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Section 16A.61.582
 

Title 16A Transportation

Chapter 16A.61 Rules of the Road

Section 16A.61.582 Free Parking by Disabled Persons

  1. In accord with the authority of RCW 46.16.381(9), as to non-metered, on-street parking places reserved for persons with physical disabilities, the time limit for free parking is four hours for vehicles displaying a placard or special license plate issued under RCW 46.61.582, where such four-hour limit is posted.

    1. In addition, as to non-reserved on-street parking spaces, including metered spaces, notwithstanding parking limits otherwise applicable, the time limit for free parking is four hours for vehicles displaying a placard or special license plate issued under RCW 46.61.582, where such four hour limit is posted.

    2. Where a meter allows time in excess of four hours, meter fees shall be deposited to initiate metered time at the expiration of the first four hours allowed free of charge.
       
  2. Where the four-hour limit is not posted for vehicles with the placard or license plate above referenced, any person who meets the criteria for special parking privileges under RCW 46.16.381 shall be allowed free of charge to park a vehicle being used to transport that person for unlimited periods of time in parking zones or areas including zones or areas with parking meters which are otherwise restricted as to the length of time parking is permitted. This section or RCW 46.61.582 does not apply to those zones or areas in which the stopping, parking, or standing of all vehicles is prohibited or which are reserved for special types of vehicles. The person shall obtain and display a special placard or license plate under RCW 46.16.381 to be eligible for the privileges under this section.

Date Passed: Monday, October 12, 2009

Effective Date: Saturday, November 14, 2009

ORD C34486 Section 3