City of Ithaca, NY
Tompkins County
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[Amended 5-2-2018 by Ord. No. 2018-05]
A. 
The provisions of this article shall apply except when it is necessary to stop a vehicle to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a police officer or official traffic control device.
B. 
No person shall park, stand, or stop a vehicle in any municipal roadway, driveway, parking lot, or parking garage in violation of any posted, or otherwise applicable, prohibition, restriction, or limitation.
[Amended 5-2-2018 by Ord. No. 2018-05]
No person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any of the streets or parts thereof described in Schedule XII of the traffic regulations of the Board of Public Works or as designated by the Transportation Engineer.
[Amended 5-2-2018 by Ord. No. 2018-05]
No person shall stop a vehicle upon any of the streets or parts of streets described in Schedule XIII of the traffic regulations of the Board of Public Works or as designated by the Transportation Engineer.
[Amended 5-2-2018 by Ord. No. 2018-05]
No person shall stand a vehicle upon any of the streets or parts of streets described in Schedule XIV of the traffic regulations of the Board of Public Works or as designated by the Transportation Engineer.
No person shall park a vehicle between the hours specified in Schedule XV of any day, unless otherwise indicated, upon any of the streets or parts of streets described in said schedule of the traffic regulations of the Board of Public Works.
No person shall stop a vehicle during the times specified in Schedule XVI of any day, unless otherwise indicated, upon any of the streets or parts of streets described in said schedule of the traffic regulations of the Board of Public Works.
No person shall stand a vehicle during the times specified in Schedule XVII of any day, unless otherwise indicated, upon any of the streets or parts of streets described in said schedule of the traffic regulations of the Board of Public Works.
No person shall park a vehicle for longer than the time limit shown in Schedule XVIII at any time between the hours listed in said schedule of any day, unless otherwise indicated, upon any of the streets or parts of streets described in said schedule of the traffic regulations of the Board of Public Works.
Effective November 1 through April 1 of each year no person shall park a vehicle between 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. on the odd-numbered side of all City streets on the odd-numbered days of the calendar month, and on the even-numbered side of all City streets on the even-numbered days of the calendar month, except for streets or parts thereof described in Schedule XIX of the traffic regulations of the Board of Public Works, attached to and made a part of this chapter. This section shall not apply to the streets repealed under §§ 346-27 and 346-28 below.
No person shall park a vehicle for longer than 24 consecutive hours upon any of the streets or parts thereof described in Schedule XX of the traffic regulations of the Board of Public Works, attached to and made a part of this chapter.
No person shall stop, stand or park between the curbline or edge of pavement and the sidewalk or adjacent property line of any street or highway, except the streets or parts thereof described in Schedule XXI of the traffic regulations of the Board of Public Works, where parking shall be limited to a period of time no more than 24 consecutive hours.
[Amended 5-2-2018 by Ord. No. 2018-05]
The locations described in Schedule XXII of the traffic regulations of the Board of Public Works are hereby designated as loading zones or as designated by the Transportation Engineer.
[Amended 5-2-2018 by Ord. No. 2018-05]
The locations described in Schedule XXIII of the traffic regulations of the Board of Public Works or as designated by the Transportation Engineer are hereby designated as taxi stands.
A. 
Unless otherwise provided to the contrary, no bus or common carrier, whether for hire or not, shall be operated upon, stop on or stand on any City street in the corporate limits of the City of Ithaca, nor shall such bus or common carrier pick up or discharge passengers on any such City street or curb, or any other public property, or at or within 200 feet of any City bus stop in said corporate limits of the City of Ithaca, unless a permit is obtained therefor from the Common Council of the City of Ithaca, or its designee, the issuance of which permit shall be at the sole discretion of the Common Council of the City of Ithaca.
B. 
The locations described in Schedule XXIV of the traffic regulations of the Board of Public Works are hereby designated as bus stops.
[Amended 5-2-2018 by Ord. No. 2018-05]
The locations described in Schedule XXV of the traffic regulations of the Board of Public Works are hereby designated as reserved parking for people with disabilities, and no persons shall park therein without appropriate parking permits displayed on the vehicle, including parking permits issued pursuant to § 1203-a et seq., of the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law.
The Mayor is hereby authorized to declare that a snow emergency exists. The Board of Public Works is hereby authorized to determine and to designate and declare snow emergency routes for the purpose of this section. The locations described in Schedule XXVI of the traffic regulations of the Board of Public Works are hereby designated as snow emergency routes. It shall be unlawful to park or stand a motor vehicle, except for the expeditious loading or unloading of passengers, upon any portion of any emergency snow route during the period of time the Mayor has declared that a snow emergency exists.
[Amended 5-2-2018 by Ord. No. 2018-05]
A. 
The City shall, for the purpose of improving access to private driveways where such improved access shall be primarily for the benefit of the applicant, furnish, install and maintain for a period of five years at the expense of the applicant a "No Parking" sign or signs in proximity to private driveways that enter upon City streets.
B. 
Any property owner may make application to the Transportation Engineer for such a sign to be installed adjacent to his/her driveway. The Transportation Engineer shall approve such application if he/she determines that such sign will improve access to the driveway of the applicant and will not be deleterious to the general public.
C. 
Upon such approval, the Transportation Engineer shall determine the location and method of placement of such sign.
D. 
A fee of $50 per driveway shall be paid to the City Clerk in order to defray the expense of the initial installation and to provide for maintenance of the sign in proper condition for five years.
E. 
After expiration of five years from the date of the initial installation or the date of renewal the sign may be removed by the City.
F. 
Any adjacent owner desiring the continued service of such sign adjacent to his driveway for an additional five years shall:
(1) 
Apply to the Transportation Engineer for approval of the continued service of such sign.
(2) 
Present the application for continued sign service approved by the Transportation Engineer to the City Clerk together with a fee of $25 per driveway.
G. 
If at any time prior to the expiration of either the initial or renewal five-year period the applicant requests the City to remove such sign, or if the driveway for any reason ceases to function as a driveway, the sign shall be removed by the City, and there shall be no rebate or apportionment of the fee.
[Amended 5-2-2018 by Ord. No. 2018-05]
Use of the loading zones at the entrances to the Commons is strictly reserved for vehicles making deliveries or loading and unloading passengers, and no other use of the loading zones shall be made without the express written permission of the Superintendent of Public Works or her/his designee.