Village of Elmsford, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Elmsford 9-21-1972 by L.L. No. 2-1972; repealed and reenacted in the same form 7-10-2006 by L.L. No. 4-2006. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 109.
Gasoline service stations — See Ch. 189.
Parking meters — See Ch. 239.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 316.
Storage of vehicles — See Ch. 321.
A. 
There shall be provided a buffer strip of 10% of front frontage to a maximum of 10 feet where a parking lot abuts a residential zone lot line.
B. 
There shall be planted in this buffer strip two rows of Hemlock trees or other suitable screening, not less than five feet high and spaced eight feet on center, and the two rows are to be alternated to provide a good screen.
C. 
A chain link fence shall be erected around the entire lot a minimum of four feet high and a tight-woven fence to be added along any dividing line abutting any residence zone.
D. 
There shall be a pair of gates or approved locked chain at the entrance and exit which is to be securely locked at night.
E. 
A fireproof concrete block garbage shed shall be provided not less than 50 feet distant from the residence lot line.
F. 
Exposed lighting standards shall be erected to a height of more than three feet.
G. 
The entire surface of the parking lot shall be paved with blacktop or other approved surface pavement and shall be kept clean, safe and inoffensive at all times.
H. 
Drainage plans must be submitted to the Village Engineer and approved before starting any drainage work.
[Amended 8-2-2016 by L.L. No. 6-2016]
A. 
The parking lot shall be used only for cars of employees, employers or customers.
B. 
No commercial vehicles or any towed vehicles shall be parked in the parking lot at any time or overnight.
C. 
Advertising devices or signs shall not be permitted on any parking lot at any time.
D. 
No merchandise of any kind is to be sold or stored on any parking lot at any time, except that a dealership of new motor vehicles may store and display such new motor vehicles provided said vehicles are not stored or deposited upon parking spaces required by the Village's Zoning Code for the principal use of the property and provided the number of new motor vehicles so permitted shall be subject to the discretion of the Board of Trustees in connection with site plan approval of such dealership.
E. 
Parking lots shall not be used for any other purposes than parking of cars, except with respect to the storage of new motor vehicles at a dealership of new motor vehicles in accordance with Subsection D above.
F. 
No gasoline pumps shall be permitted on any parking lot.
G. 
No food or beverages sold in the building shall be consumed in the parking lot.
[Amended 7-10-2006 by L.L. No. 4-2006]
Any violation of this chapter shall be punishable as provided in Article XIX, § 109-63, of Chapter 109, Building Construction and Fire Prevention, of the Village of Elmsford, New York.