City of Hudson, NY
Columbia County
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§ 305-6 Application of provisions.

The provisions of this article shall apply except when it is necessary to stop a vehicle to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a police officer or official traffic control device.

§ 305-7 Parallel parking required except where angle parking authorized.

Except where angle parking is authorized, every vehicle stopped, standing or parked upon a highway shall be so stopped, standing or parked parallel with the edge of the roadway, headed in the direction of lawful traffic.

§ 305-8 Parking prohibited in designated locations; night parking.

[Amended 10-28-1965 by L.L. No. 3-1965;8-31-1967 by L.L. No. 6-1967; 11-8-1969 by L.L. No. 10-1969]
A. 
The power is hereby delegated to the Commissioner of Police, by official order, rule or regulation, to prohibit the parking of vehicles in such locations as he in his discretion may deem necessary.
B. 
The power is hereby delegated to the Commissioner of Police, by official order, rule or regulation, to permit parking on any streets in the City of Hudson between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m., upon such terms and conditions as he may deem advisable, and the present system of alternate parking is hereby abolished.

§ 305-9 Parking prohibited in certain locations except by designated vehicles.

The parking of vehicles is hereby prohibited, except for designated vehicles, in such street locations as are assigned by the Commissioner of Police and marked with appropriate signs for the use of funeral vehicles, taxicabs, buses, doctors' and nurses' vehicles, ambulances, municipal vehicles, loading and unloading trucks and matters of a similar nature.

§ 305-10 Parking prohibited in certain areas except by handicapped persons.

[Added 5-15-1979 by L.L. No. 3-1979]
A. 
The parking of vehicles is hereby prohibited, except for those vehicles operated by a handicapped person or within which a handicapped person is a passenger, in such locations within municipal parking lots as are assigned by the Commissioner of Police and marked with appropriate signs for the use of said handicapped persons.
[Amended 4-3-1980 by L.L. No. 3-1980]
B. 
The power is hereby delegated to the Commissioner of Police by official order, rule or regulation to prohibit the parking of vehicles in such locations, except as to those vehicles hereinabove mentioned, as he in his discretion may deem necessary.
C. 
For the purpose of this section, a "handicapped person" shall be one to whom a handicapped parking permit has been issued by any person authorized by a municipality in the State of New York pursuant to the guidelines for determining eligibility for handicapped parking permits as they are established by the Office of the Advocate for the Disabled for the State of New York in furtherance of § 1203-a of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York.[1]
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Editor's Note: Former § 115-9.2, Duty of police to enforce, added 8-19-1980 by Ord. No. 1-1980, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 1-20-1981 by Ord. No. 1-1981.

§ 305-11 Parking regulated at lots adjacent to Amtrak station.

[Added 3-30-1993 by L.L. No. 3-1993]
The parking of any vehicle between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. within the parking lots located on the west side of South Front Street and adjacent to the north and south sides of the Amtrak railway station in the City of Hudson is hereby prohibited.

§ 305-12 Duty of parking enforcement officers.

[Added 8-9-1993 by L.L. No. 7-1993; amended 5-19-2009 by L.L. No. 2-2009]
A. 
It shall be the duty of police officers or parking enforcement officers of the City of Hudson, New York, acting in accordance with instructions issued by the Chief of Police, to issue and file with the City of Hudson Parking Violations Bureau a simplified information with regard to any vehicle that is or has been parked or is standing in violation of any of the provisions of this article.
B. 
Each such police officer or parking enforcement officer shall also place on such vehicle:
(1) 
A notice to the owner or operator thereof that such vehicle has been parked or has been standing in violation of the provisions of this article; and
(2) 
An appearance ticket requiring such owner or operator to appear before the City of Hudson Parking Violations Bureau with respect to such violation upon a date and time therein specified.