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File #: ORD 17-012    Name: Introduce Ordinance Lapis Rd
Type: Ordinance Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 10/4/2017 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/17/2017 Final action: 10/17/2017
Title: Introduce, waive reading, and set October 24, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. to consider adoption of an ordinance adding Section 12.28.011 of the Monterey County Code to authorize the County to prohibit parking at any time on certain County streets and highways and to tow away vehicles that violate the prohibition. This ordinance also applies this restriction specifically to the entirety of Lapis Road near the community of Marina in the unincorporated area of the County of Monterey, effective December 1, 2017.
Sponsors: Public Works / RMA
Attachments: 1. Board Report, 2. Attachment 1 - Ordinance, 3. Completed Board Order
Title
Introduce, waive reading, and set October 24, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. to consider adoption of an ordinance adding Section 12.28.011 of the Monterey County Code to authorize the County to prohibit parking at any time on certain County streets and highways and to tow away vehicles that violate the prohibition. This ordinance also applies this restriction specifically to the entirety of Lapis Road near the community of Marina in the unincorporated area of the County of Monterey, effective December 1, 2017.
Report
RECOMMENDATION:
It is recommended that the Board of Supervisors introduce, waive reading, and set October 24, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. to consider adoption of an ordinance adding Section 12.28.011 of the Monterey County Code to authorize the County to prohibit parking at any time on certain County streets and highways and to tow away vehicles that violate the prohibition. This ordinance also applies this restriction specifically to the entirety of Lapis Road near the community of Marina in the unincorporated area of the County of Monterey, effective December 1, 2017.

SUMMARY:
On September 19, 2017, the Board adopted an urgency ordinance to prohibit parking of vehicles between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Lapis Road. The urgency ordinance expires on November 30, 2017. This new ordinance would become operative on December 1, 2017 and would extend the parking prohibition from a temporary daytime restriction to a permanent restriction prohibiting parking at any time along Lapis Road. The ordinance also would authorize the County to tow vehicles that violate the restriction, provided the County posts signs providing for the removal of vehicles.

DISCUSSION:
Lapis Road has become a location where homeless individuals were living in vehicles for extended periods of time. On August 29, 2017, the Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution granting permission, for purposes of enforcement pertaining to certain sections of the Penal Code, for parking of certain types o...

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