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File #: Int 0394-2006    Version: * Name: Prohibiting any motor vehicle other than a passenger car to park within fifteen feet of a street corner.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 7/19/2006
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting any motor vehicle other than a passenger car to park within fifteen feet of a street corner.
Sponsors: Tony Avella, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Sara M. Gonzalez, Rosie Mendez, Helen Sears, Kendall Stewart, James Vacca, Alan J. Gerson
Council Member Sponsors: 8

Int. No. 394

 

By Council Members Avella, Comrie, Gonzalez, Mendez, Sears, Stewart, Vacca and Gerson

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting any motor vehicle other than a passenger car to park within fifteen feet of a street corner.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

                     Section 1.  Subchapter 2 of chapter 1 of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-169.3 to read as follows:

                     §19-169.3  Parking restrictions  a. Prohibition.  No motor vehicle other than a passenger car, as defined in subdivision two of section 19-162.1 of this title, shall be permitted to park within fifteen feet of any street corner.  For purposes of this section, in no event shall any passenger car exceed five feet in height.

b.  Exceptions.  This section shall not apply to the following vehicles:

1.  Authorized emergency vehicles including every police vehicle, fire vehicle, emergency ambulance service vehicle, and any other authorized emergency vehicle as defined in section 101 of the vehicle and traffic law; and

2.  Vehicles registered in accordance with section 404-a of the vehicle and traffic law and being used for the transportation of handicapped persons, vehicles bearing valid New York city special parking identification permits, and vehicles bearing handicapped plates issued by New York state pursuant to sections 1203-a or 1203-b of the vehicle and traffic law.

c.  A violation of this section shall be punishable by the monetary fine authorized for violation of the rules and regulations of the commissioner in paragraph one of subdivision a of section twenty nine hundred and three of the New York city charter.

§2  Subdivision (a) of section 19-170 of chapter 1 of title 19 is amended to read as follows:

a. When parking is not otherwise restricted, no person shall park a commercial vehicle in excess of three hours or within fifteen feet of any street corner.  For purposes of this section, the term commercial vehicle shall mean a motor vehicle designed, maintained or used primarily for the transportation of property.

                     §3.  This local law shall take effect immediately upon its enactment into law.

 

 

 

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