Village of Elmsford, NY
Westchester County
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[Amended 5-30-2000 by L.L. No. 1-2000; 3-18-2002 by L.L. No. 1-2002]
A. 
Parking on Main Street and Central Avenue. Both sides of State Highway Route 9A, also known as "Saw Mill River Road" and also known as "Central Avenue," and both sides of State Highway Route No. 119, also known as "Tarrytown-White Plains Road," and also known as "Main Street," are hereby designated as parking spaces, except those designated locations enumerated in § 316-18 of this chapter, where parking is specifically prohibited, and spaces in front of private driveways. Except in an emergency or in compliance with the direction of a police officer, all motor vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles or omnibuses shall, when parked in said parking spaces, be parked parallel with the curb.
B. 
Parking on other streets. Except as herein otherwise provided, all motor vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles or omnibuses shall be parked parallel with the curb.
C. 
Village parks. Any vehicle parked, standing, stopped or otherwise located in any parking area of any Village park in violation of any posted signage for said parking area shall be deemed a violation of this Chapter 316.
[Added 2-4-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013]
[Added 3-18-2002 by L.L. No. 1-2002[1] ]
No vehicle shall be parked in the Elmsford Village Hall Parking Lot except while the driver or a passenger from the vehicle is conducting business or attending a meeting or function in the Elmsford Village Hall. No vehicle shall be parked in the Elmsford Village Hall Parking Lot for longer than is necessary to conduct such business or to attend such meeting or function. The Elmsford Village Hall Parking Lot is subject to closure or limitation in the number of vehicles therein at any time at the sole discretion and direction of the Mayor or the Chief of Police or their designees in order to ensure the safe and orderly operation thereof.
[1]
Editor's Note: This local law also redesignated former § 316-4, Parking on other streets, as § 316-3B.
Any motor vehicle, motorcycle, bicycle or omnibus, when left standing parallel with the curb, shall be placed as near to the curb as practicable, with both front and rear wheels not more than six inches from the curb. No vehicle shall be stopped with its left side to the curb.
No person shall park a vehicle on any portion of a public highway for the purpose of:
A. 
Displaying it for sale.
B. 
Washing, greasing or repairing such vehicle, except repairs necessitated by an emergency.
The Police Department of the Village of Elmsford is hereby authorized and directed to conspicuously post suitable signs in the above streets where the above restrictions apply.
Except in an emergency or in compliance with the directions of a peace officer, no vehicle shall be parked between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. over one hour on the following streets in the Village of Elmsford:
A. 
State Highway Route No. 119, also known as "Tarrytown-White Plains Road" and also known as "Main Street," between the easterly and westerly boundary lines of the Village.
B. 
State Highway Route No. 9A, also known as "Saw Mill River Road" and also known as "Central Avenue," between the southerly and northerly boundary lines of the Village.
C. 
East side of South Stone Avenue from Main Street to Van Wart Street.
[Added 8-1-1960]
D. 
East side of South Lawn Avenue from Main Street to Van Wart Street.
[Added 8-1-1960]
E. 
West side of South Hillside Avenue from Main Street to Van Wart Street.
[Added 8-1-1960]
F. 
Hartsdale Road from South Evarts Avenue to Tarrytown Road.
[Added 8-1-1960]
G. 
East side of South Mortimer Avenue from Hartsdale Road to Van Wart Street.
[Added 8-1-1960]
H. 
West side of North Lawn Avenue from Main Street to Barney Street.
[Added 8-1-1960]
I. 
West side of North Mortimer Avenue from Main Street to Barney Street.
[Added 8-1-1960]
J. 
West side of Nepperhan Avenue from North Central Avenue to Paulding Street.
[Added 8-1-1960]
K. 
West side of North Goodwin Avenue from Main Street to Barney Street.
[Added 8-1-1960]
L. 
West side of North Evarts Avenue from Main Street to Barney Street.
[Added 8-1-1960]
M. 
West side of North Hillside Avenue from Main Street to Barney Street.
[Added 8-1-1960]
N. 
