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Section 16A.61.561
 

Title 16A Transportation

Chapter 16A.61 Rules of the Road

Section 16A.61.561 Parking Time Limited and Regulated
  1. No vehicles shall be parked for a continuous twenty-four (24) hour period on any one block face upon any public street or highway in this City located within any non-residential zone. Vehicles in violation may be deemed unauthorized and subject to twenty-four hour notification of impoundment and be impounded. 
  1. Between the hours of eight a.m. and seven p.m., Monday through Saturday, no vehicle shall be parked on any one block face upon any street within the parking meter area (as authorized by SMC 16A.61.5902) beyond the maximum time allowed by the meter, and are required to move off the block face after the maximum time allowed by the meter has expired until the next calendar day, except that pay-by-phone customers may purchase one, fifteen minute time extension beyond the legal maximum parking time by phone; provided, the City Council may fix a shorter or longer time for parking in reserved and other restricted parking places established under the provisions of this code, the same to be effective when properly signed and posted by the City street director. 
  1. Between the hours of eight a.m. and seven p.m., Monday through Saturday, no vehicle shall be parked within the parking meter area (as authorized by SMC 16A.61.5902), inclusive of the boundary streets, at a space from which the parking meter or space number sign has been removed for a period longer than two (2) hours.
  1. No person shall park any vehicle for longer than seventy-two (72) hours on any street located within an area zoned solely for residential uses. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the the following vehicles may be cited at any time:
  1. parked in a manner which creates a public safety hazard;
  1. parked facing the opposite direction of traffic on that side of the street;
  1. parked so as to block any driveway or fire hydrant or within fifteen feet of such drivway or hydrant
  1. parked in any area signed as no parking;
  1. parked without a city-issued parking permit in any area within which City-issued parking permits are required;
  1. junk vehicle as the term is defined in SMC 10.16.010(F);
  1. parked within twenty-four (24) hours of a previously noticed street clearing event; or
  1. vehicles showing evidence of use as a permanent dwelling unit.
  1. Vehicles in violation may be deemed unauthorized and subject to impoundment after notification no less than twenty-four (24) hours in advance.
  1. The enforcement of the provisions of this section related to parking longer than seventy-two hours or facing the opposite direction of traffic shall be undertaken solely in response to complaints. If the City receives a complaint that a vehicle is in violation of subsection (D.6 or D.8) of this section or related to the length of parking, the City shall prior to issuing a citation  first issue a warning notice along with a requirement that the violation be remedied within twenty-four (24) hours. If the violation continues after twenty-four (24) hours after the issuance of a warning notice, the City shall issue a citation.

 

Date Passed: Monday, June 24, 2019

Effective Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2019

ORD C35779 Section 2