Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Parking Over Sidewalk?
Q: My husband and I live within city limits and want to know if you are parked in your driveway why can you still get a parking ticket if the cars go all the way to the road and block the sidewalk a bit? We have never had this complaint before and have a large family with gatherings often and I don't want to have a problem with this.

A: The car parked in the driveway may not block or obstruct the actual sidewalk crossing area, otherwise the parked vehicle is considered a pedestrian traffic obstruction and you could be cited. Parking should end before the sidewalk begins and cannot block or restrict the widewalk access.

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