Notice of Public Hearing



            PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that pursuant to the direction of the East Greenbush Town Board,            the Town Board shall hold a public hearing on September 20, 2023, at 6:00 P.M., at the East Greenbush Town Hall located at 225 Columbia Turnpike in the Town of East Greenbush, to receive comments from the public about a proposed local law as follows:


            A Local Law of the Town of East Greenbush Making the Provisions of Certain Sections of the Vehicle and Traffic Law Enforceable in Parking Lots Within the Town of East Greenbush.


             Under New York State law, town police officers cannot issue tickets for violations of State vehicle and traffic laws occurring in parking lots in the town, unless the municipality enacts a local law allowing their police officers to do so.   The proposed local law, under the authority granted in Section 1100 of the NYS Vehicle and Traffic law, provides that East Greenbush police officers would have the authority to issue tickets relating to obedience of stop signs, signals, turning regulations and other provisions of the Vehicle and Traffic Law occurring in parking lots within the Town of East Greenbush.


            A copy of the proposed local law may be inspected at the Office of the Town Clerk during regular business hours. In addition, a copy of the proposed local law is also available on the Town’s website at:



            Written comments may be submitted to the Town Board by email to, or by mail to the Town Board, Town of East Greenbush, 225 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer, New York 12144, at any time prior to the hearing.


   Local Law - Traffice Enforcement in Parking Lots                                                                    

Dated: September 7, 2023
By order of the East Greenbush Town Board
Ellen Pangburn

East Greenbush Town Clerk