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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Fairport 4-2-1971 (Ch. 50 of the 1968 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Bicycles — See Ch. 175.
Noise — See Ch. 330.
Signs — See Ch. 408.
Skateboards — See Ch. 416.
The meaning given to those terms appearing in Title 1, Article 1, of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York shall apply whenever those terms are used in this chapter.
[Added 11-12-1985 by L.L. No. 6-1985]
While certain sections of the Village Code, as it has existed heretofore, which list locations in the Village where parking is prohibited or limited as to time, are being repealed as sections of the Fairport Village Code, the contents of said sections, as the same have been changed by resolutions of the Village Board subsequent to the adoption thereof, are to remain intact as regulations and updated in accordance with subsequent resolution of the Village Board in a logbook maintained by the Village Clerk, to be kept in the Village Clerk's office and open for inspection at such hours as such office is open, all pursuant to § 500-7 hereunder, whereby the Board of Trustees has the power to regulate parking by resolutions duly adopted by it in accordance with the provisions of Article 39, § 1640, of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York.
[1]
Editor's Note: Original § 50-2, Parking prohibited at all times, as amended, was repealed 11-12-1985 by L.L. No. 6-1985.
[Added 11-9-1992 by L.L. No. 6-1992; amended 4-8-1996 by L.L. No. 5-1996]
A. 
No person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle in an area designated as a place for handicapped parking unless the vehicle bears a valid vehicle identification handicapped parking permit or plate which shall be prominently displayed on said vehicle and which permit or plate shall have been issued by the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles or by a city, town or village of the State of New York or by any other state, district, territory or other governmental entity subject to the laws of the United States or a foreign country for the purpose of granting special parking privileges to persons with disabilities.
B. 
This chapter shall apply to all public streets, roads and parking areas in the Village of Fairport and to all privately owned parking areas and driveways of hospitals, shopping centers, facilities owned or leased by a not-for-profit corporation, private apartment house complex and private condominium complex upon the written request to the Village Board of the owner or person in general charge of the operation and control of such area, the Fire Chief of the Village Fire Department, or the Police Chief of the Village.
C. 
Any cost of installation, maintenance or repairs of required signs or markings for a handicapped parking area on privately owned property shall be paid solely by the owner of said property and not by the Village of Fairport.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Original § 50-4, Two-hour parking, as amended, § 50-5, One-hour parking, as amended, § 50-6, Parking prohibited between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., and § 50-7, Additional limited parking at designated locations at certain times, as amended, which immediately followed this section, were repealed 11-12-1985 by L.L. No. 6-1985.
[1]
Editor's Note: Original § 50-3, Parking prohibited between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m., was repealed 11-12-1985 by L.L. No. 6-1985.
The driver of a vehicle shall not park the vehicle nor permit it to remain standing, and the owner of a vehicle shall not suffer or permit a vehicle to be parked nor to remain standing, except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a police officer in any of the following places, whether or not such places are marked by official signs:
A. 
On the roadway side of any vehicle stopped, standing or parked at the edge or curb of a street.
B. 
On a sidewalk.
C. 
Between the curb and the sidewalk or on any part of the street or highway, except in the roadway.
D. 
Within an intersection, except when permitted by official signs on the side of a highway opposite a street which intersects but does not cross such highway.
E. 
On a crosswalk.
F. 
Alongside or opposite or so near to any street excavation or obstruction when such stopping, standing or parking would obstruct traffic.
G. 
Upon any bridge or other elevated structure upon a highway or within a highway tunnel, unless otherwise indicated by official signs, markings or parking meters.
H. 
On any railroad tracks.
I. 
In front of a public or private driveway.
J. 
Within five feet of a private or public driveway, except as otherwise indicated by official markings or signs.
[Amended 11-12-1985 by L.L. No. 6-1985]
K. 
Within 20 feet of the driveway entrance to any fire station and, when on the side of the street opposite to the entrance of any fire station, within 75 feet of said entrance, when properly signposted, unless a different distance is indicated by official sign or markings.
[Amended 11-12-1985 by L.L. No. 6-1985]
L. 
Within 25 feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing, unless a different distance is indicated by official signs or markings.
[Amended 11-12-1985 by L.L. No. 6-1985]
M. 
Within 10 feet of a fire hydrant, unless a different distance is indicated by official signs or markings.
[Amended 11-12-1985 by L.L. No. 6-1985]
N. 
Within 20 feet of the curbline of an intersecting street, unless a different distance is indicated by official signs or markings.
[Amended 11-12-1985 by L.L. No. 6-1985]
O. 
Liftbridge Lane West: no parking south side of street.
[Added 9-9-2019 by L.L. No. 4-2019]
The driver of a vehicle shall not park a vehicle nor permit it to remain standing, and the owner of a vehicle shall not suffer or permit such vehicle to be parked nor to remain standing, in any street of the Village, unless such vehicle shall be stopped parallel to the curb and as near the curb as practicable, with both the right front and right rear wheels not more than six inches from the curb. In the case of a one-way street that permits parking on the left side of the street, the vehicle shall be stopped parallel to the curb and as near the curb as practicable, with both the left front and left rear wheels not more than six inches from the curb. On a one-way roadway, such vehicle shall be facing in the direction of authorized traffic movement. On a two-way roadway, such vehicle shall be facing in the direction of authorized traffic movement on that portion of the roadway on which the vehicle rests.
