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File #: O-073-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 1/24/2019 In control: Law Department
On agenda: 2/5/2019 Final action: 2/5/2019
Title: Amending the Toledo Municipal Code by repealing Sections 351.15, 351.18, and 351.19 and enacting new Sections 351.15, 351.18, and 351.19 to allow the City of Toledo to contract with governmental or non-governmental entities to enforce the parking regulations and restrictions in non-public Municipal parking lots; and declaring an emergency.
Sponsors: Eileen Granata
Attachments: 1. Exhibit A - Redline, 2. Audio: Agenda Review 1/29/2019

Label
Municipal Parking Lot Enforcement
Law
E. Granata (x1034)

Title
Amending the Toledo Municipal Code by repealing Sections 351.15, 351.18, and 351.19 and enacting new Sections 351.15, 351.18, and 351.19 to allow the City of Toledo to contract with governmental or non-governmental entities to enforce the parking regulations and restrictions in non-public Municipal parking lots; and declaring an emergency.

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
The City of Toledo owns or leases non-public municipal parking lots, areas, or places. Pursuant to TMC 351.15, 351.18, and 351.19, Toledo Police officers have the authority to issue tickets and tow vehicles that are in violation of regulations and restrictions in non-public municipal parking lots, areas, or places. The Administration seeks to authority to contract with governmental or non-governmental entities to enforce regulations or restrictions at non-public municipal parking lots, areas, or places. This ordinance would repeal and replace the referenced sections of the TMC to allow for additional outside enforcement.

Summary
NOW, THEREFORE, Be it ordained by the Council of the City of Toledo:

SECTION 1. That Toledo Municipal Code Section 351.15 which states as follows:

351.15. Non-public municipal off-street parking.
(a) When official signs are erected prohibiting or restricting parking at any municipally maintained parking lot, area or place, no person shall park a vehicle in any such designated lot, area or place without first having obtained authorization therefor from the Director of Public Service. The foregoing shall not apply to any municipally maintained parking lot, area or place which is serviced by parking meters.
(b) Law Enforcement Officers, as defined in Section 309.01, are hereby authorized to issue a parking ticket and/or remove by towing or otherwise any vehicle from a municipally maintained parking lot, when such vehicle is parked therein without proper authorization.
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