Village of Atlantic Beach, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Atlantic Beach 1-9-1984 by L.L. No. 1-1984. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 235.
A. 
For the purpose of this chapter the words "vehicle," "owner" and "parked" shall have the meanings regularly ascribed to them by the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York.
B. 
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
ABANDONED
Any vehicle left unattended as ascribed by § 1224 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York.
PUBLIC HIGHWAY
Any street open to the public for its full width from property line to property line, including the sidewalk area, whether or not installed.
PUBLIC PLACE
Any property available to or open to use by all or a majority of the property owners or residents of the Village of Atlantic Beach.
A. 
When any vehicle is parked, found unattended or abandoned on any public highway or public place within the Village of Atlantic Beach during a snowstorm, flood, serious fire or other extreme public emergency which affects that portion of the public highway or public place upon which said vehicle is located, or when any vehicle is parked or found unattended or abandoned on any public highway or public place and constitutes an obstruction to traffic, or when any vehicle is parked on any public highway or public place and found unattended or abandoned at a place where stopping, standing or parking of vehicles is prohibited, or left abandoned or unattended as ascribed by § 1224 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York, said vehicle may be removed, towed or caused to be removed by the Mayor, any member of the Board of Trustees, Police Commissioner, Village Clerk, or by any Police Officer or any employee of the Police Department of Nassau County, New York.
B. 
No person shall park any vehicle on any public or private road within the corporate limits of the Village of Atlantic Beach for more than 48 hours regardless of any other parking regulations.
[Added 2-9-1998 by L.L. No. 1-1998]
C. 
No vehicles shall be permitted to be parked, kept or stored on any residential property unless such vehicle is on a paved driveway. All driveways shall be accessible from a legal Village street only. At no time shall any vehicles be permitted to be parked in the rear yard, lawns, or patios in any residential area.
[Added 3-12-2012 by L.L. No. 1-2012]
[Amended 3-8-2004 by L.L. No. 1-2004; 5-10-2004 by L.L. No. 2-2004]
No person shall park any commercial vehicle, including a taxicab, livery, limousine, truck, van, trailer, or camper, on any private driveway, public highway, private road or private property within the corporate limits of the Village of Atlantic Beach at any time.
[Amended 3-8-2004 by L.L. No. 1-2004]
A. 
Except as provided for in statute or other regulations, inoperative or unlicensed motor vehicles shall not be parked, kept or stored on any premises, and no vehicle shall at any time be in a state of major disassembly or disrepair or in the process of being stropped or dismantled. Painting of vehicles is prohibited unless conducted inside an approved spray booth.
[Amended 9-11-2017 by L.L. No. 6-2017]
B. 
Exception: A vehicle of any type is permitted to undergo major overhaul, including body work, provided that such work is performed inside a structure or similarly enclosed area designed and approved for such purposes.
After such removal, said Mayor or member of the Board of Trustees, Police Commissioner, Village Clerk, Police Officer or any employee of the Police Department of Nassau County, New York, may cause such vehicle to be stored in a suitable place at the expense of the owner. Such owner or person in charge of said vehicle may redeem the same upon payment to the Incorporated Village of Atlantic Beach of the amount of all expenses actually and necessarily incurred in effecting such removal, at the prevailing rate, together with any charge for storage, such storage charge not to exceed the prevailing rate.
[Amended 2-9-1998 by L.L. No. 1-1998]
Said Mayor, member of the Board of Trustees, Police Commissioner, Village Clerk, Police Officer or any employee of the Police Department of Nassau County shall, without delay, report the removal and disposition of such vehicle to the Village Clerk, and said Village Clerk shall make reasonable effort to ascertain the owner of such vehicle or person having same in charge, and to notify such person of the removal and disposition of such vehicle and of the amount of the redemption charges.
[Amended 2-9-1998 by L.L. No. 1-1998]
Any person who shall park a vehicle, found unattended or abandoned on any public highway or public place within the Village of Atlantic Beach during a snow storm, flood, serious fire or other public emergency which affects that portion of the public highway or public place upon which said vehicle is located, or when any vehicle is parked or found unattended or abandoned at a place where stopping, standing or parking of vehicles is prohibited, shall be punished by and subject to a fine as set forth in § 1224, Subdivision 7(a), of the Vehicle and Traffic Law.