The Village of Fort Plain Police


Village of Fort Plain Parking Laws

Section 170-1 - Trailers. No person shall park any trailer or recreational vehicle being used for living or sleeping purposes within the village for a period for more than fifteen (15) days within a consecutive six-month period.

Section 182-16 - Winter Parking Prohibited. The parking of vehicles is hereby prohibited on all streets or any other public property of the village between the hours 0100 and 0500 beginning the first day of November in each year and continuing through the first day of April in the next succeeding year.

Section 182-18- Parking in lots restricted. No vehicles on any day shall be permitted to be parked on any village parking lot continuously for a period of over Seventy-two (72) hours.

Section 182-19 - Parking time limits for trucks. No trucks shall be permitted to be parked on any village street longer than three (3) hours between the hours of 0500 and 1800.

Section 182-20 - Parking prohibited at all times. No person shall park a vehicle at any time upon any of the streets or parts thereof described in the Parking Prohibited at All Times schedule, on file in the village office.

Section 182-26 - Time Limit Parking. No person shall park a vehicle longer than the time limit shown in the Time Limit Parking Schedule at any time between the hours listed ain said schedule of any day, unless otherwise indicated, upon any of the streets or parts of streets descrived in said schedule, on file in the village offices.

Section 182-27 - Parallel Parking. No vehicle shall be parked on any of the streets of the village, with the exception of Division Street, other than parallel with the edge of the street, facing in the direction of traffic and with the front and rear wheels not more than six (6) inches from the curb.

New York State Parking Laws

Sec. 1202. Stopping, standing, or parking prohibited in specified places
  (a) Except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic, or when in compliance with law or the directions of a police officer or official traffic-control device, no person shall:
(1) Stop, stand or park a vehicle:
  a. On the roadway side of any vehicle stopped, standing or parked at the edge or curb of a street;
  b. On a sidewalk;
  c. Within an intersection, except when permitted by official signs or parking meters on the side of a highway opposite a street which intersects but does not cross such highway;
  d. On a crosswalk;
  e. Between a safety zone and the adjacent curb or within thirty feet of points on the curb immediately opposite the ends of a safety zone, unless a different distance is indicated by official signs, markings or parking meters;
  f. Alongside or opposite any street excavation or obstruction when stopping, standing or parking would obstruct traffic;
  g. Upon any bridge or other elevated structure upon a highway or within a highway tunnel, unless otherwise indicated by official signs, markings or parking meters;
  h. On any railroad tracks;
  i. In the area between roadways of a divided highway, including crossovers, except in an emergency;
  j. On a state expressway highway or state interstate route highway, including the entrances thereto and exits there from, which are a part thereof, except in an emergency.
  k. Engage in the retail sale of frozen desserts as that term is defined in subdivision thirty-seven of section three hundred seventy-five of this chapter directly to pedestrians on any highway having a speed limit in excess of thirty miles per hour. Nothing herein shall be construed to prohibit the operator of such vehicle from stopping such vehicle off such highway, in a safe manner, for the sole purpose of delivering such retail product directly to the residence of a consumer or to the business address of a customer of such retailer.
(2) Stand or park a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except momentarily to pick up or discharge a passenger or passengers:
  a. In front of a public or private driveway
  b. Within twenty feet of a cross walk at an intersection, unless a different distance is indicated by official signs, markings or parking meters;
  c. Within thirty feet upon the approach to any flashing signal, stop or yield sign or traffic-control signal located at the side of the roadway, unless a different distance is indicated by official signs, markings or parking meters;
  d. Within twenty feet of the driveway entrance to any fire station and, when on the side of the street opposite to the entrance of any fire station, within seventy-five feet of said entrance, when properly signposted, unless a different distance is indicated by official signs, markings or parking meters.
  e. Alongside or obstructing a curb area which has been cut down, lowered or constructed so as to provide accessibility to the sidewalk.
  f. No person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle within fifteen feet of a fire hydrant except when such vehicle is attended by a licensed operator or chauffeur who is seated in the front seat and who can immediately move such vehicle in case of emergency
Sec. 1203-b. Parking spaces: handicapped
  2. It shall be a violation for any person to stop, stand or park a vehicle in any area designated as a place for handicapped parking unless the vehicle bears a permit issued under section one thousand two hundred three-a or a registration issued under section four hundred four-a of this chapter and such vehicle is being used for the transportation of a severely disabled or handicapped person. This subdivision shall not apply to a violation of section twelve hundred three-c of this chapter.

Handicap Parking Application