On both sides of Route 119 from Knollwood Avenue to the Village line on the south side and from Winthrop Avenue to the Village line on the north side.
[Added 2-2-1981 by L.L. No. 1-1981]
O. 
On the east side of Vreeland Avenue from Main Street to Paulding Avenue.
[Added 9-17-1984 by L.L. No. 3-1984]
P. 
On both sides of North Stone Avenue between East Main Street and Barney Street.
[Added 10-18-1993 by L.L. No. 6-1993]
[Added 3-16-1959; amended 1-29-1990 by L.L. No. 3-1990; 8-4-2003 by L.L. No. 3-2003]
Except in an emergency or in compliance with the directions of a peace officer, no vehicle shall be parked between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. over two hours on the easterly and/or westerly side of North Stone Avenue for the entire length of the street.
[Added 6-17-2002 by L.L. No. 3-2002]
A. 
The following parking spaces shall be designated handicapped parking spaces subject to the requirements of § 1203-B of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York:
(1) 
One parking space on the west side of North Lawn Avenue 10 feet from the intersection of North Lawn Avenue with Main Street.
(2) 
Intersection of Route 119 and North Mortimer Avenue west of bus stop.
(3) 
The north side of East Main Street from a point 95 feet west of North Mortimer Avenue for a distance of 36 feet west.
[Added 4-17-2006 by L.L. No. 3-2006]
B. 
All handicapped parking spaces shall be marked in accordance with the laws, rules and regulations of the State of New York.
[Amended 8-3-1964]
A. 
Reasons for removal; tow-away zones.
[Amended 8-5-1974; 1-2-1979 by L.L. No. 4-1979]
(1) 
Whenever a vehicle is parked or abandoned on any public highway within the Village of Elmsford during snowstorms, floods, fires or other public emergencies, or found unattended where it constitutes an obstruction to traffic or any place where stopping, standing or parking is prohibited, said vehicle may be removed by the Police Department or Fire Department or their agents.
(2) 
Tow-away zones. The Village Board hereby establishes certain areas as tow-away zones and declares it to be in the public interest and in the interest of the public health, safety and welfare to declare these areas.
(a) 
Areas.
[1] 
From the east side of the entrance ramp of the Sy Syms property on Route 119 easterly 385.4 feet to the west side of the exit ramp of the Town Hall Shopping Center approximately 385.4 feet.
(b) 
Any motor vehicle parked or left standing this zone shall be towed away by or under the direction of the Police Department and brought to a public garage or to police headquarters to be safely kept until redeemed.
(c) 
Any vehicle so towed away may be redeemed by its owner on presentation of the registration, proof of insurance and the tendering and paying of the reasonable cost of the towing charge plus the reasonable cost of storing said motor vehicle until it has been redeemed. Said charges shall constitute a first possessory lien upon said vehicle.
(d) 
The Chief of Police is hereby authorized and directed to make said zones as required by the manual and specifications of the Department of Transportation.
(3) 
This chapter shall take effect only upon the consent of the Department of Transportation of the State of New York.
B. 
After such removal, the Police Department or Fire Department may store such vehicle in a suitable place and charge the reasonable cost of such storage to the owner or operator of any such vehicle.
C. 
Such owner or operator may redeem the vehicle upon payment to the Village Treasurer of the amount of all expenses actually or necessarily incurred in effecting such removal, such charges not to exceed $75, together with any charges for storage, such storage not to exceed $20 per day or fraction thereof.
[Amended 8-5-1974; 5-1-2000]
D. 
The Police Department or Fire Department shall, without delay, report the removal and disposition of such vehicle to the Village Clerk, and it shall be the duty of such Village Clerk to ascertain the owner of such vehicle or operator thereof and to notify him of the removal and disposition of such vehicle and the amount which will be required to redeem the same.
