A person must not injure any pavement, sidewalk, crosswalk, sewer, drain or street, or dig a sewer, drain or other excavation in a street, or remove any earth or stone from a street without permission in writing from the Mayor and under such condition as he may impose. A copy of such permission is to be given to the Superintendent of Streets. The Mayor and Street Commissioner may order any excavation, sewer or drain dug or constructed contrary to the provision of this section to be filled or altered at the expense of the person causing the same to be dug or constructed.
[Amended 10-26-2010 by L.L. No. 5-2010]
A person must not interfere with any pavement, sidewalks, crosswalks, sewer or street, or construct or maintain anything in, upon, above or under a sidewalk or street, or make any openings therein without a permit in writing from the Code Enforcement Officer and under such conditions as he may impose. A copy of such permit is to be given to the Superintendent of the Department of Public Works.
Whenever any work is being done on streets, whether repair to streets or to the pipes, conduits or water mains, it is the duty of the person performing the work to secure the public safety, and during the night such work must be lighted so as to give warning of the said work.
It shall be unlawful to drive any vehicle upon a street undergoing repair or construction until the same is completed and opened to public travel.
[Amended 10-26-2010 by L.L. No. 5-2010]
It shall be unlawful for any person to cut down any tree or any limb or branch thereof, the base of which is in a public street or place, without written permission of the Board of Trustees, a copy of which shall be given to the Superintendent of the Department of Public Works. Refer to Section 2.4 of the Village of Chittenango Site and Architectural Design Standards for Commercial Design Overlay Districts document for streetscape design criteria.
Editor’s Note: Said document is on file in the Village offices.
It shall be unlawful for any person to drive, haul or conduct, or cause to be driven, hauled or conducted, over the streets of the Village, any tractor or any apparatus equipped with lugs, dogs or cleats that come in contact with the street and any load in excess of five tons.
[Added 10-22-1991 by L.L. No. 6-1991; amended 11-25-2014 by L.L. No. 3-2014]
Definitions. As used in this section, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- MOTOR VEHICLE
- Shall have the same definition as the definition provided for such term in Article 1, § 125, of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York.
- Shall have the same definition as the definition provided for such term in Article 1, § 156, of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York.
- VILLAGE STREETS
- Streets constructed and/or accepted and maintained, utilizing Village Street specifications at the time of such construction, which were and will be intended for access to Village residences, park facilities, recreational facilities, schools, public buildings, churches and other places of worship, dwellings with home occupations, small businesses, storage of municipal equipment and other similar uses originally constructed by, and/or exclusively by the Village of Chittenango, its residents, small business owners, and their respective agents, employees, invitees and licensees.
It shall be unlawful for any person to drive, pull, haul or conduct, or cause to be driven, pulled, hauled or conducted over the Village streets of the Village of Chittenango any motor vehicle and/or any trailer, which, in its current configuration and with any item or items which it may carry, or to which items have been attached, has an aggregate gross weight in excess of five tons, except for the following activities and purposes:
For purposes of delivery of items specifically sent to entities or persons, or requested and expected by entities or persons, located at a property adjacent to a Village street, for which the use of such motor vehicle and/or trailer is necessary; or
To provide services which have been directed to entities or persons, or were requested and expected by entities or persons, located at a property adjacent to a Village street, for which the use of such motor vehicle and/or trailer is necessary; or
For such motor vehicle and/or trailer to leave proper storage and parking areas, and/or to return to proper storage and parking areas of resident businesses on a Village street; or
For purposes of visits by friends and/or relatives, of persons residing on a Village street, whose only source of travel is a large recreational vehicle, so long as adequate parking consistent with the Village Code exists at the premises at which the visit takes place, and only for the length of time and purposes permitted by the Village Code; or
For such motor vehicle and/or trailer to leave proper storage and parking, and/or return to proper storage and/or parking at a residence adjacent to a Village street by the resident thereof; provided that the vehicle is or will be used for recreational purposes; or the vehicle is required by the resident's employer to be retained by the resident and not returned to the employer's premises at the end of the day; or such vehicle is the only source of transportation of such resident; or such vehicle is the business vehicle of a resident upon whose property the vehicle is parked or stored, provided that the resident does not have a place of parking and/or storage of such vehicle at the resident's place of business; and