Town of Elmira, NY
Chemung County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Elmira 8-17-1966. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Noise — See Ch. 145.
Parking — See Ch. 158.
Snowmobiles — See Ch. 180.
Pursuant to § 1660(a)(1) of the Vehicle and Traffic Law, the following intersections are hereby designated as yield intersections:
Yield Sign On
At Intersection of
Bridgeman Road
Stiles Road
Crane Road
Sullivan Road
Cross Road
Crane Road
Draht Hill Road
Gunderman Road
Draht Hill Road
Hugg Road
Draht Hill Road
Monkey Hill Road
Hardscrabble Road
Draht Hill Road
Hillbrook Road
West First Street
Larchmont Road
Glen Avenue
Monkey Run Road
Mill Hill Road
Stiles Road
Draht Hill Road
Stony Brook Road
Larchmont Road
West Clinton Street
Wall Street
Pursuant to § 1660(a)(1) of the Vehicle and Traffic Law, the following intersections are hereby designated as stop intersections:
Intersecting Street
Direction of Travel
Stop Sign On
Arcadia Avenue
All intersecting streets from West First Street to Clinton Street
Chapman Place
[Added 8-29-1974]
Wesley Place
Cornell Road
All intersecting streets from West Clinton Street to Oakhill Drive
Demarest Parkway
Both
West First Street
Demarest Parkway
All intersecting streets from West Church Street to West Second Street
Fassett Road
All intersecting streets from city line to Wall Street
Forest Hills Drive
All intersecting streets from West Church Street to terminal
Glen Avenue
All intersecting streets from West Church Street to Ferndell Drive
Greenaway Road
All intersecting streets from Kiwanis Road to Crestwood Road
Groff Avenue
Haines Terrace
Groff Avenue
All intersecting streets from West Church Street to Coleman Avenue
Guinnip Avenue
All intersecting streets from West Church Street to Clinton Street
Hendy Avenue
All intersecting streets from West Church Street to West Clinton Street
Highland Avenue
All intersecting streets from West Church Street to Clinton Street
Kiwanis Road
All intersecting streets from Coleman Avenue to Greenaway Road
Larchmont Road
All intersecting streets from West Church Street to Glen Avenue
Larchmont Road
All intersecting streets from Glen Avenue to terminal
Lovell Avenue
All intersecting streets from West Church Street to terminal
Pinnacle Road
All intersecting streets from Coleman Avenue to terminal
Rambler Road
All intersecting streets from West Clinton Street to Fassett Road
Redfield Drive
All intersecting streets from West Water Street to York Avenue
Rustic Avenue
All intersecting streets from West Church Street to Acorn Avenue
Rustic Avenue
West
Haines Terrace
Sheridan Avenue
Kingsbury Avenue
Turner Road
[Added 8-19-2013 by Res. No. 106-13; amended 1-23-2014 by Res. No. 55-14]
North
Groff Avenue
Underwood Avenue
All intersecting streets from West Church Street to terminal
Wall Street
All intersecting streets from West Church Street to terminal
Wall Street
[Added 11-19-1973]
Upland Drive
Wall Street
Both
West Second Street
West Clinton Street
All intersecting streets from Guinnip Avenue to Wall Street
West Clinton Street
All intersecting streets from Underwood Avenue to Hendy Avenue
West Clinton Street
All intersecting streets from Wall Street to Underwood Avenue
West Clinton Street
[Added 7-1973]
Both
Underwood Avenue
West Clinton Street
[Added 7-1973]
Both
Wall Street
West First Street
All intersecting streets from Hendy Avenue to Underwood Avenue
West First Street
[Added 11-19-1973]
Demarest Parkway
West Gray Street
All intersecting streets from Wall Street to Guinnip Avenue
West Second Street
All intersecting streets from Hendy Avenue to Arcadia Avenue
West Second Street
All intersecting streets from Wall Street to Guinnip Avenue
West Second Street
[Added 12-18-1967]
Lone Pine Terrace
York Avenue
All intersecting streets from West Water Street to River Drive
Pursuant to § 1660(a)(1) of the Vehicle and Traffic Law, the following intersections are hereby designated as one-way streets:
Name of Street
Direction of Travel
Location
Rustic Avenue
South
From Acorn Road to Route 17E
West Water Street
East
From the intersection with the line dividing the City of Elmira and the Town of Elmira to the intersection of West Church Street (Route 17E) and West Water Street
A. 
