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Residential parking system in the town of Harrison
Vehicle & Traffic (VAT) CHAPTER 71, TITLE 8, ARTICLE 41
§ 1662-c. Residential parking system in the town of Harrison. 1.
Notwithstanding the provisions of any law to the contrary, the town
board of the town of Harrison may, by adoption of a local law or
ordinance, provide for a residential parking permit system and fix and
require the payment of fees applicable to parking within the area in
which such parking system is in effect in accordance with the provisions
of this section.

2. Such residential parking system may only be established within the
area of the town of Harrison which shall mean that area generally
bounded by the following:

All of that area beginning at the intersection of Harrison Avenue and
Broadway; running north on Harrison Avenue to Davenport Street; thence
running east on Davenport Street to Oakland Avenue; then running north
along Oakland Avenue to the intersection of Macy Road; running thence
north on Macy Road to the intersection of Macy Road and South Road and
Sunnyside Avenue; running thence west along Sunnyside Avenue to
Sunnyside Place; thence north to Emerson Place; thence along Emerson
Place to Emerson Avenue north to Hyatt Avenue; thence west on Hyatt
Avenue to Harrison Avenue; thence south on Harrison Avenue to Webster
Avenue; thence west on Webster Avenue to Crotona Avenue; thence south on
Crotona Avenue to Calvert Street; thence east on Calvert Street to
Broadway; thence south on Broadway to the intersection of Harrison
Avenue, the place of beginning, permit parking may be implemented on
both sides of any street whose center line is herein utilized as a
boundary description.

Provided, however, that except for the reference to state highways
solely for the purposes of delineating the boundaries of the area
described in this subdivision, the provisions of this section shall not
apply to any state highway maintained by the state.

3. Notwithstanding the foregoing, no permit shall be required on
streets where the adjacent properties are zoned for commercial/retail

4. The local law or ordinance providing for such residential parking
system shall:

(a) set forth factors necessitating the enactment of such residential
parking system; and

(b) provide that motor vehicles registered pursuant to section four
hundred four-a of this chapter shall be exempt from any permit
requirement; and

(c) provide the times of the day and days of the week during which
permit requirements shall be in effect; and

(d) make not less than twenty percent of all spaces within the permit
area available to nonresidents and shall provide short term parking of
not less than ninety minutes in duration in such area; and

(e) provide the schedule of fees to be paid for such permits; and

(f) provide that such fees shall be credited to the general fund of
the town.

5. No ordinance shall be adopted pursuant to this section until a
public hearing thereon has been had in the same manner as required for
public hearings on a local law pursuant to the municipal home rule law.