All trucks, commercial vehicles, tractors and tractor-trailer combinations in excess of 5,000 pounds' maximum gross weight are hereby excluded from the streets and highways, or parts thereof, described in Schedule M.
The regulations established in this section shall not be construed to prohibit municipally owned vehicles or authorized public utility vehicles nor to prevent the delivery or pickup of merchandise or other property along the streets or highways from which such vehicles and combinations are otherwise excluded.
[Amended 7-11-1978; 6-3-1980; 3-5-2013]
All motor vehicles bearing commercial registrations, including tractor-trailer combinations; all buses, including those normally termed "minibuses"; and all vehicles bearing advertising, which indicates other than private use, are prohibited from parking between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. on all town roads within the Town of Islip. Any person convicted of violating this provision shall be punished by a fine of not more than $250 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
It shall be unlawful for any person to park a commercial vehicle on any public roadways within the Town of Islip, except while actively engaged in the loading and unloading of passengers and/or merchandise and/or while actively engaged in work on properties within the Town of Islip as provided herein. However, this section shall not prohibit the stopping, standing or parking of authorized emergency vehicles, municipal vehicles and/or public utilities vehicles while actively engaged in the repair, maintenance or construction of the streets and/or street utilities within the Town. This section shall not supercede the Town of Islip Uniform Traffic Code § TC5-1 or § TC5-2 or parking regulations as specified in the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law.
"Commercial vehicle" shall be defined, for the purposes of this section, as every trailer and semi-trailer, and every motor vehicle designed for carrying more than 10 passengers and/or used for the transportation of persons for compensation, and every motor vehicle, including, but not limited to, trucks over two tons' GVW (gross vehicle weight), dump trucks and all refuse trucks designed and/or used for carrying freight, merchandise or materials in furtherance of any commercial enterprise.