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31.30.020 Removal of On Street Parking.

A.  The Fire Chief shall have authority to designate any street, whether public or private, or portion of a street as “No Parking” where the street width is less than 32 feet and:

1.   The Chief determines that site-specific conditions such as roadway alignment impedes access of fire apparatus, or

2.  Actual emergency response experience clearly demonstrates that emergency vehicles cannot reasonably provide service.

B.  When required by the Chief the street shall be marked with permanent “No Parking” signs.