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File #: 19-1956    Name: Parking Districts Ordinance
Type: Ordinance Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/5/2019 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 4/13/2019 Final action:
Title: Public Hearing, Second Reading and Final Passage. Consideration. Passage on Second Reading of an Ordinance to amend and reordain Article F (Permit Parking Districts) of Chapter 8 (Parking and Traffic Regulations) of Title 5 (Transportation and Environmental Services) of the Code of the City of Alexandria, Virginia, 1981, as amended, by amending Section 5-8-82 (Restricted Overnight Parking Districts) and Section 5-8-83 (Restricted Daytime Parking District) [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
Attachments: 1. 19-1909_Attachment 1_Ordinance Cover Sheet, 2. 19-1909_Attachment 2_Ordinance, 3. 19-1909_Attachment 3_District12Map, 4. 19-1909_Attachment 4_District 12 Sign, 5. 19-1956_After Items
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM



DATE: APRIL 8, 2019

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: MARK B. JINKS, CITY MANAGER /s/

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Public Hearing, Second Reading and Final Passage. Consideration. Passage on Second Reading of an Ordinance to amend and reordain Article F (Permit Parking Districts) of Chapter 8 (Parking and Traffic Regulations) of Title 5 (Transportation and Environmental Services) of the Code of the City of Alexandria, Virginia, 1981, as amended, by amending Section 5-8-82 (Restricted Overnight Parking Districts) and Section 5-8-83 (Restricted Daytime Parking District) [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
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ISSUE: Consideration of an ordinance to amend Sections 5-8-82 and 5-8-83 to remove references to a City decal for enforcement purposes in the Daytime and Overnight Parking Districts since the requirement to display a City decal has been eliminated.

RECOMMENDATION: That City Council consider the ordinance for second reading, public hearing and final passage on Saturday, April 13.

BACKGROUND: Sections 5-8-82 and 5-8-83 of the City Code allow for restricted overnight or restricted daytime parking restrictions, respectively, to be installed that limit parking during the posted hours to residents of the City or their guests. Attachment 3 shows the boundaries of these existing parking districts. To enforce these restrictions, the City Code references the City decal as verification of eligibility to park during the restricted hours. This information is also posted on the signs in these districts (Attachment 4).

On March 16, 2019, the City Council approved an ordinance to eliminate the requirement to display a City decal for verification of payment of personal property taxes. As these decals are no longer required to be affixed to a vehicle, the City Code and signage in these districts must be updated to reflect this change.

DISCUSSION: The proposed ordinance eliminates language referencing ...

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