Town of Woodstock, NY
Ulster County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Woodstock 9-13-2005 by L.L No. 2-2005]. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Skateboards and play vehicles — See Ch. 186.
This chapter is enacted pursuant to § 1660 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law, § 10 of the Municipal Home Rule Law, § 130 of the Town Law, and other legislative authority of New York State, as amended from time to time.
In order to protect and preserve public safety, health and welfare, it is hereby found and declared to be in the best interest of the general public and the citizens of the Town of Woodstock to regulate traffic signage, stopping, standing and parking upon Town streets and roads and upon property owned or leased by or under the jurisdiction of the Town, for the following purposes:
A. 
To reduce driving hazards.
B. 
To expedite the removal of snow.
C. 
To ensure open roads for the movement of emergency vehicles during snowstorms, flood, serious fire, or other extreme public emergency.
D. 
To prohibit overnight parking in municipal parking lots for the purpose of sleeping, camping and/or storing goods or materials.
A. 
The following terms as used in this chapter shall have the meanings indicated:
MUNICIPAL PARKING LOT
Those areas designated in § 233-5A of this chapter owned or leased by, or under the jurisdiction of, the Town of Woodstock for the purpose of providing parking for the general public.
OVERNIGHT PARKING
Any instance where a person occupies a vehicle or vehicles or causes a vehicle or vehicles to be used as storage for goods and/or materials in any area or areas of a municipal parking lot at any time during the hours between sunset and sunrise of the following day.
PARKING
The standing of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, otherwise than temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading merchandise or passengers.
PEDESTRIAN CROSSING
A place distinctly indicated for pedestrian crossing by lines or other markings on the surface of the street or roadway.
PERSON
Any natural person, individual, firm, partnership, association, corporation, company or organization of any kind.
PROHIBITED PARKING
Parking of a vehicle in:
(1) 
Posted locations where parking is prohibited.
(2) 
Designated handicapped parking locations without proper permit.
(3) 
Such manner that at least one wheel of the vehicle extends unto the roadway in those areas of the Town where there are no posted locations regulating parking.
STANDING
The stopping of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, otherwise than temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in receiving or discharging passengers only.
STOPPING
When prohibited, "stopping" shall mean any halting, even momentarily, of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a police officer or other duly authorized traffic control personnel or traffic control sign or signal.
TOWN
The Town of Woodstock, Ulster County, New York.
TOWN SUPERVISOR
The Supervisor of the Town of Woodstock or his or her duly authorized agent.
TRUCK
Every vehicle in excess of 79,999 pounds maximum gross weight (as such term is defined in § 122-a of the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law) designed, used or maintained primarily for the transportation of property.
VEHICLE
Automobile, motorcycle, truck, bus, bicycle, cart, wagon, camper, motor home, recreational vehicle (RV) or any device designed, used or maintained for the transportation of people or goods.
B. 
Definitions of all other terms used in this chapter shall be the same as written in the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law.
Parking or standing shall be prohibited along and upon streets, roads and lanes at the following locations:
Name of Street
Side
Location
Prohibition
Comeau Drive
East
From State Route 212/Tinker Street south 62 feet
No parking here to corner
Comeau Drive
West
From State Route 212/Tinker Street south to entrance of lower Comeau parking lot
No parking this side of street
Deanie's Alley
North
From Maple Lane east to Deming Street
No parking this side
Deming Street
East
By the Joyous Lake (S/B/L 27 55-5-1)
No parking here to corner
Deming Street
East
From the Joyous Lake (S/B/L 27.55-5-1) south to Pine Grove Street
No parking this side
Elwyn Lane
East
From State Route 212/Tinker Street north some 594 feet to the northwest corner of the property at No. 18 Elwyn Lane (S/B/L 27.55-2-16)
No parking any time
Elwyn Lane
[Added 12-17-2013 by L.L. No. 3-2013]
West
From the intersection of Route 212 north for a distance of 240 feet
