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16.35.130 Upper Northwest Meter Violation and Enforcement.

Violations established in this Section will be cited as Upper Northwest Meter Violations.

A.  At any parking space signed for an Upper Northwest Long-Term Meter, it is unlawful for any person to park a vehicle during the hours of operation of the meter without paying the applicable parking meter fee.

B.  Upon expiration of an Upper Northwest Long-Term Parking Meter a citation may be issued if a vehicle remains parked or stopped on the same block face.

C.  A vehicle in an Upper Northwest Long-Term Parking Meter space may remain in said space longer than the time designated time limit upon payment of the applicable parking meter fee.

D.  It is unlawful for any person to park any vehicle in an Upper Northwest Short-Term meter space during the hours of operation of the meter without paying the applicable parking meter fee.

1.  It is unlawful for any person to extend the parking time beyond the designated limit for parking in the Upper Northwest Short-Term Meter space.

2.  Upon expiration of the designated time limit, for the Upper Northwest Short-Term Meter space, a citation may be issued if a vehicle remains parked or stopped on the same block face unless it has moved 500 linear feet , as measured along the curb or edge line.

3.  Upon leaving an Upper Northwest Short-Term Meter space, a vehicle may not return to an Upper Northwest Short-Term Meter space in the same block face for a 3-hour period, unless it has moved more than 500 linear feet as measured along the curb or edge line from the previously used Upper Northwest Short-Term Meter space.

E.  Successive Violations.  Within the Upper Northwest Parking Area, if a citation has been issued for any Northwest Parking Meter Violation:

1.  To a vehicle parked or stopped at an Upper Northwest Short-Term Parking Meter space, and the cited vehicle remains parked or stopped on the same block face, a separate violation occurs upon the expiration of each successive maximum period of parking as designated by official signs, markings or meters.  A separate citation may be issued for each successive violation.

2.  To a vehicle parked or stopped at an Upper Northwest Long-Term Parking Meter space, and the cited vehicle remains parked or stopped at the same space, a separate violation occurs upon the expiration of a parking receipt for the vehicle at that space as designated by official signs, markings or meters.  A separate citation may be issued for each successive violation.