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16.20.405 Enforcement of Metered Parking Spaces.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 179141, effective March 23, 2005.)

A.  Parking meters are in effect during all hours indicated on the meter and/or sign.

B.  All vehicles must adhere to parking meter regulations while stopped or parked in an officially designated metered parking space unless obeying the direction of an authorized officer or unless authorized for specific actions by a vehicle or general parking permit.

C.  Emergency vehicles may stop or park in any metered space at any time while serving an emergency.

D.  It is unlawful to store nonvehicular property in a metered parking space.  Any nonvehicular property stored in a metered parking space is a nuisance and may be summarily abated.