Chapter 10.64
PARKING REVENUES, FINES AND FORFEITURES

Sections:

10.64.010    Use of moneys collected from parking meters.

10.64.020    Persons violating the provisions of title to be fined for each separate offense.

10.64.030    Parking fines.

10.64.040    Disposition of fine and forfeitures.

10.64.010 Use of moneys collected from parking meters.

All moneys collected from parking meters in this city shall be placed in a special fund, and then distributed for the following purposes:

A. For the purchasing, leasing, installing, repairing, maintaining, operating, removing, regulating and policing of parking meters in this city, and for the payment of any and all expenses relating or incidental thereto;

B. For the purchasing, leasing, acquiring, improving, operating and maintaining of off-street parking facilities in this city;

C. For the installation and maintenance of traffic-control devices and signals;

D. For the painting and marking of streets and curbs required for the direction of traffic and parking of motor vehicles;

E. For the proper regulation, control and inspection of parking and traffic upon the public streets;

F. To be pledged as security for the payment of principal of and interest on off-street parking revenue bonds issued by this city, of any parking district organized within this city. (Prior code § 3217)

10.64.020 Persons violating the provisions of title to be fined for each separate offense.

Every person convicted of a violation of any of the provisions of this title shall be punished by a fine for each separate offense as provided in Section 10.64.030. For the purposes of this section: (1) a separate offense occurs when the initial citation is issued for a parking violation; and (2) an additional separate offense occurs, and an additional citation shall be issued, whenever, after the issuance of any citation, the vehicle remains parked for a subsequent period of time equalling or exceeding the parking limitation for the space or zone in which the vehicle is parked. (Prior code § 3217.1)

10.64.030 Parking fines.

The fines for parking violations written under the provisions of the San Luis Obispo Municipal Code and the California Vehicle Code shall be established by resolution of the council. (Ord. 1193 § 1, 1991; Ord. No. § 1100 § 1, 1987: prior code § 3217.2; Ord. No. § 1285, § 1, 1995)

10.64.040 Disposition of fine and forfeitures.

All fines and forfeitures collected upon conviction or upon forfeiture of bail of any person charged with a violation of any of the provisions of this title, shall be paid into the city treasury and one hundred percent shall be deposited into the parking fund except that the net bail amount received for citations generated by the police department may be allocated to the general fund. For the purposes of this section the net bail shall be determined by the council or by subtracting the total collected bail generated by police services and then subtracting the overhead costs for parking services including: citation processing, program administration and maintenance. All remaining “parking fund” moneys shall be distributed for the purposes described in Section 10.64.010. (Ord. 1532 § 4, 2009: Ord. 1165 § 1, 1990: Ord. 1100 § 2, 1987: prior code § 3217.3)