Village of Massena, NY
St. Lawrence County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Massena 9-22-1969 as Ch. 59 of the 1969 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 9-4-2001 by L.L. No. 2-2001]
No officer or employee of a railroad corporation shall intentionally obstruct any farm or highway crossing with any locomotive, train or car for a longer period than five consecutive minutes. Each occurrence shall be considered a separate violation of this chapter.
No railroad company, nor person in its employ, shall cause or permit any car or train to cross any street in this Village by its own momentum or by shunting.
No railroad company, nor any person in its employ, shall use any portion of any street for switching on or switching off any car or cars without first obtaining permission in writing from the Board of Trustees or Mayor of the Village.
No railroad company, nor person in its employ, shall use or occupy any portion of any street for the purpose of, or during the process of loading or unloading any car or cars, or occupy the same while the train is not in motion in such a manner as to hinder the free passage of such street without first having obtained permission in writing from the Board of Trustees or the Mayor of the Village.
[Amended 9-4-2001 by L.L. No. 2-2001]
Any person or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be liable to a fine and penalty of not less than $100 nor more than $250 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days for each violation. Each day on which such violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.