Chapter 2.72


2.72.010    Enforcement of parking regulations.

2.72.020    Parking enforcement officer.

2.72.030    Repealed.

2.72.040    Delegation.

2.72.010 Enforcement of parking regulations.

The parking regulations for the city shall be enforced by the parking enforcement officer, pursuant to the procedures established for traffic infractions established in Chapter 46.63 RCW: 46.63.030(3), 46.63.060, 46.63.070, 46.63.080, 46.63.090, 46.63.100, 46.63.120, 46.63.130, 46.63.140 and 46.63.151, except that a record of the court’s determination and order shall not be furnished to the Department of Licensing, and there shall be no right to perform community restitution in lieu of a monetary fine. (Ord. 1281 § 1 (part), 2004).

2.72.020 Parking enforcement officer.

A. Appointment – Supervision. The parking enforcement officer shall be an employee of the city designated by the mayor, supervised by the city staff member deemed most appropriate by the mayor, and having specific duties as defined by the mayor.

B. Authority. The authority of a parking enforcement officer is limited to the issuance of citations pursuant to the meaning and intent of this chapter and the impoundment of motor vehicles to the extent authorized by Section 10.36.160. Specifically, the parking enforcement officer shall not and does not have the authority to arrest, nor to effect vehicle or watercraft impound, except by referral to law enforcement personnel of the city having such authority to arrest or impound.

C. Noncivil Service Employee. The parking enforcement officer is not a uniformed law enforcement officer as defined in, or for the purpose of, Chapter 41.26 RCW, or pertinent provisions of the Chelan Municipal Code; but is a noncivil service city employee performing a special limited function consistent with the meaning and intent of this section. (Ord. 1281 § 1 (part), 2004).

2.72.030 Parking violations bureau.

Repealed by Ord. 1284. (Ord. 1281 § 1 (part), 2004).

2.72.040 Delegation.

The mayor may delegate the authority and responsibility in this chapter to the city administrator. (Ord. 1281 § 1 (part), 2004).