Common parking violations in Richmond and the associated fines

04/12/2015 6:45 AM by

Benedicte sends in this list of common parking violations from the city, observing that “We are having a lot of problems with people parking in front of 1/2 alley, on a crosswalk, in front of fire hydrant especially when something is happening on the Hill, in front of a ramp constructed for use of handicap person…”

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Common Parking Violations

$20 Fine
Exceeding the time limit designated on signs
Violation of parking meter provisions
Parking improperly in a metered on-street parking space
Parking improperly in a metered off-street parking area
Parking oversized vehicles improperly in metered spaces
Parking or stopping on the wrong side of the street

$40 Fine
Parking in any location in violation of Richmond City Code, Section 102-222, to include the following places:

  • On a sidewalk
  • In front of a public or private driveway
  • Within an intersection
  • Within 15 feet of a fire hydrant
  • On a crosswalk
  • Within 20 feet of a crosswalk at an intersection

On the roadway side of any vehicle parked at the edge or curb of a street
At any place where official signs prohibit parking, or during street cleaning
At any place where an order, rule, or regulation issued prohibits or restricts parking
Parking in any lane marked and designated as a “fire lane,” within or adjacent to a parking area or parking lot that is open to the public and which is designed to accommodate 50 or more vehicles
Parking so as to block an alley or to block a driveway into an alley

$50 Fine
Parking in excess of the time limit designated on signs in a restricted parking district without a valid parking decal, temporary parking pass or visitor’s parking pass for that restricted parking district

$60 Fine
Parking in a tow-away zone
Parking in a bus zone or taxicab stand

$95 Fine
Towing of illegally parked vehicles

$200 Fine
Parking in handicap zone
Parking in front of a ramp constructed for use of handicapped persons

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