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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 17.62 Division II Parking Meters Part II

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DIVISION II. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

Chapter 17.62
Parking Meters

Part II Installations and Temporary Removals

Sections:

17.62.060 Definitions.
17.62.070 Contracts for parking.
17.62.080 Permanent meter removal.
17.62.100 Temporary meter removal.
17.62.120 Temporary removal--Without fees.
17.62.130 Temporary removal--Action on nonpayment of fees.

17.62.060 Definitions.

As used in this article:

A. "Barricaded" means a fence or other man-made obstruction to be constructed or obtained by the person contracting the metered parking space, erected in the metered parking space.

B. "Metered parking space" means the area of the metered parking zone created in the street.

C. "Posted" means the use of a bag or similar cover over the parking meter housing or the insertion in the housing of a sign covering the violation dial, legible through the parking meter housing window.

D. "Supervisor" means the Treasurer of the City as set forth by the Statutes of the state of Missouri, Section 82.485 and this chapter.
(Ord. 58013 (part), 1980.)

17.62.070 Contracts for parking.

The Treasurer, as Parking Supervisor, is hereby authorized to enter into and make disbursements on contracts for the purchase, installation and maintenance of parking meters, parking permit devices and other parking control systems in designated parking meter zones, parking permit zones and other parking areas, and any other purposes deemed necessary by the Parking Supervisor to effectively control public parking. The payment of the cost of purchase and installation, as agreed upon by contract, may be allocated over a period of years not to exceed ten (10) years. The contract shall set forth all terms and conditions and shall guarantee that the meters shall be in good operating condition at the time of acceptance by the City. The contract shall further specify that the meters shall become the property of the City.
(Ord. 62101 1 (part), 1990: prior: Ord. 49997 8, 1960: 1960 C. 885.080.)

17.62.080 Permanent meter removal.

A. The Treasurer, as Parking Supervisor, may order the permanent removal of a parking meter. Whenever a parking meter is removed at the direct or indirect request of any person, partnership, corporation or other organization, the Parking Supervisor may charge said person, partnership, corporation or other organization a one-time meter removal fee set by the Parking Commission. The person, partnership, corporation or other organization shall remit payment in accordance with procedures approved by the Parking Commission.

B. Application for other than temporary meter removal must be made in writing, accompanied by a nonrefundable application fee set by the Parking Commission, and approved by the Supervisor of Parking. The Supervisor of Parking shall assess the above fee plus a penalty set by the Parking Commission for any failure to comply with this section. Any person, partnership, corporation or other organization may appeal said penalties to the Parking Commission. All fees and penalties paid in accordance with this section shall be deposited into the Parking Fund by the Treasurer.
(Ord. 62101 1 (part), 1990: prior: Ord. 58013 1, 1980.)

17.62.100 Temporary meter removal.

A. The Treasurer, as Supervisor of Parking, may order that certain parking meters be temporarily removed, inactivated or taken out of service and said parking spaces posted or barricaded. No parking meter shall be removed, inactivated or taken out of service without the prior written approval of the Parking Supervisor. Whenever a parking meter is temporarily removed, inactivated or taken out of service at the direct or indirect request of any person, partnership, corporation or other organization, the Parking Supervisor shall charge said person, partnership, corporation or other organization a meter suspension fee based on a schedule of fees established by the Parking Supervisor and approved by the Parking Commission. The person, partnership, corporation or other organization shall remit payment in accordance with procedures approved by the Parking Commission.

B. Application for temporary meter removal must be made in writing, accompanied by a nonrefundable application fee set by the Parking Commission, and approved by the Supervisor of Parking. When any type of construction or demolition renders the metered parking space inoperative, the Supervisor of Parking shall assess the above fee plus a penalty set by the Parking Commission for the failure to comply with this section. Any person, partnership, corporation or other organization may appeal said penalties to the Parking Commission. All fees and penalties paid in accordance with this section shall be deposited into the Parking Fund by the Treasurer.
(Ord. 62101 1 (part), 1990: prior: Ord. 58013 3, 1980.)

17.62.120 Temporary removal--Without fees.

The Treasurer, as Supervisor of the Parking Meter Department, may order that certain parking meters shall be temporarily taken out of service without a fee for civic events for not more than seven (7) days in conjunction with permits issued for such event by the Board of Public Service.
(Ord. 58013 5, 1980.)

17.62.130 Temporary removal--Action on nonpayment of fees.

Upon written notification by the Supervisor of the Parking Meter Department that payment is due and unpaid, the Department so notified shall refuse to issue a permit to the applicant contractor until the payment is satisfied and a written clearance is obtained from the Supervisor of the Parking Meter Department.
(Ord. 58013 6, 1980.)

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