- Parking or standing prohibited. [Amended 1-24-2001 by
L.L. No. 2-2001]
- Emergency conditions. The parking or standing of vehicles
is hereby prohibited at all locations on highways within the
Village of New Paltz in the vicinity of floods, fires or other
public emergencies where the parking or standing of vehicles
constitutes an obstruction to traffic or to emergency or rescue
- Snowfall conditions.
- The parking or standing of vehicles is hereby prohibited
on all streets within the Village of New Paltz and on all
parking lots owned, leased or maintained by the Village
during any snowfall from the time the accumulation of snow
reaches a level of at least two inches until the street
or parking lot has been fully plowed by the Department of
Public Works. [Amended 12-7-2005 by L.L. No. 10-2005;
1-2-2008 by L.L. No. 1-2008]
- It is the responsibility of the owner or operator of
any vehicle parked on a Village street or in a parking lot
owned, leased or maintained by the Village to be aware of
the forecast of weather conditions which may result in an
accumulation of greater than two inches of snow.
- The Superintendent of Public Works is hereby authorized
to post temporary signs at locations along highways and
parking lots throughout the Village prohibiting the parking
or standing of vehicles for a designated period of time
to facilitate snow removal operations.
- Removal of vehicles.
- In addition to any other penalties or fines imposed for
the unlawful parking of a vehicle, the Police Department of
the Town of New Paltz is hereby authorized and directed to provide
for the removal and storage of vehicles parked or abandoned
upon any highways within the Village of New Paltz during snowstorms,
floods, fires or other public emergencies or found unattended
where the vehicles constitute an obstruction to traffic or to
emergency or rescue operation or snow removal. [Amended
3-15-2006 by L.L. No. 6-2006]
- The owner or operator of such vehicle shall be responsible
for payment of the reasonable charges for the removal and storage.
However, the removal charges will not be imposed upon the owner
of a vehicle which, while lawfully parked, must be removed immediately
because of fire, water or sewer main breaks or other public
- The owner of the facility at which the vehicle is stored
shall be entitled to collect a fee for storage. The fee for
storage of vehicles is hereby set according to the Town of New
Paltz Schedule. [Amended 3-15-2006 by L.L. No. 6-2006]
- The vehicle so removed shall be retained under the custody
of the storage facility until such time that the removal and
storage charges have been paid.
- Any person who removes a motor vehicle from the premises
to which it had been removed and is stored without payment of
the removal and storage charges then due shall be deemed to
have committed a violation and, upon conviction, shall be liable
for a fine not to exceed $250.