[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Grand Island 2-22-1972 (Ch. 46A of the 1963 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 9-15-2003 by L.L. No. 3-2003]
Every driver of a vehicle shall bring his vehicle to a full stop on the first street enumerated in each line below before entering the second street enumerated on such line below:
[Amended 3-7-2005 by L.L. No. 1-2005; 10-3-2005 by L.L. No. 4-2005; 8-21-2006 by L.L. No. 8-2006]
An appropriate and plainly visible sign, stating the requirements of this chapter, is maintained at or near the place where vehicles are required to stop. A sign, bearing the word "Stop," with or without explanatory words, shall be sufficient under this chapter to require a full stop. The Superintendent of Highways of the Town of Grand Island is hereby authorized to cause appropriate signs to be erected and maintained at the various locations above named.
Except in an emergency or when directed to do so by a police officer, no person, firm or corporation shall park or stand or cause to be parked any vehicle owned or controlled by said person, firm or corporation upon any public highway in the Town of Grand Island:
Between an intersection and a sign forbidding parking or standing between said sign and said intersection.
Between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from November 1 to March 31, inclusive, in each year.
The words "park," "parking" or "parked" shall mean the stopping of a motor vehicle, commercial vehicle or motorcycle upon any public highway and leaving such motor vehicle, commercial vehicle or motorcycle unattended by a person capable of operating it for a period longer than necessary to load or unload passengers or freight.
The words "stand," "standing" or "left standing" shall mean the stopping of a motor vehicle, commercial vehicle or motorcycle upon any public highway, when such vehicle shall be occupied by persons capable of operating it, for a period longer than necessary to load or unload passengers or freight, except when necessary to avoid a conflict with other traffic, or in compliance with the directions of a police officer or a traffic control sign, signal or marking.
Except as otherwise provided by this section, all automobiles, cars or other vehicles shall be restricted and forbidden to park and/or stand in the manner following:
[Amended 10-19-1992 by L.L. No. 3-1992; 6-7-1993 by L.L. No. 1-1993; 6-7-1993 by L.L. No. 2-1993]
On the west side of East River Road, south of the intersection of Ferry Road, for a distance of 477 feet.
On Ward Park Road (west side), full length of street.
On Ward Park Court, on the inner circle of the court.
On Blackmon Road (east side), full length of street.
On West Park Road (east side), full length of street.
On Carl Road (south side), full length of street.
On Town Hall Terrace (north and south sides), full length of street.
On Center Terrace (east and west sides), full length of street, south of Town Hall Terrace.
On the east and west bounds of Baseline Road from the intersection of Baseline Road for 200 feet north of the north line of Love Road, and south 200 feet from the south line of Love Road.
On the north and south sides of Bedell Road, Town highway, from house number 1646 to house number 1830, inclusive.
On Lang Boulevard (both sides), the full length of the street.
On the west side of Elmwood Road, south of the intersection of Elmwood Road and Ferry Road, for a distance of 125 feet and on the south side of Ferry Road, west of the intersection of Elmwood Road and Ferry Road, for a distance of 100 feet.
Between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. on the days when school is in session at the Grand Island High School facility on Ransom Road.
[Added 10-15-2001; amended 8-19-2002 by L.L. No. 2-2002; 4-15-2019 by L.L. No. 2-2019]
On Ransom Road (both sides) between Bishops Gate Road and Tracy Lane, no parking at any time.
[Added 8-19-2002 by L.L. No. 2-2002]
On the east side of Veterans Park Drive, full length, and the north side of Island Park Drive, full length.
[Added 3-3-2003 by L.L. No. 1-2003]
On the Town Hall Terrace across from townhomes from property 2129 through 2139 and in the turnaround on the north end of Glen Avon during the months of November and December.
[Added 6-7-2004 by L.L. No. 2-2004; amended 11-20-2006 by L.L. No. 10-2006]
Along the southeast side of Colonial Drive within 20 feet from the center line of the entrance to the Town of Grand Island Park located on Colonial Drive.
[Added 6-21-2010 by L.L. No. 6-2010]
Ward Park Road, Blackman Road, West Park Road, West Park Court and Carl Road shall not be subject to the restriction on parking between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from November 1 to March 31, inclusive, in each year.
On the east and west sides of East River Road, a county highway, from No. 1390 to No. 1500 inclusive.
[Added 4-15-1991 by L.L. No. 1-1991]
On the north and south sides of Staley Road, a Town highway, from the intersection of the west side of Grand Island Boulevard to the east side of the Thruway overpass bridge.
[Added 4-15-1991 by L.L. No. 2-1991]
It shall be the duty of the Superintendent of Highways to place traffic signs in conspicuous places at or near the curbs of the various locations, in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, indicating the special regulations applicable to such locations. Such signs shall be in accordance with and placed upon standards similar to the standards approved by the New York State Traffic Commission's Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices.
[Amended 10-20-1997 by L.L. No. 3-1997]
Any person failing to obey any sign pursuant to this chapter shall be deemed guilty of an offense for violating this chapter and, for a first conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not more than $150 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days or by both such fine and imprisonment; for a conviction of a second violation, both of which were committed within a period of 18 months, such person shall be punished by a fine of not more than $300 or by imprisonment for not more than 45 days or by both such fine and imprisonment; upon a conviction of a third or subsequent violation, all of which were committed within a period of 18 months, such person shall be punished by a fine of not more than $450 or by imprisonment for not more than 90 days or by both such fine and imprisonment.