City of New Rochelle, NY
Westchester County
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§ 312-38 Application of article.

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.

§ 312-39 Parking prohibited at all times.

[Amended 7-17-2001 by Ord. No. 155-2001]
A. 
No person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any of the streets or parts thereof described in Schedule XII (§ 312-83), attached to and made a part of this chapter.
B. 
No person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any off-street property owned by the City of New Rochelle except where such parking is specifically permitted in public parking lots and garages pursuant to Article VII hereof.
C. 
No person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any public street, public parking lot, or public garage that is not properly registered as defined in § 401 of the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law, or in accordance with the applicable vehicle and traffic laws of the state in which the vehicle was properly registered.
[Added 1-20-2009 by Ord. No. 9-2009]
D. 
At the discretion of the Commissioner of Public Works and when an accident study indicates it is warranted, no person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any parts of public streets within marked lines forming a rectangle with curb described in § 312-100, Schedule XXIX, attached to and made pan of this chapter.
[Added 3-15-2011 by Ord. No. 59-2011]

§ 312-39.1 Parking prohibited during snowfall.

No person shall park a vehicle on any streets or parts of streets thereof described in Schedule XXVIII (§ 312-99), following a snow event of two inches or more, unless and until the sooner of:
A. 
The snow accumulation from such event has been cleared from such streets; or
B. 
Twenty-four hours have elapsed since the conclusion of such snow event.

§ 312-40 Parking prohibited certain hours.

[Amended 4-20-1999 by Ord. No. 98-1999]
No person shall park a vehicle between the hours specified in Schedule XIII (§ 312-84) of any day, unless otherwise indicated, holidays excepted, upon any of the streets or parts of streets described in said Schedule XIII, attached to and made a part of this chapter.

§ 312-40.1 Winter suspension of alternate side of street sweeping parking regulations.

[Added 7-15-2003 by Ord. No. 162-2003; amended 11-16-2004 by Ord. No. 250-2004]
Notwithstanding the provisions of § 312-40, alternate side of the street parking restrictions, as indicated in Schedule XIII (§ 312-84), shall be suspended for the period January 1 through March 31 on those streets and portions of streets indicated as being subject to winter suspension of alternate side of street sweeping parking regulations in Schedule XIII, attached to and made a part of this chapter.

§ 312-41 Time limit parking.

[Amended 4-20-1999 by Ord. No. 98-1999]
Except as provided in Article V, no person shall park a vehicle for longer than the time limit shown in Schedule XIV (§ 312-85) at any time between the hours listed in said Schedule XIV of any day, unless otherwise indicated, holidays excepted, upon any streets or parts of streets described in said Schedule XIV, attached to and made a part of this chapter.

§ 312-42 Angle parking.

No person shall park a vehicle upon any of the streets or parts thereof described in Schedule XV (§ 312-86) except at the angle designated and only within the painted stall lines. On all streets or portions thereof where angle parking is now or shall hereafter be authorized, all vehicles parked thereon shall be parked with the front thereof nearest the curb.

§ 312-43 Commercially licensed vehicles, buses and noncommercial trailers.

[Amended 12-13-1988 by Ord. No. 350-1988; 1-17-1989 by Ord. No. 18-1989; 1-15-2002 by Ord. No. 20-2002; 12-14-2004 by Ord. No 269-2004]
A. 
It shall be unlawful to park a commercially licensed vehicle or a noncommercial trailer or tractor-trailer/semitrailer in a street or public property in excess of three hours between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. Monday through Saturday or any time on Sunday, unless said vehicle is engaged in the process of delivery to a premises. Notwithstanding the foregoing, commercially licensed vehicles may be parked between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. Monday through Saturday and all day Sunday in those City parking lots designated in Schedule XXVII herein, on the following terms and conditions:
(1) 
A valid City-issued parking permit shall be purchased and displayed for the particular vehicle in the particular lot.
(2) 
The annual rate per space for this permit shall be as set forth in Chapter 133, Fees.
(3) 
Only those vehicles which can fit into a parking space, as lined for passenger vehicles, shall be entitled to this permit.
(4) 
All vehicles must be closed vehicles such as vans or capped pickup trucks.
(5) 
Issuance of this parking permit shall be conditioned on completing and submitting to the City a general release which covers both the vehicle and its contents.
B. 
A residential area includes any district designated by the Zoning Ordinance of the City of New Rochelle as R-1AA, R-1A, R-1B, R-2, R-3A, R-3B, R-4 or R-5, or any other district which may be designated as a residence district. For the purpose of this section, any district designated by the Zoning Ordinance shall be deemed to extend to the center of the street abutting.
C. 
It shall be unlawful to park a bus having a capacity of more than eight passengers in residential areas of the City for a period of more than one hour.
D. 
It shall be unlawful to park a commercially licensed vehicle in a street located in a residential area in excess of one hour unless said vehicle is engaged in the process of delivery or the rendition of a service to a premises in said residential area.
E. 
This § 312-43 shall not apply to motor vehicles defined as "livery vehicles" exceeding 220 inches in length or "taxicabs" by the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law.

