Section 14-445 Meter Parking.


    (a) Any licensed driver with a vehicle registered in his or her name which displays a current handicapped or disabled license plate or hangtag who has a disability which prevents placement of a coin in a parking meter or operation of a parking meter may purchase a sticker or other device from the City authorizing the person to park in a metered space without depositing the necessary coins in a meter.

    (1)    The person may make application for the sticker or device with the public works department.

    (2)    Application for a sticker or device must be accompanied by a signed physician's statement certifying that the individual has a disability which prevents the placement of a coin in a parking meter or the operation of the meter and indicating whether the disability is permanent or temporary and, if temporary, stating when such disability is expected to end.

    (3)    The sticker or device shall be valid for one year. Applications for renewal of the sticker or device shall be accompanied by sufficient information to allow City staff to determine whether the original disability still exists.

    (b) The fee for a sticker or device allowing parking at a meter without depositing a coin shall be ten dollars ($10.00).

    (c) Stickers or devices authorized by this section shall be displayed on the windshield of the vehicle in the upper left corner.

    (d) Stickers or devices authorized by this section shall not be transferrable. It shall be unlawful for any person other than the person to whom the sticker or device is issued to use the sticker or device to park at a meter and not deposit the required coins.

    (e) Vehicles displaying an authorized sticker or device remain subject to all other parking ordinances.

(Ord. No. 14853 § 1, 5-20-96)