(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 165594 and 179141, effective March 23, 2005.)
A. A permitted vehicle which is parked in accordance with
posted Area Permit Parking Program signing and in accordance with parking
regulations generally (Chapter 16.20) is permitted to be parked in excess of the
visitor parking time limit. An area parking permit does not allow parking in
restricted parking zones (16.20.200).
B. Display of an area parking permit does not convey any
privileges other than that of exceeding the posted permit parking visitor time
limit. It does not authorize parking in any other restricted zone. Permitted
vehicles are subject to the provisions of 16.20.170. (Storing Property on street
C. During permit designated hours, it is unlawful for a
nonpermitted vehicle to:
1. Exceed the maximum visitor time limit allowed within
the signed permit area;
2. Return to the signed permit area for a period of 12
hours after parking for any time period.
D. The permit holder is responsible for all improper use
(16.20.810.L.) of any assigned permit decal(s), unless previously reported as
lost or stolen. If investigation verifies improper use, the permit holder will
be penalized as described below.
1. A fine will be assessed for each permit decal in
violation. This fine shall be payable and due within 30 days following the
2. No additional permits will be issued to the permit
holder until all fines have been paid.
E. It is unlawful for a vehicle to display an unauthorized
permit. A vehicle displaying an unauthorized permit may be cited, or a fine
assessed for each violation. The fine shall be payable and due within 30 days of
F. Improper use of a decal by a permit holder will result in
cancellation of that permit decal for a period of 12 months. Further improper
use of a permit decal by that permit holder within a 24-month period will
additionally render the permit holder disqualified from purchasing any Area
Parking Program Permit for two subsequent permit years.
G. Decisions of the City Traffic Engineer regarding the
revocation or refusal to issue a permit may be appealed to the Code Hearings
Office according to the provisions of Title 22 of the Portland City Code.
H. It is unlawful for a vehicle to improperly display any
authorized permit, as outlined in the City of Portland, Transportation