Town of North Hempstead, NY
Nassau County
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[Added 3-4-1997 by L.L. No. 5-1997]
The provisions of this art icle apply within the Port Washington Public Parking District. All provisions of the Uniform Traffic Code remain in effect in the Port Washington Public Parking District except as provided in this article.
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
The Town Board of the Town of North Hempstead shall constitute the Board of Commissioners of the Port Washington Public Parking District.
[Added 7-18-2006 by L.L. No. 11-2006]
COMMUTER PARKING IDENTIFICATION STICKER
A decal issued by the Port Washington Public Parking District which shall be affixed to the rear bumper of a vehicle prior to the vehicle being parked in a commuter parking space.
[Amended 4-21-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015]
DISTRICT
The department head designated by the Board of Commissioners to oversee and manage the Port Washington Public Parking District, or his or her designee.
[Added 4-19-2016 by L.L. No. 5-2016]
DISTRICT COMMUTER PARKING PERMIT
Includes a commuter parking identification sticker or a virtual commuter parking permit.
[Added 2-23-2016 by L.L. No. 1-2016]
DISTRICT MERCHANT PARKING PERMIT
Includes a merchant parking identification sticker or a virtual merchant parking permit.
[Added 2-23-2016 by L.L. No. 1-2016]
EMERGENCY MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL
A doctor, nurse, medical assistant, physician's assistant, or any individual whose primary job duties include administering emergency medical attention in an accredited hospital, and who works overnight, a twenty-four-hour shift or any work schedule that would require the individual to be at his or her work site between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 7:00 a.m.
[Added 6-5-2018 by L.L. No. 4-2018]
EMERGENCY PERSONNEL PERMIT
A parking permit that may be issued to emergency medical professionals or first responders in accordance with § 83C(6) of this article.
[Added 6-5-2018 by L.L. No. 4-2018]
FIRST RESPONDER
A firefighter, police officer, emergency medical technician, paramedic or other law enforcement officer or emergency management employee employed by a governmental agency, who works overnight, a twenty-four-hour shift, or any work schedule that would require the individual to be at his or her work site between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 7:00 a.m.
[Added 6-5-2018 by L.L. No. 4-2018]
LICENSE PLATE RECOGNITION
A system that uses optical character recognition to automatically read license plate characters, identify the license plate, and verify a virtual commuter parking permit or a virtual merchant parking permit.
[Added 2-23-2016 by L.L. No. 1-2016]
MERCHANT PARKING IDENTIFICATION STICKER
A decal issued by the Port Washington Public Parking District which shall be affixed to the rear bumper of a vehicle prior to the vehicle being parked in a merchant parking space.
[Added 4-21-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015]
OFF-STREET PARKING AREA
A parcel of property designated as a public place for the parking of motor vehicles.
[Added 7-18-2006 by L.L. No. 11-2006]
OPERATOR
Includes every individual who shall operate a vehicle as the owner thereof, or as the agent, employee or permittee of the owner, or who is in actual physical control of the vehicle.
PARK, PARKING or PARKED
The stopping of a motor vehicle or motorcycle upon any public highway and leaving such motor vehicle or motorcycle unattended, by a person capable of operating it, for a period longer than necessary to load or unload passengers or freight.
PARKING METER
Any mechanical device or meter not inconsistent with this article, placed or erected for the regulation of parking by authority of this article. Each parking meter installed shall indicate by proper legend the legal parking time established by this article, and when operated by payment of a coin or coins shall indicate the balance of legal parking time, and at the expiration of such period shall indicate illegal or overtime parking.[1]
[Amended 4-19-2016 by L.L. No. 5-2016]
PARKING METER PAYMENT
The payment of the fee charged for parking a vehicle in a parking meter space. Payment may be made by depositing a coin or coins, or other legal tender of the United States, in the parking meter, or by making a credit card payment via telephone or internet transaction.
[Added 4-19-2016 by L.L. No. 5-2016]
PARKING METER SPACE
Any space within a parking meter zone, adjacent to a parking meter and which is duly designated, for the parking of a single vehicle, by lines painted or otherwise durably marked on the curb or on the surface of the street adjacent to or adjoining the parking meters. Not more than one vehicle, as defined herein, shall be stopped, parked or left standing in a designated parking meter space at the same time.
PARKING METER ZONE
Any and all streets and parts of streets set aside under the provisions of this article and any amendments thereto, for the installation of parking meters and upon which parking meters have been installed and are in operation. All frontages of said streets or portions of streets are to be deemed included herein.
PARKING VOUCHER
A physical or virtual voucher issued by the Port Washington Public Parking District which authorizes a vehicle to be parked in a commuter parking space for a specified period of time. License plate recognition will be used to verify a virtual voucher.
[Amended 2-23-2016 by L.L. No. 1-2016]
PERSONS
Includes any individual, firm, co-partnership, association, or corporation.
STREET
Any public street, highway, road, avenue, lane, path, court, or other public way within the Port Washington Public Parking District, established for the use of vehicles. This definition shall not include parking fields.
VEHICLE
Every vehicle, except electrically driven invalid chairs being operated or driven by an invalid, operated or driven upon a public highway by any power other than muscular power, which includes motorcycles and motor-driven cycles as defined by the Vehicle and Traffic Law, except vehicles which run only upon rails or tracks and excluding fire and police vehicles.
VIRTUAL COMMUTER PARKING PERMIT
A virtual parking permit issued by the Port Washington Public Parking District which shall permit a vehicle to be parked in an area designated as a commuter parking space. License plate recognition will be used to verify virtual permits.
[Added 2-23-2016 by L.L. No. 1-2016]
VIRTUAL MERCHANT PARKING PERMIT
A virtual parking permit issued by the Port Washington Public Parking District which shall permit a vehicle to be parked in an area designated as a merchant parking space. License plate recognition will be used to verify virtual permits.
[Added 2-23-2016 by L.L. No. 1-2016]
[1]
Editor's Note: The definition of "parking meter area." which immediately followed this definition, was repealed 7-18-2006 by L.L. No. 11-2006.
