[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Thompson 7-7-1981 by L.L. No. 5-1981 as Ch. 49, Art. I of the 1981 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 235.
This chapter is enacted in the interests of the welfare, safety and good order of the Town of Thompson and its inhabitants and particularly for the establishment of a fire vehicle zone for all emergency vehicles at the Monticello Mall, a shopping center located on Route 42, north of the Village of Monticello, New York, being authorized by § 1660-a of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York and having been recommended by the Planning Board of the Town of Thompson and the Fire Department of the Village of Monticello.
There is hereby established a fire vehicle zone at the Monticello Mall in the Town of Thompson, the dimensions and legal description of which shall be as follows:
All that parcel of land situate in the Town of Thompson, County of Sullivan, State of New York, being a passageway around the main parking rear of the Monticello Mall; the outside bounds are described as follows: beginning at the easterly road bounds of Route 42, said point being 25 feet southwardly from the projection of the northerly side of the store building of Jamesway and Victory stores and running thence parallel with said building side projection eastwardly 557 feet more or less to a point 11 feet from the front of said building; thence parallel with the front of said building southwardly 479 feet; thence at right angles westwardly 364 feet; thence northwestwardly 146 feet; thence westwardly 127 feet more or less to the easterly side of the aforesaid Route 42 and 370 feet from the place of beginning.
The passageway parallel with the front of the building, being 30 feet wide and the rest being 25 feet wide.
The inside corner of the roadway at the northerly end of the building is increased by a triangle with a north-south leg of 20 feet and east-west leg of 10 feet. The inside corner at the southerly end of the building is increased by a triangle with a north-south leg of 40 feet and an east-west leg of 20 feet.
It shall be unlawful for any vehicle to stop, stand or park within said zone except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the direction of a police officer, Sheriff's deputy or law enforcement officer and except duly authorized emergency vehicles.
A violation of this chapter shall be deemed to be a traffic infraction, and the penalty which may be imposed, upon a conviction for a violation of this chapter, shall be as provided in § 1800 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law.
The Supervisor of the Town of Thompson shall be authorized and directed to purchase appropriate signs for the prohibited areas, and the Town Highway Superintendent is hereby ordered and directed to install said signs and thereafter to maintain the same.