Town of Dover, NY
Dutchess County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Dover as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Highway standards — See Ch. 93.
Snowmobiles — See Ch. 117.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 121.
Towing — See Ch. 133.
Unregistered vehicles — See Ch. 139.
[Adopted 1-9-1979 by L.L. No. 1-1979]

§ 135-1 Restriction of parking.

[Amended 2-26-2014 by L.L. No. 1-2014]
From October 15 through April 15, no vehicle may be parked on Town highways or roads; and any vehicle so parked during such period may be removed therefrom in order to facilitate snow removal operations, as provided below, at the expense of the owner of such vehicle.

§ 135-2 Removal of vehicles.

The Town Highway Superintendent is hereby authorized and directed to remove, at his discretion, any vehicles parked on Town highways in violation of this article and to make arrangements for the towing and storage of such vehicles as he may, in his discretion, determine, the charges and expenses of which shall be borne solely by the owner or owners of such vehicles.
[Adopted 4-7-1993 by L.L. No. 5-1993]

§ 135-3 Applicability.

The provisions of this article shall apply except when it is necessary to stop a vehicle to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a police officer or official traffic control device.

§ 135-4 Parking prohibited at all times.

A. 
No person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any of the streets or parts thereof described below:
Name of Street
Side
Location
Feeney Street
Both
From Mill Street to Summer Street
Merchant Street
Both
From Railroad Avenue to Feeney Street
Mill Street
Both
From Route 22 to Reimer Avenue
Mill Street
North
From Reimer Avenue to Benson Hill Road
Railroad Avenue
Both
From Summer Street to its termination
School Street
Both
From Route 22 to Wing Avenue
Summer Street
Both
From Railroad Avenue to Feeney Street
Wing Avenue
Both
From Mill Street to North Nellie Hill Road

§ 135-5 Time-limit parking.

A. 
No person shall park a vehicle for longer than the time limit shown below at any time between the hours and days listed, unless otherwise indicated, upon the street or parts of streets described below:
Name of Street
Side
Time Limits; Hours/Days
Location
Mill Street
South
2 hrs.; 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday - Saturday
From Reimer Avenue to Feeney Street
Reimer Avenue
Both
Monday - Saturday
From Mill Street to its termination

§ 135-6 Penalties for offenses.

Every person convicted of a traffic infraction for a violation of any provision of this article which is not a violation of any provision of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York shall, for a first conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not more than $50 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment; for a second such conviction within 18 months thereafter, such person shall be punished by a fine of not more than $100 or by imprisonment for not more than 45 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment; upon a third or subsequent conviction within 18 months after the first conviction, such person shall be punished by a fine of not more than $250 or by imprisonment for not more than 90 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

§ 135-7 When effective.

A. 
Except those parts, if any, which are subject to approval under § 1684 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York, this article and any regulations adopted hereunder shall take effect as provided by law.
B. 
Any part or parts of this article and any regulations adopted hereunder which are subject to approval under § 1684 of the Vehicle and Traffic law of the State of New York shall take effect from and after the day on which approval, in writing, is received from the New York State Department of Transportation.

§ 135-8 Repealer.

All prior ordinances, regulations and rules, or parts thereof, of this Town regulating traffic and parking are hereby repealed, except that this repeal shall not affect or prevent the prosecution or punishment of any person for any act done or committed in violation of any ordinance, regulation or rule hereby repealed prior to the taking effect of this article.