Chapter 15.35
LIMITATIONS ON USE OF REST AREAS

Sections:

15.35.010    Parking time limits established.

15.35.020    Stopping, standing, parking disabled vehicle unlawful.

15.35.030    Signage.

15.35.040    Enforcement.

15.35.050    Misdemeanor.

SOURCE:    ADOPTED:

Ord. 961    05/19/20

15.35.010 Parking time limits established.

Except where specifically authorized by the County, it is unlawful for any person or persons to stop, stand, or park any vehicle, including but not limited to trailers, campers, and motorcycles, for more than eight hours within a 24-hour period, or for any person or persons to camp or to maintain a camp, tent, or other sleeping accommodation or facility, in any safety rest area within the limits of the right-of-way on County roads or on other areas of County-owned land adjacent to County roads. The County may also designate zones within a safety rest area with shorter parking time limits for the purposes of maximum efficiency and safety. Commercial vehicles may park up to an hour beyond federally mandated rest periods.

15.35.020 Stopping, standing, parking disabled vehicle unlawful.

Except where specifically authorized by the County, it is unlawful for any person or persons to stop, stand, or park any disabled vehicle, including but not limited to trailers, campers, and motorcycles, in any safety rest area for more than 48 hours, after which time the vehicle is subject to mandatory impoundment under RCW 46.55.080(1).

15.35.030 Signage.

The County shall post appropriate signage consistent with RCW 46.55.070(1) at all safety rest areas regarding the parking time limits in this chapter.

15.35.040 Enforcement.

These limitations on rest area usage shall be enforced consistent with RCW 46.55.080(1) to the maximum extent practicable.

15.35.050 Misdemeanor.

Violation of this chapter shall be a misdemeanor.