PART II, GENERAL LEGISLATION

Chapter 180, VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC

[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Honeoye Falls 1-22-2008 by L.L. No. 1-2008.EN Amendments noted where applicable.]

GENERAL REFERENCES
Driveways -- See Ch. 82.
Parades -- See Ch. 118.
Skateboards -- See Ch. 148.
Streets and sidewalks -- See Ch. 157.
Abandoned vehicles -- See Ch. 176.

ARTICLE I, Terminology

§ 180-1. Definitions.

The words and phrases used in this chapter shall, for the purposes of this chapter, have the meanings respectively ascribed to them by Article I of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York.

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§ 180-2. Village parking areas.

  1. Parking Area No. 1 shall be the parking lot located on Monroe Street on the lot bearing Tax Map No. 228.43-1-20.
  2. Parking Area No. 2 shall be the parking lot located on West Main Street on the lot bearing Tax Map No. 228.43-1-54.
  3. Parking Area No. 3 shall be the parking lot located on Episcopal Avenue adjacent to the United States Post Office.
  4. Parking Area No. 4 shall be the parking lot located on the corner of Norton Street and West Main Street.
  5. Parking Area No. 5 shall be the parking lot on Episcopal Avenue at St John's Episcopal Church, being parts of Tax Map 228.43-1-8; 228.43-1-12; 228.43-1-13.
  6. Parking Area No. 6 shall be the parking lot located in Harry Allen Park, along Allen Drive at the southwest corner of Tax Map No. 228.12-1-15.
  7. Parking Area No. 7 shall be the parking lot located adjacent to the Village Historical Museum and behind the Masonic Lodge and connected to Harry Allen Park being parts of Tax Map 228.12-1-16 and 228.12-1-17.
  8. Parking Area No. 8 shall be the parking lot located at the northwest corner of lot bearing Tax Map No. 228.08-2-12.1 near the North Main St. bridge.

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ARTICLE II, Speed Regulations

§ 180-3. Maximum speed limits. [Amended 12-15-2014 by L.L. No. 3-2014]

  1. Thirty miles per hour is hereby established as the maximum speed limit at which vehicles may proceed within Village Limits, except as provided in Subsection B of this section.
  2. Twenty-five miles per hour is hereby established as the maximum speed limit on the following streets:
  3. Name of Street

    Location

    Brigham Circle

    Entire length

    East Street

    In the school zone on East Street, which school zone begins at the point where the school flasher sign is located in the northerly right-of-way of East Street, (at or near Fairlea Road), thence a distance of 1,320 feet westerly along the said northerly right-of-way line to a point in said northerly right-of-way line, where said school zone ends.

    Hyde Park

    Entire length

    Miner Street

    Entire length

    Paper Mill Street

    Entire length

    Pride Street

    Entire length

    Stonefield Place

    Entire length

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ARTICLE III, Parking, Standing and Stopping

§ 180-4. Application of article.

The provisions of this article shall apply except when it is necessary to stop a vehicle to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a police officer or official traffic control device.

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§ 180-5. Parallel parking.

Except where angle parking is authorized, every vehicle stopped, standing or parked upon a highway where there are no adjacent curbs shall be so stopped, standing or parked parallel to the edge of the roadway with the vehicle facing with the direction of lawful travel.

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§ 180-6. Prohibited all-night parking.

The all-night parking of vehicles is hereby prohibited on all streets, roads, highways, including rights-of-way within the Village, and in parking lots owned by the Village between the hours of 3:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m., except as otherwise stated herein.

  1. Along both sides of Harry Allen Drive, prohibited overnight parking begins at 11:00 p.m. and extends through 7:00 a.m.
  2. Parking Area No. 5, prohibited overnight parking begins at 9:00 p.m. and extends through 7:00 a.m., except first row as stated below.

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§ 180-7. Permitted all-night parking.

The following parking areas are permitted to have all-night parking:

Parking Area

Parking Area No. 3

Parking Area No. 4

Parking Area No. 5

Parking Area No. 6

Location

One row

Entire area

First row

Entire area

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§ 180-8. Prohibited anytime parking.

