City of Yonkers, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Yonkers 11-14-2017 by G.O. No. 16-2017. Amendments noted where applicable.]
When accumulation of snow, ice, sleet or freezing rain on the streets of the City of Yonkers is expected, a snow emergency may be instituted and declared by order of the Mayor or his/her designee. The provisions of this chapter shall then be in effect until removed by order of the Mayor or his/her designee.
When a snow emergency has been ordered, parking of a vehicle ("vehicle" as defined in the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law), is not permitted on any street or portion thereof that is a signed snow emergency route.
The following arterial streets or sections thereof are established as signed snow emergency routes:
Name of Street
Ashburton Avenue
From Palisade Avenue to Walnut Street
Mclean Avenue
From South Broadway to Bronx River Road
Nepperhan Avenue
From Lake Avenue to Old Nepperhan Avenue
North Broadway
From Getty Square to the north City line
Riverdale Avenue
From Prospect Street to Vark Street
Saw Mill River Road
From Ashburton Avenue to Tuckahoe Road
South Broadway
From Getty Square to the south City line
Tuckahoe Road
From Saw Mill River Road to the railroad bridge
Warburton Avenue
From Ashburton Avenue to the north City line
Yonkers Avenue
From Ashburton Avenue to Nepperhan Avenue
Yonkers Avenue
From Nepperhan Avenue to the Mount Vernon city line
When a snow emergency has been ordered, all vehicles shall be required to use snow tires and/or snow chains for traveling. For the purposes of this chapter, all-season radial tires shall be considered snow tires. This law shall apply on the following streets:
Alta Vista Drive
Ashburton Avenue
Bronx River Road
Bronxville Road
Buena Vista Avenue
Central Park Avenue
Columbus Place
Crisfeld Street
Cross Street
Downing Street
Elm Street
Executive Boulevard
Fort Hill Road
Fortfield Avenue
Heights Drive
Jennifer Lane
Kimball Avenue
Lockwood Avenue
Ludlow Street
Main Street
McLean Avenue
Midland Avenue
Mile Square Road
Nepperhan Avenue
New Main Street
New School Street
North and South Broadway
Oak Street
Odell Avenue
Old Army Road
Old Nepperhan Avenue
Palisade Avenue
Palmer Road
Park Avenue
Park Hill Avenue
Radford Street
Riverdale Avenue
Roberts Avenue
Rossiter Avenue
Roxbury Drive
Rumsey Road
Saw Mill River Road
Scarsdale Road
Shonnard Place
St. Casmir's Avenue
Tuckahoe Road
Underhill Street
Valentine Lane
Vark Street
Vineyard Avenue
Warburton Avenue
Wendover Road
Yonkers Avenue
The violation of any section of this chapter shall be a Class II offense.
The Mayor, or his/her designee, shall have the authority to release a snow emergency route or street from the requirements of this chapter when a weather event subsides and/or in the best interests of the City.