Town of Elma, NY
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Elma as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Mobile home parks — See Ch. 97.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 121.
Zoning — See Ch. 144.
[Adopted 9-6-1972 by Ord. No. 13]

§ 134-1 Statutory authority.

This article is enacted pursuant to the power and authority now contained in § 130, Subdivision 7, of the Town Law and § 1660, Subdivisions (a)8 and 18, of the Vehicle and Traffic Law.

§ 134-2 Definitions.

For purposes of this article, the meaning of the words "park" or "parking" and "stand" or "standing" are those meanings set forth in the Vehicle and Traffic Law.

§ 134-3 No parking on certain streets.

No motor or other vehicle of any kind shall be allowed or permitted to stand or park on the following public highways in the Town of Elma:
Street
Side
Location
Blossom Road
Both
From Clinton Street southwesterly to St. Paul's Church, for a distance of 2,000 feet, more or less
Blossom Road
Both
From Seneca Creek Road, also known as Main Street in the Hamlet of Blossom, to a point immediately south of the fire hall of the Blossom Volunteer Fire Company, Inc., for a distance of 900 feet, more or less
Bowen Road
[Added 7-20-1983]
East
From a point 100 feet north of the north line of the northernmost entrance to the Elma United Methodist Church to a point 100 feet south of the south line of the drive immediately south of the Elma United Methodist Church building
Bowen Road
[Added 6-16-1976 by Ord. No. 16]
East
From the north line of Rice Road to a point 1,000 feet northerly thereof
Girdle Road
[Added 9-3-2008]
Both
From the Iroquois Central School Campus to Caroline Lane
Northrup Road
[Added 7-7-1976 by Ord. No. 17]
Both
From a point 300 feet southerly from the south end of the bridge over Cazenovia Creek to a point 932 feet northerly thereof
Old Bullis Road[1]
[Added 10-15-1986 by L.L. No. 7-1986]
Both
Entire right-of-way from the westerly intersection of Old Bullis Road with New Bullis Road, to the easterly intersection of Old Bullis Road with New Bullis Road
Seneca Creek Road, also known as Main Street in the Hamlet of Blossom
Both
From Clinton Street southwesterly to St. Paul's Church for a distance of 2,000 feet, more or less
Seneca Street
[Added 2-18-1976 by Ord. No. 15]
Both
From the Aurora Town line to the center line of Billington Road
Schultz Road
[Added 6-17-1981]
Both
From Jamison Road to a point 1,000 feet northerly thereof
South Schultz Road
[Added 6-17-1981]
Both
From Jamison Road southerly to the end of South Schultz Road
[1]
Editor's Note: Old Bullis Road is described as the southerly portion of Bullis Road which crosses Big Buffalo Creek over the old concrete bridge spanning said creek.

§ 134-4 Trailers and vans.

[Added 6-3-1981]
It shall be unlawful, within the limits of the Town of Elma, for any person to park any trailer or van of any kind on any street, alley, highway or other public place between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Temporary stops may be permitted between these hours, provided that such vehicle is parked off the paved or main driving portion of the highway. No trailer or van parked in this manner shall be used or occupied by any person while so parked.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: For additional regulations pertaining to the use of trailers, see Ch. 97, Mobile Home Parks, and Ch. 144, Zoning.

§ 134-5 Penalties for offenses.

A violation of this article is hereby declared to be a traffic violation, and any person violating the same may, upon conviction, be punished by a fine not exceeding $25 and by imprisonment not exceeding 10 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

§ 134-6 Removal and storage of vehicles left unattended.

Any vehicle found unattended on a public highway in the Town of Elma, where it constitutes an obstruction to traffic or where parking or standing is prohibited, may be removed and stored at the request and direction of a police officer having authority to act as such in the Town of Elma, and the reasonable cost of such removal and storage shall be paid by the owner or operator of such vehicle.

§ 134-7 Overnight parking.

[Added 3-7-1984]
No motor vehicle or other vehicle shall be allowed or permitted to park or shall be parked on the pavement of any and all roads, other than state roads and streets,[1] in the Town of Elma during and between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m., from the 15th day of November of each year through the first day of April of each year.
[1]
Editor's Note: By resolution adopted 5-16-1984, state highways were included in this section.
[Adopted 2-13-2008 by L.L. No. 2-2008]

§ 134-8 Designation of weight limits.

Weight limits are hereby established in the amounts and upon the following roads located within the Town of Elma, and said weight limits shall be posted accordingly, allowing for local delivery:
Street
Weight Limit
(tons)
Billington Road
5
Chairfactory Road
5
Handy Road
5
Kinsley Road
5
Northrup Road
5
North Star Road
5
Woodard Road
5

§ 134-9 Penalties for offenses.

Any person, firm or corporation who or which violates the provisions of this article shall be subject to a fine of not less than $100 for the first offense and not more than $500 for each subsequent offense.