Town of Marcellus, NY
Onondaga County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Marcellus 8-9-1976 by L.L. No. 1-1976. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I)]
Operation of snowmobiles on highways and public ways of the Town of Marcellus shall be subject to the applicable provisions of Article 25 of the Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law, as amended, the rules and regulations of the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, and the rules, restrictions and conditions set forth in this chapter.
The following streets and highways of the Town of Marcellus, County of Onondaga, are hereby designated as uncongested for the purpose of operation of snowmobiles on the shoulders thereof as authorized by Article 25 of the Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law:
Name of Street
Location
Pleasant Valley Road
From the intersection of Lee Mulroy Road and Pleasant Valley Road to a point 5,700 feet east thereof
Southeast Townline Road
From the intersection of Collins Road and Southeast Townline Road to a point 1,200 feet south thereof
When authorized or directed by a state or local police officer or the Town Supervisor, a snowmobile may be operated on any portion of the highway for the purpose of such emergency as provided by Article 25 of the Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law.
It shall be unlawful to operate a snowmobile, except at special events, sanctioned and approved by the Office of Parks and Recreation or Town Board, in any manner which creates loud, unnecessary or unusual noise so as to disturb or interfere with the peace and quiet of other persons or in any other manner which constitutes a public nuisance or annoys, injures or endangers the health, safety, comfort or repose of the public. No person shall use a muffler cutout, bypass or any other device to defeat the operation of a muffler in good working condition. For machines built after June 1972 and June 1974, compliance with Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law, Article 25, will be required.
[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I)]
No person under the age of 18 shall operate a snowmobile on the roadways of the Town of Marcellus or the shoulders thereof except as authorized, provided for, and regulated by § 25.19 of the Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law of the State of New York or any amendments thereof, and such regulations as may be imposed by the New York State Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law, including but not limited to certification of operators by the Commissioner of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.
If any division of this chapter shall be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such adjudication shall not affect, impair or invalidate any other provision hereof, but shall be confined in its operation to the provision or provisions directly involved in the proceeding in which such adjudication shall have been rendered.
[Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I)]
Any person who violates the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine not to exceed $250, 15 days' imprisonment, or both, for each offense.