The parking of vehicles is hereby prohibited in the following locations:

Street Name

Side

Prohibited Areas

Church Street

East

Between the south curb of East Street and the north curb of Ontario Street

Church Street

West

Between the north curb of Ontario Street and a point 340 feet north therefrom, except that parking is permitted after 6:00 p.m. and all day Saturday and Sunday, and on the west side of Church Street between the south curb of Ontario Street and a point 500 feet southerly therefrom

East Street

North

Between the intersection with the extended west line of Church Street and the west curbline of Quaker Meeting House Road

East Street

North

Between the east curb of North Main Street and the extended east curbline of Ontario Street

East Street

South

Between the west curb of Church Street and a point 131 feet westerly therefrom

East Street

South

Between the east curb of West Main Street and a point 10 feet east of the fire hydrant in front of 19 East Street

Episcopal Avenue

North

Between the west curb of West Main Street and a point 300 feet westerly therefrom

High Street

East

Entire length

Hyde Park

Both

Entire length

Lehigh Street

Both

Entire length

Livingston Street

North

Entire length

Locust Street

East

Entire length

Monroe Street

North

Between the easterly curbline of Locust Street and a point 45 feet easterly therefrom

Monroe Street

South

Between the extended south curb of Maplewood Avenue and the west curb of West Main Street

North Main Street

West

Between the south curb of Maplewood Avenue and a point 50 feet southerly therefrom

Ontario Street

East/North

Between the south curb of East Street and a point 78 feet southerly therefrom; and between a point 153 feet from the south curb of East Street and southerly therefrom a point at which Ontario Street bends to the east, thence to the bridge crossing Honeoye Creek

Ontario Street

West

Between the south curb of East Street and a point 88 feet southerly therefrom; also from a point 163 feet south of the south curb of East Street to a point at which Ontario Street bends to the east

Paper Mill Street

Both

Between the north curb of Ontario Street and the northerly end thereof

Peer Street

West

Entire length

South Church Street

East

Entire length

West Main Street

East

Between the exit of Village Parking Area No. 2 and the east curb of York Street

West Main Street

West

Between the north curb of Norton Street and a point 176 feet northerly therefrom

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§ 180-9. Parking time limits.

  1. Between the hours of 7:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m. parking is permitted for a maximum time of four hours on all streets, roads, highways, parking area unless otherwise set forth herein and except Sundays and holidays.
  2. Between the hours of 7:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m. parking is permitted for a maximum time period of two hours on the following streets except Sundays and holidays:
  3. Street Name

    Side

    Two-Hour Parking Locations

    Church Street

    West

    Between the south curb of East Street and a point 500 feet southerly therefrom

    East Street

    North

    Between the extended east curbline of Ontario Street and a point 380 feet easterly therefrom

    East Street

    South

    Between the east curb of Church Street and the west curb of Quaker Meeting House Road; and between a point 10 feet east of the fire hydrant in front of 19 East Street and a point 131 feet west of the curb of Church Street

    Livingston Street

    South

    Entire length

    Monroe Street

    North

    Between the west curb of North Main Street and a point 75 feet westerly therefrom

    North Main Street

    North

    Between the north curb of East Street and the extended south curb of Maplewood Avenue

    North Main Street

    South

    Between a point 120 feet north of the curb of Maplewood Avenue and a point 90 feet north therefrom

    North Main Street

    South

    Between the north curb of Monroe Street and a point 50 feet south of the south curb of Maplewood Avenue

    Ontario Street

    East

    Between a point 78 feet south of the curb of East Street and a point 75 feet southerly therefrom

    Ontario Street

    South

    Between a point at which Ontario Street bends to the east and the bridge crossing Honeoye Creek

    Ontario Street

    West

    Between a point 88 feet south of the curb of East Street and a point 75 feet southerly therefrom

    Peer Street

    East

    Entire length

    South Church Street

    West

    Entire length

    West Main Street

    East

    Between the south curb of East Street and a point 450 feet westerly therefrom

    West Main Street

    West

    Between the south curb of Monroe Street and a point 176 feet north of the north curb of Norton Street

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§ 180-10. Park-n-ride.