[Amended 4-4-2017 by Ord. No. T.O. 6-2017]
The following named and described areas, streets or portions of streets and such other areas, streets or portions of streets as may hereafter be included in the section by amendment thereto shall constitute a parking meter zone:
Name of Street
Side
Location
Belleview Avenue
East
From Main Street to a point 96 feet southerly thereof
Bernard Street
North
Between South Maryland Avenue and Port Washington Boulevard
Carlton Avenue
West
From Main Street to a point 132 feet southerly thereof
Evergreen Avenue
West
From Main Street to a point 194 feet southerly thereof
Fairview Avenue
South
From Port Washington Boulevard to a point 96 feet easterly thereof
Haven Avenue
East
From Main Street (Flower Hill Avenue) southerly to a point opposite the northerly side of Flower Hill Place, except that there shall be limited parking pursuant to § 44.9C of this article, from a point on the easterly side of Haven Avenue, 214 feet south of Main Street (Flower Hill Avenue) and thence running southerly for a distance of 260 feet
Haven Avenue
West
From the easterly side of Main Street to the northerly side of Bayview Avenue
Herbert Avenue
West
From a point 25 feet north of Main Street running northerly a distance of 80 feet
Highland Avenue
South
From Port Washington Boulevard to a point 182 feet easterly thereof
Irma Avenue
East
From a point 25 feet north of Main Street to the northerly side of Mullon Avenue
Main Street
North
From the westerly side of Port Washington Boulevard westerly to a point on the westerly side of Main Street opposite the northerly side of Bayview Avenue
Main Street
South
From a point 144 feet from the westerly side of Port Washington Boulevard to the easterly side of Jackson Street, except that no vehicle of any kind shall park or stand in the area designated herein as a crosswalk and no vehicle other than taxis or busses shall park or stand in the respective areas designated as a taxi stand or bus stop
Maple Street
North
Between South Maryland Avenue and Port Washington Boulevard
North Bayle Avenue
East
From Main Street to a point 92 feet northerly thereof
North Bayles Avenue
West
From Main Street to a point 354 feet northerly thereof
North Maryland Avenue
East
From the northerly side of Main Street to the southerly side of Ohio Avenue
Port Washington Boulevard
East
From a point 147 feet south of Fairview Avenue northerly to the southerly side of Main Street
Port Washington Boulevard
West
From a point 247 feet south of Beechwood Avenue northerly to the southerly side of Main Street
Port Washington Boulevard
West
From Main Street to Ohio Avenue
Port Washington Boulevard
West
From Marino Avenue southerly to a point 120 feet north of Chestnut Road
South Maryland Avenue
East
From a point 244 feet south of Main Street to the northerly side of Bernard Street
South Maryland Avenue
West
From the southerly side of Main Street to a point 265 feet northerly thereof
Vanderventer Avenue
South
From South Bayles Avenue to Port Washington Boulevard
Willowdale Avenue
North
From Port Washington Boulevard westerly to South Bayles Avenue
Willowdale Avenue
South
From Port Washington Boulevard westerly to South Bayles Avenue
[Amended 7-18-2006 by L.L. No. 11-2006]
A. 
For the relief of traffic congestion in the Port Washington Public Parking District, certain areas acquired are hereby designated and dedicated as public places for the parking of motor vehicles, and such other areas as may hereafter be included in this section by amendment thereto shall constitute a parking meter area.
(1) 
Area Number One. Lot Nos. 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23 in Block 97, and lot Nos. 215, 116 and 117 in Block 98, Section 5, School District No. 4, as shown on the Nassau County Tax Map, commencing at a point approximately 192 feet southerly from the southerly side of Main Street on the westerly side of South Bayles Avenue and extending southerly along said westerly side of South Bayles Avenue approximately 386 feet, said parcel extending westerly to the property of the Long Island Railroad for a depth of approximately 140 feet.
(2) 
Area Number Two. Lot Nos. 9 and 33 in Block 22, Section 5, School District No. 4, as shown on the Nassau County Tax Map, beginning at a point on the westerly side of North Bayles Avenue approximately 100 feet northerly from its intersection with the northerly side of Main Street; running thence westerly and approximately parallel with the northerly side of Main Street 146.70 feet; thence southerly approximately parallel with the westerly side of North Bayles Avenue approximately 4.35 feet; thence again westerly approximately parallel with the northerly side of Main Street 90.92 feet to a point on the easterly side of Herbert Avenue; thence northerly along the easterly side of Herbert Avenue approximately 48.78 feet; thence easterly and approximately parallel with the northerly side of Main Street 91.07 feet; thence northerly and approximately parallel with the easterly side of Herbert Avenue approximately 238.94 feet; thence easterly and approximately parallel with the northerly side of Main Street approximately 145.89 feet to a point on the westerly side of North Bayles Avenue; thence southerly along the westerly side of North Bayles Avenue approximately 290.44 feet to the point or place of beginning.
(3) 
Area Number Three. Beginning at a point formed by the intersection of the southerly side of Main Street and the easterly side of Haven Avenue; and from said point of beginning running thence easterly along the southerly side of Main Street a distance of 240.11 feet, more or less, to a point; running thence south 1°47'10" east, 543.45 feet, more or less; running thence north 27°12'27" west, 44.36 feet, more or less; running thence north 89°56'40" west, 60 feet, more or less; running thence north 1°47'10" west, 439 feet, more or less; running thence north 89°56'40" west, 65 feet, more or less; running thence south 1°47'10" east, 40 feet, more or less; running thence south 37°04'19" west, 60.21 feet, more or less; running thence south 3°28'20" east, 553.74 feet, more or less; running thence south 87°11'10" west, 10 feet more or less; running thence south 2°48'50" east, 100 feet, more or less; running thence south 87°11'10" west, 30.23 feet, more or less; running thence north 11°02'50" west, 150.97 feet and running thence north 0°48'50" west, 660.31 feet, more or less, to the point or place of beginning.
(4) 
Area Number Four. Lot Nos. 16, 17, 18, 25, 26, 30, 31, 35, 36 and portion of 40 in Block 126, Section 5, School District No. 4, as shown on the Nassau County Land and Tax Map, beginning at a point on the southerly side of Main Street, approximately 148.15 feet west of the intersection with Port Washington Boulevard; thence southerly a distance of 79.84 feet; thence westerly 250 feet to the east side of Maryland Avenue; thence southerly 150 feet to the north side of Maple Street; thence easterly 11.02 feet; thence northerly 78.09 feet; thence west 11.02 feet to the point or place of beginning.
