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SECTION 1660-A
Traffic regulations at parking areas and driveways of hospitals, shopping centers, office buildings and office building complexes, places...
Vehicle & Traffic (VAT) CHAPTER 71, TITLE 8, ARTICLE 41
§ 1660-a. Traffic regulations at parking areas and driveways of
hospitals, shopping centers, office buildings and office building
complexes, places of public assembly, private apartment complexes, fire
stations, private condominium complexes, mobile home parks, manufactured
home parks, industrial parks and industrial complexes. The town board of
any town, with respect to the parking areas and driveways of a hospital,
office building or office building complex or place of public assembly,
or parking area of a shopping center or the parking areas and driveways
of facilities owned or leased by a not-for-profit corporation or the
parking areas, driveways and private streets or roadways of a private
apartment house complex, private condominium complex or cooperative
apartment complex, or the parking areas, private streets, roadways or
driveways of mobile home parks or manufactured home parks, or the
parking areas and driveways of a fire station, or the parking areas,
private streets, roadways or driveways of an industrial park or
industrial complex, and pursuant to the written request of either the
owner or the person in general charge of the operation and control of
such area, the fire chief of the fire department or the police chief or
the police commissioner of the police department serving such area, may,
by local law or ordinance:

1. Order stop signs, flashing signals or yield signs erected at
entrance or exit locations to any such area or designate any
intersection in such area as a stop intersection or as a yield
intersection and order like signs or signals at one or more entrances to
such intersection.

2. Regulate traffic in any such area, including regulation by means of
traffic-control signals.

2-a. Notwithstanding the provisions of section sixteen hundred
sixty-two-a to the contrary, establish maximum speed limits in any such
area at not less than fifteen miles per hour.

3. Prohibit or regulate the turning of vehicles or specified types of
vehicles at intersections or other designated locations in any such
area.

4. Regulate the crossing of any roadway in any such area by
pedestrians.

5. Designate any separate roadway in any such area for one-way
traffic.

6. Prohibit, regulate, restrict or limit the stopping, standing or
parking of vehicles in specified areas of any such area.

7. Designate safety zones in any such area.

8. Provide for the removal and storage of vehicles parked or abandoned
in any such area during snowstorms, floods, fires or other public
emergencies, or found unattended in any such area, (1) where they
constitute an obstruction to traffic or (2) where stopping, standing or
parking is prohibited, and for the payment of reasonable charges for
such removal and storage by the owner or operator of any such vehicle.

9. Adopt such additional reasonable rules and regulations with respect
to traffic and parking in any such area as local conditions may require
for the safety and convenience of the public or of the users of any such
area.

10. Make special provisions with relation to stopping, standing or
parking of vehicles registered pursuant to section four hundred four-a
of this chapter or those possessing a special vehicle identification
parking permit issued in accordance with section one thousand two
hundred three-a of this chapter.

In the case of a college or university, as defined in section two of
the education law, the provisions of this section shall apply only upon
the written request of the governing body of such college or university.