[Added 8-3-1964; amended 8-5-1991 by L.L. No. 5-1991]
It shall be unlawful for any person to store or deposit or cause or permit to be stored or deposited an abandoned, junked, discarded or unlicensed motor vehicle upon any public highway within the corporate limits of the Village of Elmsford. The Police Department of the Village is hereby authorized and directed to forthwith remove from such public highway said abandoned, junked, discarded or unlicensed motor vehicles and cause the same to be destroyed. Any person violating this section shall be punishable by a fine of $500.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Original § 71-12, Taxicab stands, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 8-5-1974.
[Added 2-6-1978 by L.L. No. 2-1978]
A. 
There are hereby established loading zones described as follows:
(1) 
West side of Stone Avenue northerly from the corner of East Main Street for a distance of 143 feet to be used exclusively for the loading and unloading of vehicles.
B. 
No person in charge of a passenger vehicle shall allow such vehicle to park or remain standing in such loading zones except to take on or discharge passengers or load and unload merchandise and then only for such length of time as is necessary for such purpose and in no case over five consecutive minutes.
C. 
No person in charge of a commercial truck or vehicle shall allow such truck or vehicle to park or remain standing in any loading zone in the Village except to take on or discharge passengers or load and unload merchandise and then only for such a length of time as is necessary for such purpose and in no case for over six hours in any twenty-four-hour period. For purposes of this subsection, a "commercial truck or vehicle" is a truck or vehicle bearing commercial license plates or which possesses a commercial registration; a truck or vehicle with a business sign, logo, insignia or advertisement visibly displayed on its exterior; or a truck or vehicle intended or designed for use in construction, including but not limited to a tractor or backhoe.
[Added 10-5-1992 by L.L. No. 21-1992]
[Amended 2-20-1979 by L.L. No. 5-1979; 3-31-1980 by L.L. No. 3-1980]
A. 
The parking of vehicles, except buses, in any of the following locations is hereby prohibited:
(1) 
Eastbound.
(a) 
On the south side of West Main Street, between the easterly curbline of Valley Avenue and a point 60 feet east of the easterly curbline of Valley Avenue.
(b) 
On the south side of West Main Street, between a point 60 feet west of the westerly curbline of South Central Avenue and the westerly curbline of South Central Avenue.
(c) 
On the south side of East Main Street, between a point 60 feet west of the westerly curbline of Stone Avenue and the westerly curbline of Stone Avenue.
(d) 
On the south side of East Main Street, between a point 60 feet west of the westerly curbline of Hillside Avenue and the westerly curbline of Hillside Avenue.
(e) 
On the south side of East Main Street, between a point 60 feet west of the westerly curbline of South Perkins Avenue and the westerly curbline of South Perkins Avenue.
(f) 
On the south side of East Main Street, between a point 60 feet west of the westerly curbline of Knollwood Avenue and the westerly curbline of Knollwood Avenue.
(g) 
On the south side of East Main Street, between a point 200 feet east of the easterly curbline of the library driveway and a point 260 feet east of the easterly curbline of the library driveway.
(h) 
On the south side of West Main Street, for a distance of 60 feet from the easterly curbline of the exit drive to 200 West Main Street, Sheet 3, Section 13, Block 808, Lot 3-6 (the Hampton Inn).
[Added 11-16-1981 by L.L. No. 9-1981; amended 8-4-2003 by L.L. No. 3-2003]
(2) 
Westbound.
(a) 
On the north side of East Main Street, from a point 60 feet east of the easterly curbline of the westerly drive of the parking lot to 299 East Main Street, Sheet 20, Section 15, Block 906, Lot 6 (Syms) and to the easterly curbline of the westerly drive of the parking lot to 299 East Main Street, Sheet 20, Section 20, Block 906, Lot 6 (Syms).
[Amended 8-4-2003 by L.L. No. 3-2003]
(b) 
On the north side of East Main Street, between the westerly curbline of Winthrop Avenue and a point 60 feet west of the westerly curbline of Winthrop Avenue.
(c) 
On the north side of East Main Street, between the westerly curbline of North Perkins Avenue and a point 60 feet west of the westerly curbline of North Perkins Avenue.
(d) 
On the north side of East Main Street, between the westerly curbline of Mortimer Avenue and a point 60 feet west of the westerly curbline of Mortimer Avenue.
