Village of Village of The Branch, NY
Suffolk County
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§ 81-51
Application of Article. 

§ 81-52
All-night parking. 

§ 81-53
No-parking area. 

§ 81-54
Parking time limited. 

§ 81-55
Parking in commercial areas. 

§ 81-56
Parking in residential areas. 

§ 81-51 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.

§ 81-52 All-night parking.

The parking of vehicles is hereby prohibited on all highways within this Village between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m.

§ 81-53 No-parking area.

[Amended 2-5-1974 by L.L. No. 2-1974; 12-8-1987 by L.L. No. 6-1987]
A. 

Parking shall be prohibited on both sides of Dogwood Drive from the intersection of Dogwood Drive and New York State Route No. 25A to a point on both sides of Dogwood Drive 100 feet from that intersection. Additionally, parking shall be prohibited on both sides of Dogwood Drive from the Elementary School on Dogwood Drive to a point 400 feet from said Elementary School, on weekdays during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., time then in effect.

[Amended 4-11-1995 by L.L. No. 2-1995]

B. 

Parking shall be prohibited on both sides of Hemlock Lane from the intersection of Hemlock Lane and New York State Route No. 25 to a point on both sides of Hemlock Lane 450 feet from that intersection.

C. 

Parking shall be prohibited on both sides of Birchbrook Drive in both places where Birchbrook Drive intersects with Lawrence Avenue. Said parking restrictions will be on both the north and south sides of Birchbrook Drive from both points of intersection with Lawrence Avenue to points 25 feet east along the north and south sides of both portions of Birchbrook Drive.

[Added 7-12-1988 by L.L. No. 5-1988; amended 11-8-1988 by L.L. No. 6-1988]

D. 

Parking shall be prohibited in the cul-de-sac area on the southerly terminus of Hemlock Lane (against the curb representing the curbed portion of the cul-de-sac) between the hours of 7:15 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., time then in effect, on any day that the Smithtown Public Schools are in regular session.

[Added 9-11-1990 by L.L. No. 3-1990]

E. 

Parking shall be prohibited on the west side of Wheelright Way at the intersection with Carriage House Road, to a point 80 feet south of that intersection.

[Added 12-13-1994 by L.L. No. 1-1994]

§ 81-54 Parking time limited.

The parking of vehicles is hereby limited in the following locations:

Street Side Time Limit Hours Location
All Both 1 hour All day Business zone

§ 81-55 Parking in commercial areas.

[Added 5-8-1979 by L.L. No. 4-1979]
A. 

No person shall park any motor vehicle or other vehicle as follows:

(1) 

In any commercial area within the incorporated limits of this Village, including but not limited to shopping center parking lots and office building parking lots, in any other manner than as designated on the surface by appropriate markings where said markings are evident.

(2) 

In any commercial area, including but not limited to shopping center parking lots and office building parking lots, in that area immediately next to the sidewalks adjacent to any commercial establishment where said area is designated as a fire and/or emergency zone.

(3) 

In any commercial area, including but not limited to shopping center parking lots and office building parking lots, in that area immediately next to the sidewalks adjacent to any commercial establishment where said area is designated as handicapped parking.

[Added 10-12-1982 by L.L. No. 2-1982]

(4) 

Display of handicap permit. No person shall park any motor vehicle or any other vehicle in any area designated for handicap parking without proper display of a handicap parking permit issued by the authorized governmental agency, which permit shall be in full force and effect at the time such person uses an area designated for handicap parking. For purposes of this section, the proper display of a handicap parking permit shall mean that such permit shall be hung from the rearview mirror or placed on the front dashboard in such a manner so that the permit can be clearly read by a person or persons standing outside of said vehicle.

[Added 1-8-2002 by L.L. No. 1-2002]

B. 

Penalties.

[Amended 10-14-1980 by L.L. No. 3-1980]

(1) 

Parking in commercial areas. Every person convicted of an infraction of any provision of this section shall, for a first conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not more than $10. Should said fine not be paid within a thirty-day period, any person convicted of an infraction of any provision of this section shall, on said conviction, be punished by a fine of not more than $15. Should said fine not be paid within an additional thirty-day period, any person convicted of an infraction of any provision of this section shall, on said conviction, be punished by a fine of not more than $20. Should said fine not be paid within an additional twenty-five-day period, any person convicted of an infraction of any provision of this section shall, on said conviction, be punished by a fine of not more than $25.

(2) 

Parking in fire zones. Every person convicted of an infraction of any provision of this section shall, for a first conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not more than $50. Should said fine not be paid within a thirty-day period, any person convicted of an infraction of any provision of this section shall, on said conviction, be punished by a fine of not more than $60. Should said fine not be paid within an additional thirty-day period, any person convicted of an infraction of any provision of this section shall, on said conviction, be punished by a fine of not more than $70. Should said fine not be paid within an additional twenty-five-day period, any person convicted of an infraction of any provision of this section shall, on said conviction, be punished by a fine of not more than $75.

[Amended 6-14-1988 by L.L. No. 4-1988]

(3) 

Parking in handicapped zones. Every person convicted of an infraction of any provision of this section shall be punished by a fine of not more than $75.

[Added 10-12-1982 by L.L. No. 2-1982; amended 6-14-1988 by L.L. No. 4-1988; 10-12-1999 by L.L. No. 2-1999]

§ 81-56 Parking in residential areas.

[Added 9-9-1980 by L.L. No. 2-1980; amended 9-11-1990 by L.L. No. 2-1990]
A. 

No person shall park any motor vehicle, commercially registered, except completely enclosed in a garage, on any street or any driveway or property in a residential district in the Village of the Branch, between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., time then in effect. No person shall park any trailer, used commercially, on any street or any driveway or property in a residential district of the Village of the Branch.

B. 

Exceptions. This parking requirement shall not preclude the right of any person to park a pickup truck or other vehicle having a body style for which a passenger registration may be obtained, on a street or driveway or property in a residential district of the Village of the Branch. However, such pickup truck or other vehicle shall have no visible lettering on its doors or body.

C. 

Penalties. Every person convicted of an infraction of any provision of this section shall, for the first conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not more than $50; for a second conviction thereof, by a fine of not more than $150; and upon a third or subsequent conviction thereof, by a fine of not more than $250.