Ordinance 12-17 – Approved

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Ordinance 12-17 – Approved

ORDINANCE NO. 12-17

AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF INDIALANTIC, BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING SECTION 15-23 RELATING TO PARKING; INCREASING PENALTIES FOR PARKING VIOLATIONS; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY/ INTERPRETATION CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF CERTAIN INCONSISTENT ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

WHEREAS, the Town currently fines individuals who park in properly designated spaces who fail to meet the legal requirements; and

WHEREAS, the Town prefers individuals utilize paved public parking facilities in a safe and orderly manner to avoid being fined; and

WHEREAS, there exist costs to maintain the paved parking facilities in a safe and orderly manner to properly benefit the public;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF INDIALANTIC, FLORIDA:

SECTION 1. That Sec. 15-23 of the Town code of the Town of Indialantic, Florida, is hereby amended to read as follows:

Sec. 15-23. Penalties.

(a) Any person cited for a violation of this article shall be deemed to be charged with a noncriminal violation and shall be assessed a civil penalty according to the following schedule:

Within 10 After After After
Violation days 10 days 20 days 30 days

(1) Meter violation $15.00 $20.00 $25.00 $30.00 $45.00
(2) Parking overtime 15.00 20.00 25.00 30.00 45.00
(3) Parking over line 15.00 20.00 25.00 30.00 45.00
(4) No parking zone 15.00 20.00 25.00 30.00 45.00
(5) Loading zone 15.00 20.00 25.00 30.00 45.00
(6) Parked double 25.00 35.00 35.00 45.00
(7) Obstructing traffic 25.00 35.00 35.00 45.00
(8) Parked on sidewalk 25.00 35.00 35.00 45.00
(9) Blocking fire hydrant 32.00 32.00 32.00 32.00
(10) Disabled permit only 100.00 100.00 COURT COURT

SECTION 2. Severability/Interpretation Clause. That it is hereby declared to be the intention of the Council that the sections, paragraphs, sentences, clauses and phrases of this Code are severable, and if any phrase, clause, sentence, paragraph or section of this Code shall be declared unconstitutional by the valid judgment or decree of a court of competent jurisdiction, such unconstitutionality shall not affect any of the remaining phrases, clauses, sentences, paragraphs and sections of this Code. That in interpreting this ordinance, underlined words indicate additions to the existing text, and stricken through words indicate a deletion from existing text.

SECTION 3. Ordinances in Conflict. That all ordinances or resolutions or parts thereof that may be determined to be in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.

SECTION 4. Effective Date. This ordinance shall become effective January 1, 2013.

PASSED by the Town Council on first reading on the _____ day of ______________, 2012, and adopted the Town Council on the final reading on the _____ day of __________, 2012.

TOWN OF INDIALANTIC

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David Berkman
Mayor
ATTEST:
(TOWN SEAL)
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Laura Eaton, CMC
Town Clerk