Councilman wants Brooklyn’s flashy Christmas display to be vendor-free

It’s only August, but this Brooklyn pol is already trying to give his constituents a Christmas gift.

Councilman Justin Brannan wants to rid Dyker Heights’ famous Christmas light display of the rogue street vendors that residents say cause litter problems, hog up coveted parking spaces and spew exhaust fumes.

He plans to introduce a bill at Wednesday’s meeting that would prohibit food trucks and other street vendors from parking and operating in the heart of Dyker Heights, from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day.

The legislation would specifically cover a square-mile of the affluent, predominantly Italian-American residential community where Christmas lights usually shine brightest and attract the most sightseers:  10th Avenue to 13th Avenue and 81st Street to 86th Street.

“The world-renowned Dyker Heights lights have become a Christmas nightmare for many residents because of these vendors,” Brannan told The Post.

“While homeowners are happy to welcome legions of tourists to the neighborhood once a year, they are not interested in overflowing garbage cans, litter all over the street, and exhaust fumes from an ice cream truck idling outside their house for 12 hours a day, every day for a month.

“We hope this bill will put an end to that and return a little bit of sanity to the residents who live here for the other 11 months a year.”

Violators would be subject to fines of $250 to $1,000.

The over-the-top Christmas lights extravaganza typically attracts more than 150,000 visitors annually — including many from across the world — to the southern Brooklyn neighborhood.

Dyker Heights residents’ parking uproar has historically also extended to tour buses because some cops have controversially reserved some parking areas for buses to drop off sightseers.

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