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File #: Ord 21-28    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 7/28/2021
Title: Amending section 157.03 of the Legislative Code to prohibit parking at electric vehicle charging stations in the public right-of-way, unless the vehicle is an electric vehicle using the charging station.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Title
Amending section 157.03 of the Legislative Code to prohibit parking at electric vehicle charging stations in the public right-of-way, unless the vehicle is an electric vehicle using the charging station.
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SECTION 1

WHEREAS, section 157.03 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code prohibits a person from stopping or parking in certain places; and

WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul is investing in and installing electric vehicle charging stations; and

WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul wants to ensure that electric vehicles will have access to electric vehicle charging stations in the public right-of-way; and

WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul wants to prevent non-electric vehicles from parking and blocking access to electric vehicle charging stations; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Saint Paul does hereby ordain:


SECTION 2

Sec. 157.03. - Stopping or parking prohibited in certain places.
(a) No person shall stop, stand or park a vehicle except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a police officer or other recognized emergency authority or in obedience to a traffic-control device, in any of the following places:
(1) Across any curb, on a sidewalk or boulevard, lawn or grass plot except as provided in section 157.04, state fair parking district, or section 157.05, parking or stopping on a public way;
(2) In front of or within five (5) feet, of the throat of any public or private driveway or alley, or in such a manner as to block such driveway or alley;
(3) On that portion of a private road or driveway lying between the public right of way line and the curb line of the adjacent street or if no curb the edge of pavement.
(4) Within an intersection;
(5) Within ten (10) feet of a fire hydrant;
(6) On a crosswalk;
(7) Within twenty (20) feet of a crosswalk at an intersection;
(8) Within thirty (30) feet upon the approach to any flashing beacon, stop...

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