This bill would increase the fines for commercial vehicles that are tractor-trailer combinations, tractors, truck trailers or semi-trailers parked overnight on a residential street. The fine for a first violation would be increased from $250 to $400, and the fine for a subsequent violation by the same owner within a six-month period would be increased from $500 to $800.
By Council Members Miller, Constantinides, Richards, Adams and Koslowitz
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to increasing the penalties for certain commercial vehicles parked overnight on residential streets
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Paragraph 2 of subdivision c of section 19-170 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by chapter 458 for the year 2010, is amended to read as follows:
2. A first violation of this section, when the commercial vehicle is a tractor-trailer combination, tractor, truck trailer or semi-trailer, shall be punishable by a monetary fine of [two hundred fifty dollars] $400. Any such subsequent violation of this section by the same owner, as defined in paragraph a of subdivision one of section two hundred thirty-nine of the vehicle and traffic law, within a six month period shall be punishable by a monetary fine of [five hundred dollars] $800.
§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.
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