Amendments to Chapter 189 Parking

A Local Law entitled, A Local Law in relation to Amendments to Chapter 189 Parking, in connection with Town Parking Permits


I.Purpose.

II.Chapter 189 of the Code of the Town of Southold is hereby amended as follows:

Chapter 189. Parking
Article I. Parking at Beaches

§ 189-3. Parking permits.
Parking permits for parking vehicles in the parking areas designated in § 189-2 of this
article shall be issued as follows:
A.  Resident parking permit.
(1)A resident parking permit shall be issued by the Town Clerk or a
person designated by him to all persons who are qualified residents
of the Town of Southold. Persons applying for a resident parking
permit shall be requested to sign an application in affidavit form
and submit for inspection the following as proof of residence:
[Amended 5-25-1971; 3-25-1975 by L.L. No. 1-1975; 7-14-1987
by L.L. No. 11-1987]
(a)A valid tax receipt stub for the current year for any taxable
real property within the Town of Southold assessed in the
name of the applicant.
(b)A valid motor vehicle registration in the name of the
applicant and to an address located within the Town of
Southold or to an address corresponding to the address
of a validated tax receipt stub for the current tax year for
any taxable real property within the Town of Southold affixed to the application.
(c)Such other proof of residence as is satisfactory to the Town
Clerk.
(2)The Town Clerk or a person designated by the Town Clerk shall
inspect such application to determine that the applicant is a
qualified resident of the Town. Upon approval of the application, a
resident parking permit shall be issued and inscribed with the vehicle license registration number. Such permit shall not be transferred to any other vehicle. Amended 3-25-1975 by L.L. No.
1-1975; 12-28-1984 by L.L. No. 10-1984]
(3)Resident parking permits for motor vehicles shall be permanently
affixed to the right side of the front bumper of such vehicle. [Amended 5-9-1972; 10-18-1994 by L.L. No. 21-1994]
(4)A Resident Parking Permit shall be valid for two years.  The first
two (2) year permit period shall commence January 1, 2018 and
terminate on December 31, 2019.  
Thereafter, a new two (2) year permit period shall commence on
January 1st of every even-numbered year.
(5)The fee for the residential parking permit period, or any part
thereof, shall be prescribed by resolution of the Southold Town
Board.

B.Lessee parking permit.
(1)A lessee parking permit shall be issued by the Town Clerk or a
person designated by him to all persons who lease or rent property
within the Town of Southold but do not qualify as residents as
defined in § 189-3A hereof. Persons applying for a lessee parking permit shall present an application in affidavit form, signed by the
lessee and the owner of the property, setting forth:
(a)The location of the leased or rented property.
(b)The persons occupying the same.
(c)The term of such tenancy.
(2) Upon a determination by the Town Clerk or person designated by
him that the applicant is entitled to a lessee parking permit and
upon the payment of the permit fee, such permit shall be issued
and inscribed with the vehicle license registration number and shall
be affixed to the vehicle in the same manner as provided in § 189-
3A(3) hereof.
(3)The fee for the issuance of a lessee parking permit shall be such
fee as shall be prescribed by resolution of the Southold Town
Board.

C.Hotel-motel parking permits.
(1)Hotel-motel parking permits shall be issued by the Town Clerk or
a person designated by him to the owners or their designated
managers of hotels, motels, rooming or boarding houses and trailer
parks, for use by the paying guests temporarily residing therein.
Persons applying for a hotel-motel parking permit shall present an
application to the Town Clerk in affidavit form, signed by the
applicant, setting forth:
(a)The number of rental units available at the applicant's
premises.
(b)The number of permits applied for.
(c)The designated business name, if any, of the premises
applied for.
(2)Upon a determination by the Town Clerk or a person designated by
him that the applicant is entitled to such permits and upon payment
of the required permit fee, permits shall be issued; provided,
however, that the number of permits issued shall not exceed the
number of rental units available at the premises applied for. Such permits shall be inscribed with the name of the applicant or the
designated business name of the applicant's premises and shall be
used only by paying guests occupying the premises for which such
permits are issued.
(3)Hotel-motel parking permits shall be transferable and shall be
displayed on the dashboard on the passenger side of the vehicle.
The owner or manager to whom such permits are issued shall make no charge for the use of such permits by such guests, but may
require a deposit to ensure return of a permit. [Amended 11-24-1992 by L.L. No. 19-1992]
(4)The fee for the issuance of a hotel-motel parking permit shall be
such fee as shall be prescribed by resolution of the Southold Town
Board.

D.One-day nonresident permits.
(1)One-day nonresident parking permits may be issued for the
parking of vehicles on the parking areas at Southold Town Beach,
and Norman E. Klipp Marine Park to any person by the attendant
on duty at such parking areas or by the Town Clerk. [Amended 5-
9-1972; 4-14-1998 by L.L. No. 5-1998; 7-17-2007 by L.L. No. 17-
2007]
(2)Such permit shall be valid only for the day on which the same is
issued. Any permit not fully filled in shall be invalid. [Amended 4-
14-1998 by L.L. No. 5-1998]
(3)The fee for the issuance of a one-day nonresident parking permit
shall be such fee as shall be prescribed by resolution of the
Southold Town Board.

