Traffic tickets, accidents, insurance Discuss legal issues, emissions testing, illegal modifications, etc....

downtown parking rules... need help/advice

Old 24-Nov-2008, 10:49 PM
Senior Member
Thread Starter
hula_balu's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 459
downtown parking rules... need help/advice

I've been parking @ a street downtown for a good 4 months now.

this street has one of those signs with a BIG ROUND GREEN CIRCLE AND A P INSIDE IT which said 1H 7am-11pm. It also has a NO PARKING SIGN which said 11pm-7am BY PERMIT ONLY.

I park in the DAY and everytime i park i religiously make sure that i don't stay there for more than an hour. so just last week I was surprised to see a parking ticket. I noticed that there were no white lines on my any of my tires. After checking my ticket, I found out that he gave me a ticket which said PARKING w/o A VALID PERMIT. so naturally I was like WTF?

my questions are:
1)do you need a permit to park on a 1H 7am-11pm street?
2)from my understanding a NO PARKING 11pm-7am BY PERMIT ONLY means --> you can park at that street from 11pm to 7am only if you have a permit. so why did the parking guy gave me ticket for not having a permit when i parked in the day?

thanks in advance
hula_balu is offline  
Old 24-Nov-2008, 11:02 PM
Senior Member
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Burlington
Posts: 15,101
I would go to the court house and see if you can talk to a cop or to parking by-law about it.
spike is offline  
Old 25-Nov-2008, 12:25 AM
Senior Member
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Maple
Posts: 402
does it state the time on your parking ticket?? (Sorry I'm not familiar with tickets). If it does state the time, just bring it into court.
phuviano is offline  
Old 27-Jan-2009, 05:08 PM
Senior Member
thrill_house's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: High Park
Posts: 291
I would be interested to know the outcome of this, I have a similar parking situation when I go to visit my girlfriend and was always confused by those signs.
thrill_house is offline  
Old 27-Jan-2009, 05:38 PM
Senior Member
Thread Starter
hula_balu's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 459
still waiting for my court date....
hula_balu is offline  
Related Topics
Thread Starter
Last Post
CFz Discussion
14-Nov-2007 04:29 PM
Interior - Audio - Security
01-Aug-2005 12:53 PM
09-Aug-2004 08:28 PM
Scot @ SJIRadio
26-Jun-2004 03:17 PM
03-Sep-2003 05:11 PM

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: downtown parking rules... need help/advice

Contact Us - Sitemap - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.