No person regularly engaged in the sale or repair of vehicles shall park a vehicle upon any street in the Village for the purpose of:
A. 
Displaying such vehicle for sale.
B. 
Greasing or repairing such vehicle, except for such repairs as may be necessitated by an emergency.
The driver of a vehicle shall not park a vehicle nor permit it to remain standing, and the owner of a vehicle shall not suffer or permit a vehicle to be parked or remain standing in any street of the Village which is marked by official parking signs, except in accordance with the instructions contained on the signs. The Board of Trustees shall have the power to regulate parking by resolution duly adopted by it, in accordance with the provisions of Article 39, § 1640, of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York, and the same shall thereafter become effective upon the installation of official signs in accordance with each such resolution.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original § 50-12, Penalties for offenses: §§ 50-2 through 50-11 and 50-28, as amended, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 11-9-1992 by L.L. No. 6-1992. See now § 500-20.
No person shall drive or operate a vehicle upon a sidewalk or sidewalk area except for the purpose of crossing the same at a permanent or temporary driveway.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original § 50-14, Penalties for offenses: § 50-13, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 11-9-1992 by L.L. No. 6-1992. See now § 500-20.
No motor vehicle or motorcycle shall be driven or propelled on the public highways of the Village at a rate of speed exceeding 30 miles per hour. Official signs are to be erected and maintained at the five main entrances to the Village.
[Amended 2-14-1983 by L.L. No. 1-1983]
No motor vehicle or motorcycle shall be driven or propelled on the public highways in the Village within a school zone at a rate of speed exceeding 25 miles per hour between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on the days when school is in session.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original § 50-17, Penalties for offenses: §§ 50-15 and 50-16, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 11-9-1992 by L.L. No. 6-1992. See now § 500-20.
[Amended 11-12-1985 by L.L. No. 6-1985]
Those portions of the streets in the Village immediately in front of public schools and for an additional distance of 100 feet each side of the property line of said premises or 300 feet in either direction from the building line of said school building abutting the street, whichever distance is shorter, are designated as school zones. Such school zones shall be indicated by the erection of official signs at the extremities of said zones, with the wording "School 25 MPH" on the streets listed below:
Street
School
Potter Place
Johanna Perrin School
Hulburt Road
Minerva Deland School
Hulburt Road
Johanna Perrin School
[Amended 11-12-1985 by L.L. No. 6-1985]
The Board of Trustees shall have the power to regulate traffic, by resolution duly adopted by it, in accordance with the provisions of Article 39, § 1640, of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York, and the same shall thereafter become effective upon the installation of official traffic control signals in accordance with each such resolution.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Said resolutions are kept in the logbook in the Village Clerk's office as stated in § 500-2.
When it is deemed advisable in the interest of public safety, the Chief of Police, at his discretion, either through police officers or by signs placed or erected, may close off streets or portions of streets, divert or regulate traffic and prohibit parking, stopping or unloading, as the case may require, and all pedestrians and drivers of vehicles, including cars, trucks and buses, shall conform to these regulations. The Chief of Police or any police officer may order and require the owner or operator of any vehicle to remove the same or may prohibit the parking of such vehicle on any street of the Village at any time whenever it appears necessary or advisable to remove such vehicle or to prohibit such parking in order to perform any public duty or function or to permit and facilitate the repair or cleaning of any street, the removal of snow therefrom or the repair or installation of any public utility. The owner or operator of such vehicle shall conform to these orders.
When any vehicle is parked or abandoned on any public highway or street within the Village during a snowstorm, flood, fire or other public emergency which affects that portion of the public highway or street upon which said vehicle is parked or abandoned, the vehicle may be removed by order of the Chief of Police or any police officer.
When any vehicle is found unattended, where it constitutes an obstruction or hazard to traffic on any public highway or street within the Village at any time, the vehicle may be removed by order of the Chief of Police or any police officer.
[Amended 11-12-1985 by L.L. No. 6-1985]
After removal of an abandoned or unattended vehicle, as referred to in §§ 500-14 and 500-15, the Chief of Police or any police officer may store such vehicle in a suitable place at the expense of the owner. The owner or person in charge of the vehicle may redeem the same upon proof of ownership or right of possession and upon payment of all expenses actually and necessarily incurred in effecting such removal, together with any charges for storage.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original § 50-24, Penalties for offenses: §§ 50-21 and 50-22, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 11-9-1992 by L.L. No. 6-1992. See now § 500-20. Original § 50-25, Through highways, and § 50-26, Stop intersections, as amended, which immediately followed this section, were repealed as sections of the Fairport Village Code 11-12-1985 by L.L. No. 6-1985, but the contents of said sections, as the same have been changed by resolutions of the Village Board subsequent to the adoption of such sections, are to be kept and updated, in accordance with subsequent resolutions of the Village Board, in the logbook in the Village Clerk's office referred to in § 500-2 above, all pursuant to § 500-12. Original § 50-27, Penalties for offenses: § 50-19, as amended, which immediately followed this section, was superseded 11-9-1992 by L.L. No. 6-1992. See now § 500-20.