(e) 
On the north side of East Main Street, between a point 60 feet east of the easterly curbline of North Central Avenue and the easterly curbline of North Central Avenue.
(f) 
On the north side of West Main Street, between the easterly curbline of Valley Avenue extended and a point 60 feet east of the easterly curbline of Valley Avenue extended.
[Added 11-16-1981 by L.L. No. 9-1981]
(3) 
Northbound.
(a) 
On the east side of North Central Avenue, from a point 60 feet south of the southerly curbline of the Route No. I-287 exit ramp and the southerly curbline of the Route No. I-287 exit ramp.
(b) 
On the east side of North Central Avenue, from the northerly curbline of East Main Street and a point 60 feet north of the northerly curbline of East Main Street.
[Amended 11-16-1981 by L.L. No. 9-1981]
(c) 
On the east side of North Central Avenue, from the northerly curbline of Paulding Street to a point 60 feet north of the northerly curbline of Paulding Street.
[Added 11-16-1981 by L.L. No. 9-1981]
(d) 
On the east side of South Central Avenue, from a point 60 feet south of the southerly curbline of Vincent Street and the southerly curbline of Vincent Street.
[Added 11-16-1981 by L.L. No. 9-1981]
(4) 
Southbound.
(a) 
On the west side of North Central Avenue, from the northerly curbline of Havens Street and a point 60 feet north of the northerly curbline of Havens Street.
(b) 
On the west side of North Central Avenue, between the southerly curbline of West Main Street and a point 60 feet south of the southerly curbline of West Main Street.
(c) 
On the west side of North Central Avenue, from the northerly curbline of Paulding Street to a point 60 feet north of the northerly curbline of Paulding Street.
[Added 11-16-1981 by L.L. No. 9-1981]
(d) 
On the west side of South Central Avenue, from a point 60 feet south of the southerly curbline of Vincent Street extended and the southerly curbline of Vincent Street extended.
[Added 11-16-1981 by L.L. No. 9-1981]
B. 
This section shall take effect immediately.
[Added 5-4-1964; amended 11-16-1964; 2-16-1987 by L.L. No. 1-1987]
Except in an emergency or in compliance with the direction of a peace officer, no vehicle, motor vehicle, motorcycle, bicycle or omnibus shall park, stand or be standing at any time or times in the following locations:
A. 
On either side of State Highway Route No. 9A, also known as "Saw Mill River Road" and also known as "Central Avenue," from a point 135 feet south of the south edge of William Street to the south edge of Havens Street a distance of 690 feet.
B. 
On either side of State Highway Route No. 9A, also known as "Saw Mill River Road" and also known as "Central Avenue," from the south edge of Havens Street to the northerly Village line a distance of 386 feet.
C. 
On the east side of State Highway Route No. 9A, also known as "Saw Mill River Road" and also known as "Central Avenue," from its intersection with the south side of Route No. 119 for a distance of 150 feet southerly.
D. 
On the west side of Route No. 9A, also known as "Saw Mill River Road" and also known as "Central Avenue," from its intersection with the south side of Route No. 119 for a distance of 200 feet southerly.
E. 
On either side of Old Tarrytown Road from State Highway 119 (West Main Street) to the Saw Mill River Parkway.
[Added 2-3-1992 by L.L. No. 2-1992]
F. 
In the parking lot of the Elmsford Fire Company on East Main Street, unless such vehicle is authorized by the Elmsford Fire Company to park in such lot.
[Added 2-3-1992 by L.L. No. 3-1992]
G. 
On Route 9A south of Route 119 (Tarrytown Road) for a distance of 200 feet southerly from the intersection of Routes 9A and 119 on the westerly side of Route 9A and for a distance of 150 feet southerly from the intersection of Routes 9A and 119 on the easterly side of Route 9A.
[Added 7-10-1989]
H. 
On the north curb of East Main Street (also known as "Tarrytown-White Plains Road"), from Knollwood Road (100-A) westerly to Chaster Avenue.
[Added 5-30-2000 by L.L. No. 2-2000]
I. 
