Fire Lanes

Fire lanes shall not be obstructed, and there shall be no parking, standing or stopping except for temporary drop off and pick up. All provisions of the New York State Fire Code shall apply to said fire lane alleys.

Island Area Fire Lanes


  • Between Hudson Avenue and Bridge Avenue from Mohawk River to Park Avenue
  • Between Hudson Avenue and Maple Avenue from Third Street to Park Avenue
  • Between Bridge Avenue and Van Schaick Avenue from Park Avenue to Mohawk River
  • Between Van Schaick Avenue and Myrtle Avenue from Par Avenue to Second Street
  • Between Myrtle Avenue and Forest Avenue from Park Avenue to First Street
  • Between Adams Avenue and Washington Avenue from Continental Avenue to Third Street
  • Between Washington Avenue and Rensselaer Avenue from Continental Avenue to Third Street
  • Between Rensselaer Avenue and Breslin Avenue from Continental Avenue to Third Street
  • Between Kosciusko Avenue and Pulaski Avenue from Meadow Street to Kosciusko Avenue (Laura Drive)
  • Between Maple Avenue and the Van Schaick Island Golf Course
  • Between Adams Avenue and Forest Avenue north of Second Street

Hill Section Fire Lanes


  • Between Masten Avenue and Mann Avenue from Columbia Street to Washington Street
  • Between Summit Street and Willow Street from Garner to Summit Street
  • Between Garner Street and Magnam Street from Vliet Street to Willow Street
  • Between Garner Street and Magnam Street from Willow Street to Magnam
  • 16. Between Vliet Street and Hamilton Street from Hamilton Place to Egbert Street
  • Between Hamilton Street and Jay Street from Egbert Street to Dead End
  • Between Egbert Street and Morris Street from Reservoir Street to Egbert Street
  • West of Orchard Street from Church Street to Maiden Lane
  • Between Johnston Avenue and Willow Street from Garner Street to Summit Street
  • Between Magnum Street and Strong Place from Willow Street to Strong Place
  • Between Vliet Street and Worth Street from Strong Place to Worth Street
  • Between Vliet Street and Hamilton Street from Garner Street to Egbert Street
  • Between Garner Street and the Bike Path

City Fire Lanes


  • Between Lancaster Street and Congress Street from Columbia Street south to Lancaster Street
  • Between Lancaster Street and Congress Street from Columbia Street north to Lancaster Street
  • Between Congress Street and Main Street from Columbia Street south to George Street
  • Between Congress Street and Main Street from Columbia Street north to Newcomb Street
  • Between Remsen Street and Mohawk Street from Howard Street to Columbia Street (Rock Alley)
  • Between Remsen Street and Mohawk Street from Ontario Street to White Street (Timpane Alley)
  • Between Alexander Street and Hawk Street from Lark Street and Central Avenue
  • Between Remsen Street and Saratoga Avenue from Newark Street to Mohawk Street (Freisi Alley)
  • Between School Street and Front Street from Cataract Street and North Mohawk Street
  • Between Olmstead Street and Sargent Street from Ontario Street to Cayuga Street
  • Between School Street and Front Street east of Cataract Street