Chapter 10.20
PARKING REGULATIONS

Sections:

10.20.010    Parking prohibited.

10.20.015    Parking and standing prohibited in bicycle lanes.

10.20.020    Overnight parking prohibited in residential areas.

10.20.030    Parking next to mail boxes.

10.20.035    Overnight parking prohibited along N.E. 175th Street from 65th Avenue N.E. to 68th Avenue N.E.

10.20.040    Limited period parking zones.

10.20.050    Permit exemption from maximum parking period.

10.20.060    Violation – Penalty.

10.20.010 Parking prohibited.

A. Parking is hereby prohibited at all times on the paved pedestrian walkway which extends approximately 465 feet on the south side of N.E. 155th Place, from Juanita Drive to 70th Avenue N.E.

B. Parking is hereby prohibited at all times on the paved pedestrian walkway which extends approximately 3,696 feet on the east side of 81st Avenue N.E., from N.E. 145th Street to N.E. 158th Street.

C. Parking is hereby prohibited at all times on the paved pedestrian walkway which extends approximately 1,056 feet on the south side of N.E. 182nd Street, from 68th Avenue N.E. to 73rd Avenue N.E.

D. Parking is hereby prohibited at all times on the paved pedestrian walkway on the west side of 71st Avenue N.E., from N.E. 185th Street, north to the end of the road, for approximately 1,580 feet. [Ord. 99-0076 § 1; Ord. 99-0064 § 1.]

10.20.015 Parking and standing prohibited in bicycle lanes.

Parking or standing is hereby prohibited in any marked bicycle lane, marked shared bicycle and pedestrian lane, or bicycle lane buffer zone except when necessary to avoid conflict with other moving traffic, or at the direction of a police officer or traffic control device. [Ord. 17-0444 § 1.]

10.20.020 Overnight parking prohibited in residential areas.

A. It is unlawful to park or otherwise leave between the hours of 12:01 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. on any street or highway in the City of Kenmore, within or abutting an area classified as residential in the City’s zoning ordinances (zones R-1 through R-48), the following types of trailers and/or vehicles:

1. Trailers designed to be drawn by a motor vehicle, except recreational trailers; and

2. Buses and trucks used for business purposes, excluding pickup or panel trucks of one ton or less rated capacity.

B. It is not necessary that restricted parking or other traffic signs be erected for the purpose of enforcing this section. [Ord. 98-0040 § 1.]

10.20.030 Parking next to mail boxes.

No person shall park directly adjacent to a curbside, next to any clearly visible residential mail box between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on any day of scheduled mail delivery by the United States Postal Service. [Ord. 98-0040 § 3.]

10.20.035 Overnight parking prohibited along N.E. 175th Street from 65th Avenue N.E. to 68th Avenue N.E.

A. No person shall park any vehicle or trailer along N.E. 175th Street between 65th Avenue N.E. and 68th Avenue N.E., Kenmore, Washington, between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 6:00 a.m. of any day.

B. This ordinance shall not apply to law enforcement or fire-aid vehicles responding to emergency calls.

C. One or more signs referencing “No Overnight Parking” shall be erected prior to the enforcement of this section. [Ord. 04-0203 § 1.]

10.20.040 Limited period parking zones.

The city manager or designee is authorized to establish maximum periods for parking of motor vehicles in City-owned parking lots and on City streets that are not State highways. Except for motor vehicles displaying a permit issued under KMC 10.20.050, it shall be illegal to park a motor vehicle in excess of the maximum time period. The city manager or designee shall place at conspicuous places appropriate signs stating the maximum time periods of parking at the established locations. [Ord. 16-0419 § 1.]

10.20.050 Permit exemption from maximum parking period.

To achieve City business purposes, the city manager or designee may issue parking permits in order to exempt motor vehicles from the maximum time period restrictions of KMC 10.20.040. The permits shall be valid for the time period in which they are issued and may be renewed. When properly displayed according to instructions provided by the city manager or designee, the permit shall entitle the motor vehicle to be parked without complying with the maximum time period. All other parking regulations shall continue to apply to the motor vehicle displaying the permit. [Ord. 16-0419 § 2.]

10.20.060 Violation – Penalty.

A. Unless otherwise set out in applicable law or court rule, any person who violates the provisions of KMC 10.20.010, 10.20.015, 10.20.020, 10.20.030 or 10.20.040 shall be guilty of an infraction. The maximum penalty for any violation of KMC 10.20.010, 10.20.015, 10.20.020 or 10.20.030 shall be a fine of not more than $350.00, and the maximum penalty for any violation of KMC 10.20.040 shall be a fine of not more than $50.00.

B. Unless otherwise set forth in applicable law or court rule, any person who violates the provisions of KMC 10.20.035 shall be guilty of a civil infraction. The maximum penalty for a violation of KMC 10.20.035 shall be a fine of not more than $350.00. [Ord. 17-0444 § 2; Ord. 16-0419 § 3; Ord. 04-0203 § 2; Ord. 98-0040 § 6. Formerly 10.20.040.]