[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Rush as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 1-11-1995 by L.L. No. 1-1995]
The Town Board of the Town of Rush hereby finds that vehicles parked on public highways during periods of snowfall create a public nuisance and safety hazard by interfering with proper plowing, sanding, salting and snow removal and by creating significantly increased hazards of vehicular accidents, thereby threatening the health, safety and welfare of residents of the Town and those who travel on its streets and highways. It is the specific purpose and intent of this article to empower the Town to deal effectively with this problem in the manner following, notwithstanding any general or local law to the contrary.
No owner or operator of a motor vehicle shall park the same unattended on any Town or county street or highway within the Town of Rush between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. from November 15 to April 15 of each year.
The Highway Superintendent shall maintain appropriate signs at all main entrances to the Town of Rush between November 15 and April 15 of each year stating "No Parking on roads within the Town of Rush between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., November 15 — April 15."
The motor vehicles in violation of this article may be towed away by or at the direction of the Highway Superintendent of the Town of Rush and impounded until reasonable towing and storage costs are paid.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this article shall be guilty of a traffic infraction and may be punished, upon conviction thereof, in accordance with the penalties as set from time to time by resolution of the Town Board. A notice of violation for a violation of this article may be issued by the Highway Superintendent or his designee, or any other person authorized by law to issue appearance tickets. Such notice of violation shall be served in the manner provided in § 238 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law. Owners of vehicles in violation of this article shall be liable for penalties imposed in the same manner as set forth in § 239 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law.
[Adopted 9-11-1996 by L.L. No. 9-1996; amended 10-11-2002]
The purpose of this article is to establish certain intersections in the Town of Rush as stop and yield intersections and order the erection of like signs at the designated intersections.
The Town Board, pursuant to § 1660 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York, hereby designates as stop intersections and a yield intersection all of the intersections so designated as follows:
The Town Board, pursuant to § 1660 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York, hereby directs and authorizes the erection of stop signs and a yield sign at all the intersctions designated for the erection of said signs in accordance with § 110-7.
The Town Board designates the New York State Police and the Monroe County Sheriff's Department to enforce this chapter.
Any person violating this chapter shall, upon conviction, be fined in an amount as provided for in the Vehicle and Traffic Law for the State of New York.