Town of Walworth, NY
Wayne County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Walworth 11-16-1978 by L.L. No. 15-1978. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Notification of defects — See Ch. 112.
Vehicles: ATVs, snowmobiles, off-road motorcycles — See Ch. 166.
Junked and abandoned vehicles — See Ch. 168.
A. 
The words and phrases used in this chapter shall, for the purpose of this chapter, have the meanings respectively ascribed to them by Article 1 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York.
B. 
The following words and phrases which are not defined by Article 1 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York shall have the meanings respectively ascribed to them in this section for purposes of this chapter:
CURBLINE
The prolongation of the lateral line of a curb or, in the absence of a curb, the lateral boundary line of the roadway.
HOLIDAYS
Such days designated as public holidays as provided in § 24 of the General Construction Law.
LOCAL TIME
Whenever certain hours are named herein or are placed upon traffic control devices, they shall have reference to the time standard which is then in current use in the State of New York.
PUBLIC PARKING LOT
A plot or parcel of land or building owned and/or leased by this Town, not including highways, upon or within which the parking of vehicles is regulated by signs and/or parking meters.
The Town Superintendent of Highways shall install and maintain traffic control devices when and as required under the provisions of this chapter and shall install and maintain such additional traffic control devices as he/she may deem necessary to regulate, warn or guide traffic under the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York, subject to the provisions of §§ 1682 and 1684 of that law.
Traffic control signals shall be installed, maintained and operated as follows:
A. 
A pretimed traffic control signal at the intersection of County Road No. 441 with Walworth-Palmyra Road and Walworth-Ontario Road consisting of the following:
(1) 
A three-section, four-face signal head.
(2) 
Sequence of operation: fully automatic traffic control signal.
[Amended 3-1-1984 by L.L. No. 1-1984]
No vehicle shall be parked on any Town roadway in the Town of Walworth during the period beginning November 1 in each year and ending April 1 of the next succeeding year, unless otherwise posted.
[Amended 3-1-1984 by L.L. No. 1-1984]
Any vehicle that is parked or abandoned within the Town of Walworth on a Town roadway during a snowstorm, fire, windstorm or other extreme public emergency, which affects that portion of the Town roadway upon which said vehicle is parked or abandoned, may be removed by or under the direction of any law enforcement officer on his or her own determination or upon the request of the Town Highway Superintendent or his or her deputy.
[Amended 3-1-1984 by L.L. No. 1-1984]
A violation of this chapter shall subject the violator to a penalty as provided for in the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York for traffic infractions, as well as the removal of the vehicle and cost of towing and storage to redeem said vehicle.