Before the City Council
of the City of Hood River, Oregon

Ordinance No. 2014

An Ordinance Amending Title 10 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 10.40 (Parking Zones and Meters), of the Hood River Municipal Code by Adding a New Section 10.40.090(J) to Specify the Proper Display of a City-issued Parking Permit.

 WHEREAS, the City regulates vehicular use of the public rights-of-way in Title 10 (Vehicles and Traffic) of the Hood River Municipal Code (HRMC); and

 WHEREAS, the specific issues associated with parking zones and use of parking meters is addressed in HRMC chapter 10.40 (Parking Zones and Meters); and

 WHEREAS, the city issues parking passes for certain employees and contractors for use in conjunction with work performed on behalf of city business and government work, and there arises a need to specify how those parking passes are displayed so as to avoid confusion and make parking enforcement more predictable and consistent; and

 WHEREAS, the City Council considered the adoption of a new subsection of HRMC 10.40.090 (Parking meter hoods  Parking work permits – Meter passes – Issuance requirements) at its regular meeting of April 13, 2015.

 NOW, THEREFORE, the Hood River City Council Ordains as follows:

Section 1.  Title 10 (Vehicles and Traffic), Chapter 10.40 (Parking Zones and Meters), Section 10.40.090 (Parking meter hoods  Parking work permits – Meter passes – Issuance requirements) of the Hood River Municipal Code is hereby amended to add a new subsection which shall read as follows:

10.40.090  Parking meter hoods  Parking work permits - Meter passes - Issuance requirements.

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J.  All parking permits issued by the City shall be displayed on the right side of the windshield in plain view.  To be valid, permits must be visible at all time the vehicle is parked at a metered space.
 

 Read for the first time on April 27, 2015, read for a second time and adopted May 11, 2015.  This Ordinance shall be effective 30 days following the second reading and adoption.

Kate McBride Yes/No
Laurent Picard Yes/No
Mark Zanmiller Yes/No
Susan Johnson Yes/No
Peter Cornelison Yes/No
Becky Brun Yes/No       
      Paul Blackburn, Mayor

ATTEST:     Approved as to form:


           
Jennifer Gray, City Recorder   Daniel Kearns, City Attorney