E.Guest permits.
[Added 12-28-1982 by L.L. No. 9-1982]
(1)Guest parking permits shall be issued by the Town Clerk or a
person designated by the Town Clerk to all persons who are
qualified residents of the Town of Southold, as defined in § 189-
3A hereof, for use by guests temporarily residing in the dwelling of
such resident. A resident applying for a guest parking permit
shall present an application in affidavit form, signed by the
applicant, setting forth the following:
(a)The location of the property to be occupied by the guests.
(b)The names and permanent addresses of the guests.
(c)The length of time of the guest occupancy.
(2)Upon a determination by the Town Clerk or person designated by
the Town Clerk that the applicant is entitled to a guest parking
permit and upon the payment of the permit fee, such permit shall
be issued and inscribed with the vehicle license registration
number and shall be affixed to the vehicle in the same manner as
provided in § 189-3A(3) hereof.
(3)The fee for the issuance of a guest parking permit shall be such fee
as shall be prescribed by a resolution of the Southold Town Board.

F.Nonresident seasonal beach parking permit. Beach parking permits for
nonresidents for the period January 1 through December 31 may be issued
by the Town Clerk of the Town of Southold upon application therefor at a
sum prescribed by resolution of the Southold Town Board, which annual
sum shall be for the vehicle only. [Added 7-14-1987 by L.L. No. 11-1987;
amended 10-23-1990 by L.L. No. 21-1990; 10-18-1994 by L.L. No. 21-
1994; 2-23-1995 by L.L. No. 4-1995]

G.Trailer Permit.  
1.A Trailer Permit shall be required for any trailer used to launch a
boat at the boat ramp or road end locations set forth in section 189-
2 B or C.
2.A Trailer permit shall be required at all times to park a trailer in
any of the parking areas designated in sections 189-2 A, B, or C.
3.A Trailer Permit shall be issued by the Town Clerk or a person
designated by him to all persons who are qualified residents of the
Town of Southold. Persons applying for a Trailer Permit shall be
required to meet the same requirements set forth in section 189-3
A.
4.A trailer Permit shall be affixed to the tongue of the trailer.
5.The fee for a Trailer Permit shall be set from time by time by
resolution of the Town Board.

H.Commercial Boat Hauler/Launcher Permit. Any business engaged in the
launching of transporting and/or launching boats shall be required to
obtain a Commercial Boat Hauler Permit.
1A Commercial Boat Hauler/Launcher Permit shall only be issued
by the Town Clerk or a person designated by him to an individual
or corporate entity engaged in the business of transporting and/or
launching  boats with a principle place of business located in the
Town of Southold.
2.The fee for a Commercial Boat Hauler/Launcher Permit shall be
set from time by time by resolution of the Town Board.

I.  Night fishing parking permit. For the purpose of ensuring fishermen and
shell fishermen parking access to the beaches, creeks and waters within
the Town of Southold when such parking access is normally closed (10:00
p.m. to 6:00 a.m.), the following exception to § 189-2G is hereby created:
[Added 8-10-2010 by L.L. No. 8-2010]
(1)Night fishing parking permit. A night fishing parking permit shall
be issued by the Town Clerk or a person designated by the Town
Clerk to all persons who hold a resident, lessee or guest parking
permit.
(2)Any motor vehicle having a night fishing parking permit shall be
deemed not to be in violation of § 189-2G or § 189-3G where both
the night fishing permit and the resident, lessee or guest parking
permit are properly displayed.
(3)The following rules and regulations apply:
(a)At the time a motor vehicle with a night fishing permit is
parked at a location during a time in which parking is
normally prohibited by § 189-2G and § 189-3G, the
occupants of the vehicle must have fishing equipment and
be actively engaged in fishing. The permit is nontransferable and valid only for vehicles bearing the
license plate number on the permit.
(b)Fees. There shall be no annual fee for night fishing permits.
(c)Duration of permits. All night fishing permits provided for
in this section shall expire at the same time as the resident,
lessee or guest parking permit.
(4)Other regulations. Persons using parking areas pursuant to the
provisions of this section shall comply with all other laws,
ordinances, rules, regulations and restrictions thereto

II.SEVERABILITY
If any clause, sentence, paragraph, section, or part of this Local Law shall be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the judgment shall not affect the validity of this law as a whole or any part thereof other than the part so decided to be unconstitutional or invalid.

IV. EFFECTIVE DATE
This Local Law shall take effect January 1, 2018 after filing with the Secretary of State as provided by law.


RESOLVED the Town Board of the Town of Southold hereby sets the follow permit fees to be effective for the following 2018 Beach Parking Permits:

Resident Beach Parking Permit Two (2) year$20.00
Resident Trailer Launch/Haul Permit Two (2) year$20.00
Daily Non-Resident Beach Parking Fee$40.00
Guest Non-Resident Beach Parking Fee$40.00
Lessee Non-Resident Beach Parking Fee$100.00
Motel Non-Resident Beach Parking Fee$100.00
Seasonal Non-Resident Beach Parking Fee$300.00
Commercial Launch/Haul Permit$300.00