Town of Greenfield, NY
Saratoga County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Greenfield 1-12-1984 by L.L. No. 1-1984. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 87.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 100.
The purpose of this chapter is to protect the public health, welfare and safety by regulating the operation of snowmobiles on public highways and places of the Town of Greenfield in a manner which will be compatible with the use of such highways and places for vehicular and pedestrian travel and other uses and which will promote the safe and proper use of snowmobiles for recreation and commerce and minimize detrimental effects of such use on the environment.
[Amended 12-28-1988 by L.L. No. 10-1988]
The terms, words and phrases used in this chapter shall have the same meaning as such terms, words and phrases are defined in § 21.05 of the Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law.
[Amended 12-28-1988 by L.L. No. 10-1988]
Operation of snowmobiles on highways and public ways of the Town shall be subject to the applicable provisions of Articles 21 and 25 of the Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law, the rules and regulations of the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and the rules, restrictions and conditions set forth in § 84-5 of this chapter.
[Amended 12-28-1988 by L.L. No. 10-1988; 12-14-2006 by L.L. No. 8-2006]
Only the following streets or highways of the Town are hereby designated as uncongested for the purpose of operation of snowmobiles on the shoulders thereof as authorized by § 25.05 of the Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law:
Lake Desolation Road: all of the Town of Greenfield's portion of the same.
Ormsbee Road, from its intersection with Ballou Road northerly to its dead end.
Barney Road, from the end of the pavement westerly to the Providence Town Line.
[Added 1-12-2017 by L.L. No. 1-2017]
Whenever the operation of a snowmobile is permitted on the shoulder, roadway or inside bank of any Town street or highway or portion thereof as provided in this chapter, the following conditions are hereby imposed on all such snowmobile operations:
Prohibited operating hours. No person shall operate snowmobiles on any Town highway between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., except that on Friday and Saturday the prohibited hours shall be between 12:00 midnight and 7:00 a.m.
[Added 12-28-1988 by L.L. No. 10-1988]
Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine not to exceed $100 or to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 15 days, or both.