(5) 
Area Number Five. Lot No. 23 and portion of Lot Nos. 19, 21, 22, 27 and 76, Block D, Section 5, School District No. 4, as shown on the Nassau County Land and Tax Map, beginning at a point on the north side of Main Street, 328.76 feet west of the intersection of Irma Avenue; thence northerly approximately 67.26 feet; thence easterly 85 feet; thence northerly 132.38 feet; thence westerly 85 feet; thence northerly 122.74 feet; thence westerly 123.17 feet; thence southerly 284.45 feet; thence east 93 feet; thence southerly 67.36 feet; thence westerly 31 feet to the point or place of beginning.
(6) 
Area Number Six. Consisting of two parcels bounded and described as follows:
(a) 
Parcel A. Beginning at a point on the westerly side of Shore Road distant 332.335 feet northerly when measured along the westerly side of Shore Road from the corner formed by the intersection of the northerly side of Main Street with the westerly side of Shore Road; running thence south 77 degrees 30 minutes 58 seconds west 116.468 feet to a point; running thence south 55 degrees 46 minutes 54 seconds west 157 feet to a point; running thence south 42 degrees 46 minutes 54 seconds west 42 feet to a point in the easterly boundary line of other land of the Port Washington Sewer District; running thence north 18 degrees 26 minutes 06 seconds west 221.02 feet; running thence north 80 degrees 26 minutes 27 seconds east 331.857 feet to a point on the westerly side of Shore Road; running thence southerly and along the westerly side of Shore Road along the arc of a curve bearing to the right having a radius of 350.81 feet, a distance along said arc of 122.006 feet to the point or place of beginning.
(b) 
Parcel B. Beginning at a point on the westerly side of Shore Road distance 104.50 feet northerly from the corner formed by the intersection of the northerly side of Main Street with the westerly side of Shore Road; running thence north 69 degrees 37 minutes west 92 feet; thence north 20 degrees 23 minutes east 27 feet; thence north 69 degrees 37 minutes west 6 feet; thence north 16 degrees 26 minutes 39 seconds east 60.272 feet; thence north 3 degrees 30 minutes 48 seconds east 49.101 feet; thence north 2 degrees 30 minutes 06 seconds east 29.416 feet; running thence north 77 degrees 20 minutes 58 seconds east 116.468 feet to a point on the westerly side of Shore Road; running thence southerly and along the westerly side of Shore Road the following four courses and distances: (1) Along the arc of a curve bearing to the right having a radius of 350.81 feet a distance of 45.113 feet; (2) Along the arc of a curve bearing to the right having a radius of 350.81 feet a distance of 5,665 feet; (3) South 11 degrees 17 minutes 55 seconds west 87.49 feet; (4) South 19 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds west 89.567 feet to the point or place of beginning.
(7) 
Area Number Seven. Beginning at the northwesterly corner of South Bayles Avenue and Munson Street, running thence north 85 degrees 45 minutes 00 seconds west along the northerly line of Munson Street 216.65 feet to the easterly line of the land of the Long Island Rail Road; thence South 0 degrees 6 minutes 0 seconds east 230 feet along the easterly line of the land of the Long Island Rail Road to the northerly line of South Street; thence south 85 degrees 45 minutes 0 seconds east 216.65 feet along the northerly line of South Street to the westerly line of South Bayles Avenue; thence north 0 degrees, 6 minutes 0 seconds west 230 feet along the westerly line of South Bayles Avenue to the point or place of beginning.
(8) 
Area Number Eight. Parcel.
(a) 
Beginning at a point on the northerly side of Vandeventer Avenue distant 250 feet easterly from the corner formed by the intersection of the northerly side of Vandeventer Avenue and the easterly side of South Bayles Avenue, said point of beginning also being the southeasterly corner of the land now or formerly of Kate B. Taber; thence running along the land now or formerly of Kate B. Taber north 3 degrees 43 minutes 30 seconds west, 130.26 feet to the land now or formerly of George W. Suydam; thence running along the last mentioned land north 87 degrees 10 minutes 14 seconds east, 96.18 feet to the land now or formerly of Howard Van Nostrand; thence running along the last mentioned land south 5 degrees 26 minutes 30 seconds east, 125.83 feet to the northerly side of Vandeventer Avenue; thence running along the northerly side of Vandeventer Avenue south 84 degrees 33 minutes 30 seconds west, 100 feet to the point or place of beginning.
(b) 
Parcel B. All that certain plot, piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being at Port Washington, Town of North Hempstead, County of Nassau and State of New York, being known as Lot 19, Block 99, Section 5 on the Tax Map of the County of Nassau and being more particularly described as follows:
Beginning at a point on the northerly side of Vanderventer Avenue, distant 425 feet easterly from the corner formed by the intersection of the easterly side of South Bayles Avenue with the said northerly side of Vanderventer Avenue; and
Running thence north 3 degrees 43 minutes west 173.39 feet to land now or formerly of Jacobs Brothers;
Thence north 89 degrees 10 minutes 40 seconds east along said land of Jacobs Brothers 95.12 feet;
Thence south 3 degrees 43 minutes east 168.60 feet to the northerly side of Vanderventer Avenue;
Thence south 86 degrees 17 minutes west along the northerly side of Vanderventer Avenue, 95 feet to the point or place of beginning.
(c) 
Parcel C. All that certain plot, piece or parcel of land with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being at Port Washington, Town of North Hempstead, County of Nassau and State of New York, bounded and described as follows:
Beginning at a point on the northerly side of Vanderventer Avenue, distant 350 feet easterly from the corner formed by the intersection of the easterly side of South Bayles Avenue with the northerly side of Vanderventer Avenue;
Thence easterly from said point 75 feet along the northerly side of Vanderventer Avenue to lands now or formerly of Vanderventer;
Thence northerly 3 degrees 43 minutes west 173.39 feet along lands now or formerly of Adolphe Rafter to land formerly of Jacobs Brothers; now known on a certain map entitled "Property of Jacobs Brothers", filed in the Nassau County Clerk's Office by Map No. 261;
Thence south 89 degrees 10 minutes west 75.1 feet along said map property;
Thence south 3 degrees 43 minutes east 177.18 feet along the land now or formerly of Vanderventer to the northerly side of Vanderventer Avenue at the point or place of beginning.
