[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Southport as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 10-11-1982 by L.L. No. 1-1982 (Ch. 56 of the 1975 Municipal Code)]
The purpose of this article is to promote the health and safety of all persons gathering at shopping centers and places of public assemblage by providing fire-fighting lanes at the parking areas of such places so as to gain proper access to the buildings situate thereon.
Pursuant to § 1660-a of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York, as amended, and pursuant to the written request of either the owner or the persons in general charge of the operation and control of such areas, or the Fire Chief of the Fire Department serving such area, fire lanes shall be so provided and such fire lanes heretofore so established as is shown on maps attached hereto shall be deemed effective in each and every respect.
Editor's Note: Said maps are included at the end of this chapter.
The parking of motor vehicles, trucks, tractor trailers, motorcycles, or any other type of equipment be and the same hereby is prohibited in and on such designated fire-fighting lanes; such restrictions shall not apply to such vehicles making deliveries of merchandise to the stores or places of public assemblage.
[Amended 5-11-1993 by ordinance (Res. No. 124-93)]
[Adopted 6-10-2003 (Res. No. 138-2003) (§ 56.2a of Ch. 56 of the 1975 Municipal Code)]
The Town of Southport establishes safety zones and handicap zones and requires all vehicles to be 15 feet from fire hydrants at all four educational facilities located at Broadway, Pine City, Notre Dame and Southside High Schools.