[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Van Buren as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 4-14-1993 by L.L. No. 1-1993]
No person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle in any area designated as a place for handicapped parking within the Town including, but not limited to public streets, private drives or parking areas open to the public and Town property or other public facilities, unless the vehicle bears a permit issued pursuant to New York Vehicle and Traffic Law §§ 1203-a or 404-a and such vehicle as being used for the transportation of a severely disabled or handicapped person.
Any person, firm or corporation owning or operating an enterprise required to maintain handicapped parking spaces pursuant to the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law, the Town Zoning Board of Appeals, the Town Planning Board, Town law, rule or regulation or any other applicable law or authority shall erect and maintain in good repair appropriate signs and other marking designating the parking areas, and shall keep such areas free of obstructions.
Any person, firm or corporation violating the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a violation punishable by a fine not less than $250 nor more than $1,000.
[Amended 11-24-1997 by L.L. No. 7-1997]
[Added 5-15-2002 by L.L. No. 4-2002]
In addition to enforcement by any peace officer or police officer authorized under the laws of the State of New York, this article may and shall be administered and enforced by the Code Enforcement Officer and the Deputy Code Enforcement Officer of the Town of Van Buren.
The Code Enforcement Officer and the Deputy Code Enforcement Officer of the Town of Van Buren are hereby authorized to issue and serve appearance tickets with respect to violations of this article and to prepare and file such other documents and take such actions in connection therewith as may be required under the Criminal Procedure Law.