On the north curb of East Main Street (also known as "Tarrytown-White Plains Road"), between North Stone Avenue and North Central Avenue.
[Added 5-30-2000 by L.L. No. 2-2000]
J. 
On the north curb of West Main Street (also known as "Tarrytown-White Plains Road"), between Vreeland Avenue and the Saw Mill River Parkway.
[Added 5-30-2000 by L.L. No. 2-2000]
K. 
On the north curb of East Main Street (also known as "Tarrytown-White Plains Road"), in front of Dunkin Donuts at 91 East Main Street.
[Added 6-19-2000 by L.L. No. 5-2000]
L. 
On the south side of Route 119 (Tarrytown Road or East Main Street) for a distance of 15 feet easterly from the exit driveway of 20 East Main Street, Sheet 5, Section 13, Block 814, Lot 22-27 (the Bank of New York), and also for a distance of 25 feet westerly from exit driveway of 20 East Main Street, Sheet 5, Section 13, Block 814, Lot 22-27 (the Bank of New York).
[Added 8-4-2003 by L.L. No. 3-2003]
M. 
On the west side of Route 100-A (Knollwood Road) from the northern border of the Village of Elmsford to Route 119 (Tarrytown Road or East Main Street). York).
[Added 8-4-2003 by L.L. No. 3-2003]
N. 
On the north side of Barney Street between Central Avenue and North Lawn Avenue. York).
[Added 8-4-2003 by L.L. No. 3-2003]
O. 
On the north side of Barney Street, the entire length between North Lawn Avenue and North Hillside Avenue.
[Added 4-17-2006 by L.L. No. 3-2006]
P. 
On the east side of South French Street beginning at a point which is 40 feet north of Van Wart Street for a distance of 55 feet.
[Added 1-23-2012 by L.L. No. 1-2012]
Q. 
On the east side of South French Street from Route 119 (Tarrytown Road or East Main Street) for 120 feet.
[Added 1-23-2012 by L.L. No. 1-2012]
R. 
On the east side and west side of North Goodwin Avenue beginning at a point which is 155 feet from Barney Street for a distance of 40 feet.
[Added 1-23-2012 by L.L. No. 1-2012]
S. 
On the west side of Winthrop Avenue between White Plains Avenue and the Route 287 Bridge.
[Added 1-23-2012 by L.L. No. 1-2012]
T. 
On the North Goodwin Avenue dead end from White Plains Avenue to the end of said dead end from December 1 through April 1 of each year.
[Added 2-4-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013]
U. 
On the east side of the North Evans Avenue dead end from White Plains Avenue to the end of said dead end.
[Added 2-4-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013]
V. 
On the south side of Route 119 (Tarrytown Road or East Main Street) for a distance of 15 feet easterly from the exit driveway of 144 East Main Street (Elmsford Fire Company No. 1).
[Added 2-4-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013]
W. 
On the east side of Nepperhan Avenue from the corner of Havens Street north 200 feet to the Village boundary except on Thursday of each week, except as herein provided for in § 316-14.
[Added 2-4-2013 by L.L. No. 2-2013]
X. 
On the west side of Nepperhan Avenue from the corner of Havens Street north 25 feet.
[Added 6-2-2014 by L.L. No. 3-2014]
Y. 
On the east side of Nepperhan Avenue from the corner of Havens Street north 25 feet.
[Added 6-2-2014 by L.L. No. 3-2014]
Z. 
On the north side of Havens Street from the corner of Nepperhan Avenue west 27 feet.
[Added 6-2-2014 by L.L. No. 3-2014]
AA. 
On the west side of South Lawn Avenue from the corner of East Main Street south 49 feet.
[Added 6-2-2014 by L.L. No. 3-2014]
[Added 5-4-1964]
No southbound vehicle, motor vehicle, motorcycle, bicycle or omnibus traveling in a southerly direction on State Highway Route No. 9A shall enter the intersection of said Route No. 9A with Havens Street unless there is sufficient unobstructed space beyond the intersection to accommodate the vehicle, notwithstanding any traffic control signal indication to proceed.