(d) 
Parcel D. All that certain plot, piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being at Port Washington, Town of North Hempstead, County of Nassau and State of New York, bounded and described as follows:
Beginning at a point on the westerly side of Port Washington Boulevard (Middle Neck Road) (old line) distant 127.19 feet northerly from the corner formed by the intersection of the northerly side of Vanderventer Avenue and the westerly side of Port Washington Boulevard;
Running thence south 86 degrees 17 minutes west 117.40 feet along the land now or formerly of Joseph Hehn, Jr., to the land now or formerly of Adolphe Rafter;
Thence north 3 degrees 43 minutes west 41.60 feet along land now or formerly of Adolphe Rafter to the Jacob Bros. Map;
Thence north 89 degrees 10 minutes 40 seconds east 119.53 feet along the Jacob Bros. Map to the westerly side of Port Washington Boulevard;
Thence southerly along the westerly side of Port Washington Boulevard on a curve bearing to the left having a radius of 11,496.69 feet a distance of 35.62 feet to the point or place of beginning.
Excepting therefrom so much land as has been taken for the widening of Port Washington Boulevard under vesting No. 295/54.
(e) 
Parcel E. All that certain plot, piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being at Port Washington, Town of North Hempstead, County of Nassau and State of New York, bounded and described as follows: Beginning at a point on the northerly side of Vanderventer Avenue, distant 90 feet westerly from the corner formed by the intersection of the northerly side of Vanderventer Avenue with the westerly side of Port Washington Boulevard (Middle Neck Road);
Running thence along the northerly side of Vanderventer Avenue south 86 degrees 17 minutes west 20.34 feet to land now or formerly of Adolphe Rafter;
Thence along said land north 3 degrees 43 minutes west 127 feet to land now or formerly of Vanderventer;
Thence along said north 86 degrees 17 minutes east 117.40 feet to the westerly side of Port Washington Boulevard;
Thence southerly along the westerly side of Port Washington Boulevard on a curve bearing to the left having a radius of 11,496.69 feet a distance of 37.05 feet to land now or formerly of Lewis Coal and Oil Co., Inc.;
Thence along said land the following two courses and distances;
[1] 
South 86 degrees 17 minutes west 95 feet;
[2] 
South 3 degrees 43 minutes east 90 feet to the northerly side of Vanderventer Avenue, at the point or place of beginning.
(9) 
Area Number Nine. All that certain plot, piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being at Port Washington, Town of North Hempstead, County of Nassau, State of New York, being known and designated as Lot No. 113 in Block 34, Section 5, as shown on the Nassau County Land and Tax Map, and bounded and described as follows: Beginning at the corner formed by the intersection of the westerly side of Jackson Street with the southerly side of Main Street; running thence south 19 degrees 49 minutes 10 seconds west along the westerly side of Jackson Street 98.60 feet; thence north 77 degrees 29 minutes 50 seconds west 58.50 feet; thence north 12 degrees 30 minutes 10 seconds east 89.45 feet to the southerly side of Main Street; thence easterly along the southerly side of Main Street the following two courses and distances:
[Added 4-21-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015]
(a) 
South 89 degrees 37 minutes 50 seconds east, 34.44 feet;
(b) 
South 79 degrees 12 minutes 00 seconds east 37.40 feet to the corner aforesaid at the point or place of beginning.
(10) 
Area Number 10. All that certain plot, piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being at Port Washington, Town of North Hempstead, County of Nassau, State of New York, being known and designated as Lot No. 26 in Block 60, Section 6, as shown on the Nassau County Land and Tax Map, and bounded and described as follows: Beginning at a point on the southerly side of Revere Road distant 150.92 feet east of the northeasterly end of a curve having a radius of 25.00 feet and a length of 31.34 feet that connects the easterly side of Port Washington Boulevard with the southerly side of Revere Road running thence the following four courses and distances:
[Added 4-21-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015]
(a) 
Along the southerly side of Revere Road North 87 degrees 47 minutes 46 seconds east a distance of 67.50 feet;
(b) 
South 6 degrees 46 minutes 31 seconds east a distance of 100.32 feet;
(c) 
South 87 degrees 47 minutes 46 seconds west a distance of 53.30 feet;
(d) 
North 14 degrees 42 minutes 59 seconds west a distance of 102.43 feet to the southerly side of Revere Road and the point or place of beginning.
(11) 
Area Number 11. Consisting of three parcels bounded and described as follows:
[Added 4-21-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015]
(a) 
Parcel A (Lot 154). All that certain plot, piece or parcel of land, situate, lying and being at Port Washington, Town of North Hempstead, County of Nassau and State of New York, known as and by a part of Lot No. 54 as shown on a certain map entitled "Map of property belonging to Dr. D.P. Wysong and F.W. Wright, Port Washington, Queens Co., N.Y.; April 1896, Singleton L. Mitchell, Surveyor" and filed in the Office of the Clerk of the County of Queens on July 22, 1898, under File No. 649 and filed in the Office of the Clerk of the County of Nassau under the File No. 134, New File No. 1271, and being more particularly bounded and described as follows: Beginning at a point on the southerly side of Ohio Avenue, distant 137 feet westerly from the corner formed by the intersection of the southerly side of Ohio Avenue and the westerly side of the old line of Middle Neck Road, said point being the northwesterly corner of Lot No. 51 and the northeasterly corner of the premises herein described; running thence along the westerly side of Lot Nos. 51, 52 and 53, south 4 degrees 25 minutes east 150 feet to the northeast corner of Lot No. 66; thence along the northerly side of Lot No. 66, south 85 degrees 35 minutes west 45 feet; thence north 4 degrees 25 minutes west, 150 feet to the southerly side of Ohio Avenue; thence north 85 degrees 35 minutes east, 45 feet along the southerly side of Ohio Avenue to the point or place of beginning.
