What do you think of the proposed amendments to sidewalk, street, and parking regulations throughout Provo City?
Applicant: Development Services
Development Services requests Ordinance Text Amendments to Chapters 9.15 (Use of Sidewalks and Streets) and 9.31 (Parking Regulations) to clarify regulations for street parking. Citywide Application. Sandy Bussio (801) 852-7162 [email protected] PLOTA20230103
(Please read the two proposed text changes below)
Proposed Addition to "9.31.055 Using Streets for Parking of Recreational Vehicles, Boats, and Trailers."
(1) It is unlawful for any person to park a recreational vehicle, trailer, boat, or similar conveyance whether
attached or unattached to a motor vehicle, upon any public street or alley for more than seventy-two (72)
hours. Any of the above which are moved from a parking spot and then reparked on the same block face
within seventy-two (72) hours from the time of said removal shall be deemed to have been continuously
parked. For purposes of this section, the term “block face” shall have the same meaning as in Section
(2) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), a person may park a recreational vehicle, trailer, boat, or similar
conveyance on a public street or alley for longer than seventy-two (72) hours if, and only if, the following
conditions are met:
(a) With a permit issued by the Parking Services Division in accordance with subsection (3).
(b) For a period not to exceed seven (7) days;
(c) If it is parked in a manner that is in compliance with all City and State laws and statutes.
Trailers, boats, or vehicles found in violation may be subject to citations and having their
(d) It is parked in front of a property/dwelling/residence that the permit applicant owns or rents,
or that of a property/dwelling/residence owned or rented by someone the applicant is visiting;
(e) If the trailer, boat, or vehicle is not lived in or used as a dwelling during the time it is parked.
(3) A permit issued for a recreational vehicle, trailer, boat, or similar conveyance:
(a) May only be requested by, and issued to, the registered owner of the trailer, boat, or vehicle,
or an applicant with a notarized power of attorney from the registered owner;
(b) Shall specify the location and the trailer, boat, or vehicle to which it pertains, the date and
time permitted parking may begin, and the date and time the permit expires;
(c) Is valid only for the trailer, boat, or vehicle, the location, and the times specified;
(d) May not be issued with respect to the same trailer, boat, or vehicle more than six (6) times
within any twelve (12) month period;
(e) May not be issued for any period that commences less than seventy-two (72) hours after a
previous permit for the same trailer, boat, or vehicle has expired; and
(f) May be revoked for abuse, misuse, ineligibility, or other good cause.
For the purposes of this Chapter the following terms, phrases, words, and their derivation shall have the
meaning given herein.
“Boat” means every type of watercraft used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on
“Recreational vehicle” means a vehicular unit other than a mobile home, primarily designed as a
temporary dwelling for travel, recreational, or vacation use and capable of human habitation, which
contains cooking, eating, sleeping, and/or sanitary facilities, and that is either self-propelled or pulled by
another vehicle. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:
(a) a travel trailer;
(b) a camping trailer;
(c) a motor home;
(d) a fifth wheel trailer; and
(e) a camping van.
“Trailer” means a vehicle without motive power, designed for carrying persons or property and for being
drawn by a motor vehicle, and constructed so that no part of its weight rests upon the towing vehicle.
Proposed Changes to "9.15.230 Depositing Material on Streets Prohibited."
(1) It shall be unlawful for any person to throw, cast, put into, drop or leave in any street, gutter,
sidewalk or public place any stones, gravel, sand, coal, dirt, manure, garbage, leaves, lawn or hedge
or rubbish of any kind. or any other obstruction which shall render such highway or
sidewalk unsafe or unsightly or shall interfere with travel thereon.
(2) Any person violating Subsection (1) of this Section shall be civilly liable for the cost of cleaning
the subject street, gutter, sidewalk, or public place. Criminal proceedings under Subsection (1) of
this Section shall not be a condition precedent to a civil claim under this Subsection (2) of this
Section. Provo City may bring a claim under this Subsection if it cleans the subject property.
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