No vehicle shall be parked or permitted to stand in the nonmetered portion of the parking areas listed below situated in the Village of New Hyde Park, unless a permit to park such vehicle in said parking area has been obtained from the Clerk of the Incorporated Village of New Hyde Park, as hereinbelow set forth:
All such parking permits shall be issued by the Village Clerk, subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees, in accordance with applications and forms approved by the Board of Trustees. All vehicles for which such permits have been issued shall have conspicuously displayed on the left rear bumper of the vehicle a distinctive tag or decal issued by the Village Clerk bearing the number of such permit and the year for which the same shall be valid.
For any person residing in or owning property within the Village, hereby classified as a "resident" for purposes of this article, the fee for such permit shall be $50 per year or any part of a year. For any person not residing in or owning property within the Village, but who is regularly employed by or who owns a place of business within the Village, hereby classified as a "nonresident employee" for purposes of this article, the fee for such permit shall be $60 per year or any part of a year. For any other person, hereby classified as a "nonresident" for purposes of this article, the fee for such permit shall be $100 per year or any part of a year.
[Amended 10-14-1993; 11-30-2000 ; 1-7-2003]
Editor's Note: This resolution provided that the change become effective with the issuance of permits for 2001.
All classifications of permits provided for in Subsection A above shall be for a single calendar year, January 1 to and including December 31 next succeeding, and shall be issued solely to natural persons; and the fees therefor shall not be prorated over any period, nor shall any part or portion of such fees be refundable.
The fees provided for in Subsection A of this section may henceforth be amended as to each classification by resolution of the Board of Trustees. However, in no event shall any amended fee schedule henceforth adopted be retroactively applied to any permit issued prior to the date of such resolution, for the calendar year in which such resolution is adopted.
With respect to special districts under Schedule XXVI of the Village Code:
The annual permit fee per reserved parking space in a special district located in or adjoining a business, commercial or industrial zone shall be $400 per permit. Additional permit stickers for the same space(s) shall be $5 per year. Replacement stickers for original permits lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed prior to expiration shall be $5 each.
The annual permit charge shall be paid at time of issuance of permit, and no part or portion of such charge shall be refundable after issuance of such permit, for any reason. Permits issued shall cover the period January 1 through December 31. The annual permit fee shall be ratably reduced as follows: permits issued after March 31 and prior to July 1 shall be discounted 25%; permits issued after after June 30 and prior to October 1 shall be discounted 50%; and permits issued after September 30 and prior to the end of the current permit calendar year shall be discounted 75%.
Permits issued shall be distinguished as to the spaces within a particular zone to which they apply, by reference thereon to the pole numbers located in such zone reserved to and for such permits. Permit holders shall only be entitled to park a vehicle bearing a permit which matches the pole number of the reserved space(s) in which such vehicle is parked.
The foregoing provisions shall take effect immediately with respect to the 1991 calendar year and all subsequent calendar years, upon the posting of spaces within the appropriate special district heretofore or hereafter designated and established by local law or separate resolutions of the Board.
With respect to special Class B residential on-street parking permits, as authorized by § 189-34 of the Village Code, it is hereby ordered that no more than two such permits shall be issued at any time for any single residential parcel qualifying for such permits; and no parking zone limiting use of the on-street space to Class B permit vehicles shall at any time extend, or be deemed or construed as extending, beyond the side or other lot lines of a qualified permit parcel running perpendicular to such street or portion thereof so zoned and limited to and for such permit use.
Pursuant to the provisions of Article III of Chapter 1 of the Village Code respecting residence requirements and proof of residency for applicants seeking resident-restricted parking permits issued and required by the provisions of this Chapter 189 of the Code or resolution or order adopted under such chapter, the following shall apply:
The Village Clerk or other designated issuing agent of such parking permits shall require proof of residency of such applicant (including but not limited to a current New York State driver's license) showing the principal legal residence of such applicant to be located within the corporate limits of the Village of New Hyde Park, New York.
For each vehicle of such applicant sought to be issued a resident-restricted permit, such applicant shall be required to submit a title certificate and/or current New York State registration certificate certifying registration of each vehicle at the aforesaid principal residence address of the applicant within the Village.
When an applicant seeks a nonresident employee parking permit issued by the Village, proof of employment shall include a letter on the official letterhead of the applicant's Village employer, certifying that such employee is duly and continuously employed by that employer, and signed by the owner or an officer of the employing agency. In such event, the employee shall still be required to produce a New York State driver's license and title or registration certificate showing the principal legal residence of the applicant and the vehicle for which the permit is being sought.
When a vehicle is leased or is assigned by a business firm or other registered owner to an applicant otherwise residing within the Village and seeking a resident-restricted permit, proof of such lease or assignment shall be submitted with the applicant's driver's license and the title or registration certificate registered in the name of the leasing agent, business firm or other registered owner.
No permit, distinctive tag or decal shall be transferred from one owner to another or from one vehicle to another without the approval of the Board of Trustees and the endorsement of such approval in writing on such permit by the Village Clerk.
When any vehicle is parked or abandoned on any highway or public parking lot within this Village during a snowstorm, flood, fire or other public emergency which affects that portion of the public highway or parking lot upon which said vehicle is parked or abandoned, said vehicle may be removed by or under the direction of the Village.
When any vehicle is found unattended on any highway or public parking lot within the Village where said vehicle constitutes an obstruction to traffic, said vehicle may be removed by or under the direction of the Village.
After removal of any vehicle as provided in this article, the Village may store or cause such vehicle to be stored in a suitable place at the expense of the owner. Such owner or person in charge of the vehicle may redeem the same upon payment to the person with whom stored of the amount of all expenses actually and necessarily incurred in effecting such removal and storage, such storage charges not to exceed the rate or charge as may be fixed from time to time by the Board of Trustees.
It shall be the duty of the Village to ascertain to the extent possible the owner of the vehicle or the person having the same in charge, and to notify him of the removal and disposition of such vehicle and of the amount which will be required to redeem same. Said Village shall also without delay report the removal and disposition of any vehicle removed as provided in this article to the Village Clerk.