(b) 
Parcel B (Lot 166). All that certain plot, piece or parcel of land, situate, lying and being at Port Washington, Town of North Hempstead, County of Nassau and State of New York, known as and by a part of Lot Nos. 66 and 67 as shown and designated on a certain map entitled "Map of property belonging to Dr. D.P. Wysong and F.W. Wright, Port Washington, Queens Co., N.Y., April 1896, Singleton L. Mitchell, Surveyor" and filed in the Office of the Clerk of the County of Queens on July 22, 1898, under the File No. 649 and filed in the Office of the Clerk of the County of Nassau under File No. 134, New File No. 1271, and being more particularly bounded and described as follows:
[1] 
Beginning at a point on the new northerly line of Main Street, at the intersection of the southeasterly corner of Lot No. 65 and the southwesterly corner of the premises herein described, said point being distant 255.90 feet more or less easterly from the easterly side of Maryland Avenue when measured along the new northerly line of Main Street; running thence along the easterly side of Lot No. 65, north 4 degrees 25 minutes west, 153.47 feet (per deed, 152.45 feet, actual) to the southerly side of Lot No. 54; thence along the southerly side of Lot No. 54, north 85 degrees 35 minutes east 50 feet to the land now or formerly of Mary A. Fowler; thence along said land the following two courses and distances:
[a] 
South 4 degrees 25 minutes east, 47 feet;
[b] 
North 85 degrees 35 minutes east, 10 feet;
[2] 
Thence South 0 degrees 01 minute east 116.44 feet to the new northerly line of Main Street; thence along the new northerly line of Main Street, north 82 degrees 38 minutes 40 seconds west, 52.07 feet (per deed, 52.16 feet, actual) to the point or place of beginning.
(c) 
Parcel C (Lot 369). All that certain plot, piece or parcel of land, situate, lying and being at Port Washington, Town of North Hempstead, County of Nassau and State of New York, known and designated as part of Lot Nos. 67 and 68 on a certain map entitled "Map of Property belonging to Dr. D.P. Wysong and F.W. Wright at Port Washington, Queens County, N.Y., April 1896, Singleton L. Mitchell, Surveyor" and filed in the Office of the Clerk of the County of Queens on July 22, 1898, as Map No. 649, and filed in the Office of the Clerk of the County of Nassau on January 1, 1899, as Old Map No. 134, New Map No. 1271, bounded and described according to said map as follows: Beginning at a point on the westerly side of Port Washington Boulevard (Middle Neck Road), adjoining the southerly side of land now or formerly of Mary A. Fowler, which point is also distant 129.595 (per deed, 129.95 feet, actual) feet northerly from the northeasterly end of a straight line 11.08 feet in length, which connects the westerly side of Port Washington Boulevard (Middle Neck Road) and the northerly side of Main Street; running thence north 89 degrees 04 minutes west 96.739 (per deed, north 85 degrees 35 minutes 00 seconds east, 96.74 feet, actual) feet along the southerly side of the land now or formerly of Mary A. Fowler, to the land now or formerly of Edwin H. Townsend; thence along the land now or formerly of Edwin H. Townsend, south 05 degrees 20 minutes west, 43.879 (per deed, south 00 degrees 01 minute 00 seconds east, 43.88 feet, actual) feet to the northerly side of a certain right-of-way, extending from Port Washington Boulevard westward to the land of Edwin H. Townsend; thence south 84 degrees 35 minutes 30 seconds east along said right-of-way 101.445 (per deed north 89 degrees 56 minutes 30 seconds west, 101.45 feet, actual) feet to the westerly side of Port Washington Boulevard (Middle Neck Road); thence along the westerly side of Port Washington Boulevard (Middle Neck Road) and along a curve bearing to the left, having a radius of 5692.15 feet a distance of 51.705 (per deed, 51.68 feet, actual) feet to the land now or formerly of Mary A. Fowler at the point or place of beginning. Together with the right, privilege and easement to use as a right-of-way 10 in width adjoining the above described premises on the south and more particularly shown on a map made by G.A. Simon, C.E. of part of Lot Nos. 67 and 68 on a map of property belonging to Dr. D.P. Wysong and F.W. Wright, September 20, 1928.
(12) 
Area Number 12. All that certain plot, piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate, lying and being at Port Washington, Town of North Hempstead, County of Nassau and State of New York, being known and designated as Lot Nos. 42 and 129 in Block 84, Section 5, as shown on the Nassau County Land and Tax Map, and bounded and described as follows: Beginning at a point on the northerly side of Bayview Avenue distant 42 feet westerly from the corner formed by the intersection of the northerly side of Bayview Avenue and the westerly side of Haven Avenue (Railroad Avenue); running thence along the northerly side of Bayview Avenue south 88 degrees 37 minutes 25 seconds west, 28 feet; thence north 88 degrees 37 minutes 25 seconds east, 70 feet to the westerly side of Haven Avenue; thence along the westerly side of Haven Avenue, South one degree 22 minutes 35 seconds east, eight feet; thence south 23 degrees 09 minutes 40 seconds west, 101.13 feet to the northerly side of Bayview Avenue, at the point or place of beginning.
[Added 4-21-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015]
B. 
Regulation of area use. The following regulations shall apply to all off-street parking areas:
(1) 
All vehicles parked within an off-street parking area shall be parked within a marked parking space only.
(2) 
Spaces within each off-street parking area may be designated by the Board of Commissioners, by resolution, as "Commuter Parking," "Shopper Parking," "Taxi Stands," and "Merchant Parking."
[Amended 4-19-2016 by L.L. No. 5-2016]
(3) 
Spaces may be designated by the Board of Commissioners as "Taxi Stands" only after a recommendation for such designation has been made by the Town Clerk. Such designation shall comply with the provisions of Chapter 52, § 52-35, of the Town Code. No vehicles of any kind, other than those licensed as taxicabs pursuant to Chapter 52 of the Town Code, shall be permitted to park in designated taxi stands.
(4) 
There shall be no parking in any of the off-street parking areas by any vehicle between the hours of 3:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m., except that vehicles licensed as taxicabs pursuant to Chapter 52 of the Town Code and displaying the license medallion required by Chapter 52, § 52-9A, of said Code may park during all hours in the areas designated as taxi stands.
[Amended 4-21-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015]
(5) 
If any vehicle shall remain parked in an off-street parking area, even within the time allowed in this article, without having made the proper parking meter payment for said parking space, such vehicle shall be considered as parked overtime and beyond the time fixed by this article, and the owner thereof shall be deemed guilty of a violation of this article which shall be punishable as hereinafter set forth.
