Village of New Paltz Snow Ordinance:
- 198 VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC
- 198-15 Parking prohibited during emergencies.
- Parking or standing prohibited. [Amended 1-24-2001 by L.L. No. 2-2001]
(1) Emergency conditions. The parking or standing of vehicles is hereby prohibited at all locations on highways within the Village of New Paltz in the vicinity of floods, fires or other public emergencies where the parking or standing of vehicles constitutes an obstruction to traffic or to emergency or rescue operations.
(2) Snowfall conditions.
(a) The parking or standing of vehicles is hereby prohibited on all streets within the Village of New Paltz and on all parking lots owned, leased or maintained by the Village during any snowfall from the time the accumulation of snow reaches a level of at least two inches until the street or parking lot has been fully plowed by the Department of Public Works. [Amended 12-7-2005 by L.L. No. 10-2005; 1-2-2008 by L.L. No. 1-2008]
(b) It is the responsibility of the owner or operator of any vehicle parked on a Village street or in a parking lot owned, leased or maintained by the Village to be aware of the forecast of weather conditions which may result in an accumulation of greater than two inches of snow.
(c) The Superintendent of Public Works is hereby authorized to post temporary signs at locations along highways and parking lots throughout the Village prohibiting the parking or standing of vehicles for a designated period of time to facilitate snow removal operations.
Any questions, please contact the Department of Public Works at (845) 255 – 1980.