Town of Kent, NY
Putnam County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Kent as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Roads and driveways — See Ch. 57.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 72.
[Adopted 7-11-1977 by L.L. No. 3-1977]
[Amended 12-2-1991 by L.L. No. 10-1991]
No civil action shall be maintained against the Town or Town Superintendent of Highways for damages or injuries to a person or property sustained by reason of any highway, highway marking or device, bridge, culvert, sidewalk, street, parking field, stairway, walkway, ramp, driveway, curb, gutter, park path, jogging track, bicycle track, building or any other property owned, operated or maintained by the Town being defective or out of repair, unsafe, dangerous or obstructed, unless written notice of such defective, unsafe, dangerous or obstructed condition was actually given to the Town Clerk or Town Superintendent of Highways and there was a failure or neglect within a reasonable time after the giving of such notice to repair or remove the defect, danger or obstruction of which complained. No such action shall be maintained for damages or injuries to person or property sustained solely in consequence of the existence of snow or ice upon any highway, bridge, culvert, sidewalk, street, parking field, stairway, walkway, ramp, driveway, curb, gutter, park path, jogging track, bicycle track or any other property owned or maintained by the Town, unless written notice thereof, specifying the particular place, was actually given to the Town Clerk or Town Superintendent of Highways and there was a failure or neglect to cause such snow or ice to be removed or to make the place otherwise reasonably safe within a reasonable time after the receipt of such notice.
The Town Superintendent of Highways shall transmit in writing to the Town Clerk the notices received by him pursuant to this chapter and Subdivision 2 of § 65-a of the Town Law. The Town Clerk shall cause all written notices received by him or her pursuant to this chapter and Subdivision 2 of § 65-a of the Town Law to be presented to the Town Board within five days of the receipt thereof or at the next succeeding Town Board meeting, whichever shall be sooner.
This chapter shall supersede in its application to the Town of Kent, Subdivisions 1 and 3 of § 65-a of the Town Law.
[Adopted 12-5-1988 by L.L. No. 10-1988]
[Amended 1-10-2017 by L.L. No. 1-2017]
The parking of vehicles in the right-of-way of any public street or highway within the Town of Kent is hereby prohibited from November 15 through April 15 of each year.
Any vehicle parked in violation of § 65-4 shall be subject to being removed, and the owner or operator of said vehicle shall, before redeeming said vehicle, pay to the tow truck operator the fee for the removal and storage of said vehicle.
The owner or operator of any vehicle parked in violation of § 65-4, upon conviction, shall be found guilty of a traffic infraction and, for a first conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not more than $50 or by imprisonment for not more than five days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, and, for a second or subsequent 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 10 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.