[Amended 4-9-1979 by L.L. No. 2-1979]
Between November 1 and April 1, the driver of a vehicle shall not park nor permit it to remain standing, and the owner of a vehicle shall not suffer or permit such vehicle to be parked nor to remain standing, in any street of the Village between the hours of 3:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. This restriction shall not be in effect from April 1 to November 1. Official signs shall be erected and maintained at the five main entrances to the Village.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original § 50-29, Penalties for offenses: § 50-28, as amended, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 11-10-1986 by L.L. No. 5-1986. Original § 50-30, Restricted turns, which immediatley followed this section, was repealed 11-12-1985 by L.L. No. 6-1985. Local Law No. 6-1985 also provided that any regulations as to restricted turns shall be by resolution of the Village Board pursuant to § 500-12 and put in the logbook in the Village Clerk's office referred to in § 500-2.
[Amended 5-10-2010 by L.L. No. 1-2010; 9-9-2019 by L.L. No. 3-2019]
When official signs have been erected and placed in locations, the direction of travel will be restricted on the streets of the Village listed below:
Pleasant Street, one-way travel east from South Main Street to Parker Street at all times.
Lift Bridge Lane West, one-way travel west at all times.
[Added 8-9-1993 by L.L. No. 2-1993]
No motor vehicle shall make a U-turn in the Village of Fairport, unless expressly directed or authorized to do so by an on-duty member of the Fairport Village Police Department, other law enforcement agent or Fairport Fire Department, on the following streets.
A. 
Main Street.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Original § 50-33, Parking in municipal parking lot, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 11-12-1985 by L.L. No. 6-1985. Local Law No. 6-1985 also provided that any regulations as to parking in municipal parking lots shall be by resolution of the Village Board pursuant to § 500-7 and put in the logbook in the Village Clerk's office referred to in § 500-2. Original § 50-33.1, Trucks over six tons excluded, added 8-13-1973, as amended, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 11-12-1985 by L.L. No. 6-1985. Local Law No. 6-1985 also provided that any regulations as to weight limits in the Village or on any specific street in the Village shall be by resolution of the Village Board pursuant to § 500-12 and put in the logbook in the Village Clerk's office referred to in § 500-2.
[1]
Editor's Note: Original § 50-32, Penalties for offenses: § 50-31, as amended, which immediately followed this section, was superseded 11-9-1992 by L.L. No. 6-1992. See now § 500-20.
[Added 11-9-1992 by L.L. No. 6-1992; amended 8-9-1993 by L.L. No. 2-1993; 3-12-2001 by L.L. No. 2-2001; 5-10-2010 by L.L. No. 1-2010; 7-8-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013; 9-9-2019 by L.L. No. 2-2019]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original Art. II, Towing and Impounding of Illegally Parked Vehicles, was repealed 11-12-1985 by L.L. No. 6-1985.
A. 
Violations of §§ 500-4 through 500-7 and 500-17. Any person violating any provision of §§ 500-4 through 500-7, inclusive, or § 500-17 of this Code, including the violation of any parking rule or regulation duly adopted by resolution of the Fairport Village Board under§ 500-7, after the installation of official signs in accordance with such resolution, shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of $50 for each offense. For any parking ticket in which the person charged fails to respond to the parking violation and information within 10 days of the issuance thereof, there shall be, upon conviction, a fine of $100; and for any parking ticket in which the person charged fails to respond to the parking violation and information within 30 days of the issuance thereof, there shall be, upon conviction, a fine of $200.
B. 
Violations of §§ 500-8, 500-12, 500-18 and 500-19. Any person violating any provision of§ 500-8, 500-12, 500-18 or 500-19 of this Code shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not more than $50 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment; for a second such conviction within 18 months thereafter, such person shall be punished by a fine of not more than $ 100 or by imprisonment for not more than 45 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment; upon a third or subsequent conviction within 18 months after the first conviction, such person shall be punished by a fine of not more than $250 or by imprisonment for not more than 90 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
C. 
Violations of § 500-3. Any person violating any provision of § 500-3 of this Code shall be subject to a fine of $100 for the first offense and not less than $100 nor more than $200 for the second offense occurring within a period of two years within the Village.
D. 
Violations of §§ 500-9 and 500-10. Any person violating any provisions of § 500-9 or 500-10 of this Code shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not more than $100 or by imprisonment for not more than 30 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, for a first conviction; by a fine of not more than $200 or by imprisonment for not more than 90 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, for a second conviction within 18 months; and by a fine of not more than $500 or by imprisonment for not more than 180 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, for a third or subsequent conviction within 18 months.
E. 
Violations of §§ 500-14 and 500-15. Any person violating the provisions of § 500-14 or 500-15 of this Code shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not less than $1 nor more than $10 for each offense. The fines provided for in this subsection shall be in addition to any charges for towing, removal or storage of any vehicle.