[Adopted 12-6-1967 by L.L. No. 2-1967]
[Amended 8-20-1980 by L.L. No. 8-1980]
No person, firm or corporation shall construct any driveway giving access to any town highway without first making application for and obtaining a permit for such construction from the Superintendent of Highways of the Town of New Hartford.
[Amended 8-20-1980 by L.L. No. 8-1980; 6-6-1984 by L.L. No. 7-1984]
The application for such permit shall be made upon forms to be provided by the Superintendent of Highways and shall indicate the exact location of such proposed driveway, the location of other driveways on both sides of the highway within 200 feet of such proposed driveway, the grade of such proposed driveway and the size of proposed culvert pipes where required, together with such other information as may be required by the Superintendent of Highways. The fee for such permit shall be $20 for a driveway constructed for residential property uses only; the fee for such permit shall be $55 for all other intended driveway uses.
The Superintendent of Highways shall issue a permit for such proposed driveway upon being satisfied that the location of such driveway shall not constitute a traffic hazard or unreasonably interfere with the use of existing driveways and that the size of culvert pipes to be installed are of sufficient size to accommodate the existing flow of surface waters and any increased flow reasonably to be anticipated as a result of future area development.
[Amended 8-20-1980 by L.L. No. 2-1980]
Any person committing an offense against any provision of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be guilty of a violation pursuant to the Penal Law of the State of New York, punishable by a fine not exceeding $250 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. The continuation of an offense against the provisions of this article shall constitute, for each day the offense is continued, a separate and distinct offense hereunder.