[Amended 11-24-2008 by L.L. No. 8-2008]
Resident commuter, merchant, and nonresident commuter.
A fee as determined by resolution of the Board of Trustees shall be paid upon the issuance of a parking permit which shall cover a twelve-month period, i.e., June 1 through May 31. Once a parking permit has been issued, there shall be no refund or partial refund of the fee paid. A half-year fee shall be applicable as of December 1.
The issuance of all permits is subject to collection of all checks received.
Each person desiring to replace a lost parking permit for the municipal parking fields shall pay a fee of $1.
One-day resident parking permit. Special one-day permits shall be available to residents only for $1, but under no circumstances shall there be any refund for a one-day parking permit once the same has been issued to the applicant.
An appropriate resident parking permit shall be issued to residents of the Village, setting forth thereon the following rules and regulations with respect to commuter parking in municipal fields:
Parking time limit. Vehicles parked more than 24 consecutive hours in the commuter area may be ordered removed by the Board of Trustees.
Commercial vehicles prohibited. No commercial vehicles will be permitted to park in the commuter parking area.
Separate permits required. Each motor vehicle shall have an individual parking permit.
Designation of parking period. Parking of motor vehicles in the commuter parking area shall be limited to a period designated by the Board of Trustees, and such period shall be appropriately posted in the parking area.
The parking of motor vehicles in the shoppers' parking area shall be limited to a period of two or three hours, and appropriate signs shall be erected to that effect.
Any vehicle parked or placed in any parking space shall be parked or placed within the lines marked upon the surface of the field for such purpose.
All motor vehicles parked within the municipal parking fields shall utilize head-in parking within the marked stalls, except where parallel parking within a marked stall is indicated or as otherwise designated. For the purposes of this subsection, "head-in parking" shall mean that the front bumper of the motor vehicle shall be adjacent to the traffic islands and/or the median marking line dividing the head-in parking lanes.
No automobile or other vehicle shall be parked or permitted to stand in any traffic lane or driveway in any parking field maintained by the Village.
No truck or other commercial vehicle shall be permitted to park within any parking field maintained by the Village at any time, except such incidental parking for the purpose of loading or unloading that is of a temporary nature during normal business hours.
[Amended 11-24-2008 by L.L. No. 8-2008]
General: resident commuter, merchant and nonresident commuter.
It shall be unlawful for any person, corporation, employee or other legal entity to park in certain designated areas in the Village of Massapequa Park without first having obtained a permit from the Village Administrator of the Incorporated Village of Massapequa Park.
Applications for such permits shall be made in writing to the Village Administrator on the form provided therefor, and such application must be signed by the applicant.
Upon receipt of the required application for a parking permit, the Village Administrator or any other person so empowered shall inspect said application and, based upon his findings resulting from such inspection, decide whether to issue a permit or deny the application.
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, corporation or other legal entity receiving or eligible to receive a parking permit from the Village of Massapequa Park to give, transfer or dispose of said parking permit in any manner whatsoever to anyone. Said parking permit is not transferable.
It shall be unlawful and a violation for any person to obtain a parking permit under false pretenses or make false, fraudulent or inaccurate statements in any application to obtain said parking permit or use said parking permit in any unauthorized or illegal manner.
Receipt by any person of a parking permit issued by the Village of Massapequa Park shall subject such recipient to the jurisdiction of the Village Court of Massapequa Park.
Any person violating this article shall have his or her parking permit revoked for the balance of the particular year in which the violation occurred, and that person shall be automatically ineligible to make application for a parking permit for an additional period of two years thereafter from the last day of the year in which the violation occurred, and such person or persons shall be liable for a mandatory minimum fine of $100 for every violation of this article.
Merchant parking permits.
Upon receipt of the required application for a parking permit, the Village Administrator or any other person so empowered shall inspect said application and place of employment and, based upon his findings resulting from such inspection, decide whether to issue a permit or deny the application.
The merchant/employer must notify the Village of Massapequa Park, in writing, within 10 days after the termination of the employment of any employee of his firm or establishment who received a parking permit from the Incorporated Village of Massapequa Park and where the expiration date of such parking permit has not elapsed.
If any merchant/employer fails to notify the Village, in writing, of the termination of employment of any employee, as set forth in Subsection B(2), who has terminated his employment, and said parking permit is utilized by any unauthorized person or persons, that employer shall be guilty of a violation of this article and shall be subjected to a fine, and the Village of Massapequa Park shall have the right to confiscate the parking permit of the merchant/employer, if one was so issued to him, or to take any other action the Village deems appropriate against said employer.
Any employee of a merchant or the merchant/employer who receives a valid parking permit from the Village of Massapequa Park shall only be allowed to park his motor vehicle in areas designated for merchants or in areas designated for twelve-hour parking.
It shall be unlawful for any employee of a merchant, a merchant/employer or any other person to allow any other person to use his parking permit, regardless of the fact that said employee/employer is actively employed at the business premises set forth in the application to the Village.
To ensure this responsibility, simultaneously with the filing of an application for a parking permit the merchant/employer and employee shall execute an affidavit of responsibility. Such affidavit shall include but not be limited to the permanent addresses of the merchant/employer and employee where summonses or notices to be complied with regarding the provisions of this article and all other applicable laws maybe served upon them.
Areas established as merchant/employee parking areas shall be located within the municipal parking fields and shall be properly signed as authorized by the Board of Trustees. Said area shall be limited to the parking of cars by nonresident employees of merchants in the Village.