Town of Copake, NY
Columbia County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Copake 6-13-1996 by L.L. No. 1-1996. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Automobile junkyards — See Ch. 156.
Abandoned vehicles — See Ch. 214.
Recreational vehicles — See Ch. 221.
[Amended 3-14-2002 by L.L. No. 2-2002]
No person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any of the following described streets or parts thereof:
Name of Street
Side
Location
All roads around Folgers Park
Both
For 100 feet
Anthony Street Extension
[Added 3-9-2017 by L.L. No. 1-2017]
Both
Entire length
Cemetery Road
[Added 8-12-2010 by L.L. No. 6-2010]
East
Extending 200 feet north of Route 344
Center Hill Road
Both
From the northeast corner of Browns Dam north to Mansion Drive
Copake Lake Road
West
From Southwest Colony Road to Pumpkin Hollow Road North
County Route 7A
North
From the north intersection of State Route 22 for a distance of 1,750 feet
County Route 7A
South-
east
From the intersection of State Route 22 westerly for 1,000 feet
County Route 7A
South-
east
Beginning 1,450 feet from the intersection of State Route 22 westerly for 300 feet
County Route 7A
[Added 6-12-2010 by L.L. No. 3-2010]
West
Between the entrance and exit driveways of the Key Bank
County Route 11A (Beauty Award Highway)
Both
North from the Taghkanic town line for a distance of 860 feet
County Route 11A (Beauty Award Highway)
Both
All Copake Taconic Hills Central School District property (including bus traffic lanes and vehicle traffic lanes), with the exception of the following designated parking areas:
Pool fitness center parking lot;
South field parking lot;
K-12 parking lot;
Feature field parking lot;
Empire Road
East
30 feet from the intersection of Empire Road and County Route 7A for a distance of approximately 1/10 of a mile
Empire Road
West
For a distance of 1 mile from the intersection of Empire Road and County Route 7A
Main Street County Route 7A
South
From Taconic Telephone Pole No. 3 to Pole No. L249-5, across from the Copake Pharmacy, a distance of approximately 60 feet
Miles Road
Both
Entire length
State Route 344
[Added 8-12-2010 by L.L. No. 6-2010]
North
Extending 90 feet east of Cemetery Road
Town Park on Mountain View Road
[Added 7-8-2010 by L.L. No. 5-2010]
On any grass surface within the park without prior written approval by the Town Recreation Committee or the Town Board
Trucks in excess of the weights indicated are hereby excluded from the following streets or parts thereof, except for the pickup and delivery of materials on such streets:
Name of Street
Weight Limit
(tons)
Location
County Route 7A
5
From State Route 22 to State Route 23
[Amended 7-12-2007 by L.L. No. 3-2007]
A. 
Every person convicted of a traffic infraction for a violation of any provision of this chapter which is not a violation of any provision of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York shall be subject to a fine of not more than $250 or imprisonment for a term of not more than 15 days, or both. Each day after notice that a violation continues shall be deemed a separate offense. In addition, a civil penalty of $100 per day may be assessed for any such violation, which civil penalty shall be recovered by the Town of Copake in a civil action.
B. 
Except as provided otherwise by law, such a violation shall not be a crime, and the penalty or punishment imposed therefor shall not be deemed for any purpose a penal or criminal penalty or punishment and shall not impose any disability upon or affect or impair the credibility as a witness, or otherwise, of any person found guilty of such an offense.
C. 
Appropriate actions and proceedings may be taken at law or in equity to prevent or remedy unlawful violations or infractions of any portion of this chapter, and these remedies shall be in addition to penalties otherwise prescribed by law.