MAMARONECK, N.Y. -- Responding to complaints about abandoned cars and longterm parking by train commuters, the Village of Mamaroneck passed a local law on Monday to limit on-street residential parking to one week.
The previous law allowed parking for up to 21 days.
The Board of Trustees adopted PLL B-2016 a local law Regarding Vehicles, Abandoned, Chapter 322-1 Parking Limit on Streets from with extension by Village Permit in advance.
The Village is preparing a policy and program to provide for residents who anticipate having to park their cars on street for more than seven days.
Village Manager Richard Slingerland said the most frequent complaints received about persons or businesses parking vehicles for extended periods of time on the street have been the following:
-- Washingtonville area – Waverly, Madison, Center, Washington, Grand;
-- Union Avenue (overuse by Metro-North commuters),
-- - Nostrand and Howard and Hillside
"The problem is most severe in areas that have a high demand for parking and inadequate parking on the properties of the homes, apartmets or businesses," Slingerland told Daily Voice on Thursday
Meanwhile, new automated multi-space parking meters have been installed in various municipal parking lots in Mamaroneck, where they were activated on Thursday. More details on the machines used to replace traditional coin meters can be found at this link.