The unit enforces all parking ordinances. Parking Enforcement activities include, but are not limited to, restricted parking zones, residential parking (only) zones, handicapped parking areas, fire lanes, loading zones, abandoned vehicles and vehicles parked against the flow of traffic. (Left wheels to curb.)
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On June 18th, 2014 the City Council adopted Resolution 14-10 implementing this new schedule of fines that will be effective July 1, 2014. Pursuant to Chapter 1 of the New Carrollton Code, the following is a schedule of fines the City charges for various violations:
100-5 (C) (3)(a)-Parking on a city street during a snow emergency-250.00
110-21 (A) (2) – Parked in an Intersection - $100.00
110-21 (A) (5) – Parked Against the Flow of Traffic - $60.00
110-21 (A) (6) - Parked in a Fire Lane - $250.00
110-21 (B)(3)- Parked in front of a private driveway w/o consent-60.00
110-21 (B) (4) – Parked Within 15’ of a Fire Hydrant - $250.00
110-21 (B) (5) -- Parked Within 20’ of a Crosswalk or Intersection - $65.00
110-21 (B) (6) – Parked over 6 inches from the curb, no standing, no parking-65.00
110-21 (D) ----- Unattended Vehicle with Engine Running - $75.00
110-75 ---------- Restricted Weekend Parking – $60.00
110-76 ---------- Parked Over 72 Hours - $60.00
110-78 ---------- Reserved Handicapped Space - $250.00
110-81(A) -------Parked Where Temporarily Prohibited - $60.00
110-81(B) ------ Stopping, Standing, Parking where Prohibited - $60.00
110-81(C) ----- Restricted Parking Not Otherwise Designated - $60.00
110-81(E) ------ Blocking/Preventing Another From Moving - $60.00
110-81(H) ------ Impede or Obstruct the Free Flow of Traffic - $60.00
110-81(J) ------ Double Parking – $60.00
110-84 --------- Unregistered/Abandoned Vehicle - $115.00
114-2 ----------- Parking Unregistered Vehicles/Trailers - $115.00
118-2 (B) (E) – Prohibited Parking on Unpaved Areas (Grass,etc.) -$60.00
118-2 (B) (8) - Parking of Commercial Vehicle - 75.00
PAYMENT OF PARKING CITATIONS - REQUEST FOR TRIAL:
-Parking is permitted only in driveways or on the even-numbered side of the street.
-While such restriction is in effect, vehicles shall remain parked on the even-numbered side of the street until the next calendar day following such time as the condition causing this restriction is cleared from the odd-numbered unparked side of the street at which time all vehicles must be moved to the odd-numbered side to facilitate clearing of the even-numbered side.
-Vehicles will be allowed to temporarily block the sidewalk in order to accommodate the maximum number of vehicles. Sidewalks must be cleared of vehicles within the twenty-four-hour period following the cessation of the snow fall and the subsequent clearing of both sides of the street.
- Any vehicle which is parked in violation of this plan shall be issued a $250 citation for such violation and be subject to being towed and impounded by the City Police Department.
It also is important for single-family homeowners or renters and business proprietors to remember that they are responsible for:
Removal of snow/ice from sidewalks abutting their homes or businesses
During a snow and ice event, residents and citizens are encouraged to wait 12 hours after the precipitation has stopped to call the City at 301-459-0142 or Public Works at 301-577-1008 to report concerns about roadway conditions.
The City is committed to snow removal from all streets in a timely fashion. Please assist us with our snow removal efforts by calling us or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com