City of Washington, PA
Washington County
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[Added 8-14-1986 by Ord. No. 1359; amended 6-12-2003 by Ord. No. 1716]
[Amended 11-13-2003 by Ord. No. 1719; 12-10-2009 by Ord. No. 1824]
The following is established as the unmetered parking lots and garages operated by the City of Washington:
A. 
East Chestnut Street Garage.
Lot
Rate
Days in Operation
Hours in Operation
East Chestnut Street Garage
All-day rate: $4
Monthly rate: $45
All except holidays
24
B. 
Unmetered leased lots.
Lot
Rate
Days in Operation
Hours in Operation
Site east of South Main Street
Monthly rate: $70
All except holidays
24 hours
Ames 4
Monthly rate: $70
All except holidays
24 hours
The City of Washington, at its discretion, may provide at convenient and suitable locations in the unmetered parking lots reserved parking spaces for handicapped and shall designate those spaces by appropriate signs. It shall be unlawful and a violation of this article for any person to park in any such reserved parking space, any vehicle unless that vehicle bears or displays either a handicapped registration plate, a handicapped parking placard, a disabled veteran registration plate or a disabled veteran placard, provided that all provisions, requirements and restrictions contained in the other sections of this chapter shall apply to vehicles lawfully parked in reserved parking spaces for handicapped.
It shall be unlawful for any person to park a vehicle or to allow a vehicle to remain parked in any unmetered parking lot:
A. 
For longer than the maximum parking time prescribed by § 335-90 of this article; or
B. 
At any time when the lot is not in operation and is closed to public use.
The unmetered parking lots established by § 335-90 of this article shall be for the use of passenger cars, passenger vans and pickup trucks only, and it shall be unlawful for any person to park any other kind or class of vehicle in any such lot.
Every vehicle parked in an unmetered parking lot shall be parked wholly within the lines bounding or marking the individual parking space assigned or provided to that vehicle and shall be parked headed into the parking space. It shall be unlawful for any person:
A. 
To park a vehicle otherwise than as required by this section; or
B. 
To park a vehicle elsewhere than in an individual parking space, the prohibited areas, including, but not limited to, the access and exit driveways and turning and maneuvering spaces.
[Amended 12-10-2009 by Ord. No. 1824]
The police officer or other person making the report shall also place on or attach to the vehicle a notice to the owner or driver of the vehicle that the vehicle was parked in violation of this chapter, and instructing the owner or driver that, if he will report to the office of the Washington Parking Authority and pay, for the use of the City of Washington, the sum of $10 within two hours after the time of the notice, the fine will be considered paid. A second ticket shall be placed upon expiration of a two-hour lapse from issuance of the first ticket for exceeding the legal time purchased, and the fine for a second ticket shall be $20. Any person who fails to pay the second ticket for exceeding the legal time shall pay a fine of $30 within five days or shall be cited after 15 days of the violation and, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $50 and costs.