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Parking Enforcement Information

Parking Fines

Fines for parking violations are as follows:

Initial Ticket:…………………………………………………….. $25.00

Increase after assigned court date:………………………. $50.00

Second notice (30 days after assigned court date):… $80.00

Third notice (30 days after second notice):…………… $130.00

Handicap parking violations:………………………………. $60.00

After third notice, vehicles can be subject to a parking boot, at which time fines would have to be paid or arrangements made with the Village Justice before the parking boot is removed.

Payment of Parking Fines:

1 – Fines are paid by CASH, MONEY ORDER, BANK CHECK.

2 – NO PERSONAL CHECKS will be excepted as payment for parking fines.

3 – MONEY ORDERS or BANK CHECKS need to be made out to POLICE COURT-VILLAGE OF SOLVAY

You can mail your fines in the parking citation (which is also an envelope).

Contesting Parking Tickets:

1 – You can protest your parking ticket by attending Village Court on the date that is on the Parking Ticket.

2 – Court is held on the 1st, 2nd, and 4th Thursday of every month at 4:00 pm at 1000 Woods Road (Town of Geddes Town Hall).

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY:

New parking Regulations have been set up in the Village of Solvay.

Please refer to the below to see if your streets are part of the new parking regulations.

Thank,

Village of Solvay Police Department

 NO PARKING FROME HERE TO CORNER

King Ave and Fifth St

400 Block of South Ave

Hamilton St between Montrose Ave and Draper Ave on the NORTH SIDE of the street

Boulder Rd to Woods Rd on the EAST SIDE of the street

300 block of Abell Ave to Fourth St

Both sides of Fourth St to the corner of Fourth St and Abell Ave

 NO PARKING BETWEEN SIGNS

King Ave (400 Block)

Abell Ave (300 Block)

 NO PARKING – NOVEMBER-APRIL

Turning on Worth Ave

Dead End of Hamilton St (Both Sides)

Stanton Ave from Barclay St to Fourth St on EAST SIDE

Summit Ave curve on EAST SIDE

11 Most Common Parking Violations (SVC=Solvay Village Code, NYSVTL=New York State Vehicle & Traffic Law):

1 – No Parking (SVC; 160.53a) – No driver shall fail, neglect or refuse to comply with any regulation prohibited parking displayed on official traffic signs installed or placed in any street.

2 – Odd/Even Violations (SVC; 160-53b) – No driver shall fail, neglect or refuse to comply with any regulation limiting or restricting the parking or standing of vehicles displayed on official traffic signs installed or placed in any street.

3 – Parking Against Traffic (SVC; 160-54) – No person shall park a vehicle upon any public highway within the village except parallel to the curb, with both right front and right rear wheels (passenger side of vehicle) not more than 12 inches from the curb, except on one-way streets, in which case it shall be permissible for the left front and left rear wheels to be parallel to the curb and no further than 12 inches there from and except in such parts of street as shall designated for angle parking by official signs; and no vehicle shall park on any public sidewalk.

4 – Sidewalk Parking (SVC; 160-55) – No person shall park a vehicle upon any sidewalk on any street.

5 – Parking Near Firehydrant (SVC; 160-56) – Parking within 15 feet of any fire hydrant anywhere within the village is prohibited.

6 – Blocking Driveway Parking (SVC; 160-61) – Except in an emergency or in compliance with the directions of a peace officer or unless the vehicle is actually in charge of some person capable of driving it, no vehicle shall be stopped or left standing in front of a private driveway.

7 – Corner Parking (SVC; 160-63) – No person shall park a vehicle upon any street within 20 feet of any crossing or intersection or upon any street within 50 feet of any crossing or intersection of a street designated by the provisions of this chapter as a through-traffic street where an official stop sign is posted, as prescribed herein.

8 – Time Limit Loading Zone (SVC; 160.67) – No driver shall park or stand any vehicle in any part of any roadway designed by official signs as a loading zone for a period of time longer that necessary for the expeditious unloading and delivery or pickup and loading of material. In no case shall a stop for loading or unloading exceed 30 minutes.

9 – Alternate Parking (SVC; 160-74) – Except as otherwise posted, a system of alternate parking shall be in effect for all streets within the Village. Pursuant to this system, parking shall be permitted on the odd-numbered side of the street from 9:00 a.m. on the odd-numbered days until 9:00 a.m. on the following day, and on the even-numbered sode of the street from 9:00 a.m. on even-numbered days until 9:00 a.m. on the following day.

10 – Uninspected Vehicle (NYSVTL; 306-b) – No  motor  vehicle  shall  be  operated  or  parked on the public highways  of  this  state  unless  a  certificate  or  certificates   of inspection,  as  required  by this article, is or are displayed upon the vehicle or affixed to the registration certificate for  the  vehicle  as may  be  determined  by  the  commissioner.  The  commissioner  may,  by regulation, provide for a temporary indication of inspection to  be  placed on  a  motor vehicle which shall be valid as a certificate of inspection for a period not to exceed fifteen days upon the loss, theft, mutilation or destruction of a certificate of inspection.  Any  violation  of  this section  that  occurs  while  a  motor  vehicle  is parked on the public highways of this state  shall  constitute  a  parking  violation.  Every agreement for the lease or rental of a motor vehicle for a period of not more than thirty days shall be deemed to provide that the lessor of such vehicle  shall,  in  all  respects, be substituted for the lessee or any person operating the vehicle in conformity  with  the  lease  or  rental agreement  in  connection  with  any  charge  of violating this section, provided that any summons issued to the operator for violation  of  this section  is  turned  over to the lessor. A violation of this subdivision shall be punishable by a fine of not less than fifty nor more  than  one hundred  dollars  for  a  first  offense, and by a fine of not less than fifty nor more than two hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not  more than  fifteen  days,  or  by  both  such fine and imprisonment, for each subsequent offense; provided  however,  that  if  the  vehicle  bears  a certificate or certificates of inspection which was or were valid within the last sixty days, such violation shall be punishable by a fine of not less than twenty-five nor more than fifty dollars.

11 – Handicapped Parking (NYSVTL; 1203-c4) – Except as  otherwise provided by local law which imposes a larger maximum fine, any person who stops, stands or parks  in  spaces  clearly marked  for  use  by  the  handicapped  in accordance with this section, without a special  vehicle  identification  parking  permit,  a  special municipal  parking  permit  or  whose motor vehicle is not registered in accordance with section four hundred four-a of this  chapter  and  being used for the transportation of a handicapped person; or with such permit or  registration  and  such  person is not the one to whom the permit or registration was issued or is not transporting  the  person  issued  the permit or registration; or any person who parks in a handicapped parking access  aisle;…

For more information on the parking laws for the Village of Solvay, please click on Parking Laws to view the complete Article (ARTICLE IV; Stopping, Standing and parking).

Solvay Police Department
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