COMMON CITY OF TRAVERSE CITY ORDINANCES

Overnight Parking

Ordinance 410.04, Section D

(i) From November 16 through the following April 14, vehicles found parked on any street or alley between the hours of 3:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. may be towed at the owner’s expense.

(ii) From April 15 through November 15, overnight parking between the hours of 3:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. is allowed on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday mornings only on any street where parking is otherwise allowed….

Meter Violations and Overtime Meter Violations (Meter Coining)

Ordinance 484.04, Sections A-C

(a)…whenever a vehicle is parked in the space adjacent to a parking meter, the operator of the vehicle shall activate the meter by depositing in the meter a United States coin of a denomination indicated on the parking meter legend… The parking meters must be activated from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday except holidays and except such other times or circumstances as designated by the City Manager.

(b) Overtime parking. No person shall leave any vehicle in any metered parking place when the meters must be activated for longer than the time indicated on the parking meter…. No person shall deposit or cause to be deposited in a parking meter coin for the purpose of increasing or extending the parking time of any vehicle beyond the legal parking time which had been established for the parking space adjacent to the parking meter. It shall be a separate offense to park at a metered space for each period of time equal to the maximum allowed on the meter.

(c) A person who violated this section is responsible for a civil infraction subject to the fine indicated in Section 488.06.

Twelve or more meter violations in a calendar year

Twelve or more meter violations in a calendar year

(38) Parking beyond time allowed on meter – 12 or more violations within one-year period (Codified Ordinance Section 484.04) will result in a fine of $75.00 per violation for the remainder of that calendar year.

UPDATED SEPTEMBER 10, 2018