§ 312-43.1 Taxicabs and livery vehicles.

[Added 1-15-2002 by Ord. No. 20-2002]
Pursuant to the authority set forth in § 181 of the General Municipal Law, motor vehicles defined as "taxicabs" or "livery vehicles" by the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law shall be subject to the following additional restrictions:
A. 
Livery vehicles exceeding 220 inches in length and taxicabs shall not be parked on public streets in excess of the shorter of: the time-limits, if any, for the applicable street and two hours.
B. 
Livery vehicles exceeding 220 inches in length and taxicabs may park in municipal parking lots and garages under the same restrictions and parking rates as set forth for passenger vehicles in this chapter.
C. 
Livery vehicles exceeding 220 inches in length and taxicabs shall not stand on any public street or in any municipal parking lot and garage, except in designated taxi stands.

§ 312-44 Parking of motor vehicles and trailers in excess of forty-eight continuous hours.

[Amended 3-21-2006 by Ord. No. 62-2006]
No motor vehicle or trailer, as they are defined in the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York, shall be parked on any street or public place for more than 48 continuous hours.

§ 312-45 No stopping or standing.

No person shall stop or stand a vehicle upon any of the streets or parts of streets described in Schedule XVI (§ 312-87), attached to and made a part of this chapter.

§ 312-46 Loading zones.

The locations described in Schedule XVII (§ 312-88), attached to and made a part of this chapter, are hereby designated as loading zones.

§ 312-47 Taxi stands.

A. 
The locations described in Schedule XVIII (§ 312-89), attached to and made a part of this chapter, are hereby designated as taxi stands.
B. 
Livery vehicles exceeding 220 inches in length and taxicabs parked in designated taxi stands shall be operator-attended at all times.
[Added 1-15-2002 by Ord. No. 20-2002]
C. 
No person other than a New Rochelle licensed taxicab operator operating a licensed New Rochelle taxicab, as licensed under Chapter 290 of the New Rochelle City Code, shall stand in the locations described in § 312-89, Schedule XVIII: Taxi Stands, attached to and made a part of this chapter, hereby designated as taxi stands.
[Added 10-21-2003 by Ord. No. 221-2003]
D. 
Idling is prohibited within any taxi stand described in Schedule XVIII (§ 312-89).
[Added 8-10-2009 by Ord. No. 146-2009]

§ 312-48 Bus stops.

A. 
The locations described in Schedule XIX (§ 312-90), attached to and made a part of this chapter, are hereby designated as bus stops.
B. 
No person shall park or stand any vehicle, except as otherwise allowed by this section, at a designated bus stop.
[Added 11-19-1991 by Ord. No. 255-1991]
C. 
Notwithstanding any other penalty provision of this chapter, a violation of this section shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $50.
[Added 11-19-1991 by Ord. No. 255-1991]

§ 312-49 Handicapped parking.

A. 
No person shall park or stand any vehicle in any part of a roadway designated by official signs as "handicapped parking," except a vehicle displaying a valid handicapped identification or insignia or in an emergency or at the direction of a police officer. Handicapped parking spaces are as designated in Schedule XX (§ 312-91), attached to and made a part of this chapter.
B. 
Any person who parks in a space marked for use by the handicapped in an off-street shopping center facility wherein such space is provided in accordance with § 1203-c of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York, without a special parking permit therefor, or whose motor vehicle is not registered in accordance with the provisions of § 404-a of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York and being used for the transportation of a handicapped person, shall be subject to a fine of $100. Such fine shall be mandatory.
[Amended 6-16-1992 by L.L. No. 2-1992]
C. 
Any spaces marked for use by the handicapped as provided in Subsections A and B above shall be considered to be tow-away zones.

§ 312-50 Fire lanes on public streets.

No person shall, at any time, park, stop or stand a vehicle in any fire lane designated as such in Schedule XXI (§ 312-92), attached to and made a part of this chapter.

§ 312-50.1 Parking permit zones for public business at or adjacent to government facilities.

[Added 2-10-1998 by Ord. No. 17-1998]
The locations described in Schedule XXV (Section 312-96) attached to and made a part of this chapter, are hereby designated as parking permit zones for public business at or adjacent to government facilities.