Chapter 10.44
VEHICLE SERVICE PERMITS

10.44.000    Chapter Contents

Sections:

10.44.010    Application--Information required.

10.44.020    Issuance of permit and identification card--Expiration.

10.44.040    Display required--Parking regulations.

10.44.045    Revocation of permit.

10.44.050    Penalty for violation.

(Ord. 6882 §3, 2013).

10.44.010 Application –Information required

A.    Any person owning or operating any vehicle for purposes of providing a service for any business or premises in the city shall be entitled to a vehicle service permit to be used for any of the following purposes or uses:

1.    Parking of service vehicles to perform emergency repair or other urgent work on any building or premises; which parking may not extend beyond the time reasonably necessary to complete the work;

2.    Parking of vehicles owned by a business which are used for "in and out" delivery functions (an example would be restaurants that deliver items to customers). In this regard, the permit shall allow the vehicle to be returned to its original space or zone an unlimited number of times but shall not allow such permitted vehicle(s) to remain continuously in a parking space longer than the applicable time limit.

B.    Application for such permit shall be made to Community Planning and Development, Parking Services upon forms to be furnished by Parking Services and shall contain the following information:

1.    Current registration for the vehicle for which a permit is sought;

2.    Make, model, year and license number of the vehicle for which permit is sought;

3.    Current proof of insurance for the vehicle for which permit is sought;

4.    Any other information required by Parking Services;

5.    Statement under oath by the applicant that he/she accepts full responsibility for any violation of the conditions of the permit by the driver of such vehicle and that the permit will not be used except as authorized by this chapter.

6.    Any and all citations issued to the business/applicant must be paid in full before permit may be issued.

(Ord. 6882 §3, 2013; Ord. 6458 §11, 2007; Ord. 5441 §1(part), 1994; Ord. 3374 §1, 1966).

10.44.020 Issuance of permit and identification card –Expiration

Upon approval of such application by the City Parking Services Supervisor or his or her designee, Parking Services shall issue an electronic permit identifying the vehicles for which the permit is issued, and a statement containing the conditions of the permit and the expiration date thereof. Each permit shall expire at the end of the calendar year in which it is issued. The fee for each such permit shall be one hundred fifty and no/100 Dollars ($150.00) per year, or a lesser prorated amount.

(Ord. 6882 §3, 2013; Ord. 6458 §12, 2007; Ord. 5441 §2, 1994; Ord. 3374 §2,1966).

10.44.040 Display required –Parking regulations

Parking Services shall issue each successful applicant an electronic permit, which shall be linked electronically to the applicant’s license plate. Parking Services shall keep track of each electronic permit through hand-held computer devices. Applicants shall not receive a physical permit. The owner or operator of such vehicle with the permit shall be permitted to park such vehicle in a metered parking space for the actual period of time necessary to carry on the work in which he/she is engaged within the time restraints of that meter. During that time the owner or operator of the vehicle shall not be required to deposit any coins in the parking meter.

(Ord. 6882 §3, 2013; Ord. 6458 §14, 2007; Ord. 5441 §4, 1994; Ord. 3374 §4,1966).

10.44.045 Revocation of permit

If, based on information supplied by the City Parking Services Supervisor, the City Community Planning and Development Director or his or her designee determines that any permittee is using any permitted vehicle for uses or purposes not allowed under this chapter as amended, the city may revoke such permit. Prior to such revocation, the City Parking Services Supervisor shall give notice to the permittee and allow the permittee an opportunity to challenge the propriety of such revocation.

(Ord. 6882 §3, 2013; Ord. 6458 §15, 2007; Ord. 5441 §1(part), 1994).

10.44.050 Penalty for violation

Any use of such permits upon a vehicle other than for the purpose for which it was issued or in a manner other than authorized in this chapter shall be a violation of this chapter and shall subject the permittee to forfeiture of the permit, and in addition thereto shall be a misdemeanor which shall be punishable upon conviction thereof by a fine not to exceed one hundred dollars or by imprisonment in the city jail not exceeding thirty days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

(Ord. 6882 §3, 2013; Ord. 6458 §16, 2007; Ord. 3374 §5, 1966).