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Peachtree Park Permit Parking

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AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCIL MEMBER HOWARD SHOOK TO CREATE A RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING PROGRAM ALONG MARTINA DRIVE BETWEEN PIEDMONT ROAD AND PARK CIRCLE, ALONG PARK CIRCLE BETWEEN EAST PACES FERRY ROAD AND HIGHLAND DRIVE, AS WELL AS ALONG HIGHLAND DRIVE. PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 150 OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA CODE OF ORDINANCES TITLED "TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES", ARTICLE IV TITLED "STOPPING, STANDING AND PARKING", DIVISION 4 TITLED "RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING", AND TO PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE REQUIREMENTS OF 150-148(B) OF DIVISION 4 AS THIS RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING PROGRAM WILL ENCOMPASS LESS THAN TWO CONTIGUOUS BLOCK FACES PER STREET; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

WHEREAS, the Peachtree Park Neighborhood is located adjacent to the commercial areas of Piedmont Road and Peachtree Road; and

WHEREAS, available on-street parking has become increasingly difficult for Peachtree Park Residents to find due to major traffic generators in the area; and

WHEREAS, the residents of Peachtree Park have requested that the Department of Public Works create a Residential Permit Parking Program ("Program") along both sides of Martina Drive from Piedmont Road to Park Circle, along both sides of Park Circle from East Paces Ferry Road to Highland Drive and along Highland Drive to alleviate on-street parking issues; and

WHEREAS, Section 150-148(b) of the Code of Ordinances requires that a residential permit parking area be no less than two contiguous block faces; and

WHEREAS, the location of parking spaces requested to be included in the Program is less than the two contiguous block face requirement, and therefore an exemption from the Code requirement is necessary.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, as follows:

SECTION 1: That the Mayor, or her designee, is authorized to create a Residential Permit Parking Program along Martina Drive between Piedmont Road and Park Circle, along Park Circle from East Paces Ferry Road to Highland Drive, and along Highland Drive that subject to the provisions of Sections 2 through 6 below, will comply in all relevant respects with the program and requirements set out in Sections 150-150 through 150-158 of Division 4, Article IV, of Chapter 150 of the City of Atlanta Code of Ordinances.

SECTION 2: That all parking spaces along Martina Drive between Piedmont Road and Park Circle, along Park Circle between East Paces Ferry Road and Highland Drive, and along Highland Drive prohibit non residential parking from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00a.m. daily.

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