[Amended 4-19-2016 by L.L. No. 5-2016]
(6) 
All vehicles parked within an off-street parking area which have been marked or signed for head-in parking only shall be parked with the front of the vehicle facing into the parking stall.
[Added 4-21-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015]
(7) 
Spaces within each off-street parking area may be designated by the District as parking for "Compact Cars Only." The spaces shall be grouped together and visibly marked and/or posted with signs stating "Compact Cars Only." For purposes of this article, a "compact car" shall mean any vehicle which is less than 15 feet in overall length and six feet in width. Such compact car parking spaces shall be a minimum of eight feet wide and 17 feet long.
[Added 4-21-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015; amended 4-19-2016 by L.L. No. 5-2016]
C. 
Commuter parking.
[Amended 4-21-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015; 2-23-2016 by L.L. No. 1-2016]
(1) 
The use of all parking spaces designated as commuter parking spaces shall be restricted to residents of the Port Washington Public Parking District, except that such restriction shall not apply on Saturdays, Sundays, holidays, or after 3:00 p.m. on weekdays.
(2) 
No vehicle may be parked in a commuter parking space while the use of such space is restricted as set forth above, unless a district commuter parking permit has been issued for such parking by the District and is either affixed to the rear bumper on the operator's side of the vehicle or can be verified using license plate recognition. The fee for the issuance of a district commuter parking permit shall be set by resolution of the Board of Commissioners and shall be nonrefundable.
(3) 
The District shall require that each applicant for a district commuter parking permit produce three of the following items as satisfactory evidence that the applicant is a resident of the District:
(a) 
Motor vehicle registration;
(b) 
Motor vehicle leasing agreement;
(c) 
Deed or lease showing ownership or rental of a residential property within the District;
(d) 
Tax bill; or
(e) 
Such other documentation deemed acceptable.
(4) 
Display and verification of parking voucher; fee.
(a) 
Except as provided for in Subsection C(4)(b) below, the operator of a vehicle desiring to park in a space designated for commuter parking shall display a parking voucher by hanging it from the vehicle's rearview mirror. The parking voucher must be displayed so it is completely visible. No portion of the parking voucher shall be covered or obscured in any manner.
(b) 
License plate recognition shall be used to verify the issuance of a virtual parking voucher. In such instances, the provisions of Subsection C(4)(a) above shall not apply.
(c) 
The fee for a parking voucher shall be set by resolution of the Board of Commissioners and shall be nonrefundable.
(5) 
A district commuter parking permit shall be used only by the registered holder and may not be sold or transferred. No person shall permit or allow a district commuter parking permit to be posted on, or transferred to, a vehicle other than the vehicle for which the permit was issued without the written consent of the District. Such permit shall be null and void without such consent.
(6) 
Notwithstanding any other provision of this article, the District may issue an emergency personnel permit to a first responder or an emergency medical professional as follows:
[Added 6-5-2018 by L.L. No. 4-2018]
(a) 
The District may designate no more than 12 off-street commuter parking spaces for use solely by first responders or emergency medical professionals with an emergency personnel permit. The District may issue up to 12 emergency personnel permits. Permits shall be issued on a first-come-first-served basis. Permits shall be valid for one year from the date of issuance. The Town Board, by resolution, may increase or decrease the number of spaces that may be designated for use by permit holders and the number of permits that may be outstanding at any given time.
(b) 
Each applicant for an emergency personnel permit must otherwise be eligible to apply for and receive a commuter permit and must submit or provide, at the time of application for a permit and in addition to those items required by § 83C(3) above, a notarized statement from the first responder's or emergency medical professional's employer indicating that the first responder or emergency medical professional is regularly required to work overnight, a twenty-four-hour shift or any work schedule that would require the individual to be at his or her work site between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 7:00 a.m.
(c) 
The fee for an emergency personnel permit shall be the same as the fee for a commuter permit. The operator of a vehicle desiring to park in a space designated for parking with an emergency personnel permit shall display a parking voucher by hanging it from the vehicle's rearview mirror such that it is completely visible and not covered or obscured in any manner. In the event that license plate recognition is used to verify the issuance of a virtual parking voucher, the provisions of the preceding sentence shall not apply.
(d) 
In the event that a first responder or emergency medical professional has purchased a commuter permit from the District and desires to obtain an emergency personnel permit, the first responder or emergency medical professional may apply for an emergency personnel permit by providing only the notarized statement described in Subsection C(6)(b) above. An emergency personnel permit obtained pursuant to this Subsection C(6)(d) shall not require payment of the fee described in Subsection C(6)(c) above and shall remain effective for the term of the first responder's or emergency medical professional's commuter permit.
(e) 
Notwithstanding § 83B(4) of this article, holders of an emergency personnel permit may park their vehicle in a space designated by the District pursuant to Subsection C(6)(a) for a period of up to 72 consecutive hours.
(f) 
An emergency personnel permit shall be used only by the registered holder on the vehicle registered with the District and may not be sold or transferred. No person shall allow a permit to be posted on, or transferred to, a vehicle other than the vehicle for which the permit was issued without the written consent of the District. Permits transferred without the District's written consent shall be null and void.
(g) 
The District, acting through the Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, may promulgate rules and regulations for the issuance of emergency personnel permits.
(h) 
Revocation and suspension.
[1] 
The District may revoke or suspend an emergency personnel permit upon finding, after a hearing, of one or more of the following:
[a] 
The holder of the permit has violated any of the conditions, rules or regulations applicable to the permit as contained in this article.
[b] 
The holder of the permit has made a misrepresentation or a false statement in his or her application for a permit.
[2] 
The procedures for the hearing and the revocation and suspension of the permit shall be the same as those required for the revocation of a merchant parking permit contained in § 83E(9)(b) below.
D. 
Shopper parking.
[Amended 4-21-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015]
(1) 
The use of all parking spaces designated as shopper parking shall be regulated by a parking meter, the fee for which shall be set by resolution of the Board of Commissioners and shall be nonrefundable. This fee shall be in effect from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays.
[Amended 4-19-2016 by L.L. No. 5-2016]
(2) 
The maximum period of time a vehicle may be parked in a space designated for shopper parking shall be two hours, except that in Area Number Six and Area Number 10, the maximum period of time a vehicle may be parked in such a space shall be eight hours, and in Area Number Five, the maximum period of time a vehicle may be parked in such a space shall be five hours.
