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The City of Denison Issues Reminders to Residents about Parking Regulations
The City received several complaints about vehicles parked on or across sidewalks. They would like to remind people that vehicles cannot be parked in the following areas:
On or across a sidewalk. In front of a public or private driveway. On a crosswalk. Within 20 feet on either side of a mailbox placed and equipped, to permit delivering mail from vehicles on the roadway. Within an intersection or within 10 feet of an intersection of any street or alley. Within five feet of a fire hydrant. Within 10 feet upon the approach to any flashing beacon, stop or yield sign, or traffic control signal located at the side of a roadway, or in any designated parking space with any part of the vehicle occupying more than one such space or protruding beyond the markings of such space, according to Chapter 68.06(4) of the Denison Municipal City Code. Another violation is that vehicles cannot be parked between the lot line and curb line unless the area is paved with Portland cement concrete or asphaltic concrete according to Chapter 68.07(1) of the Denison Municipal City Code
The City will begin enforcement of these parking violations on Monday, May 15th.
More information on parking ordinances with the City of Denison can be found in the Denison Municipal City Code which is available online or at City Hall during office hours. A link can be found on the City’s website, denisonia.com. The City thanks citizens in advance for their cooperation regarding parking regulations.