Town of Cheektowaga, NY
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Cheektowaga 7-5-1988. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Mass gatherings — See Ch. 160.
Noise — See Ch. 166.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 210.
The holding of neighborhood block parties or celebrations or events on town streets shall be prohibited unless a valid permit therefor is obtained from the Town Superintendent of Highways.
Application for the temporary closing of town streets shall be made to the Town Superintendent of Highways at least one week in advance of the date such temporary street closing is requested.
No permit for the temporary closing of a town street shall be issued unless 75% of the residents along that portion of street to be closed consent thereto.
No more than one permit per year shall be issued for the temporary closing of any given portion of a street.
No permit shall be issued for streets along the perimeter of parks on days of special events, concerts, parades, etc.
Permits may only be issued during the months of June, July and August.
Streets may not be closed prior to sunrise or after sunset.
One-half of the width of the paved portion of the street must remain open and free of obstructions in order that emergency vehicles are allowed access.
The applicant must erect barricades, warning signs, etc., acceptable to the Town Superintendent of Highways at the ends of the street closed to traffic.
The applicant shall be responsible for cleaning the street after the event is over.
The Town Superintendent of Highways shall notify the Chief of Police at least 48 hours prior to the temporary closing of any town street.
The issuance of any permit hereunder does not constitute a waiver or variance to any state or town laws (i.e., noise, criminal nuisance).