No parking any time
Elwyn Lane
[Added 12-17-2013 by L.L. No. 3-2013]
West
From the intersection of Route 212 beginning 280 feet north to the intersection with Elwyn Quarry Road
No parking any time
Hillcrest Avenue
On north side of the first property (S/B/L 27.54-5-18) from Neher Street east
No parking here to corner
Library Lane
West
From State Route 212/Tinker Street west to its junction with Orchard Lane North
No parking this side of street
MacDaniel and Meads Mountain Roads
Southwest
On Meads Mountain Road continuous onto MacDaniel Road from the Church on the Mount to the intersection with New Keefe Hollow Road
No parking any time
Maple Lane
East
From Deanie's Alley south to dead end of Maple Lane
No parking
Meads Mountain Road
[Added 12-17-2013 by L.L. No. 3-2013]
East
Beginning at the southwest portion of property 27.1-7-1.110 ("Church on the Mount") that abuts Meads Mountain Road and ending east of the Overlook Mountain Trail Head parking lot entrance for a distance of 300 feet
No parking any time
Meads Mountain Road
[Added 12-17-2013 by L.L. No. 3-2013]
North
Beginning west of the Overlook Mountain Trail Head parking lot entrance for a distance of 300 feet
No parking any time
Meads Mountain Road
[Added 12-17-2013 by L.L. No. 3-2013]
North
Beginning 800 feet west of the Overlook Mountain Trail Head parking lot entrance and extending for a distance of 1,740 feet, such extension to include a portion of MacDaniel Road
No parking any time
Millstream Road
[Added 12-17-2013 by L.L. No. 3-2013]
North
From the intersection of State Route 375 west for a distance of 1,105 feet
No parking any time
Millstream Road
[Added 12-17-2013 by L.L. No. 3-2013]
North
From the intersection of State Route 375 beginning 1,205 west to a distance of 1,880 feet
No parking any time
Millstream Road
South
From Ohayo Mountain Road east to Old Wagon Road
No parking any time
Millstream Road
[Added 12-17-2013 by L.L. No. 3-2013]
South
From the intersection of State Route 375 west to the intersection of Ohayo Mountain Road
No parking any time
Neher Street
East
From State Route 212/Tinker Street south to end
No parking
Old Forge Road
From Rock City Road to the end of the curb and/or building
No parking any time
Old Forge Road
North
From the former Elwyn property (S/B/L 27 54-3-12) line west to the western side of brook/stream crossing Old Forge Road
No parking any time
Old Forge Road
South
From the intersection of Tinker Street 2 west to the western side of brook/stream crossing Old Forge Road
No parking any time
Orchard Lane
East
On the eastern end from State Route 212/Tinker Street north to junction with Orchard Lane North
No parking
Pine Grove Street
West and north
From Sled Hill Road to Tannery Brook Road
No parking this side
Pine Grove Street
On the south side of the first property (SBL 27.55-7-1) on Tannery Brook Road
No parking here to corner
Rock City Road
East
From State Route 212 Tinker Street north some 1.108 feet to the northwest corner of the Woodstock cemetery
No parking any time
Sled Hill Road
South
From Deming Street to Pine Grove Street
No parking this side
Tinker Street 2 (street behind the Village Green)
West
From the intersection with Old Forge Road south to property line of the Dutch Reform Church where it changes to "Reserved Parking Handicapped" for 50 feet six inches and then changes to "No Standing Any Time" to the intersection with State Route 212/Tinker Street
No standing any time
[1]:
Editor's Note: For parking in fire lanes or otherwise obstructing access to buildings, see Ch. 32, § 32-21.
A. 
The following parking lots shall be designated as municipal parking lots.
(1) 
Andy Lee Memorial Recreation Field/Community Center parking lot (S/B/L 27.10-3-1 and 27.10-2-30) accessed from Rock City Road and from Youth Center parking lot.
(2) 
Big Deep parking lot (S/B/L 27.14-6-7) accessed from State Route 212
(3) 
Comeau property (S/B/L 27.13-1-13.100)
(a) 
Town offices complex: next to Supervisor's cottage, in front (north side) of maintenance garage.
(b) 
Comeau Drive: upper and lower parking lots, Historical Society parking lot.
(4) 
Houst's parking lots (S/B/L 27.55-4-3.24 and 36) accessed from State Route 212/Tinker Street and from Maple Lane and from Tonnery Brook Road parking lot.
(5) 
Little Deep parking lot (S/B/L 27.4-1-1.200) accessed from Zena Road.
(6) 
Mountain View parking lot (S/B/L 27.54-3-6) accessed from Rock City Road.
(7) 
Rick Volz Field parking lot (S/B/L 26.4-3-14) accessed from Dixon Avenue.
(8) 
Rock City Road parking lot (S/B/L 27.55-1-41), formerly known as the "bank parking lot," accessed from State Route 212/Mill Hill Road and from Rock City Road.
