City Council Meeting 6-23-09 Santa Monica, California

 

 

 

 

RESOLUTION NUMBER ____ (CCS)

 

 

(City Council Series)

 

 

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL

OF THE CITY OF SANTA MONICA SETTING CIVIL PENALTIES

FOR PARKING VIOLATIONS AND FOR THE LATE PAYMENT

OF PENALTIES

 

 

WHEREAS, the City of Santa Monica is a municipal corporation; and

WHEREAS, the California Vehicle Code authorizes the City to establish a schedule of parking penalties for parking violations and for the late payment of such penalties; and

WHEREAS, California law provides that such penalties are civil in nature and are subject to administrative enforcement; and

WHEREAS, California law provides that the amount of such civil penalties may be set by resolution,

NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA MONICA DOES RESOLVE AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION 1. The penalties specified in the attached Schedule of Civil Penalties for Parking Violations and for Late Payments are hereby established.

SECTION 2. The penalties listed on the attached Schedule for a Santa Monica Municipal Code or California Vehicle Code section shall apply to all unlisted subsections, prohibiting the same violations.

SECTION 3. The violation of any federal, state, or local standing or parking regulation for which no provision is made in the attached Schedule shall have a civil penalty of Fifty Dollars ($50.00) and a delinquency penalty of Fifty Dollars ($50.00).

SECTION 4. Resolution Number 9869 (CCS) is hereby repealed.

SECTION 5. The City Clerk shall certify to the adoption of this Resolution, and thenceforth and thereafter the same shall be in full force and effect.

APPROVED AS TO FORM:

 

 

_________________________

MARSHA JONES MOUTRIE

City Attorney

 

ATTACHMENT: SCHEDULE OF CIVIL PENALTIES


ATTACHMENT

 

 

SCHEDULE OF CIVIL PENALTIES FOR PARKING VIOLATIONS

AND FOR LATE PAYMENTS

 

 

Santa Monica Municipal Code Violations

 

Code Section

Description

Penalty Amount

Late Payment Penalty Amount

3.04.020

Permit Required/3am 6am & Sunset to Sunshine

$50

$50

3.04.030

Beach Parking Lot Permits

$50

$50

3.04.050

Fail to Pay Beach Lot Fees

$50

$50

3.04.100

Parked Out of Space Over Lines

$50

$50

3.08.110A

Preferential Parking

$61

$61

3.12.1000

Vehicle Parked on Street for Sale

$50

$50

3.12.1010

Unattended Vehicle Keys in Ignition

$50

$50

3.12.1050

Parked on Front Lawn

$50

$50

3.12.270

Disobey Posted Signs

$61

$61

3.12.380

Parking on Drive Apron/Parkway/Sidewalk

$50

$50

3.12.730

Green Zone 15 Minutes

$50

$50

3.12.740

Yellow Load Zone 7AM 6PM Mon-Sat

$50

$50

3.12.760

White Pass Zone Max of 3 Minutes

$50

$50

3.12.780

Parking on Sand

$50

$50

3.12.790 (a)

18 From Curb/Parallel Parking

$50

$50

3.12.790 (b)

Head In Parking

$50

$50

3.12.820

Block Passage of Vehicle In Alley

$50

$50

3.12.830

Red Zone/Blocking Driveway/Garage

$61

$61

3.12.840

Overtime Parking/Street Cleaning

$61

$61

3.12.850

30 Minute Parking Between 3-5 AM

$50

$50

3.12.860

Oversize Residential 2-6 AM

$50

$50

3.12.870

Commercial Vehicle in Residential Area

$50

$50

3.12.880

Parking Industrial/Commercial Area at Night

$50

$50

3.12.890

Vehicle Parked for Advertising

$50

$50

3.12.900

Oversize Must Display Permits

$50

$50

3.12.910

Wash Car Street/Alley

$50

$50

3.12.920

Storing/Servicing/Rebuilding Public Way

$50

$50

3.12.930

Parking on Private Property w/o Permission

$50

$50

3.12.950

Parking on Private Unpaved Lot

$50

$50

3.12.990

Vehicle Left Standing Over 72 Hours

$50

$50

3.16.120

Operating a Parking Meter

$50

$50

3.16.240

O/T Meter Parking Past Time Limits

$50

$50

3.16.250

Meter Time Limits is Over

$50

$50

3.16.260

Parking Beyond Meter Space

$50

$50

 

 

California Vehicle Code Violations

 

Code Section

Description

Penalty Amount

Late Payment Penalty Amount

5200

Failure to Display Both Plates

$35

$35

5204

No Current License Plate Tab

$35

$35

21113 A

Illegally Parked on State Property

$50

$50

21211 B

Parked in Bike Lane

$50

$50

22500.1

Parked in Fire Lane

$50

$50

22500 a

Parked in Any Intersection

$50

$50

22500 b

Parked in Any Crosswalk

$50

$50

22500 c

Parked in Any Safety Zone

$50

$50

22500 d

Parked Within 15 feet of Fire Station

$50

$50

22500 e

Parked in Front of Private/Public Driveway

$50

$50

22500 f

Parked on Sidewalk (except electric carts)

$50

$50

22500 g

Parked near Excavation Causing Hazard

$50

$50

22500 h

Double Parking

$50

$50

22500 i

Parked in Bus Zone

$301

$30

22500 j

Parked in Any Tunnel

$50

$50

22500 k

Parked on Any Bridge

$50

$50

22500 l

Stopping/Blocking Disabled Access Ramp

$301

$30

22502

Curb Parking

$50

$50

22502 a

Parked Within 18 of Curb

$50

$50

22507.8 a

Parked in Handicapped Space w/o ID

$396

$30

22507.8 b

Blocking Disabled Parking

$396

$30

22507.8 c

Parked in Handicapped Access Area

$396

$30

22509

Parked on Hill w/o Securing Vehicle

$50

$50

22514

Parked within 15 Feet of Fire Hydrant

$50

$50

22515 a

Vehicle w/o Driver, Engine Running

$50

$50

22515 b

Setting Brake/Lock Wheels on Highway

$50

$50

22516

Vehicle Locked w/o Means to Escape

$50

$50

22520

Parked on Freeway Non-Emergency

$50

$50

22520.5 a

Vending on or Near Freeways

$50

$50

22521

Parked Less than 7.5 Feet from RR Track

$50

$50

22522

Parked Less than 3 Feet from Sidewalk Ramp

$50

$50

22523 a,b

Abandon Vehicle on Highway

$124

$30

 

 

Unlisted Provisions of the Law

 

 

Description

Penalty Amount

Late Payment Penalty Amount

 

Violation of Any Other Law Regulating the Parking or Standing of Vehicles

$50

$50