[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Central Square 3-7-1983 by L.L. No. 1-1983 as Ch. 61 of the 1983 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Snowmobile Ordinance of the Village of Central Square, New York."
The purpose of this chapter is to protect the public health, welfare and safety by regulating the operation of snowmobiles on public highways and places in the Village of Central Square in a manner which will be compatible with the use of such highways and places for vehicular and pedestrian travel and other uses and which will promote the safe and proper use of snowmobiles for recreation and commerce and minimize the detrimental effects of such use on the environment.
The terms, words and phrases used in this chapter shall have the same meaning as such terms, words and phrases are defined in § 21.05 of the Parks and Recreation Law.
Operation of snowmobiles on highways and public ways of the Village shall be subject to the applicable provisions of Articles 21 through 27 of the Parks and Recreation Law, the rules and regulations of the Office of Parks and Recreation, Article 47 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law, and the rules, restrictions and conditions set forth in this chapter.
Only the following streets or highways or portions thereof of the Village are hereby designated for the purpose of operation of snowmobiles on the roadways thereof as authorized by § 25.05 of the Parks and Recreation Law: all Village streets except U.S. Route 11 (Main Street) and N.Y.S. Route 49 (Fulton Avenue and East Avenue).
No person shall operate a snowmobile on any of the above-designated Village highways or streets between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., except that on Friday and Saturday the prohibited hours shall be between 1:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m.
Violation. Unless otherwise specifically provided, any person who violates any provision of this chapter, or of any rule, regulation or order adopted pursuant thereto, shall be guilty of a:
Penalty. A traffic infraction shall be punishable as provided in Subdivision (b) of § 1800 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law in the same manner as if the offense were a violation of the Vehicle and Traffic Law. A violation shall be punishable as provided in the Penal Law, except that the maximum fine may not exceed $100.