(9) 
Tannery Brook Road parking lot (S/B/L 27.55-4-25) accessed from Tannery Brook Road and from Houst's parking lot.
(10) 
Youth Center parking lot (S/B/L 27.10-2-31) accessed from Rock City Road and from Andy Lee Field/Community Center parking lot.
B. 
Parking and standing shall be restricted or prohibited in municipal parking lots as follows:
Parking Lot
Location
Restriction/Prohibition
Andy Lee Memorial Recreation Field/Community Center
One space on east side of lot at south end of swimming pool fence
Reserved parking/handicapped
Andy Lee Memorial Recreation Field/Community Center
One space on east side of lot between swimming pool and Community Center building
Reserved parking/handicapped
Andy Lee Memorial Recreation Field/Community Center
Two spaces next to TV studio
Reserved parking/studio use only
Comeau Town offices complex
One space allotted in front (north side) of maintenance garage
Reserved parking/handicapped
Comeau Town offices complex
One space allotted in parking lot next to Supervisor's cottage
Reserved parking/handicapped
Houst's
For 60 feet between H. Houst main store (S/B/L 27 55-4-1 100) and lawn and garden shop
No parking/fire lane
Mountain View
Entire lot (sign posted at entrance to parking lot)
No overnight parking
Rock City Road
On the north and south side of the parking lot entrance from Rock City Road
No standing between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Rock City Road
On east side of driveway from State Route 212 Mill Hill Road north to end of now or former Landau Grill building (S/B/L 27 55-1-28).
No parking/fire lane
Rock City Road
On north and south sides of auxiliary driveway between Longyear building (S/B/L 27.55-1-31) and old bank building (S/B/L 27.55-1-32)
No parking any time
Rock City Road
Five spaces allotted in parking lot
Reserved parking/handicapped
Tannery Brook Road
40 feet across entire width of northern entrance to and exit from Houst's parking lot
No parking/fire lane
Tannery Brook Road
10 feet wide for entire length of parking lot beginning 102 feet east of entrance to and exit from Tannery Brook Road
No parking/fire lane
C. 
No person shall bring any vehicle into a municipal parking lot for overnight parking, as defined in this chapter, and sleep, camp or store goods and/or materials without the express permission of the Woodstock Town Board or its duly authorized agent.
Stop signs shall be posted on the following local streets and roads at the intersections designated as follows:
Stop Sign on
At Intersection of
Broadview Road
Yerry Hill Road
California Quarry Road
Meads Mountain Road
Cardinal Drive
Van de Bogart Road (both ends)
Chestnut Hill Road heading east
Witchtree Road
Chimney Road
California Quarry Road
Deming Street
Pine Grove Street
Eighmey Road
Silver Hollow and Van Wagner Roads
Fernwood Road
Purdy Hollow Road
Forest Drive
Van de Bogart Road
Forestwood Drive
Van de Bogart Road
Forestwood Drive
Witchtree Road
Glen Lane
Niles Drive
Glen Lane
Van Dale Road
Harder Road
Overlook Drive (both ends)
Hillcrest Avenue
Neher Street
Jessop Road
Silver Hollow Road and Eighmey Road
Lauren Court
Zena Highwoods Road
Lazy Brook Lane
Chestnut Hill Road
Lund Court
Van Dale Road
Marko Grove
Overlook Drive
Maurizi Lane
Forestwood Drive
McGee Road
Lewis Hollow Road
Meadow Lane
Dixon Avenue
Meher Circle
John Joy Road
New Keefe Hollow
MacDaniel Road
Niles Drive
Van Dale Road
Old Keefe Hollow
MacDaniel Road
Old Wagon Road
Millstream Road
Oriole Drive
Van de Bogart Road, 2
Overlook Drive
Yerry Hill Road
Piney Woods Road
Cooper Lake Road
Purdy Hollow Road
John Joy Road
Sled Hill Road
Pine Grove Street
Stone Ridge Court
Forestwood Drive
Van Dale Court
Van Dale Road
Van de Bogart Road
Van Dale Road
Van de Bogart Road
Witchtree Road
Van Hoagland Road
Mink Hollow Rd
Violet Place
Whitney Drive
Violet Place
Witchtree Road
Whitney Drive
Witchtree Road (both ends)
Yield signs shall be posted at the following locations:
Yield Sign on
At Intersection of
Carey Drive
Maurizi Lane
Church Road
Hutchin Hill Road
Dixon Avenue
Yerry Hill Road
Forestwood Drive
Maurizi Lane
A pedestrian crossing shall be established at the following location: across Yerry Hill Road at the now or former Simulaids, Inc., properties (S/B/L 26.60-3-4 and S/B/L 26.60-4-6).