Parking spaces designated for park-n-ride in the Village are as follows:

Parking Area

Location

Parking Area No. 1

4 parking spaces located at northwest corner of said parking area located along the west boundary

Parking Area No. 2

7 parking spaces located on the west side of said parking area along sidewalk

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§ 180-11. Vehicle weight limits.

  1. Any vehicle with a gross weight over 6,000 pounds is hereby prohibited from parking on any parking lot or parking area owned or leased by the Village.
  2. Vehicles with a gross weight over 6,000 pounds shall not be driven upon Hyde Park, Harry Allen Drive and York Street, except fire and emergency vehicles and vehicles directly serving the residences on said streets.
  3. Vehicles with a gross weight over 6,000 pounds, except fire and emergency vehicles, shall only be driven upon Paper Mill Street between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  4. Parking of any vehicle with a gross weight over 6,000 pounds shall be permitted in Parking Area No. 4 between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. only.

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§ 180-12. Handicapped parking.

  1. The Village of Honeoye Falls hereby designates the Clerk of the Town of Mendon as the issuing agent to issue special vehicle identification parking permits to any resident of New York State who is a severely disabled person as defined in Subdivision 3 of § 404-a of the Vehicle and Traffic Law upon application of such person or persons, parent or guardian.
  2. Such permits shall entitle any vehicle displaying such permit to park in any area in the Village of Honeoye Falls which has been designated by such Village or pursuant to the provisions of § 1203-c of the Vehicle and Traffic Law as a place for parking for handicapped persons.
  3. It shall be a violation for any person to stop or stand or park a vehicle in any area designated as a place for handicapped parking unless the vehicle bears a permit issued under § 1203-a or a registration issued under § 404-a of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York and such vehicle is being used for transportation of a severely disabled or handicapped person.
  4. Designated handicapped parking spaces in the Village are as follows:
  5. Parking Area

    Location

    Parking Area No. 1

    1 parking space located between a point 20 feet south of the northeast corner and extending 10 feet southerly therefrom

    Parking Area No. 1

    1 parking space located between a point 30 feet north of the southeast corner and extending 10 feet southerly therefrom

    Parking Area No. 2

    2 parking spaces located between a point at the northeast corner and extending 20 feet southerly therefrom

    Parking Area No. 6

    (Harry Allen Drive) 1 parking space located between a point 30 feet south of the northwest corner of parcel bearing Tax Account No. 228.12-1-1

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ARTICLE IV, Stop and Yield Intersections

§ 180-13. Stop intersections.

The following intersections are hereby designated as stop intersections:

Street Name

Brigham Circle

Brigham Circle

Christy Parkway

Christy Parkway

Church Street

Church Street

Creekside Drive

East Street

Episcopal Avenue

Fairlawn Drive

Fairlea Road

Fairlea Road

Greenlea Road

High Street

High Street

Hyde Park

Hyde Park

Lehigh Street

Lehigh Street

Livingston Street

Locust Street

Locust Street

Maplewood Avenue

Miner Street

Norton Street

Norton Street

Ontario Street

Paper Mill Street

Paper Mill Street

Paper Mill Street

Peer Street

Pine Trail

Pride Street

Pride Street

Rodney Drive

South Church Street

Stonefield Drive

Village Trail

York Street

Direction of Travel

East

West

East

West

North

South

North

East

East

South

North

West

East

North

South

Northwest

South

North

South

West

North

South

East

North

East

West

North

North

South

West

North

North

North

West

East

North

East

West

North

Intersecting Street

Brigham Circle

Pride Street

Fairlea Road

Rodney Drive

East Street

Ontario Street

Ontario Street

Quaker Meeting House Road

West Main Street

East Street

East Street

Rodney Drive

Fairlawn Drive

Monroe Street

Norton Street

North Main Street

East Street

Monroe Street

Norton Street

Peer Street

Maplewood Street

Monroe Street

North Main Street

Brigham Circle

West Main Street

High Street

East Street

Paper Mill Street East

Ontario Street

Paper Mill Street South

Ontario Street

West Main Street

Cheese Factory Road

North Main Street

Fairlea Road

Ontario Street

York Street

North Main Street

West Main Street

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§ 180-14. Yield intersections.

