[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Monroe 2-23-1967 by Local Law No. 1-1967. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Superintendent of Highways of the Town of Monroe shall have the power to cause the removal and disposition of any vehicle left unattended for more than 24 hours within the right-of-way of any town highway of the town or on any other public property of the town.
The Superintendent of Highways shall have the power to cause the immediate removal from the right-of-way of any town highway of any vehicle which obstructs or interferes with the use of such a highway for public travel; or which obstructs or interferes with the construction, reconstruction or maintenance of such a highway; or which obstructs or interferes with the clearing or removal of snow or ice from such a highway; or which obstructs or interferes with any operation of the Town Highway Department during a public emergency.
The owner of a vehicle removed under any of the provisions of this chapter shall be charged the cost to the town of the removal, disposition and storage thereof.
For the purposes of this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- Every device in, upon or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway, except devices moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks.
[Added 6-5-1972 by L.L. No. 9-1972]
Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be liable to a fine of not more than $250 or to imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both.