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File #: Ord 18-20    Version: Name: Chapter 164 ordinance amendments
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 7/25/2018
Title: Amending Chapter 164 of the Legislative Code pertaining to residential permit parking.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Title
Amending Chapter 164 of the Legislative Code pertaining to residential permit parking.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAINT PAUL DOES ORDAIN:

SECTION 1

Chapter 164 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

Chapter 164. - Residential Permit Parking-Guidelines and Regulations

Sec. 164.01. - Declaration of public policy and purpose.

The council of the city finds that there are residential areas within the city which are adjacent to or very near intense nonresidential uses which do not provide adequate off-street parking. The council further finds that persons employed by or using those nonresidential facilities frequently park their vehicles on nearby residential streets, resulting in serious residential problems. This parking ordinance regulating parking in designated residential areas is hereby established for the safety of the residents and to protect real and personal property from damage by reducing hazardous traffic conditions resulting from the heavy usage of these residential streets by nonresidents or transients; to protect those residential areas from polluted air, excessive noise, trash and refuse caused by the entry of such vehicles; to promote efficiency in the maintenance of those streets in a clean and safe condition; to preserve the character and integrity of those areas as residential districts; to protect the residents of those areas from unreasonable burdens in gaining access to their residences; and to preserve the general health, safety, and welfare of those residential areas.


Sec. 164.02. - Residential parking permit areas authorized.

The council, after following the procedures in this chapter, may by resolution establish and designate, modify and remove residential areas or parts thereof as residential permit parking areas. On-street parking may be limited or restricted in such areas to certain locations, hours, times and/or automobiles as may be further provided in this chapter. Suc...

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