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File #: 2018-802    Version: 2 Name:
Type: Discussion Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/17/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/7/2018 Final action: 11/7/2018
Title: CONSIDER ORDINANCE NO. 18-1815 AMENDING CHAPTER 2 OF ARTICLE III OF THE CARSON MUNICIPAL CODE TO ADD SECTIONS 3255 THROUGH 3255.6 (PARKING OF OVERSIZED VEHICLES) TO PART 6 (PARKING REGULATIONS) OF CHAPTER 2 (TRAFFIC REGULATIONS) OF ARTICLE III (PUBLIC SAFETY) OF THE CARSON MUNICIPAL CODE, TO ESTABLISH PARKING RESTRICTIONS FOR OVERSIZED VEHICLES
Attachments: 1. Oversize Vehicle Ordinance 11-7, 2. Oversized Vehicle Photos
Report to Mayor and City Council
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Discussion


SUBJECT:
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CONSIDER ORDINANCE NO. 18-1815 AMENDING CHAPTER 2 OF ARTICLE III OF THE CARSON MUNICIPAL CODE TO ADD SECTIONS 3255 THROUGH 3255.6 (PARKING OF OVERSIZED VEHICLES) TO PART 6 (PARKING REGULATIONS) OF CHAPTER 2 (TRAFFIC REGULATIONS) OF ARTICLE III (PUBLIC SAFETY) OF THE CARSON MUNICIPAL CODE, TO ESTABLISH PARKING RESTRICTIONS FOR OVERSIZED VEHICLES

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I. SUMMARY

Staff is presenting a draft ordinance that restricts the parking of all oversized vehicles anywhere in the City, with the exception of oversized vehicles that are eligible to obtain a residential parking permit. The City has received numerous complaints from residents and businesses concerning oversized vehicles parking for extended times in their neighborhoods to include illegal dumping of trash and human waste.
The City has been working proactively with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department to combat these issues while ensuring the health and safety of its residents. The proposed ordinance would phase in the parking restriction over a 90 day time period to allow Carson residents to either make provisions on their properties to park their oversized vehicles or find a suitable storage lot.


II. RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation

WAIVE further reading and INTRODUCE Ordinance No. 18-1815 "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA ADDING SECTION 3255 THROUGH 3255.6 TO PART 6 OF CHAPTER 2 OF ARTICLE III TO THE CARSON MUNICIPAL CODE ALLOWING FOR OVERSIZED VEHICLE PARKING PERMITS."

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III. ALTERNATIVES

TAKE another action the City Council deems appropriate.


IV. BACKGROUND

On August 21, 2018, the City Council reviewed recommendations made by staff to regulate oversized vehicle ("OV") parking. At that meeting, the City Council directed staff to proceed in developing an ordinance that would allow for OV parking in the City of Carson. Staff has worked on the proposed ordinance w...

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