ORDINANCE NO.  2006

(An ordinance amending Chapter 10.36 of the Hood River Municipal Code to provide for limits on vehicle parking)

 WHEREAS, the City has authority to regulate parking of motor vehicles;
 WHEREAS, certain parking violations are currently issued under Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS.);

 WHEREAS, the following violations are the only parking citations not adopted as municipal codes; and

 WHEREAS, by adopting these violations in the Hood River Municipal Code, this will offer standardization to all parking violations enforced by parking.

NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY OF HOOD RIVER ORDAINS AS FOLLOWS:

Chapter 10.36 of the Hood River Municipal Code is amended to read as follows:

CHAPTER 10.36 - STOPPING, STANDING AND PARKING
 10.36.010  Parking methods and restrictions
 10.36.020  Prohibited parking and standing
 10.36.030  Parking for certain purposes prohibited
 10.36.031  Parking within 10 feet of a fire hydrant
 10.36.032  Parking on a sidewalk
 10.36.032  Parking on a crosswalk
 10.36.034  Unlawful parking in space reserved for persons with disabilities
 10.36.040  Unauthorized standing on city owned real estate--Prohibited
 10.36.050  Unauthorized standing on city owned real estate--Impoundment-Reclamation
 10.36.060  Unauthorized standing on city owned real estate--Impoundment--Appeal procedure
 10.36.070  Parking or standing in loading zone restricted
 10.36.080  Leaving unattended vehicle--Required procedure
 10.36.090  Unattended vehicle--Action by police officer
 10.36.100  Standing or parking of buses and taxicabs restricted
 10.36.110  Bus and taxicab stands--Use restricted
 10.36.120  Lights on parked vehicle
 10.36.130 Commercial vehicle parking in residential zone
 10.36.140  Exemptions

 

A. 10.36.031 Parking within 10 feet of a fire hydrant. Except as provided under an exemption in 10.36.140, a person is in violation of 10.36.031 if a person parks, stops or leaves standing a vehicle within 10 feet of a fire hydrant.

B. 10.36.032 Parking on a sidewalk. Except as provided under an exemption in 10.36.140, a person is in violation of 10.36.032 if a person parks, stops or leaves standing a vehicle on a sidewalk.

C. 10.36.033 Parking on a crosswalk. Except as provided under an exemption in 10.36.140, a person is in violation of 10.36.033 if a person parks, stops or leaves standing a vehicle on a crosswalk.
 
D. 10.36.034 Unlawful parking in space reserved for persons with disabilities. A person commits the offense of unlawful parking in a space reserved for persons with disabilities if:
 

 

(a) The person parks a vehicle in any parking space or aisle that is on private or public property and that is marked or signed to provide parking for persons with disabilities and the vehicle does not conspicuously display a disabled person parking permit described in ORS 811.602 or 811.606 or a disabled parking permit issued by another jurisdiction;
  (b) Stops or parks a vehicle in such a way as to block access to a parking space that is on private or public property and that is marked or signed to provide parking for persons with disabilities; or
  (c) Places an object or allows an object to be placed in such a manner that it blocks access to a parking space that is on private or public property and that is marked or signed to provide parking for persons with disabilities. 

E. The remaining provisions on Chapter 10.36 are unchanged.


Read for the first time: March 11, 2013.

Read for the second time and passed: March 25, 2013, to become effective thirty (30) days hence.

Signed      ,  2013.

 

            
      Arthur Babitz, Mayor

ATTEST:

      
Jennifer Gray, City Recorder