The 5-minute grace period applies to a variety of parking scenarios:
-Alternate Side Parking Rules. For example, if ASP starts at 9:00 am, the 5-minute grace period allows a driver until 9:05 am to move her car. A ticket cannot be issued until 9:06 am
-Muni-Meters. The 5-minute grace period is added to the start time and end time of a muni-meter receipt. For example, if a nasty ticket is issued at 9 am and you have a muni-meter receipt with a start time of 9:04 am, you win. Or, if your muni-meter time expired at 10 am, and you leave your expired space at 10:05 am, you win. Judges are required to dismiss a failure to display muni-meter receipt when you submit a copy of a righteous receipt (within the 5-minute grace period)
-The start time for a new rule. For example, if a no standing rule starts at 7 am, the 5-minute grace period allows a driver until 7:05 am to move his chariot. In other words, a warrior cannot issue a parking ticket until 7:06 am. Yea!
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