City of Albany, NY
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Albany 7-18-1983 by L.L. No. 2-1983 as Ch. XXV, Art. I, of the 1983 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Vehicles for hire — See Ch. 353.
Off-road vehicles — See Ch. 357.
Article I Bicycles and All Motor Vehicles

§ 359-1 Alarm bells for bicycles.

§ 359-2 Speed limit for bicycles.

§ 359-3 Number abreast limited.

§ 359-4 Riding on sidewalks prohibited; exceptions.

§ 359-5 Operation of vehicles generally.

§ 359-6 Driver restrictions.

§ 359-7 Motorized scooters.

§ 359-8 (Reserved)

§ 359-9 (Reserved)

§ 359-10 (Reserved)

§ 359-11 (Reserved)

§ 359-12 (Reserved)

Article II Traffic Regulations

§ 359-13 Administrative authority.

§ 359-14 Vehicle and Traffic Law of New York State.

§ 359-15 Repealer.

§ 359-16 Definitions.

§ 359-17 Authority to regulate traffic.

§ 359-18 Speed regulations.

§ 359-19 Parking, standing and stopping.

§ 359-20 Methods of parking.

§ 359-21 Parking limits and alternate side of the street parking.

§ 359-22 Parking, standing and stopping restrictions.

§ 359-23 Driving off roadway.

§ 359-24 Vehicle use on areas designated for bicycles.

§ 359-25 Exceptions.

§ 359-26 Removal of vehicles parked in violation.

§ 359-27 Unclaimed vehicles; public auction.

§ 359-28 Publication requirements.

§ 359-29 Redeeming of vehicles.

Article III Regulation and Control of Traffic During Snow and Other Natural Emergencies

§ 359-30 Findings and declaration of legislative determination.

§ 359-31 Authorization to declare emergency.

§ 359-32 Notice to public.

§ 359-33 Commencement of snow emergency; duration; continuation.

§ 359-34 Restricted vehicular parking during snow emergency.

§ 359-35 Snow emergency information.

§ 359-36 Rules and regulations.

§ 359-37 Removal of vehicles by City; responsibility.

§ 359-38 Penalties for offenses.

Article IV Rules of the Road

§ 359-39 Definitions.

§ 359-40 Vehicles to drive on right side of roadway; exceptions.

§ 359-41 Vehicles overtaking others.

§ 359-42 Starting parked vehicles.

§ 359-43 Overtaking vehicle on left.

§ 359-44 Required position and method of turning at intersections.

§ 359-45 Turning movements and required signals.

§ 359-46 Backing up to curb.

§ 359-47 Stopping close to curbline.

§ 359-48 Obstructing crossings.

§ 359-49 Stopping near corners.

§ 359-50 (Reserved)

§ 359-51 (Reserved)

§ 359-52 Right-of-way of certain vehicles.

§ 359-53 (Reserved)

§ 359-54 Slowly moving vehicles.  

§ 359-55 (Reserved)

§ 359-56 (Reserved)

§ 359-57 Driving on sidewalks.

§ 359-58 Emerging from alley, driveway, private road or building.

§ 359-59 Construal.

§ 359-60 Obstruction of traffic.

§ 359-61 Posting of article.

§ 359-62 (Reserved)

§ 359-63 (Reserved)

Article V Main Arteries of Travel

§ 359-64 Declaration of main arteries of travel.

Article VI Discarding of Junk Vehicles on Private Property

§ 359-65 Declaration of public nuisance; definition.

§ 359-66 Unlawful to abandon vehicle.

§ 359-67 Notice may be served to owner of property to remove or shelter junk vehicle.

§ 359-68 Removed to police garage.

§ 359-69 Claiming junk vehicles; towing owner's expense.

§ 359-70 May be sold as scrap.

Article VII Land Authorized for Off-Street Parking

§ 359-71 Sheridan Park discontinued; authorized as off-street parking lot.

Article VIII Residential Parking Permit System

§ 359-72 Findings and intent; statutory authority.

§ 359-73 Definitions.

§ 359-74 Establishment of residential parking permit system.

§ 359-75 Permit required; hours.

§ 359-76 Issuance of residential and business/property owner parking permits.

§ 359-77 Issuance of visitor parking permits.

§ 359-78 Temporary permits.

§ 359-79 Fees.

§ 359-80 Exemptions.

§ 359-81 Penalties for offenses.

§ 359-82 Rules and regulations.

§ 359-83 Review and evaluation.

§ 359-84 Commuter parking permits.

§ 359-85 Severability.

§ 359-86 (Reserved)

Article IX Penalties for Parking Violations

§ 359-87 Schedule of fines.

§ 359-88 Time limitation on entering plea or paying fine; additional charges and collection costs.

§ 359-89 Authorization to establish parking regulations.

§ 359-90 Repealer.

§ 359-91 When effective.

Article X Towing, Storage and Immobilization of Vehicles

§ 359-92 Authorization; methods; responsibility for expenses.

§ 359-93 Notice and warning to owner.

§ 359-94 Tampering or attempted removal of immobilized vehicles.

§ 359-95 Release of vehicle to owner; suspension of restrictions.

§ 359-96 Severability.

§ 359-97 Repealer.

§ 359-98 Effective date.

Article XI Payment of Parking Fines and Related Charges by Credit Card

§ 359-99 Payment of fines.

§ 359-100 When effective.

Article XII Vehicle and Traffic Controls

§ 359-101 Traffic control signal indications.

§ 359-102 Required traffic control devices; obedience required.

§ 359-103 Flashing signal indications.

§ 359-104 One-way roadways and rotary traffic islands.

§ 359-105 Driving on roadways laned for traffic.

§ 359-106 Following too closely.

§ 359-107 Vehicles approaching or entering intersection.

§ 359-108 Vehicles turning left.

§ 359-109 Vehicles entering stop or yield intersections.

§ 359-110 Vehicles entering roadways.

§ 359-111 Operation of vehicles on approach of authorized emergency vehicles.

§ 359-112 Drivers to exercise due care.

§ 359-113 Stop signs and yield signs.

§ 359-114 Overtaking and passing school bus.

§ 359-115 Unattended motor vehicle.

§ 359-116 Limitations on backing up vehicles.

§ 359-117 Opening and closing vehicle doors.

§ 359-118 Avoiding intersections or traffic control device.

§ 359-119 Consumption of alcoholic beverages in certain motor vehicles.

§ 359-120 Operation of vehicles with safety seats and safety belts.

§ 359-121 Penalties for traffic infractions.

§ 359-122 Surcharge for violation of local law, resolution, City Charter, code of ordinances provisions.

Article XIII Parking Meters

§ 359-123 Authorization.

§ 359-124 Types of meters.

§ 359-125 Installation.

§ 359-126 Operation of meters.

§ 359-127 Hours of operation.

§ 359-128 Times and rates.

§ 359-129 Maintenance.

§ 359-130 Levy and collection of fees.

§ 359-131 Enforcement.

§ 359-132 Maximum time for parking.

§ 359-133 Parking within space.

§ 359-134 Unlawful parking.

§ 359-135 Lawful parking.

§ 359-136 Temporary stops.

§ 359-137 Penalty provisions.

Article XIV Traffic Control Signal Photo Violation-Monitoring System

§ 359-138 Owner liability for failure of operator to comply with traffic control indications.