Stopping, standing and parking prohibition. No person shall park, stand or stop a vehicle at any time upon any of the streets or parts thereof described below:
Name of Street
Side
Location
Bowlby Road
[Added 5-18-2009]
West
From Jerusalem Hill Road north for 650 feet
Cobbles East
[Added 6-16-2008]
West
From West Church Street to West Water Street
Cobbles West
[Added 6-16-2008]
East
From West Church Street to West Water Street
Hendy Avenue
[Added 7-1973]
West
From the north line of West Water Street northerly to a point 55 feet measured from said north line of West Water Street established by an extension of that line from the northeast corner to the northwest corner of the intersection of West Water Street and Hendy Avenue
Highland Avenue
[Added 2-25-1991; amended 6-16-2008]
East
From West First Street and extending 100 feet north on Highland Avenue
Wall Street
[Added 2-25-1991; amended 6-16-2008]
East
From West First Street to West Church Street
West Water Street
[Added 6-16-2008]
North
From York Avenue east to Guinnip Avenue
West Water Street
[Added 7-1973]
South
From a point marking the east side of the entrance to the Town of Elmira Fire Company headquarters easterly for a distance of 20 feet
B. 
Parking prohibition. No person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any of the streets or parts thereof described below:
Name of Street
Side
Location
Chapman Place
[Added 11-17-1980]
North
From the northwest corner of the intersection of Chapman Place and College Avenue and running westerly for 135 feet, more or less
Demarest Parkway
[Added 10-15-2018 by L.L. No. 1-2018]
West
Adjacent to east entrance of Next Level Sports & Training building for a distance of 60 feet; signs shall indicate “FIRE LANE”
West First Street
[Added 2-23-1987; repealed 10-15-2018 by L.L. No. 1-2018]
West First Street
[Added 10-15-2018 by L.L. No. 1-2018]
North
Adjacent to southeast entrance of Next Level Sports & Training building for a distance of 20 feet; signs shall indicate “FIRE LANE”
Adjacent to south entrance of Next Level Sports & Training building for a distance of 40 feet; signs shall indicate “FIRE LANE”
C. 
Time-limited parking. No person shall park, stand or stop a vehicle at the times and on the days noted upon the streets or parts thereof described below:
Name of Street
Side
Time/Days
Location
Demarest Parkway
[Added 2-23-1987; repealed 10-15-2018 by L.L. No. 1-2018]
Hendy Avenue
[Added 2-25-1991; amended 8-15-1994; 6-16-2008]
West
7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m./School days
From West Church Street to West Water Street
Hickory Tree Terrace
[Added 9-19-1977]
East
All/All
The portion of the roadway within the Town of Elmira
Hickory Tree Terrace
[Added 9-19-1977]
West
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m./All
The portion of the roadway within the Town of Elmira
D. 
Parking of trailers in public streets prohibited. No person shall detach any trailer, semi-trailer or camper or similar apparatus from its towing or carrying source and allow the same to remain in any public street or highway.
[Added 6-16-2008]
E. 
Parking for maximum of 72 hours. Except as otherwise provided herein, the parking of permitted vehicles on public streets in the Town of Elmira shall be for a maximum of 72 hours at any given time. Owners must move vehicles to the other side of the street or to an off-street area at least every 72 hours to help the Town remove snow, leaves and other debris.
[Added 6-16-2008]
F. 
Parking in Traffic District No. 1 from November through April. No vehicle shall be or remain parked on streets within Traffic District No. 1 between November 1 and April 1, except as follows:
[Added 6-16-2008]
(1) 
On days with even numbers according to the calendar, on the side of any street on which the properties bear even street numbers.
(2) 
On days with odd numbers according to the calendar, on the side of any street on which the properties bear odd street numbers.
G. 
Penalties for offenses. Any person, firm or corporation who or which violates any provision of this section shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine not to exceed $100.
[Added 6-16-2008]
[Added 12-29-2004 by L.L. No. 2-2004]
A. 
Word usage. The words and phrases used in this chapter shall, for the purposes 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. 
School speed limits.
(1) 
No person shall drive a vehicle at a speed in excess of 20 miles per hour on West Water Street starting 250 feet west of the west boundary of Hendy Avenue and ending 920 feet to the east of the west boundary of Hendy Avenue. This school speed limit will be in effect from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on school days.
(2) 
No person shall drive a vehicle at a speed in excess of 25 miles per hour on West Church Street starting 85 feet east of the east boundary of Durland Avenue and ending 805 feet to the west of the east boundary of Durland Avenue. This school speed limit will be in effect from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on school days.
(3) 
No person shall drive a vehicle at a speed in excess of 20 miles per hour on Hendy Avenue between West Water Street and West Church Street. This school speed limit will be in effect from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on school days.
[Added 8-20-2012 by L.L. No. 2-2012]
Unless otherwise specified in this chapter, the penalties for violations of this chapter shall be those set forth in § 1800 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York.