Prior to the adoption of Ord. 21045 on 08/15/2011, Section 14-391 read as follows.


    (a) Schedule:

    (1)     Except as provided in paragraph (d) of this section, and except on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, parking fees between the hours of 7:30 8:00  a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on the municipal parking plaza shall be levied at the rate of twenty-five cents ($0.25) per half hour or any portion thereof.

         For the purpose of determining rates herein, any person failing to present or enclose parking stubs when payment of the parking fee is made shall be deemed to have entered the facility at 7:30 a.m. on the day such facility is used.

         At any time that the city manager determines that it is necessary to assure adequate parking for downtown business customers and to discourage free, long-term weekend parking, the city manager may order the above fees to be levied on Saturdays also.

    (2)    Except as provided in paragraph (d) of this section, and except on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, the fee for parking between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. in the areas designated for public parking in the municipal parking garage located at the northeast corner of Cherry and Eighth Streets shall be twenty-five cents ($0.25) per half hour.

    (3)    Except as provided in paragraph (d) of this section, and except on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, the fee for parking between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. in the areas designated for public parking in the municipal parking garage located at the southeast corner of Cherry and Tenth Streets shall be fifty cents ($0.50) per hour.

    (4)    Except as provided in paragraph (d) of this section, and except on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, the fee for parking between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. in the areas designated for public parking in the municipal parking garage located at the southwest corner of Cherry and Sixth Streets shall be fifty cents ($0.50) per hour.

    (5)    Except as provided in paragraph (d) of this section, and except on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, the fee for parking between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. in the areas designated for public parking in the municipal parking garage located at the southeast corner of Walnut Street and Fifth Street shall be fifty cents ($0.50) per hour.

    (b) Payment:

    (1)    At the municipal parking plaza the parking fees provided in this section shall be paid in cash or by coupons issued under authority of the city. Such fee shall be paid to the facilities parking attendant during the hours stated herein, or in a drop box at such facility after the hours stated herein and before 7:00 a.m. of the following day.

    (2)    At the municipal parking garage the parking fees provided in this section shall be paid, immediately upon parking a vehicle, by depositing a coin of the proper denomination in the meter as stated on the meter, according to the length of time to be parked and shall set the signal on such meter indicating the time limit for parking.

    (3)    At the municipal parking facility located at the southeast corner of Cherry and Tenth Streets the parking fees provided in this section shall be paid, upon parking the vehicle and prior to leaving the site, by depositing a coin or bill of the proper denomination in the multi-space parking machine located at the structure's entrance, pursuant to the posted instructions, according to the length of time to be parked.

    (4)    At the municipal parking facility located at the southwest corner of Cherry and Sixth Streets the parking fees provided in this section shall be paid, upon parking the vehicle and prior to leaving the site, by depositing a coin or bill of the proper denomination in the multi-space parking machine located at the structure's entrance, pursuant to the posted instructions, according to the length of time to be parked.

    (c) Violations. No person shall park in the municipal parking plaza, the municipal parking garage or the municipal parking facility located at the southeast corner of Cherry and Tenth Streets without payment of the fees set forth herein in the manner provided in paragraph (b) of this section. No person shall park a vehicle which has a parking permit for the municipal parking plaza in any area of the municipal parking plaza not designated for permit parking.

    (d) Exemptions. Persons having stickers, hangtags or reserved spaces authorized by ordinance for parking in any facility listed in section 14-393(a) and (h) shall not be subject to this section when parked in designated permit parking or reserved spaces.

(Ord. No. 12709, § 1, 8-20-90; Ord. No. 13983 § 1, 3-21-94; Ord. No. 14515 § 1, 6-19-95; Ord. No. 14691 § 1, 11-20-95; Ord. No. 14809 § 1, 4-1-96; Ord. No. 14882 § 1, 6-17-96; Ord. No. 15732 § 1, 9-8-98; Ord. No. 17011, § 1, 9-17-01; Ord. No. 20986, § 1, 6-20-11)


      Editor's note--Section 1 of Ord. No. 12709, adopted Aug. 20, 1990, repealed former § 14-391 and enacted new provisions in lieu thereof to read as set out herein. The repealed provisions pertained to coupon parking and derived from Code 1964, § 12.763; an ordinance Nov. 15, 1982; Ord. No. 10767, § 1, adopted Oct. 21, 1985; Ord. No. 10893, § 1, adopted Feb. 3, 1986; and Ord. No. 11740, § 1, adopted Jan. 4, 1988.