. 
Ballantyne Road, from its intersection with Archer Road and New York State Route 252 southerly to Brook Road, on its east and west sides.
B. 
Orchard Street, from Westside Drive southerly to Buffalo Road (New York State Route 33), both on the east and west sides; except for the following areas:
[Amended 3-19-1997]
(1) 
An area on the east side of Orchard Street beginning at a distance of 150 feet north of the center line of Buffalo Road, thence north for a distance of 213 feet.
(2) 
An area on the east side of Orchard Street beginning at a distance of 484 feet north of the center line of Buffalo Road, thence north for a distance of 200 feet.
C. 
Jetview Drive and its extensions, on either side.
[Added 4-4-1990]
D. 
Alfred Avenue, from Scottsville Road to the first curve, on both sides of the street.
[Added 6-3-1992]
E. 
Laredo Drive, south side, opposite Florence Brasser School.
[Added 10-7-1992]
F. 
White Oak Bend, east side and west side, from Paul Road north to Cornwall Crossing.
[Added 6-7-1995]
G. 
Avion Drive, the entire length.
[Added 10-18-1995]
H. 
Weidner Road, north side, from Scottsville Road easterly for approximately 500 feet.
[Added 11-15-1995]
I. 
Stryker Road, north and south sides, from Chili Scottsville Road (New York State Route 386) easterly for approximately 400 feet.
[Added 3-20-1996]
J. 
The entire east side of Miller Avenue between West Side Drive and Buffalo Road.
[Added 8-6-1997]
K. 
The east and west sides of College Greene Drive from Buffalo Road south to its northernmost intersection with Freedom Pond Lane.
[Added 8-6-1997]
L. 
Both sides of Park Creek Lane for the full length of the road.
[Added 8-15-2018 by L.L. No. 2-2018]
The Town Board of the Town of Chili may at any time by resolution add, delete or modify the prohibited parking locations as set forth hereinabove in § 465-6.
Signs posting no-parking or no-standing regulations shall be erected at these locations.
A violation of this article shall constitute a traffic infraction within the meaning of § 1800 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York.
[Amended 4-5-2000 by L.L. No. 3-2000; 12-3-2008 by L.L. No. 4-2008]
The Monroe County Sheriff's Department, the New York State Police or the Code Enforcement Officer shall enforce the provisions of this article.
[Amended 2-2-2011 by L.L. No. 1-2011]
A. 
In addition to the penalties and other mandates promulgated herein for the enforcement of this chapter, the following parking violations will carry fines as determined by the Town Board from time to time, for the following specific offenses:
(1) 
Handicapped zone.
(2) 
Fire lane.
(3) 
Less than 15 feet from fire hydrant.
(4) 
No standing.
(5) 
No parking.
(6) 
Seasonal all night.
(7) 
Blocking driveway.
B. 
Every person convicted of a violation of this section of this chapter or rule or regulation adopted pursuant to said chapter shall be punished by a fine as determined by the Town Board by resolution. Said fine, if not paid, shall double after 15 days, triple after 30 days and quadruple after 60 days.
C. 
Penalties following a hearing.
(1) 
For persons found guilty after a hearing, a penalty may be fixed by the Judge in an amount not to exceed the maximum fine permitted by this chapter or New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law Title 9, Article 45, § 1800. If not otherwise stated, the fines will be set by the court, not to exceed $250.
(2) 
Upon a showing of good cause, made by the respondent under oath, any scheduled penalties may be reduced by a Judge.
D. 
In addition to the above, the court may issue a warrant if a person fails to appear before the court.
E. 
If the fine is not paid within 60 days of issuance of the notice of violation (parking summons), a default judgment will be entered against the respondent for civil collection. The default judgment will include an additional penalty of $50 for each violation.
A. 
The Monroe County Sheriff's Department or the New York State Police are hereby authorized to remove any vehicle which is parked or left unattended in violation of §§ 465-2A(5) and 465-6 of this article.
B. 
The registered owner of said vehicle shall pay the towing and storage charges therefor upon reclaiming such vehicles.
C. 
The Town Clerk of the Town of Chili shall be notified by the Monroe County Sheriff's Department or the New York State Police of such vehicle removal and its disposition.
[Amended 12-3-2008 by L.L. No. 4-2008]
The provisions of this article shall not apply to any police officer, volunteer fireman or Town employee while engaged in the performance of his or her duties.