§ 6.01.

OPERATION AND PARKING OF VEHICLES

a.

No person shall drive or propel any vehicle within any park except upon the paved roads, driveways, and highways provided or unpaved roads designated by sign or signal for use by such vehicular traffic;

b.

All persons operating vehicles must drive or propel them in a careful manner, at a lawful rate of speed, and in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Recreation and Park Commission, San Francisco Traffic Code and California Vehicle Code;

c.

No person shall drive or propel any vehicle on any planted area or on any access road or unpaved service road or firetrail in any park;

d.

No person shall park any vehicle on any lawn, or planted area, or unimproved area or on any pedestrian or equestrian lane, or on any access road or unpaved service road or firetrail or in any manner so as to block access to or exit from any service road or access road or firetrail, or in any other place in the park where the rules and regulations of the Recreation and Park Commission prohibit vehicular parking, unless allowed otherwise by permit;

e.

No person shall wash, grease, or repair any vehicle in any park except insofar as repairs may be necessary for the immediate removal of any damaged or disabled vehicle from the park;

f.

No vehicle shall be parked on any road, place or highway in any park except on the extreme right side of said road, place or highway and immediately adjacent to any curb or any planted portion of the park; provided, however, that the Recreation and Park Commission shall have full power and authority to set aside suitable space for the parking of any vehicle off any road, place or highway. The extreme right side of said road, place or highway shall be deemed to be the right-hand side of any road, place or highway as measured or applied in the direction in which any vehicle is traveling. Nothing in this Section shall be deemed to prohibit parking on the extreme left side of any one-way road or highway, provided such parking is otherwise permitted, which side shall be deemed to be the left-hand side of any road or highway as measured or applied in the direction in which any vehicle is traveling.

g.

No person shall park any automobile or any other vehicle, including a house trailer, whether attended or unattended, in any park, other than the Marina Green, between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., except (1) when attending an event or function authorized by the Recreation and Park Department, and then only when the person parks the vehicle in an area specifically designated for such parking in connection with said event or function; (2) when such parking is necessary because of an emergency, such as a flat tire or other mechanical failure, in which case the vehicle shall not be parked any longer than necessary; or (3) when a sign is posted or notice is otherwise provided that parking is permitted in a designated area between 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., or some portion of those hours.

h.

No person shall park any automobile or any other vehicle, including a house trailer, whether attended or unattended, at the Marina Green between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., unless (1) such person has watercraft moored at Yacht Harbor and has displayed on the vehicle an official permit authorizing such parking from the Recreation and Park Department or (2) such parking is necessary because of an emergency, such as a flat tire or other mechanical failure, in which case the vehicle shall not be parked any longer than necessary.

i.

No person shall, in any park, allow any automobile or other vehicle to remain parked in any parking lot which is open for public use and for which a fee is charged for parking, including, but not limited to Kezar Parking Lot, for a period of more than 24 hours after the expiration of the period for which a fee is charged, unless otherwise allowed by permit.

j.

No person shall park any “oversized vehicle,” defined herein as any vehicle longer than 19 feet and/or wider than seven feet, eight inches, whether attended or unattended in Kezar Parking Lot, unless allowed otherwise by permit.

k.

No person shall, in any park, allow any automobile or any other vehicle that is disabled to remain parked in any parking lot which is open for public use and for which a fee is charged for parking, including but not limited to Kezar Parking Lot, unless otherwise allowed by permit.

History

(Added by Ord. 603-81, App. 12/18/81; amended by Ord. 428-86, App. 10/31/86; Ord. 192-88, App. 5/5/88)

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