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What is the legal parking distance from a fire hydrant in New York City?

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The legal parking distance from a fire hydrant in New York, NY is 15 feet. This law is mandated by official NYC traffic rules and it is enforced by traffic officers.

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What is the legal parking distance from a fire hydrant in New York City?
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Violators of the fire hydrant parking policy may be subject to a ticket and fines. Another strictly enforced New York City parking violation is parking a vehicle during street sweeping. However, NYC traffic rules do state that a vehicle may park at a jammed or broken meter for up to 1 hour. This time is static regardless of the time stated on the defunct meter.

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