Town of Portsmouth, RI
Newport County
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[Adopted 6-10-1929 by Ord. No. 48 (§§ 14-6 to 14-7 of the 1976 Code)]
[Amended 7-14-1947 by Ord. No. 61; 7-14-1947 by Ord. No. 62; 2-12-1968 by Ord. No. 93A; 9-12-1977 by Ord. No. 118; 6-25-1979 by Ord. No. 93A; 1-26-1981 by Ord. No. 81-1]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to park any motor vehicle or other object in the following areas:
(1) 
Between the hours of 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. upon any portion of the shore or beach belonging to the Town at the easterly end of Sandy Point Avenue, or upon any portion of Sandy Point Avenue, or, at any time, on either side of Sandy Point Avenue from Adams Drive easterly to the entrance to Sandy Point Beach.
(2) 
On either side of Willow Avenue for a distance of 1,000 feet running in a westerly direction from the railroad right-of-way.
(3) 
On the south side of Seaconnect Boulevard from a point 100 feet west of Edith Avenue to the east side of Ivy Avenue.
(4) 
On the east side of Ivy Avenue.
(5) 
On the east side of Edith Avenue.
(6) 
On the northerly and westerly side of Power Street from the intersection of said Power Street with Water Street easterly and northerly to East Power Street.
(7) 
On the northerly side of East Power Street.
(8) 
Between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., from Monday through Friday, inclusive, upon any portion of Reise Terrace, Education Lane, Duffy Terrace or Independence Court, with the exception of residents of said streets.
[Added 5-26-1981 by Ord. No. 81-4; amended 1-14-1991 by Ord. No. 91-1-14]
(9) 
On the east side of Cove Street from Park Avenue to Cedar Avenue.
[Added 11-14-1983 by Ord. No. 83-6]
B. 
It shall be the duty of the Public Works Director to erect appropriate signs giving notice to the provisions of this article.
C. 
Violation of this article will be punishable by a fine. Said fine may be payable by mail within 10 days of the date of violation; said fine may be mailed to the Chief of Police, Portsmouth Police Department, Portsmouth, Rhode Island; and said fine may be paid by cash, check or money order.
[Amended 5-14-1991 by Ord. No. 91-5-14A; 8-15-2017 by Ord. No. 2017-08-15]
Schedule of Fines
All night parking
$30
Parking in a prohibited area
$30
Double parking
$30
Parking in a loading zone
$30
Parking to obstruct driveway
$30
Standing in prohibited area
$30
Parking within 25 feet of corner
$30
Parking left wheels to curb
$30
Parking on sidewalk
$30
Snow emergency parking violation
$30
Other parking offenses
$30
Other violation
$30
Parking within 10 feet of fire hydrant
$50
No parking fire lane
$50
Parking in a handicapped area
$100
D. 
Notice of violation of this article shall be affixed to the motor vehicle or other object, and said notice shall state the specific violation charged, the fine for said violation, the time within which the privilege of paying said fine by mail may be exercised and the place to which such fine may be mailed.
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Editor's Note: Original § 14-6, Parking defined, of the 1976 Code, which immediately preceded this section, was repealed at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).