One-way traffic only shall be established on the following streets and roads in the directions indicated:
Name of Street
Limits
Deanie's Alley
From its intersection with Maple Lane to its intersection with Deming Street
McGee Road
From the intersection of the east fork of McGee Road and Glasco Turnpike to the intersection of the east fork of McGee Road with McGee Road
Old Forge Road
From its intersection with State Route 212 to its intersection with Tinker Street 2
Tinker Street 2 (behind the Village Green)
From its intersection with Old Forge Road to its intersection with State Route 212
Through truck traffic, except for local deliveries, shall be prohibited on the following road: Van Dale Road from the Town of Hurley - Town of Woodstock boundary line to the intersection of Van Dale Road and Zena Road in the Town of Woodstock.
A. 
The Town of Woodstock Superintendent of Highways and the Town Supervisor, upon resolution of the Town Board, shall prepare, and may from time to time amend, a list of roads within the Town of Woodstock which shall be designated as snow routes, indicating the name of each said road. Such list, and any amendments thereto, shall be filed with the Town Clerk, who, within 10 calendar days of such filing, shall cause such list or amendments thereto to be published once in the official newspaper(s) of the Town. The establishment of such snow routes shall take effect upon such publication, shall continue until modified, and shall be in addition to the snow route established and designated in Subsection B (below).
B. 
The following snow route is hereby established: State Route 212 from its intersection with the western end of Orchard Lane to its intersection with State Route 375.
A. 
Declaration of emergency. The Town Supervisor may declare a state of snow emergency or other emergency in cases of flood, serious fire, or other extreme public emergency whenever, in the Supervisor's judgment, conditions resulting therefrom create dangerous driving conditions within the Town.
B. 
Notice of snow emergency. Upon declaration of a snow emergency, the Town of Woodstock Superintendent of Highways shall erect and maintain appropriate signs at reasonable intervals along established snow routes to provide notice that it is unlawful to park or abandon any vehicle along or upon an established snow route during such declared snow emergency.
C. 
Effect of declared emergency. During the existence of any declared emergency, it shall be unlawful to park or abandon any vehicle along or upon any established snow route or upon that portion of the public roads or highways affected by the conditions resulting from flood, serious fire, or other extreme public emergency.
The Town of Woodstock may provide for the removal and storage of any vehicle or vehicles parked or abandoned on streets, roads and highways during snowstorms, floods, fires or other public emergencies; or found unattended where they constitute an obstruction to traffic or in any place where stopping, standing or parking is prohibited; or in violation of any provision(s) of this chapter. In the event of such removal and storage, the Town shall provide for the payment of reasonable charges by the owner of any such vehicle(s).
[Amended 11-18-2008 by L.L. No. 2-2008; 8-9-2011 by L.L. No. 5-2011]
A. 
A violation of the provisions of §§ 233-4 and 233-5B of this chapter, which regulate parking and standing along and upon streets and roads and in municipal parking lots, shall constitute an offense punishable by a fine of $25 if paid within 72 hours of receipt of a parking ticket therefor or $40 if paid thereafter.
B. 
A violation of the provisions of § 233-5C of this chapter, which regulates overnight parking in municipal parking lots, shall constitute grounds for removal and storage, pursuant to § 233-13 of this chapter, of any vehicle so parked and/or shall be subject to the following fines for violations within a calendar year:
(1) 
First offense: fine of $50.
(2) 
Second offense: fine of $100.
(3) 
Third offense: fine of $200.
(4) 
Each additional offense: fine of $300.
C. 
Any person convicted of a violation of the provisions of § 233-12C of this chapter, pertaining to declared emergencies, shall be fined not less than $50 nor more than $1,000 for each offense. Each day that a violation continues shall be considered a separate offense.
This chapter shall supersede Section II of the Woodstock Ordinances of 1934, titled "Ordinance Regulating the Parking of Vehicles," and Local Law No. 4 of the year 2002, as amended by Local Law No. 2 of the year 2003 and Local Law No. 1 of the year 2004, constituting the traffic and parking laws and regulations of the Town of Woodstock as heretofore in force, which are hereby repealed.
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Traffic Signage and Parking Law of the Town of Woodstock."