E. 
Merchant parking.
(1) 
If the Board of Commissioners shall determine that there are parking spaces available for such purpose, it may designate spaces in any of the off-street parking areas other than in areas Number One and Three.
(2) 
The use of all parking spaces designated for merchant parking shall be restricted to commercial or retail property owners, their commercial or retail tenants, and the employees of such owners or tenants.
(3) 
No vehicle may be parked in a merchant parking space unless a district merchant parking permit has been issued for such parking by the District and is either affixed to the rear bumper on the operator's side of the vehicle or can be verified using license plate recognition. The fee for the issuance of a district merchant parking permit shall be set by resolution of the Board of Commissioners and shall be nonrefundable.
[Amended 4-21-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015; 2-23-2016 by L.L. No. 1-2016]
(4) 
District merchant parking permits shall be issued to owners or tenants only. A district merchant parking permit to be used on a vehicle owned by an employee shall be issued to the employer only. The employer shall, at the time such application is made, sign an affidavit providing the name and residential address of the employee and the make, model and plate number of the employee's vehicle. The employer shall be required to notify the District within 72 hours of the termination of employment.
[Amended 4-21-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015; 2-23-2016 by L.L. No. 1-2016]
(5) 
A district merchant parking permit shall be used only by the registered holder and may not be sold or transferred. No person shall permit or allow a district merchant parking permit to be posted on a vehicle other than the vehicle for which the permit was issued without the written consent of the District. Such permit shall be null and void without such consent.
[Added 4-21-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015[1]; amended 2-23-2016 by L.L. No. 1-2016]
[1]
Editor's Note: This local law also redesignated former Subsection E(5) as Subsection E(8).
(6) 
The purchase of a district merchant parking permit authorizes the holder to park only in the parking space designated by the District.
[Added 4-21-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015; amended 2-23-2016 by L.L. No. 1-2016]
(7) 
Depending on the availability of parking spaces designated for merchant parking, the District may limit the purchase of district merchant parking permits to commercial or retail property owners, their commercial or retail tenants, and the employees of such owners or tenants, to a maximum of two such permits.
[Added 4-21-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015; amended 2-23-2016 by L.L. No. 1-2016]
(8) 
The District shall require that each applicant for a district merchant parking permit produce two of the following items as satisfactory evidence that the applicant is a commercial or retail property owner or tenant:
[Amended 4-21-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015; 2-23-2016 by L.L. No. 1-2016]
(a) 
Deed or lease showing ownership or rental of a commercial or retail property located within the District;
(b) 
Tax bill;
(c) 
Utility bill; or
(d) 
Such other documentation deemed acceptable.
(9) 
Revocation or suspension of district merchant parking permit; hearing.
[Added 4-21-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015; amended 2-23-2016 by L.L. No. 1-2016]
(a) 
The District may revoke or suspend a district merchant parking permit upon finding after a hearing of the existence of one or more of the following:
[1] 
The holder of the district merchant parking permit has violated any of the conditions, rules or regulations applicable to a district merchant parking permit holder under this article.
[2] 
The holder of the district merchant parking permit has misrepresented or made a false statement in his/her application.
(b) 
The Town Attorney or his/her designee shall conduct the hearing. Notice of any hearing to be held for the revocation or suspension of a district merchant parking permit issued pursuant to this section shall be mailed by ordinary mail to the holder of the permit, and directed to the address of such holder as set forth in the application. The notice shall be mailed not less than five days prior to the hearing date, and shall advise the holder of such permit of the time and place of the hearing and shall contain a concise statement of the reason or reasons for holding the hearing. Rules of law with respect to the admissibility of evidence in the conduct of hearings shall not apply at such hearings, and the Town Attorney or his/her designee shall make such a record of the findings as he/she deems to be justified by all the evidence presented at such hearing, and his/her findings shall be conclusive as to all matters of fact.
F. 
Regulation of traffic in off-street parking areas Number One and Number Three.
(1) 
All vehicles shall travel in a southerly direction on all north-south lanes within the field, except that two-way traffic is permitted on (a) the westerly lane between the prolongations of the southerly side of Bayview Avenue and the northerly side of Franklin Avenue; and (b) the center aisle of Area Number One (the South Bayles Avenue field).
[Amended 4-21-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015]
(2) 
All vehicles shall travel in an easterly direction on east-west lanes within the field, except that they shall travel in a westerly direction when entering the field from South Bayles Avenue or when exiting on Haven Avenue.
(3) 
The openings on Main Street and on South Bayles at the northerly end of the field shall be entrances only.
(4) 
The opening on South Bayles Avenue at the southerly end of the field shall be an exit only.
(5) 
There shall be no parking, standing or stopping in other than designated parking spaces at any time, except that passengers may be discharged in the area in front of the depot herein designated as an unloading zone.
The Commissioners of the Port Washington Public Parking District shall provide for the installation, regulation, control, operation and use of parking meters provided for in this article and shall cause said meters to be maintained in good workable condition. Meters shall be placed upon the curb next to individual parking places and meters shall be constructed so as to display a signal showing legal parking upon deposit therein of the proper coin, or coins, of the United States as indicated by the instructions on said meter, and for the period of time purchased by the coin or coins deposited in said meter as provided by this article, said signal to remain in evidence until expiration of said parking period so designated, at which time a change of signal or some other mechanical operation shall indicate expiration of said parking period.
A. 
The District is hereby authorized to mark off individual parking spaces in the parking zones designated and described by this article and in such other zones as may hereafter be established. Said parking spaces are to be designated by lines painted or durably marked upon the curbing or surface of the street. At each space so marked it shall be unlawful to park any vehicle in such a way that said vehicle shall not be entirely within the limits of the space so designated.
[Amended 4-19-2016 by L.L. No. 5-2016]
B. 
All parking meter spaces shall be so marked that vehicles will be required to park parallel with the curb or edge of the pavement on any state highway, county road and/or town road.
[Amended 4-19-2016 by L.L. No. 5-2016]
A. 
