Section 13-317Establishment of public parking garages and parking spaces.
Section 13-318Rules and regulations for operation, administration and maintenance.
Section 13-319Parking prohibited in designated spaces in municipal parking
Section 13-320Parking within the confines of pavement markings in municipal
Section 13-321Penalties for offenses.
Section 13-322Removal, storage and immobilization of vehicles authorized.
Pursuant to § 72-j of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York, there are hereby established the following public parking garages and parking spaces comprising the City of Poughkeepsie parking system. The terms "public parking garages" and "parking spaces" shall be deemed to include "parking lots," "decks" and "garages" as hereafter referred to:
|Lot 1||Cannon/Church Street, bordered by Cannon Street on the north and Church Street on the south, mid-block between South Hamilton on the west and Reservoir Square on the east|
|Cannon Deck||Bordered by Cannon Street on the north and Church Street on the south, mid-block between Academy Street on the west and S. Hamilton Street on the east|
|Academy||Bordered by Cannon Street on the north, Church Street on the south and Academy Street on the east|
|Liberty||Bordered by Liberty Street access drive to the Main Mall on the north and Cannon Street on the south, mid-block between Market Street to the west and Academy Street to the east|
|Garden||Corner of Mill Street on the north and Garden Street on the west|
|Conklin||Bordered by Mill Street on the south, mid-block between Garden Street on the west and Conklin Street on the east|
|Crannell||Bordered by Mill Street on the north, Catharine Street on the west and North Hamilton Street on the east|
|Financial Plaza Deck||Bordered by Civic Center Plaza on the west and Garden Street on the east mid-block between Mill Street on the north and Main Mall on the south; covered parking deck|
|Front||Bordered by Civic Center Plaza on the west and Main Mall on the south; open parking lot|
|City Hall Garage||Located beneath the Municipal building and bordered by Mansion Street on the north, Mill Street on the south, Washington Street on the west, and Market Street on the east|
|Civic Center Garage||Bordered by Civic Center Plaza on the east and Washington Street on the north and west|
|Duro||Bordered by Main Street on the south, mid-block between Vassar Street on the west and Washington Street on the east|
|Clinton Square||Bordered by the west-bound Arterial Highway on the north and North Clinton Street on the east [L.L. No. 6-1992, § 2]|
In addition to the specific parking regulations set forth in this article, the City Administrator is hereby authorized to promulgate such rules and regulations as are necessary for the safe, secure and economical operation, administration and maintenance of the public parking garages and parking spaces of the City of Poughkeepsie. Said rules and regulations shall include but not be limited to hours and days of operation, rates for usage, designation of permit-only parking lot, special-event parking, issuance of special parking permits and monthly permits, posting of signs and the placement of entrance- and exitways for vehicles.
All persons utilizing the public parking garages and parking spaces shall comply with parking rules and regulations set forth in this article and promulgated by the City Administrator or be subject to fines and penalties as set forth in Section 13-321 of this article, removal of their vehicles pursuant to Section 13-322 of this article and immobilization of said vehicles pursuant to Section 13-288 of this chapter.
When appropriate signs are erected giving notice that specific parking spaces in municipal parking lots are reserved for designated persons or designated types of vehicles, parking shall be prohibited in such spaces, except for the vehicles of such designated persons or for the vehicles of such designated type.
In addition to any other remedy, provided under law, any person who violates any of the rules and regulations promulgated by the City Administrator for the operation, administration and maintenance of the public parking garages and parking spaces or any parking regulation set forth in this article shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $25 or by imprisonment not to exceed 10 days.
Any vehicle parked in violation of applicable law or the rules and regulations promulgated by the City Administrator shall be subject to towing from said parking garage and spaces. The Parking Department Director shall be authorized to direct and supervise the towing of said vehicles. Any person claiming the towed vehicle shall be required to pay to the City of Poughkeepsie an administrative fee of $50, together with an additional administrative fee equal to the actual cost of said removal and storage charges at the rate of $10 per day on said vehicle, to be paid to the city through the Parking Department at the time of redemption of the motor vehicle. Said vehicles shall also be subject to immobilization pursuant to Section 13-288 of this chapter.