Wednesday, July 18, 2007
Lawn Parking Ordinance Violation
Q: Please explain what the ordinance CLEARLY states about parking on lawns now. I know during ND games they can park on lawns but what about other times and other areas than out by ND. Thank you.

A: Revised City Ordinance 9749-07 (section 14-40) states that vehicle parking is prohibited on front, side, or rear yard areas on any property zoned as a residential dwelling, unless on a hard surface designated for parking (driveways, etc).

Code Enforcement or South Bend Police are authorized to enforce. This may be done in the form of a warning or citation as up to the discretion of the officer. First offense is $100.00, $250.00 for second, and third offense is $350.00. Also the revision allows officers to authorize towing if deemed necessary on private property. This is in effect city wide and at all times, not just Notre Dame areas/gamedays.


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