The following intersections shall be designated as yield intersections:

Street Name

Maplewood Avenue

Direction of Travel

West

Intersecting Street

At Monroe Street

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ARTICLE V, Removal and Storage of Vehicles; Penalties

§ 180-15. Authority to impound vehicles

  1. When any vehicle is parked or abandoned on any highway or parking area within this Village during a snowstorm, flood, fire or other public emergency which affects that portion of the public highway upon which said vehicle is parked or abandoned, said vehicle may be removed by the Village Department of Public Works or towing company at the request of the Code Enforcement Officer or member of the Village Board.
  2. When any vehicle is found unattended on any highway or parking area within this Village where said vehicle constitutes an obstruction to traffic, said vehicle may be removed by the Village Department of Public Works or towing company at the request of the Code Enforcement Officer or member of the Village Board.
  3. When any vehicle is parked or abandoned on any highway or parking area within this Village where stopping, standing or parking is prohibited, said vehicle may be removed by the Village Department of Public Works or towing company at the request of the Code Enforcement Officer or member of the Village Board.

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§ 180-16. Notice of removal

The person removing a vehicle under this article shall, without delay, report the removal and the disposition of any vehicle removed, as provided in this article, to the Monroe County Sheriff's Department The owner or person in charge of the vehicle shall be responsible for redeeming said vehicle at his or her own expense.

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§ 180-17. Storage and charges

After removal of any vehicle, as provided for in this article, the Village may store any vehicle removed by the Village Department of Public Works in a suitable place at the expense of the owner. Such owner or persons in charge of the vehicle may redeem vehicle upon payment to the Village Clerk in an amount to cover all expenses actually and necessarily incurred in effecting such removal and storage. Such removal charges are not to exceed $50. Such storage charges are not to exceed $5 per day, or fraction thereof.

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§ 180-18. Penalties for offenses.

  1. Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall be fined in an amount as set forth in the following schedule. Each violation occurring within each twenty-four-hour period shall constitute a separate and distinct violation.
  2. A parking violation complaint shall be issued for each violation, and the fine thereto shall be paid to the Village Clerk of the Village of Honeoye Falls, in person or by mail. If the fine for such violation is not paid to the Village within 10 days after the date the parking violation complaint is issued, the fine shall be doubled and the violation may be referred to the Village Justice for collection by legal action as prescribed by law. In addition thereto, such person shall be liable to the Village for any expense, loss or damage occasioned by reason of such violation.
  3. The schedule of penalties shall be as follows:
    1. Each overtime parking violation: $15.
    2. Each illegal parking violation other than handicapped parking violation: $25.
    3. Each illegal parking violation in an area designated for handicapped parking: $50.

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§ 180-19. When effective; fines

  1. This chapter shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State of the State of New York, except those parts, if any, which are subject to approval under § 1684 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and § 46 of the Highway Law of the State of New York.
  2. Any part or parts of this chapter which are subject to approval under § 1684 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and § 46 of the Highway Law of the State of New York shall take effect from and after the day on which approval, in writing, is received from both the New York State Traffic Commission and the New York State Department of Public Works.
  3. Every person convicted of a traffic infraction for a violation of any provision of this article which is not a violation of any provision of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York shall, for a first conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not more than $100 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment; for a second such conviction within 18 months thereafter, such person shall be punished by a fine of not more than $200 or by imprisonment for not more than 45 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment; upon a third or subsequent conviction within 18 months after the first conviction, such person shall be punished by a fine of not more than $300 or by imprisonment for not more than 90 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

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