Town of Salina, NY
Onondaga County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Salina: Art. I, at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I); Art. II, at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I). Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I)]

§ 170-1 Definitions.

As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
PARADE
Includes but shall not be limited to any organized or any informal or formal march, procession, festival, display, exhibition, race, bike-a-thon or other ceremonial formation and march organized or conducted for any purpose whatsoever and intended to be conducted upon, over or across any public highways or roadways within the Town of Salina.
PERSON
Any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, company or organization of any kind.

§ 170-2 Permit required.

No person shall conduct or allow to be conducted any outdoor parade without first obtaining a permit therefor from the Town Board in compliance with the terms of this article.

§ 170-3 Application for permit.

A. 
A person seeking a permit for a parade shall file an application with the Town Clerk, on a form provided by the Clerk, not less than eight weeks in advance of the proposed parade.
B. 
The Town Clerk shall forward a copy of such application to the Highway Superintendent, the Fire Chief of the area where the parade shall be conducted and the Commissioner of Planning and Development for their comments and recommendations to be made to the Town Board, within 10 days thereafter.
C. 
The Town Clerk shall then place the application for a parade permit on the agenda of the next Town Board meeting after the date of the required return of the referral by the aforementioned officials.

§ 170-4 Form of application.

An application for a permit for a parade shall be on a form as hereinafter from time to time shall be approved by the Town Board and provided by the Town Clerk.

§ 170-5 Conditions; penalties for offenses.

A. 
All applications shall be subject to the discretion of the Town Board as to denial, approval or approval with conditions.
B. 
The Town Board may require that any costs incurred by the town for traffic, crowd control or any extra costs necessary to protect the public safety or property shall be borne entirely by the applicant for the permit and may require security therefor.
C. 
Violations of the conditions of this permit prior to the commencement of the parade shall render the permit null and void, and all violations of the permit or conditions thereof at any time shall constitute a violation of this article and subject the permittee to penalties provided for in Chapter 1, Article II, General Penalty, of this Code.

§ 170-6 Permit fee; insurance requirements.

A. 
Fees for permits required hereunder shall be as established by resolution from time to time hereafter by the Town Board.
B. 
Such insurance coverage for the applicant and the town, to be provided by the applicant, shall be determined by the Town Board upon the granting of the permit.
[Adopted at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I)]

§ 170-7 Definitions.

As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
BLOCK PARTY
A neighborhood party, celebration or event, as provided in Town Law § 64, Subdivision 10-b, which, however, shall not include a garage sale, yard sale, bazaar, rummage sale or other similar activity having the principal purpose as fund-raising for an individual or an organization or include a political meeting or rally, carnival or theatrical or musical performances, such as concerts or similar events.

§ 170-8 Permit required; application.

A. 
The Town Board shall issue a permit for the temporary blocking of a street for the purpose of holding a block party. An application for such permit shall be filed with the Town Clerk at least 30 days before the commencement of such block party. The application shall contain the following information:
(1) 
The name and the address of the applicant.
(2) 
The name of the involved street or streets and a description of the portions thereof intended to be blocked.
(3) 
A description of the specific nature of the party to be held.
(4) 
The date(s) and the hours the party or event will be held.
B. 
The application may require such additional information as the Town Board shall require by resolution hereafter.

§ 170-9 Fee; action on application.

The application shall be accompanied by a fee as hereafter established by resolution of the Town Board, which shall be refundable in the event that the permit is denied. A permit may be denied if the Town Board finds that blocking the street or portion thereof on the date requested in the application will unduly interfere with the flow of vehicular traffic or the access to property or may constitute a threat to public safety and welfare.

§ 170-10 Permit validity.

A permit issued pursuant to this article shall be valid only for the date(s) and hours specified thereon.

§ 170-11 Responsibility for damages; removal of litter and debris.

The applicant shall be responsible for any damage to the town highway or right-of-way and for the removal of litter, debris and other materials from the street or portion thereof used for the party which is attributable to or caused by the party.

§ 170-12 Obstacles blocking streets to be movable.

A street or portion thereof blocked off for a party shall not be obstructed by obstacles or cars which cannot be readily moved to allow emergency and hazard vehicles to enter into the area in response to an emergency. The means and methods of blocking any street or portions thereof for a permitted block party shall be approved by the Superintendent of Highways prior to the placement thereof, but in no event shall obstructions be utilized which are not easily and readily moved to allow access by emergency and similar vehicles or equipment.