In parking meter zones, the District shall cause parking meters to be installed upon the curb or sidewalk immediately adjacent to the parking space designated as provided in § 85 hereof. Such installation shall be not more than two feet from the curb or more than four feet from the front line of the parking space as indicated, and the District shall be responsible for the regulation, control, maintenance and use of such parking meters.
B. 
If a coin or coins are used to pay a parking meter, said meter shall display a signal showing legal parking for the period of time set forth in the fee schedule resolution of the Board of Commissioners. Each meter shall be so arranged that upon the expiration of the period of legal parking time purchased by the coin or coins deposited, it will indicate by a proper visible signal that the lawful parking period had expired, and in such cases the right of such vehicle to occupy such space shall cease and the operator, owner or manager thereof shall be subject to the penalties hereinafter provided.
[Amended 4-19-2016 by L.L. No. 5-2016]
Except in a period of emergency determined by an officer of the Port Washington Fire Department or Port Washington Police Department, or in compliance with the directions of a police officer or traffic control sign or signal, when any vehicle shall be parked in any parking space alongside or next to which a parking meter is located, the operator of such vehicle shall, upon entering said parking meter space, immediately make the parking meter payment as is required for such parking meter. Failure to make the parking meter payment shall constitute a violation of this article. Upon making a proper parking meter payment, the parking space may be lawfully occupied by such vehicle during the period of time purchased, provided that any person placing a vehicle in a parking meter space adjacent to a meter which indicates that unused time has been left in the meter by the previous occupant of the space shall not be required to pay for such space so long as his/her occupancy of said space does not exceed the indicated unused parking time. If said vehicle shall remain parked in any such parking space beyond the parking time set for parking space, and if the meter shall indicate such illegal parking, then, and in that event, such vehicle shall be considered as parking overtime and beyond the period of legal parking time and such parking shall be deemed a violation of this article.
A. 
Parking a vehicle in a designated space in a parking meter zone shall be lawful by making a proper parking meter payment, the fee for which shall be set by resolution of the Board of Commissioners and shall be nonrefundable.
[Amended 3-27-2001 by L.L. No. 5-2001; 4-19-2016 by L.L. No. 5-2016]
B. 
Said parking meter shall be operated in said parking meter zones every day between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (prevailing time) except Sundays and holidays; provided, however, that within the meaning of this article, the term "holiday" shall include the following days only: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents' Day, Memorial Day, the Fourth of July, the first Monday in September, Columbus Day, Election Day, Veterans Day, the day designated and set aside by the President of the United States as a day of Thanksgiving and the twenty-fifth day of December.
[Amended 7-18-2006 by L.L. No. 11-2006; 6-19-2012 by L.L. No. 9-2012]
C. 
The maximum parking time for legal continuous parking in any one metered space shall be limited and restricted to a period of not longer than two hours at a time, except that on the east side of Haven Avenue, from a point opposite the south curbline of Franklin Avenue, south, to a point opposite the north curbline of Bayview Avenue, and on the east side of Port Washington Boulevard, from a point 60 feet north of the north curbline of Bogart Avenue, north for a distance of 396 feet, the maximum parking time for legal continuous parking in any one metered space shall be limited and restricted to a period of not longer than four hours at a time, and nothing herein contained shall permit the purchase from time to time of a longer time of continuous parking in such spaces.
[Amended 6-19-2012 by L.L. No. 9-2012; 6-25-2013 by L.L. No. 3-2013; 4-21-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015]
It shall be unlawful and a violation of the provisions of this article for any person:
A. 
To cause, allow, permit or suffer any vehicle registered in the name of or operated by such person to be parked overtime or beyond the period of legal parking time established for any parking meter zone as herein described.
B. 
To park any vehicle across any line or marking of parking meter space or in such position that the vehicle shall not be entirely within the area designated by such lines or markings or to park any vehicle in a parking meter space already occupied in whole or in part by another vehicle.
C. 
To deface, injure, tamper with, open or willfully break, destroy or impair the usefulness of any parking meter installed under the provisions of this article.
D. 
To deposit or cause to be deposited in any parking meter any slugs, device or metal substance or other substitute for lawful coins.
E. 
To park any vehicle by backing into a parking spot designated for head-in parking only.
[Added 4-21-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015]
F. 
To park a vehicle of any kind, other than a compact car, in a parking space designated for "Compact Cars Only."
[Added 4-21-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015]
G. 
To fail to display a completely visible parking voucher.
[Added 4-21-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015]
H. 
To park a vehicle in a space designated for commuter parking without a valid commuter parking identification sticker affixed to the rear bumper of the vehicle.
[Added 4-21-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015]
I. 
To park a vehicle in a space designated for merchant parking without a valid merchant parking identification sticker affixed to the rear bumper of the vehicle.
[Added 4-21-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015]
It shall be the duty of the Port Washington Police Department to enforce the provisions of this article and also any other person or persons lawfully designated for that purpose by the Supervisor and Town Board of the Town of North Hempstead.
[Amended 7-18-2006 by L.L. No. 11-2006; 4-21-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015]
All funds received by the Port Washington Public Parking District for the issuance of commuter parking identification stickers, merchant parking identification stickers, parking vouchers, and coins deposited in meters shall be used solely for the expenses incurred in the administration and operation of the District.
[Amended 3-27-2001 by L.L. No. 5-2001; 12-9-2014 by L.L. No. 21-2014]
Penalties for violations of this article are provided in § 44 of this Code.
Nothing in this article shall be construed as prohibiting the Supervisor and Town Board of the Town of North Hempstead from providing for bus stops, taxicab stands and other matters of similar nature, including the loading and unloading of trucks, vans or other commercial vehicles, except upon state highways maintained by the state.
All ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent with the provisions of this article are hereby repealed; provided, however, that such repeal shall be only to the extent of such inconsistency and in all other respects this article shall be cumulative of other ordinances regulating and governing the subject matter covered by this article.
If any section or provision or parts thereof in this article shall be adjudged invalid or unconstitutional, such invalidity or unconstitutionality shall not affect the validity of the article as a whole or of any other section or provision or part hereof.
This entire article shall be deemed and construed to be an exercise of the police power of the Town of North Hempstead for the preservation and protection of public safety and is enacted pursuant to the authority contained in § 1660 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York and § 198 of the Town Law of the State of New York. All of its provisions shall be liberally construed with a view to the effectuation of such purpose.