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File #: O-21-54   
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 4/5/2021 In control: Finance & Government Operations Committee
Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Amending The Traffic Code To Implement Additional Guidance For The Establishment Of New Residential Permit Parking Areas (Benton)
Attachments: 1. O-54
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. O-21-54 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton


ORDINANCE
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Amending The Traffic Code To Implement Additional Guidance For The Establishment Of New Residential Permit Parking Areas (Benton)
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
SECTION 1. AMENDING SECTION 8-5-1-4(B), THE "STOPPING, STANDING OR PARKING WITHIN CERTAIN HOURS PROHIBITED BY SIGNS" SECTION OF THE TRAFFIC CODE AS FOLLOWS:
"(B) (1) The Mayor, or [their Mayor's] designee, [shall prescribe by regulation procedures for the creation of a may establish] residential permit parking area[s] and [the issuance of issue] permits to residents of the area [subject to regulations established by the Mayor or Mayor's Designee that, at a minimum, consider the following:
(a) The demand for on-street parking on the effected streets relative to the parking availability, and parking needs of the residents;
(b) The relative value of on-street parking for non-area residents to allow access to community amenities or resources compared to the need for parking limitations or restrictions; and
(c) Economic Development, and support for community commerce.
(2) At least one community meeting shall be held for area residents and members of the general public to voice concerns and considerations about a proposed residential parking by permit area; and
(3) The Mayor shall submit an executive communication to the City Council for its receipt to notify it of each instance of the establishment of a new residential parking by permit area designation].
(2)(4)] The residents or the entity or event which causes the need for such on street parking, or the permitted residents may be required to pay for all direct and indirect costs caused by, or associated with, permit parking.
(C) Permit parking may be created on a pilot basi...

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