Chapter 56.70


56.70.010    Purpose.

56.70.020    Definition.

56.70.030    Designation of zones.

56.70.040    Parking regulation in designated zones.

56.70.050    General prohibitions.

56.70.060    Permit issuance.

56.70.070    Displaying permits.

56.70.010 Purpose.

It is the purpose of this chapter to set forth procedures and regulations for establishing permit parking zones to protect residential areas of the City. (Ord. 1765)

56.70.020 Definition.

“Residential parking” includes parking for:

A. Residents at their residence;

B. Guests of residents; and

C. Public and commercial services and deliveries being made to a residence.

56.70.030 Designation of zones.

A. By a resolution adopted following a noticed public hearing, the City Council may designate permit parking zones when the City Council finds facts that support each of the following conclusions:

1. The proposed zone is designated for residential uses only;

2. The proposed zone is being used as an on-street parking site for commercial or commuter purposes;

3. The commercial or commuter parking within the proposed zone adversely impacts the residential character and quality of life in the proposed zone;

4. The institution of a permit parking zone will not adversely impact any shoreline access or recreation sites, including, but not limited to, existing shoreline access points along First Street, Coronado City Beach and Glorietta Bay;

5. The establishment or enlargement of any permit parking zone shall not be final until being reviewed and approved by the Coastal Commission as a local coastal program amendment;

B. The resolution shall designate the geographic boundaries of the zone; and

C. The zone regulation shall be effective following the adoption of the resolution, the placement of signs and a 30-day period for persons to obtain required permits. (Ord. 1779)

56.70.040 Parking regulation in designated zones.

Within a designated permit parking zone, it shall be unlawful for any person to park a vehicle on a public street or alley between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., holidays excepted, unless a valid parking permit is properly displayed on such vehicle. (Ord. 1799)

56.70.050 General prohibitions.

A. It shall be unlawful for any permittee to loan, assign, sell or otherwise transfer a permit for use by a vehicle whose parking is within the zone and is unrelated to the permittee’s residence.

B. It shall be unlawful for any person to make false representations in obtaining a permit.

C. It shall be unlawful for any person to use a permit without the express authority of the permittee.

D. It shall be unlawful for any person to counterfeit or otherwise alter any permit.

56.70.060 Permit issuance.

The Department of Police Services shall issue parking permits as follows:

A. Annual Permit – Formula for Maximum Allowance. The number of vehicles customarily parked at the residence by persons who reside at the residence within the zone.

B. Temporary Permits. A maximum of three permits (temporary) for each residence in the zone for use only by public, commercial or private guests temporarily at the residence.

C. As a condition to the issuance of a permit, the Department of Police Services shall collect a fee from the permittee in an amount established in accordance with this code.

56.70.070 Displaying permits.

A. An annual permit shall be issued in the form of a decal which shall be affixed to the left rear bumper of the registered vehicle. If the vehicle is not equipped with a bumper, the decal shall be visibly attached to the left rear portion of the vehicle.

B. A temporary permit shall be issued in the form of a card which shall be placed on the dashboard of the authorized vehicle, on the driver’s side, clearly visible from the outside. (Ord. 1799)