Commercial vehicle parking in NYC may suffer a major change
Commercial vehicle parking in NYC has never been easy. Traffic is chaotic, street parking is limited and special rules restricting nighttime parking are a nightmare (no pun intended).
However, parking is about to get worse if this proposed law is passed by the NYC Council and the Resolution is turned into law by the NY State Legislature.
The length of time commercial vehicles can park on an NYC street
Currently, commercial vehicles are permitted to park on the street for three consecutive hours in the same parking space. One of the new laws restricting commercial vehicle parking in NYC would cut the time from three hours to ninety minutes (Yikes!). Here’s the text of the proposed law:
Proposed NYC Council Resolution calling for increased penalties for commercial vehicles
Here’s the text of this astonishing resolution:
Parking fines are absurdly high and there is no need to invent more restrictions for commercial parking in NYC to make it more difficult to engage in activities beneficial to all New Yorkers. Why make it more difficult to deliver the milk, construction supplies, or clothes? It is difficult enough for small businesses to shoulder the cost of night-time parking.
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